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SAS-Chicago Meetings 2013-2015

Date

Topic

Speaker

Location

Tuesday,

September 4, 2013

LASER INDUCED BREAKDOWN SPECTROSCOPY (LIBS) IN FORENSIC CHEMICAL ANALYSIS Kenneth W. Street, Ph.D.
NASA -- John H. Glenn Research Center
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Wednesday,

 May 14, 2014

Ultrasensitive Infrared Vibrational Nanospectroscopy via Molecular Expansion Force Detection
Professor Mikhail Belkin

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Sweet Baby Ray’s Restaurant
Wednesday,

 May 6, 2014 

Lessons Learned: Using Raman Spectroscopy to Reveal Unexpected Contaminants in Medical Specimens 

Karen Esmonde-White

University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

 

Ram Restaurant & Brewery

 

 

SAS-Chicago Meetings October 2011 - May 2012

Date

Topic

Speaker

Location

Tuesday,

October 11, 2011

Living on a Dusty Moon Kenneth W. Street, Ph.D.
NASA -- John H. Glenn Research Center
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

November 8, 2011 

An Introduction to Forensic Document Examination Larry A. Olson
Documents and Ink Chemist
IRS National Forensic Laboratory, Chicago, IL
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Wednesday,

 March 7, 2012

Advanced Spectral Imaging for Non-Invasive Characterization and Long-Term Preservation of Cultural Heritage Materials  Fenella G. France, Ph.D., MBA FAIC
 
Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division

Library of Congress

Elk Grove Holiday Inn
       
       

 

SAS-Chicago Meetings September 2010 - May 2011

Date

Topic

Speaker

Location

Tuesday,

September 14, 2010

Semiconductor Nanocrystal Synthesis and Functionalization for Biological Applications Preston T. Snee, Ph.D.
UIC, Dept. of Chemistry
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

November 9, 2010

Designing Plasmonic Substrates for Ultra-sensitive Molecular Sensing Teri W. Odom
Dow Chemical Company Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

December 7, 2010

Dietitian Debunks Popular Nutrition Myths  Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RD, CDE
Media Spokesperson for the Illinois Dietetic Association and the National Dairy Council
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

February  8, 2011 

 

On-site Environmental Monitoring with
Portable Mass Spectrometry
Christopher C. Mulligan, PhD
Illinois State University in Normal, IL
Elk Grove Holiday Inn

March 24, 2011

Shedding Light on Spectroscopy Luisa T.M. Profeta, Ph.D.
MRIGlobal in Kansas City, MO
Elk Grove Holiday Inn

 

SAS-Chicago Meetings September 2009 - May 2010

Date

Topic

Speaker

Location

Tuesday,

September 15, 2009

The Contributions of Chemical Microscopy to the Solution of the Green River Murders Skip Palenik
Microtrace
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

October 6, 2009

The Elemental Analysis Facility at the Field Museum: Modern Techniques for Ancient Artifacts  Laure Dussubieux, Ph.D. Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

November 10, 2009

Are You Ready for a Severe Weather Disaster Jim Allsopp
NOAA
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

December 8, 2009

GREAT MISTAKES IN SCIENCE Foil Miller, Ph.D. Hackney's Glenview1514 E Lake Ave
Glenview, IL 60025
 

January 2010

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Wednesday,

February 10, 2010

Accelerator Mass Spectrometry
Ultra-sensitive Applications in Drug Development and Personalized Medicine
Ali Arjomand , Ph.D.
President and Scientific Director of Accium Biosciences
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

March 16, 2010

 

Science and Technology Challenges in National
Security: Proliferation and Unconventional Weapons
Vahid Majidi, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate

Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Wednesday,
April  21, 2010
Student Poster Night

Abstracts

  University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday,

May 14, 2010

 

Polymer Characterization

Abstacts

  The McCrone Group

850 Pasquinelli Drive, Westmont, IL

 

 

SAS-Chicago Meetings September 2008 - May 2009

Date

Topic

(Click for PDF Flyer)

Speaker

Location

Tuesday,

September 9, 2008

An Advanced Photon Source Tour

 

Argonne National Laboratory Guest House facility within Argonne
Tuesday,

October 14, 2008

Heparin Contamination:  The NMR Piece of a Puzzle Unraveled Joseph Ray, Ph.D. and Christina Szabo, Ph.D.
Baxter International
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Tuesday,

November 18, 2008

Developments in Terahertz Imaging and its
Applications to Industry
Philip F Taday, Ph.D.
Teraview Limited
Angelo’s Restorante & Banquets, 247 N. York Rd., Elmhurst, 60126
Tuesday,

December 9, 2008

History of Spectroscopy via Postage Stamps Foil Miller, Ph.D. Hackney's Glenview1514 E Lake Ave
Glenview, IL 60025
Tuesday,

January 13, 2009

The Large Hadron Collider: Determining the Fundamental Structure of Nature  Salvatore Rappoccio, Ph.D.   Elk Grove Holiday Inn  
Tuesday,

