SAS-Chicago Student Poster Session (March 11, 2008)
The 2008 SAS-Chicago poster session was held at Cook Hall at
Northwestern University. Undergraduates and graduate students
participated in the event, with prizes given to the best poster in
each group. Undergraduates Ashli Henderson and Nick Swanson
students of Professor Jeffrey Jankowski from North Central College
presented posters on identification of unknown materials by FT-IR.
Nick was awarded a prize for his presentation of "Analysis of Glass
Haze from Display Cases at the Field Museum of Natural History".
Graduate students Paula Allotta, Dana Sauter, working with Professor
Stair of Northwestern University, presented posters on the
spectroscopy of iron and coke in zeoloites. Evangeline Su, also from
Dr. Stair's group won a prize for her presentation of "Chemistry of
in-situ lubricated contacts." Three students from Professor
Keiderling's group at UIC were present. Ling Wu, Ning Ge and Ahmed
Lakhani presented their work on the characterization of proteins
with FTIR, CD (circular dichroism), VCD (vibrational circular
dichroism) and NMR. Many of the students presented work that is on
a unique application or on the cutting edge of novel spectroscopy.
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Wanda K. Hartmann, Ph.D.