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Waters Corporation. (3/12/12). "Press Release: Waters and American Chemical Society Partner on New Sci-Mind Separation Science Training Program. From ACS Department of Professional Education, Sci-Mind Learning Community Is Designed to Challenge Chemists"

Region Region United States (USA)
Organisations Organisation Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT)
  Group Waters (Group)
  Organisation 2 American Chemical Society (ACS)
Products Product chemistry (science)
  Product 2 analytical instrument
Person Person Khanna, Rohit (Waters 201601– SVP Applied Technology before VP Worldwide Marketing)

Today, Waters Corporation and the American Chemical Society (ACS) announce their partnership on Sci-Mind™, a revolutionary and innovative learning community designed to challenge chemists to continuously invest in their professional scientific development from the ACS Department of Professional Education. To be launched on April 2, Sci-Mind combines the best aspects of group and independent learning, peer knowledge sharing, and secure networking tools to offer professional scientists an interactive and engaging environment that meets their professional training needs.

"We at Waters® believe that laboratory science has the potential to solve the world's most difficult challenges, but only if those laboratories are filled by educated, skilled scientists," explained Dr. Rohit Khanna, Vice President Worldwide Marketing, Waters Division. "So supporting the ACS Department of Professional Education's new training program was a natural for Waters. Sci-Mind brings together the learning innovation with critical academics curriculum demanded by today's chemists. We are proud to partner with the ACS in support of Separation Science courses."

"Sci-Mind is the college course you always wanted to take. It is a revolutionary learning system that blends formal and informal learning that matches the way people really learn," said John Miller, Director of Professional Education at ACS. "Because it is so interactive and highly customized, learning is faster, better, more efficient, more cost effective and much more engaging and interesting. Sci-Mind is a quantum leap forward and we appreciate the support Waters has provided to help the ACS move forward."

Through a customized six-week learning solution, learners will set their own training plan, and upon conclusion be able to explicitly see which learning objectives and new skills they have achieved.

To learn more about Sci-Mind visit,

About American Chemical Society (

The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 164,000 members, ACS is the world's largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

About Waters Corporation (

For over 50 years, Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has created business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering practical and sustainable innovation to enable significant advancements in such areas as healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality worldwide.

Pioneering a connected portfolio of separations science, laboratory information management, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis, Waters technology breakthroughs and laboratory solutions provide an enduring platform for customer success.

With revenue of $1.85 billion in 2011, Waters is driving scientific discovery and operational excellence for customers worldwide.


Waters is a trademark of Waters Corporation. Sci-Mind is a trademark of ACS.

Waters Corporate Contacts
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Brian J. Murphy
Public Relations
+1 508-482-2614

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