Elucidating the Interstellar and Circumstellar Chemistry of Silicon – Fall 2021 National Meeting – 22-26 August 2021
Misconceptions in Astrochemistry: A Chemist's Guide – Symposium at Pacifichem 2021 in Honolulu, HI – 16-21 December 2021
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Astrochemistry in Acc Chem Res

A thematic issue of Accounts of Chemical Research on "Astrochemistry and Planetary Science" is now available. It was co-edited by Subdivision members Prof. Susanna Widicus Weaver and Prof. Ryan Fortenberry.

Objectives of the Astrochemistry Subdivision

Astrochemistry is one of the most interdisciplinary fields of modern science. The purpose of this subdivision is to promote work in this field.

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Upcoming Astrochemistry Symposia & Workshops

The next AstroCheminar will be May 12. Click HERE to learn more and to watch recordings of previous AstroCheminars.

Click HERE to learn about the Astrochemistry Discussions series.

Astrochemistry Dissertation Award

Each year the subdivision recognizes an outstanding Ph.D. thesis from within the preceding two calendar years. Applications are due around March 1. The winner will receive a $500 prize, an invitation to give a talk at the Fall ACS meeting, and a $500 travel award provided by ACS Earth and Space Chemistry to attend the Fall ACS meeting. The recipient and nominators must be members of the Astrochemistry Subdivision, and the Ph.D. must be conferred by the deadline. The 2021 recipient of the award is Dr. Danna Qasim, currently a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center.

Astrochemistry Student Opportunities

For students interested in contacting astrochemistry practitioners, this is a (ever-changing) listing of academic faculty and NASA researchers who work in the field.