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.

2016 SAS Student Poster Awards:

Kyle C. Doty, University at Albany, SUNY; Human and Animal Blood Differentiation using Raman Spectroscopy and Chemometrics
Aboualizadeh, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; The potential of FTIR Spectroscopy and Computational Analysis in Characterizing the Mechanism of Action of Blue-Light against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Larkey, Oregon State University; Dual Functioning Reporter+Probe Biosensors to Visualize Absence or Presence of microRNA
C. Kyle
Almlie, Oregon State University; Co-Localized Excitation-Emission Resolution (CLEER) of Multiple Fluorophores


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

2016 FACSS Student Poster Award Recipients

Maria F. Romero-Creel, Rochester Institute of Technology; Assessment of Complex Biological Samples with Insulator-Based Dielectrophoresis
Yuting Huang, University of Nebraska – Lincoln; Investigating the Potential of Transition Metal Cations to Probe the Gas Phase Structures of Isomeric Carbohydrates

Claire Muro, University at Albany; Identification of Individual Red Blood Cells by Raman Microspectroscopy for Forensic Purposes
Pranav Agrawal, University of Minnesota; Tunable Short-Pass filter for Recovering Long DNA using an Entropic Trap
Md Nayeem Hossain, Duquesne University; Development of an Efficient Robust Calibration Model of Spectroscopic Systems by Incorporating Variations of Pure Components: A Pharmaceutical Tablet Assay Example
Ruchira Silva, University of Minnesota; Probing the Mechanism of Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Betaine-30 in Solution and Solid Phases
Nolan Wong, Northwestern University; Single Molecule Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: Towards Reliable Proof Methodology and Nonresonant Detection
Arthur Montazeri, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Plasmonic Graded Gratings for Hyperspectral - Infrared Sensing and Imaging
Sunipa Pramanik, University of Minnesota; Environmental Toxicity Assessment of Industrially Relevant Nanomaterials Using Bacteria Model
Linyun He, Washington University in Saint Louis; Performance Analysis of Regularized MLM Hyperspectral Imaging for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter CRISM Along-Track Oversampled Data
Ahmed Elsied, Purdue University; Ion Emission Mechanisms during Ultrashort Laser Ablation of Solid Targets
Payson Dieffenbach, Purdue University; Effects of Laser Wavelength on Aluminum Plasma in Transverse Magnetic Fields