2017 Final Program
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SUNDAY KEYNOTE LECTURE
The Analytical and Economic Challenges of Maintaining Food Safety in a Global Supply Chain; Janie Dubois, University of Maryland, JIFSAN

MONDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Spectroscopy Magazine's Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award. The Small Matter of Bioanalysis:  Adventures at Less Than 10 nm with Quantum Dots and/or FRET; Russ Algar, University of British Columbia

Ellis R. Lippincott Award Plenary. Vibrational Engineering: From Superlattices to Coherent and Squeezed Phonons; Roberto Merlin, University of Michigan

Sir George Stokes Award Plenary. Tackling Global Health Challenges with Biosensor Technologies; Tony Cass, Imperial College London

TUESDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy. Mann up, SERS Can be Useful!; Duncan Graham, University of Strathclyde

Coblentz Society Craver Award. The Technology Behind Coherent 2D IR Spectroscopy and its Application to Amyloid Diseases; Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin - Madison

WEDNESDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award.  Infrared Response of Sub-Micron-Scale Structures of Poly (Oxymethylene): Surface Polaritons in Polymers; Naoto Nagai, Industrial Research Institute of Niigata Prefecture

Lester W. Strock Award.  The Wonderful World of High-Precision Isotopic Analysis using Multi-Collector ICP-MS; Frank Vanhaecke, Ghent University

THURSDAY PLENARY LECTURES
ANACHEM AwardDevelopment of Ultraviolet Photodissociation Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Proteins; Jennifer Brodbelt, University of Texas at Austin

AES Mid Career Award.  Using Microchip Electrophoresis and Electrochemical Detection to Investigate Cellular Communication; R. Scott Martin, Saint Louis University

FRIDAY PLENARY SESSION
Announcement of the 2017 Innovation Award winner
Closing Session: The New Vision of Analytical Science by the World

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SciX 2017 Sessions and Abstracts:

Wednesday , October 11

17SPR06: Plasmonic-Powered Processes: Sensing, Imaging, Catalysis, and Beyond

Location: Nevada 5
9:35 am
Fiber Sensors for Chemical and Biochemical Detection Based on Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering
demonstration of high sensitivity and molecular specificity of fiber sensors based on surface enhanced Raman scattering using novel plasmonic metal substrates.
Jin Zhang1; 1University of California Santa Cruz
9:55 am
Novel Plasmonic Enable Solar-to-Chemical Energy Conversion Systems
Plasmonically driven catalytic processes open highly promising new possibilities for renewable-energy-powered electrochemical energy conversion systems.
Syed Mubeen1, Wei-Chuan Shih2, Wei Cheng1, Jonathan Koonce1, Abdul Sattar Al-Saedi1; 1University of Iowa, 2University of Houston
10:15 am
Hot Electron Enhanced Thermionic Emission (HEETE) Converters for All-Metal Optical Power Generation
We describe a new all-metal solar energy converter structure.
Matthew Sheldon1; 1Texas A&M University
10:35 am
Far-field and near-field plasmonic coupling in disordered nanoparticle arrays and applications in ultra-sensitive biosensing and super-resolution histopathology
Novel science and applications of near- and far-field plasmonic coupling
Wei-Chuan Shih1, Fusheng Zhao1, Masud Arnob1, Jingting Li1, Camille Artur1, Jason Eriksen1, David Mayerich1; 1University of Houston

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