The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE – pronounced no-be-shay) West Regional Meeting will be held March 21-23, 2014, on the UCSD campus.
The meeting is a three-day educational and technical event consisting of different multidisciplinary workshops and symposiums focusing on chemistry, chemical engineering, and professional development opportunities for students, STEM educators, and industry professionals.
Keynote speakers include Dr. Kimberly Prather (UCSD, SIO, CAICE Director) and Dr. Joseph Francisco (Purdue University, former national ACS and NOBCChE president, member of the National Academy of Sciences). We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and industry representatives for oral and poster presentations in chemistry, chemical engineering, sustainable energy, and related fields. Non-presenters are strongly encouraged to register as well.
Limited registration and lodging support is available to students and postdocs on the first come basis. All conference information can be found at https://ucsd.academia.edu/NOBCChEUCSD. NOBCChE welcomes ALL who are dedicated to the pursuit of science to participate!
See you in San Diego,
Renee T. Williams, Ph.D.
UC President’s Postdoctoral Scholar
University of California, San Diego
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Conference Planning Committee
Student Program Chair – West Region
National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)