IUPAC: International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
The full form of IUPAC is “International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry“. IUPAC is best known for its work in the standardization of nomenclature in chemistry and other fields of science, but it has publications in many fields, including chemistry, biology, and physics. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) is an international federation of National Adhering Organizations that represents chemists in each country. It is an international NGO and member of the International Science Council (ISC). It was formed in 1919 with the motto “Advancing Chemistry Worldwide”. The head office of IUPAC is known as the “IUPAC Secretariat”, is in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States. As of March 2020, the president of IUPAC is Qi-Feng Zhou.