Membership

Leading and supporting innovation in cellulose & renewable materials

Benefits of Membership

  • An avenue to present your research and network with possible collaborators at ACS National Meetings and Exposition, including special symposia, award symposia, and poster sessions.
  • Eligibility for the Division's award programs.
  • Receive email notifications about professional meetings, deadlines for Division award applications and nominations, and officer elections.
  • Facilitate symposia at international meetings dedicated to cellulose and renewable materials, such as the International Cellulose Conference (ICC) in Japan, International Carbohydrate Symposia, EPNOE (European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence), etc.;
  • Receive the biannual ACS CELL Newsletter (Fibril Angle)
  • Support and collaboration
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How to Join

Membership in the ACS Cellulose and Renewable Materials (CELL) Division requires membership in our parent organization, the American Chemical Society (ACS).
New members are exempt from division dues until they renew their ACS membership.

Already an ACS Member?

You may join the ACS Cellulose and Renewable Materials (CELL) Division by adding the division membership to your existing ACS membership.

Not  an ACS Member?

You may join the ACS Cellulose and Renewable Materials (CELL) Division during your application process for the ACS membership. ACS members enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Non-Technical Benefits – Insurance programs, financial programs, auto rental discounts, travel programs;
  • Professional Development Resources – National meetings & expositions, regional meetings, career services, divisions, local sections, community activities, international chemical sciences chapters;
  • Technical Information Resources – Journal and special publications, ACS journals on the web, books, Chemical Abstracts Service;
  • Educational Opportunities – Publications for teachers and students, continuing education resources, newsletters & special reports.

Click here to find out the full member benefits for joining the world’s largest society for chemical professionals, the American Chemical Society.

What does the CELL Division do?

  • Organize and sponsor CELL programming at ACS National Meetings and Exposition, including special symposia, award symposia, and poster sessions. On occasion, we participate in joint symposia with other divisions, including recent and popular joint symposia with CARB, POLY, PMSE. Please continue to submit abstracts for ACS CELL programming!
  • Organize and sponsor symposia at international meetings dedicated to cellulose and renewable materials, such as the International Cellulose Conference (ICC) in Japan, International Carbohydrate Symposia, EPNOE (European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence), etc.;
  • Produce the biannual ACS CELL Newsletter (Fibril Angle) that is distributed to members a month before the ACS National Meeting;
  • Support other ACS symposia relevant to cellulose chemistry and glycosciences, including the ACS Division of Professional Relations, ACS Undergraduate Chemistry Students, ACS Regional Meetings, etc.;
  • Provide opportunities for early career researchers, and undergraduate chemists, for example, travel awards and poster awards;
  • Organize and support award programs, including the Anselme Payen Award, the KINGFA award, the Division Fellow Award, Graduate Student Award, Poster Awards, Student Travel Award. With the ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering journal we jointly award lectureships at our Spring Meeting.

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Vision and Mission
Inspiring bio-based solutions for a sustainable future.
Leading and supporting innovation in cellulose & renewable materials by providing a forum
for our members to excel in the chemical sciences and technology.

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