2014 Archived Meetings

Feb 26th, 2014
Student Night (Held at Rutgers)
• “Terahertz Pulsed Spectroscopy for Dissolution Prediction” by Pallavi Pawar
• “In-line Monitoring of a Continuous Mulling Process via NIR Spectroscopy” by Suyang Wu
• “Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Aluminum Cluster” by Scott Smart
Key Note Speaker:  “Vibrational Spectroscopy and Microspectroscopic Imaging: Introduction and Applications to Skin Biophysics and Pharmacology” by Dr. Rich Mendelsohn, Professor of Chemistry, Rutgers Newark NJ.

April 16th, 2014
Speaker:  Sergey  Mamedov, Ph.D
Topic:  "Forensic Applications of XRF"

Sept 23rd, 2014.
Speaker:  David Tuschel, Horiba
Topic: Raman Crystallography, in Theory and in Practice


Oct. 1st, 2014
Speaker: Michelle Sestak 
Topic: Spectroscopic Ellipsometry: A Journey into Thin Film Thickness, Optical Constants, and More!


Nov. 14th, 2014
Gold Medal Award Session – EAS Honoring Laurence Nafie 
Laurence A. Nafie, Syracuse University - Winner - Vibrational Optical Activity: An Established Tool for Research and Routine Analytical Applications.
Isao Noda, University of Delaware - Two-Dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy in Materials Development.
Liang Gong, University of Delaware - Electrospun PHA (polyhydroxyalkanoate) Fibers: Influence of Processing on Structure.
Sanford (Sandy) A. Asher, University of Pittsburgh - UV Resonance Raman Spectroscopic Studies of Protein Structure and Dynamics.

Dec. 9th, 2014 
Speaker: Anitha Patlolla
Topic: Investigation of Structural Properties of Catalytic Materials and Polydiacetylenes by Combining Complementary Spectroscopic Techniques