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.

2018 SAS Student Poster Awards: (Coming Soon)


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

2018 Recipients:

Christopher Brais (University at Buffalo), Energy Discrimination in Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

Rebekah Byford (Imperial College London), Ferritin Nanocages & Nanopipettes for High Throughput Protein 

Marisia Fikiet (University at Albany, SUNY), Universal Detection of Body Fluid Traces In Situ with Raman Hyperspectroscopy for Forensic Purposes

Chantrell Frazier (Florida International University), Human Scent Forensics: A Cross-Disciplinary Study Using SPME-GC/MS VOC Analyses and Next Generation DNA Sequencing

Shamal Gunawardhana (Ralph Adams Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry), Microchip Electrophoresis Separation-Based Sensor for Continuous On-Line Monitoring of Catecholamines


Danning Huang (Georgia Tech), Serum Metabolic Profiling of a High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer (HGSOC) Mouse Model: Insights into Disease Progression

Maryam Moarefian (Virginia Tech), Quantifying Chemotherapeutic Cytotoxicity Enhancement by Electropermeabilization Using 3D Biomimetic Microfluidic Device and Mathematical

T. Joshua Moore (University of Tennessee – Knoxville), Porous-Silicon-Oxide Coated Gold-on-Pillar Arrays for the Detection of Gaseous Volatile Organic Compounds

Courtney Olson (University of Minnesota) Influence of Deformation, Cross-Linking Density, and Curing Temperature on the Ultrafast Structural Dynamics of Polydimethylsiloxane Thin Films by 2D-IR Spectroscopy

Paige A. Reed (Clemson University), Carbon Tape as a Convenient Electrode Material for Electrochemical Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices (ePADs)

Montwaun Young (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Laser Ablation Flowing Atmospheric Pressure Afterglow as a Tool for Atomic and Molecular Optical Emission Spectroscopy