Past Events

March Event - Solar Cell Chemistry

Dr. Mahesh B. Dawadi presented on the chemistry of solar cells at Black Hawk College. Dr. Dawadi received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Akron and currently teaches at Black Hawk College.

The Chemistry of Chocolate

The February meeting of the IL-IA ACS Section was a virtual seminar on the "Chemistry of Chocolate," presented by Dr. Michael Tunick. Dr. Tunick has 40 years experience as a research chemist at the USDA, where he studied dairy products. He is now an Assistant Clinical Professor at Drexel University, where he teaches and mentors students in the Food Science program. "The Chemistry of Chocolate" described how chocolate is made, the compounds in it, and the chemistry behind it. We hope you enjoyed this interesting topic!