Welcome to NOBCChE

Thank you for visiting our site. NOBCChE is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to assisting black and other minority students and professionals in fully realizing their potential in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial pursuits in chemistry, chemical engineering, and allied fields. We invite you to browse our website, engage with us on social media, talk to our members, attend our annual conference and discover the NOBCChE spirit for yourself.

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Member Spotlights

 Congratulations to Dr. Keturah Odoi on completing her PhD in Chemistry from Texas A&M University. Dr. Odoi is the NOBCChE 2015 Winifred Burks-Houck Graduate Leadership Award winner and the 2014 DuPont Fellowship awardee. We are so proud of the great work you are doing and we can't wait to see what's next.

Board memberDr. Renã Robinson is a C&EN Talented 12: “The Talented 12” recognizes a dozen of the best and brightest young researchers who are using chemistry to solve global problems. Read more about her great work

 Kelly Mouapi, the 2016 2-Minute Drill winner, chronicles her experience at #NOBCChE2016 "By the end of the conference, it was difficult to say good-bye."

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Visit the NOBCChE Career Center to post an opening or view the available jobs, internships and more.  Click here

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 #PresidentsPlaces: My visit to Auburn: On November 28, I visited the Auburn University NOBCChE chapter and gave a talk during their monthly chapter meeting. Read more 

Visit the Presidents Corner or follow the hashtag #PresidentsPlaces on Twitter or Instagram to see NOBCChE travel photos and updates for President Talitha Hampton.

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Northeast / Midwest NOBCChE Regional Meeting


The Northeast and Midwest regions of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) are pleased to announce a joint regional meeting, Northeast by Midwest 2017 (NExM2017), to be held at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, March 16-18,  2017.  The meeting will run from Thursday evening through midday on Saturday.

The theme for NExM2017 is “Unifying, Collaborating, and Building STEM Success”.
We look forward to having you join us in Pittsburgh on March 16-18, 2017. 

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For Program Agenda or More Information visit www.nexm2017.chem.pitt.edu.