The Akron Section will celebrate National Chemistry Week by hosting a group for a viewing of the ACS Webinar Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry. The group will learn about the chemistry of Mars from a panel of scientists who will share their knowledge about space travel, materials chemistry, astrochemistry, biochemistry and more.
Dr. T.V. Rajanbabu, Professor of Chemistry at The Ohio State University, will be the 2018 Crano Memorial Lecturer. The afternoon lecture will be held April 30 at 2:30 pm in 111 Mary Gladwin Hall at The University of Akron. The evening program will follow, starting at 5:30 at the Rosemont Country Club in Fairlawn. Dinner reservations should be made by on April 23. Outstanding chemistry juniors from area colleges and universities will be recognized during the evening program.