Southeastern Regional Meeting (SERMACS 2023)

The conference highlights innovation in the modern chemical sciences. Featuring a vibrant, diverse program of researchers from all disciplines of chemistry, this conference will be fully in-person, providing a welcome opportunity to network, grow together, and reinvigorate science.


  • #SciComm: Advancing Inclusive Public Engagement with Science Using Various Communication Tools
  • 1-2-2-1 UG Scheduling
  • Advanced Polymeric Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Advances in Mass Spectrometry: Contributions from Students
  • Advances in Metal Catalysis for Organic Synthesis
  • Analytical Chemistry Back in the Classroom/Lab: Pedagogy We Learned from Teaching Online
  • Analytical Chemistry Research and Development
  • Applied Chemistry/Proficiency Testing/Analytical Method Validation
  • Atmospheric Chemistry Analytical Method Development
  • Biochemistry Research and Development
  • Chemical Biology of Post-translational Modifications
  • Chemical Education Research
  • Chemistry Education Research: Undergraduate Student Research Symposium
  • Childhood Environmental Exposure/Toxicology
  • Coordination Chemistry, Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactions
  • Data Analysis Workflows for Non-Targeted Analysis Studies
  • DEIR Lightening Strides in the Chemical Enterprise
  • Educational Uses of Computational Chemistry
  • Finding Your Pathway
  • Green Chemistry-Driven Fundamental Research and Development of Nanocelluloses
  • Innovative Ways to Communicate the Value of Chemistry to the Public
  • Inorganic Chemistry Research and Development
  • K12 Educators Day
  • Magnetic Resonance
  • Materials in Delivery Science
  • Methods and Applications of High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
  • Molecular Representations to Improve Chemical Modeling and Ontology in Relation to Environmental Chemistry Properties and Outcomes
  • New Chemistries for Redox Flow Batteries
  • Non-Targeted Analysis and Exposomics
  • Organic Chemistry Research and Development
  • Organic Symposium in Honor of Albert Padwa
  • PFAS Compound
  • Physical Chemistry: Theory Development and Experimental Frontiers
  • Polymer Chemistry and Materials Science Research and Development
  • Polymer/Polymerization-Based Biosensing and/or Bioimaging Techniques
  • Project SEED
  • Roger M. Leblanc Symposium of Molecular and Nano Sciences
  • SERMACS: Hosting, Planning, Best Practices and More
  • Sharing Experiences and Building capacity of LGBTQIA2S+ Chemists in the South
  • Shark Tank Idea Competition
  • Shining a Light on Synthetic Fuels
  • Single-Molecule Dynamics in Complex Chemical and Biological Systems
  • Southeastern Magnetic Resonance Conference (SERMC)
  • Structure-Based Drug Design
  • Symposium on Ultrafast and Nonlinear Spectroscopy
  • Transformation Products of Emerging Contaminants: What Are They, Where Are They, and How Do We Find Them?
  • Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in Chemical Laboratory Safety
  • Ultrafast and Nonlinear Spectroscopy


  • ACS E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society
  • ACS Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences
  • ACS CHED Southeastern Regional Award for Excellence in High School Teaching
  • SERMACS Industrial Innovation Award (celebrating the successful innovations of industrial chemists and chemical engineers that contribute to the health of their local and regional economy and the corporate leadership for its advancement of a healthy economy)
  • Partners for Progress and Prosperity Award (recognizing the efforts which improve the public perception and appreciation for chemistry, promote chemical career advancement or entrepreneurship, advance chemical enterprise advocacy, or support STEM education and/or research)
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