February 10, 2009

Screening Complex Natural Product Mixtures for Chemoprevention Agents  Richard B. van Breeman, Ph.D.   Elk Grove Holiday Inn
Thursday,

March 19, 2009

 

Vibrational and Electronic Spectroscopy for Fluid/Solid Interfaces: the New Frontier Franz M. Geiger 
Department of Chemistry &
Institute for Catalysis in Energy Processes &
International Institute for Nanotechnology
Northwestern University
Elk Grove Holiday Inn
April 7, 2009 Student Night Posters Student Night Posters Images University of Illinois at Chicago
Tuesday,

May 20, 2009

 

Workshop: Infrared and Raman Micro-Spectroscopy  

The McCrone Group

850 Pasquinelli Drive, Westmont, IL

 

SAS-Chicago Meetings September 2007 - May 2008

Date

Topic

(Click for PDF Flyer)

Speaker

Location

Thursday,

September 20, 2007

Metal Uptake, Reduction & Nanoparticle Formation By Plants

 

Prof. Jorge Gardea-Torresdey
University of Texas-El Paso

 

Wellington Restaurant

 5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation 

Tuesday,

October 9, 2007

Fast Kinetics Raman: Investigation of Inhibition Effects in
Acrylate/Epoxide Hybrid Systems Using Raman Spectroscopy

 

Prof. Julie Jessop, Ph.D.
The University of Iowa, Iowa City

Wellington Restaurant

 5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation 

Tuesday,

November 13, 2007

NMR Outside Of The Box

 

Gary Martin, Ph.D.
Schering Plough

Wellington Restaurant

 5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation  

Wednesday,

December 5, 2007

Basic Beer Primer  Mary Pellettieri
Brewmaster
Goose Island Brewery

Goose Island Brewery (MAP)

 

 

Tuesday,

January 15, 2008

Summary

DART Mass Spectrometry for Forensic Ink Analysis Roger Jones
Midwest Forensics Center, Iowa State University

McCrone Associates
850 Pasquinelli Drive,Westmont, Illinois 60559 630-887-7100

 5:30 - 6:00 Social Hour

6:00 - 7:00 Dinner

7:00 - 8:30 Presentation  

Summary

Tuesday,

February 12, 2008

Probing Metal Ion Speciation in Solution

An Advanced Photon Source tour will follow the Presentation

Lynne Soderholm
Argonne National Laboratory

Guest House facility within Argonne

Tuesday,

March 11, 2008

Student Night:
Spectroscopy Poster Session

(Summary)
 

Northwestern University

Thursday,

April 17, 2008

Scenes from an Exhibition: Revolutionary Tools and the Transformation of Chemistry in the Twentieth Century  David C. Brock
Chemical Heritage Foundation

 

Wellington Restaurant

 5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation   

Thursday,

May 8, 2008

Sample Preparation and Introduction for Atomic Spectroscopy

AA, ICP-AES and ICP-MS

 
Workshop

The McCrone Group

850 Pasquinelli Drive, Westmont, IL



SAS-Chicago Meetings 2006-2007

Date

Topic

(Click for PDF Flyer)

Speaker

Location

September 12, 2006 Spectroscopy to Map the Universe
(PDF 576KB)

 
Mark SubbaRao

(Adler Planetarium )

Wellington Restaurant

 5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation

October 10, 2006 Raman Microanalysis without an Optical Microscope: Bringing Raman Spectroscopy to the SEM and AFM Microscope
(PDF 634KB)
Rich Bormett

(Renishaw Incorporated)

Angelo’s Restorante & Banquets, 247 N. York Rd., Elmhurst, 60126
November 14, 2006 Structural and Functional Roles of Oxygen in Saccharides
(PDF 586KB)
 Anthony Serianni

(Notre Dame Univ.)
Wellington Restaurant
December 12, 2006 Water Chemistry for Aquatic Life (PDF 635KB) Allan LaPointe

(Shedd Aquarium)

Angelo’s Restorante & Banquets, 247 N. York Rd., Elmhurst, 60126
January 9, 2007 Application of FT-IR and Vibrational Circular Dichroism to Problems of Pharmaceutical Interest: from Proteins to Chiral Drugs (PDF 556KB) Rina Dukor

(BioTools)

Wellington Restaurant
February 13, 2007 Student Night Speakers (PDF 607KB)
Meeting was Posponed due to Weather
Paula M. Allotta

Lidong Qin

Matthew A. Young

(Speakers from Northwestern University)

Angelo’s Restorante & Banquets, 247 N. York Rd., Elmhurst, 60126
Monday,  March 12, 2007 Student Night Speakers (PDF 607KB)

 

Paula M. Allotta

Lidong Qin

Matthew A. Young

(Speakers from Northwestern University) 

Wellington Restaurant
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 Analysis of Individual Submicron Particles and Applications to Protein Aggregation and Misfolding Diseases  Doug Gilman
(Louisiana State University)
 

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 
Currents Topics in Spectroscopy TBA McCrone 

SAS-Chicago Meetings 2005-2006

Date

Topic

(Click for PDF Flyer)

Speaker

Location

September 13, 2005 Integrated Microscopy as a First Response Against White Powder Bioterrorism
(PDF 265 KB)
    Gretchen Shearer, Ph.D.

