The Northeast Tennessee Local Section of the American Chemical Society (NETS-ACS) was established in 1933. The mission of NETS-ACS is to advance chemical activities, develop social relations among those interested in chemical and engineering sciences, promote general welfare of the members in northeast Tennessee region, and cooperate with ACS and with other local and general technical associates, groups, and societies. Our activities focus on the advancement of chemistry as a profession, promotion of chemical research and advancement of applied chemistry in versatile areas.
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