Southwest Catalysis Society

SWCS 2013 - 2014 officers:

Bert Chandler, Chair
Dan Shantz, Chair-elect
Andy Moreland, Past Chair
Kerry Dooley, Secretary
Victor Johnston, Treasurer
John Novak, Director, in 1st year of term
Teng Xu, Director, in 2nd year of term
Jeff Rimer, Director, in 2nd year of term
Mike Reynolds, NACS rep, in 1st year of term

2014 SWCS Symposium information:

The Spring Symposium of the Southwest Catalysis Society will be held on April 25, 2014 on the Univ. of Houston campus.

Confirmed speakers to date:

Charlie Campbell - Univ. of Washington, Burwell Lecturer of the North American Catalysis Society

Chris Jones, Georgia Tech, Emmett Award winner of the North American Catalysis Society

Pat Brant, ExxonMobil, metallocene catalysis

Rob Rioux, Penn St. Univ.

Other speakers to be named later. There will also be a poster session for students/postdocs with awards. Further details will follow.

CALL FOR AWARDS NOMINATIONS, 2014 Southwest Catalysis Society Award for Excellence in Applied Catalysis.

Nominations are open.

The award will be presented at our April 25, 2014 Spring meeting at Univ. of Houston.

To nominate someone please submit to me the resume/CV of the person being nominated along with a nomination letter. Additional letters of support are optional. Nominations should be received by Feb. 28."(link)

If you wish to be added to the SWCS email list or if you have general questions about SWCS, please email: swcs(at)rice(dot)edu.


Previous SWCS Officers


2013 Spring Symposium, April 26, 2013 (Full program)


2012 Spring Symposium, April 20, 2012 (Preliminary program)(Full program)(Awards)(Picture slide show)


2011 Spring Symposium, April 15, 2011 (Preliminary program)(Full program)(Photos)(Awards)


2010 Spring Symposium, March 12, 2010 (Preliminary program)(Full program)(Photos)


2009 Spring Symposium, April 24, 2009 (Preliminary program) (Full program) (Photos)


2008 Spring Symposium, April 4, 2008 (program) (photos)


20th North American Meeting, June 17-22, 2007 (web site)


2006 Spring Symposium, March 17, 2006 (program) (wrap-up)


2005 Spring Symposium, February 25, 2005 (program)