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By joining AOCS, you enter a global community, connecting with the foremost science, chemistry, and engineering leaders. Engage with peers at our annual meeting, stay on top of cutting-edge research through our journals, and cultivate lifelong friendships.

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Get access to cutting-edge research, meet new peers, and network with purpose-driven professionals like you. As an AOCS member, you’re joining an association with limitless possibilities to accelerate your professional growth!

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“I value the connections I have formed within the organization, which has become a close-knit community and team.”

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“AOCS has allowed me to learn from some of the best scientists in my field, both from academia and industry.”

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“AOCS has been instrumental in all aspects of my professional life, from my first research job until now as a leader in my field.”

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Dir. and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, University of Manitoba

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“Getting feedback from the AOCS community about my early career pathway and networking strategies is priceless.”

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Grad Research Assistant, Kansas State University


Find Inspiration with AOCS Members

arrow pointing to quoteIn my more than 20 years of membership, I have found our community to be a consistent source of inspiration for pushing myself in my work and ultimately cultivating global solutions through shared knowledge. - Silvana Martini, Utah State University

For Scientists by Scientists

Founded in 1909, AOCS has a longstanding legacy and commitment to serving the scientific community. We are scientists, technologists, and engineers passionate about finding innovative solutions to global issues and collaborating to ensure a healthy future for humanity.

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Take Advantage of this Special Gift!

To help you decide, we want to extend this FREE gift to you. Enjoy the latest AOCS member magazine, INFORM.


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