Pittcon Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy

Pittcon is pleased to announce the 2014 award recipients which will be presented in select symposia during conference week. Scientists are from a variety of disciplines and research backgrounds.

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013

The Pittcon 2014 Program Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of nine prestigious awards honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. Each award will be presented during a symposium at Pittcon 2014, March 2-6, at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois.

Presentations will include topics in applications such as bioanalytical, nanotechnology, genomics/proteomics, fuels/energy, environmental and materials. Methodologies include near infrared spectroscopy, molecular and vibrational spectroscopy; mass spectrometry; capillary electrophoresis; electrochemistry; liquid chromatography and microfluidics/ lab-on-a- chip.

Awards and recipients are as follows:

Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award, Geraldine L. Richmond, University of Oregon

Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award, Richard M. Crooks, University of Illinois

Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award, Benjamin Garcia, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine

ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award for Young Investigators in Separation Science, Michael Roper, Florida State University

Chromatography Forum of the Delaware Valley Dal Nogare Award, Mary J. Wirth, Purdue University

SEAC - Charles N. Reilley Award, Joseph Hupp, Northwestern University

SEAC - Young Investigator Award, Stephen Maldonado, University of Michigan

Ralph N. Adams Award, Mark E. Meyerhoff, University of Michigan

The Coblentz Society - Williams Wright Award, Walter M. (Mike) Doyle, Axiom Analytical, Inc

See complete details and bios at pittcon.org.

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