SAS Student Poster Awards and FACSS Poster Awards

SAS - A competition for SAS students who are presenting authors will be held and recognition for 4 outstanding posters will be given. The judging will take place on Sunday evening. All SAS students should put up their posters on Sunday evening before the opening mixer as well as on their assigned presentation day. All SciX conferees are invited to submit titles. Student SAS members must select the appropriate box on the on-line paper submission form to ensure they are considered. Student awardees will receive a free 1-year SAS membership and a plaque highlighting their achievement. For more information please contact the SAS Office by either email: or phone: 301-694-8122.

2015 SAS Student Poster Awards:
David Surmick, University of Tennessee Space Institute; Self-Absorption Measurements of Resonant Aluminum Lines
Liesl Krause,
Purdue University, Villanova University; Cold Atmospheric Plasma: An Inside Look Through Optical Diagnostics
Jason Becker,
PNNL; Absorption Spectroscopy of 238U in Laser-Induced Plasma
Swati Naik,
Central Michigan University; Non-hydrolytic Processing of Transition Metal-Doped TiO2 Nanostructures for Photocatalytic Applications



FACSS Student Poster Awards - FACSS awards poster prizes to students during the SciX conference poster sessions Monday through Thursday.

2015 FACSS Student Poster Award Recipients

Zhenyu Lu, University of South Carolina; Estimation of the Age of Bloodstains under Different Environmental Conditions with Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Brianna Cassidy,
University of South Carolina; An Experimental Study of the Forensic Luminol Test for Detection of Bloodstains
Swati Naik, Central Michigan University; Non-hydrolytic Processing of Transition Metal-Doped TiO2 Nanostructures for Photocatalytic Applications
Xianglin Zhai, Louisiana State University; Measurement of Spatially Confined Nanoclusters of Porphyrins Using Conductive-Probe Atomic Force Microscope
Cory Stiner, University of Cincinnati; Development and Validation of a New Method to Measure Activity of the Na+, K+ ATPase Using ICP-MS QQQ;
Tajana Schneiderman, The Ohio State University; Adaptive Multi-Sensor Data Fusion Model for in-situ Mars Exploration
Owen Rehrauer, Purdue University; High-Speed Compressive Raman and Fluorescence Imaging of Pharmaceutical Composites
Melissa McHugh, University of Leicester; Optimising the Performance of a Stand-Off Raman Spectroscopy Instrument For Planetary Exploration Applications
Vishal Varma, University of Illinois at Chicago; New Routes for Tissue Pathology using Quantum Cascade Laser Based Imaging Microscopes
Udita Brahmachari, Georgia Institute of Technology; Dynamics of an Internal Protonated Water Cluster: an Isotope Exchange Study of Photosynthetic Oxygen Evolution
Elizabeth Kish, Department of Life Sciences, CEA Saclay, France; Probing Triplet-Triplet Energy Transfer Efficiency in Artificial Photosynthetic Pigments using Resonance Raman Spectroscopy
Kunyu Zheng; Georgetown University; Plasma-Assisted Reaction Chemical Ionization Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Identification and Quantification of Halogenated Compounds
Jie Ding, Arizona State University, Blood Sample Preparation using Gradient Insulator-based Dielectrophoresis (g-iDEP) Device
Buddini Karawdeniya, University of Rhode Island; Electroless Gold Plating as an Adaptable Tool to Fabricate Custom Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopic (SERS) Substrates