Chinese American Chemical Society (CACS)
Founded in 1981, the Chinese American Chemical Society (CACS) is a nonprofit, professional organization with no political and regional affiliation. Membership is open to professionals and students in chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields, and to individuals and corporations supporting the objectives of CACS. Currently, CACS has five regional chapters in North America.
Tri-State originally included New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Recently it refers to New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Members of Tri-State CACS are actually from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
The Tri-State area has the largest population of Chinese American chemists, biochemists, and chemical engineers and is the hot bed of pharmaceutical and chemical research and industry.