Invited Talks

  • E. Tratras Contis “The ACS”, Andrews University Berrrien Springs MI, 2018

  • E. Tratras Contis, “From Marie Curie to Today…: A Montage of Women in Chemistry”, invited talk to the International Women in Science: Challenges and Triumphs Symposium, ACS National Meeting, Anaheim CA, March 28 2011. 

  •  E. Tratras Contis, invited talk, “Inquiry-Based STEM: The CSIE Program, MCCTA 2010 Conference, Washtenaw Community College, November 13, 2010.

  • O.B. Ramsay, E. Tratras Contis, and J. Vites, “Chemistry and Society: An online course using the Chemistry in Contexttextbook”, invited presentation at the eLearning Showcase, Eastern Michigan University, November 17, 2009.  

  •   E.T. Contis, "Women's Issues in Science", invited presentation for Association for Women in Science (AWIS) and Women's Studies, Oakland University, Rochester MI, March 1995. 

  • Editorial Work/Consultancies/Review Panels:

                   - NSF STEP program reviewer (2006-2008)

                   - EMU, Undergraduate Research Stimulus Program reviewer (2009 -


                   - ACS GREET reviewer for international research collaborations 

                     between the US and  foreign countries (2011-2012).

                  - Manuscript reviewer for The Journal of Chemical Education and 

                    Analyst, ongoing. 

                   - EMU, Keal Research Awards reviewer for the Commission on 

                     Women (2012-present)

                   - EMU, Women in Philanthropy reviewer and co-chair for research 

                     awards(2010 – present)   


  •  Add totals of publications, book chapters, editorships, etc, invited talks, peer-reviewed presentations, NSF STEP Review Panel for STEP, Washington DC, November 2006-2008.

  •  Manuscript reviewer for The Analyst and the Journal of Chemical Education, ongoing.



  • Chair PIB Foundation, 2019

  • Director PIB Foundation, 1997-1999, 2016-present

  • EMU CAS Resource Development Board, 1996-2002

  • National President, Pan-Icarian Brotherhood of North America, 1994-1995

                  VP, Sec, Treas, Governor ….

  • Institute for Diversity in Business Services Board, 1996-98

  • Pan-Icarian Foundation Director, 1997-1999, 2014-present

  • Scholarship Selection Committee, Pan-Icarian Brotherhood, 2001-2003

  • PAIDEIA of Michigan, founding member and officer, 2000-2005

  • Volunteer at  the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility

  • Mentored 6 students to MS degrees in chemistry

  • Awarded $4.2 M in external grant funding.

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