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.

2014 SAS Student Poster Awards:
Marie Richard-Lacroix, University of Montreal; Simple and Accurate New Method for Orientation Quantification using Polarized Raman Spectroscopy.
Bradley M. Moran, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; Assessing Intrinsic Active Site Electric Fields via Stark Deconvolution
Hiroto Tanaka, Kwansei Gakuin University; Electronic transitions of Water/Carboxylic Acid Binary Solutions Tudied by Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
Brett Bownfield, Idaho State University; Outlier Detection by Fusion of Outlier Multiple X and Y Merits using Sum of Ranking Differences


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

2014 FACSS Student Poster Award Recipients

Marie Richard-Lacroix, University of Montreal; Simple and Accurate New Method for Orientation Quantification using Polarized Raman Spectroscopy
Kelly Hall, University of South Carolina Upstate; Recyclable Magnetic Manganese Oxide Coated Nanoparticles: The Effect of Mode of Reagent Addition
Antonia Campos, University of Minnesota; Tuning the Shell Thickness of Mesoporous Silica to Investigate the Diffusion of Analytes to the Surface of Gold Nanorods via Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Sudhaunshu Purohit, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Solid State NMR Spectroscopic Analysis on Thiolated Chitosan Coated Sodium Alginate Core-Shell Microparticles for Enhanced Drug Loading Profile of Tenofovir
Elyse Towns, University of California, Davis; Controlling Phospholipid Vesicle Adsorption Characteristics on Oxidized Gold as a Function of Vesicle Size and Aqueous Solvent
Vishal Varma, University of Illinois at Chicago; Novel Label-Free Chemical Imaging for the Identfication of Biomarkers of Diabetic Nephropathy Recurrence
Bradley M. Moran, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; Assessing Intrinsic Active Site Electric Fields via Stark Deconvolution
Stephanie A. DeJong, University of South Carolina; Detection Limits for Blood on Fabrics using Diffuse Reflection Spectroscopy in Mid-and Near-Infrared Spectral Windows
Azhad Chowdhury, Purdue University; Second Harmonic Generation (SHG) Imaging of Kinetically Trapped Metastable Amino Acid Polymorphs
Bahige G. Abdallah, Arizona State University; Microfluidic Methods to Grow and Fractionate Membrane Protein Crystals
Jessica J. Ramsey, Brigham Young University; Evaluation of the Effect of Skimmer Cone Design on Ion Beam Formation in the Second Vacuum Stage of an ICP-MS
Lance Moses, Brigham Young University; Characterization of Size Distributions of Laser Ablation Produced Aerosol Particles and their Relative Contributions to Ion Densities in an ICP
Wade C. Ellis,  Brigham Young University; A Comparison of Rise Times Obtained using Four Support-Gas Compositions in Plasma-Based Ambient Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Jack Reid, The Rivers School and Bruker Daltonics; Verifying PEGylation of Peptides with MALDI TOF Mass Spectrometry