My most recent articles from C&EN:
were heard! Electronic poll results. Chemical &
Engineering News October 22, 2001
are living in difficult times. Chemical & Engineering
News, September 24, 2001
ACS strategic plan: a grassroots approach! Chemical
& Engineering News, June 11, 2001
the ACS President, Attila E. Pavlath , Chemical &
Engineering News, ACS 125th Anniversary Messages.
to the 21st Century Chemical & Engineering News,
January 1, 2001
Do ACS Members Want? Chemical & Engineering News
October 30, 2000
Fail To Respond Is To Become Irrelevant Chemical &
Engineering News, August 21, 2000
New directions and actions needed:
Tempora mutantur et
nos mutamur in illis! (1984)
As the time is changing, we must change with it
Be Favorable to Bold Beginnings (1987)
Just because we have not done it before,
it is no reason not to seek new ways
To Boldly Go Where None Has Gone Before (1988)
New ideas should come through the
Grassroots of the rank and file members
What are the problems?
Five minutes Before
What needs to be done?
United We Stand or a House Divided (1995)
The problems of the chemical profession and how to solve them?
Light at the End of the Tunnel (1996)
We made progress, but it is still a long way to go.
We Are All in This Together (1998)
One person's solution can be another one's problem,
if we do not work together
Supply and Demand:
Supply and Demand
Why is the Society afraid to face facts?
The Emperor Has No Clothes (1991)
Why do our brightest chemistry undergraduates choose medicine?
Two Plus Two Makes Four (1991)
The undeniable fact about supply and demand in our profession.
Economic Status of Chemists (1993)
It is controlled by supply and demand. What should be done?.
Forgotten Generation (1996)
How did the jobs to applicants ratio at our National Employment
Clearing House change from 4:1 to 1:4 in one decade?
For a Chemist Does Life End after 45? (1998)
What is the half-life of a doctoral degree?
Chemistry and Professionalism: The Next 75 Years (1998)
Chemistry is only fun, if you have a job
(unless you are independently wealthy)
What should be done?
Return to Academe
Is Industrial Sabbatical an Impossible Dream?
United the Future is Bright (1986)
When Academe and Industry work together everyone benefits.
A Golden Handcuff or a Portable Pension?(1988)
How to ease the pension problems caused by volatile job situations?
Road to the 21st Century (1989)
How to increase the value of ACS membership?
No Taxation Without Representation (1989)
Our members expect tangible benefits for their dues
Chemistry 2020, a Myopic Vision? (1997)
Chemistry is done by human beings with human needs;
creativity wilts in a downsizing atmosphere.
No One Is an Island (1997)
Someone else's problem today, may be your problem tomorrow.
We Can Not Stop Half