(McCrone Associates)

Wellington Restaurant

 5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation

October 18, 2005 Spectroscopic Applications in Failure Analysis of Polymeric Products
(PDF 249 KB)
Alan I. Kasner, Ph.D.

(Bodycote Polymer-Broutman Laboratory)

Stevens Steakhouse

5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation

November 08, 2005 From the Molecular to the Spectacular:
Spectroscopy at the Art Institute of Chicago
(PDF 273KB)
Dr. Francesca Casadio

A. W. Mellon Conservation Scientist


(The Art Institute of Chicago)

Stevens Steakhouse

5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation 

December 13, 2005 The Art and Science of FLAVOR:
An Introduction to the Flavor Industry

(PDF 690KB)
James E. Rutz
 

(Quest International)

Stevens Steakhouse

5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation 

January 10, 2006 Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: New Materials, Concepts, Characterization Tools, and Applications 
(PDF 272KB)
Dr. Richard P. Van Duyne

(Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University)

Wellington Restaurant

 5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation

February 21, 2006 Spectroscopy Poster Session (PDF 480KB)  

Northwestern University

March 21, 2006 GC-MS: Environmental Analysis

Using Selected Halocarbons as in-situ Surrogates for Volatile Organic Air Toxics Analysis
(PDF 521 KB)

Wayne J Whipple, Ph. D. (US EPA R5 CRL) Stevens Steakhouse

5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation  

April 11, 2006 Optical detection of Carotenoid Antioxidants in Human Tissue (PDF 521KB)

Werner Gellermann, Ph. D.

      (Department of Physics,

University of Utah)

 
Stevens Steakhouse

5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:30 - 9:00 Presentation   


May 16, 2006 
Workshop-Chemometrics

(PDF 415KB)

See PDF Flyer Nalco

 

SAS-Chicago Meetings 2004-2005

Date

Topic

(Click for PDF Flyer)

Speaker

Location

Summary

September 14, 2004

Strategies for Successful Implementation of Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

    Walter Dziki, Ph.D.  

    (Abbott Labs)

   

LaMirage

WEBSITE

 (JPG Map)

5:30 - 6:30 Social Hour

6:30 - 7:30 Dinner

7:45 - 9:00 Presentation

September Meeting Summary

 

October 12, 2004 Spectroscopy in Forensic Science      

Karl Larsen, Ph.D.

(Illinois State Crime Lab)

LaMirage  
November 09, 2004 Student Night Presentations Chanda Yonzon

John Carr

Kaho Kwok

Matt Young

LaMirage  
December 14, 2004 Chemistry of Wine Eugene Losey, Ph.D. (Elmhurst College) LaMirage  
January 11, 2005 Industrial Problem Solving Using Surface Analysis Techniques

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Kent L. Rhodes, Ph.D.

(McCrone Associates)

LaMirage  
February 8, 2005 Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy:  Principles and Practice

HTML

Robert E. Botto

(Argonne National Laboratory )

LaMirage  
March 15, 2005 SAS-Chicago/Chicago Chromatography Discussion Group (CCDG) Joint Meeting

Determination of Non-Metals by Chromatography with Inductively Coupled Plasma Detection (378 KB)

Dr. Bradley T. Jones

(Department of Chemistry;
Wake Forest University)

LaMirage  
April 12, 2005 Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) (390 KB) Andrzej W. Miziolek, Ph.D.

(US Army Research Laboratory )

LaMirage  
May 17, 2005 SAS/CMSDG Joint Workshop

Organic Mass Spectroscopy Workshop:  Learn about how Mass Spectrometry is used in  Organic Analyses (362 KB)

  

Speakers and Topics

 

Holiday Inn (Rolling Meadows)

(JPG MAP)

 

 

SAS Meetings 2003-2004

Date

Topic (click for Info)

Speaker

Location

Summary

September 9, 2003 The Challenge of a Spectrometer on a Chip (PDF) Richard Crocombe, Ph.D.

LaMirage

 

October 14, 2003 Chemical Consulting as a Career (PDF) Dr. Brian Smith LaMirage  
November 11, 2003 LC-NMR: An Overview of the Technique, Applications, and Limitations (PDF) Dr. Roy Bible LaMirage  
December 9, 2003 The Origin of the Near-Earth Asteroids (PDF) Dr. Mark Hammergren LaMirage  
January 13, 2004 The Role of Science & Technology in National Security (PDF) Dr. Vahid Majidi LaMirage  
February 10, 2004 LC-MS-MS (PDF) Dr. Donald Mason LaMirage  
March 9, 2004 PITTCON N/A McCormick  
April 27, 2004 Real-Time Studies of Molecular Self-Assembly... (PDF) Dr. John Rabolt LaMirage  
May 11, 2004 A Workshop on Infrared Spectroscopy: Fundamentals of Infrared Sample Handling Techniques (PDF)   Holiday Inn