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

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

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

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

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

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

17WPIR: Wednesday Posters - Infrared Spectroscopy

Location: Exhibit Hall (Summit Pavillion)
11:00 am
Validation of ATR Correction and Reverse ATR Correction Algorithms, Improved by Optimized Corrections
This technology solves many of the issues surrounding spectral search that cannot be adequately addressed by traditional algorithms and manual methods.
Gregory M. Banik1, Michelle D'Souza1, Keith Kunitsky1, Robin O'Connor; 1Bio-Rad Laboratories
Poster Number: 15
11:00 am
Eliminating Fringes from Hyperspectral Data to Localize Chemically Distinct Macromolecules
Fringes are removed from hyperspectral data to localize time-dependent changes in macromolecules at subcellular level
Ghazal Azarfar1, Ebrahim Aboualizadeh, Nick Walter1, Achim Kohler2, Carol Hirschmugl1; 1University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Poster Number: 16
11:00 am
Quantitative analysis of water content in polymer samples by terahertz spectroscopy
Quantitatively analyses bound water in polymers by THz spectroscopy
Hiromichi Hoshina1, Yoh Iwasaki1, Eriko Kometani2, Makoto Okamoto2, Chiko Otani1; 1RIKEN, 2Kuraray Co. Ltd.
Poster Number: 17
11:00 am
Structural analysis of the bound water in Poly(ethylene-vinylalcohol copolymers) by terahertz two-dimensional correlation spectroscopy
Structure of bound water in polymer was observed by THz-2DCOS
Hiromichi Hoshina1, Yoh Iwasaki1, Eriko Kometani2, Makoto Okamoto2, Chiko Otani2; 1RIKEN, 2Kuraray Co. Ltd
Poster Number: 18
11:00 am
2D correlation analysis of surface reaction on LiFePO4 cathode during charging-discharging process using in-situ Raman spectroscopy
This presentation reports on 2D correlation in situ Raman spectroscopy for real time monitoring the change of composite electrode during electrochemical performance.
Young Mee Jung1, Yeonju Park1, Su Min KIm1, Sila JIn1; 1Kangwon National University
Poster Number: 19
11:00 am
Theoretical Modeling of Vibrational Coupling between Cyano- and Azido- Reporters
David Hogle1, Ryan Gustafson1, Matthew Tucker1; 1University of Nevada Reno
Poster Number: 20
11:00 am
Spectroscopic Methods for Quantifying Diesel Particulate Matter
Peter Griffiths2, Arthur Miller1, David Parks1; 1CDC/NIOSH, 2Griffiths Consulting LLC
Poster Number: 21
11:00 am
Enhancement of spectral discrimination among samples using spectroscopic mapping over a drop-and-dry spot
Daun Seol1, Eunjin Jang 1, Hoeil Chung1; 1Hanyang university
Poster Number: 22
11:00 am
Mass Balance and Unit Process Efficiency for the Refinement of Natural Products are Revealed via Spectroscopic Chemical Imaging
Quantitative imaging of heterogeneous mixtures of botanical origin enables revelation of operational processing efficiency
Mark Boatwright1, David Wetzel1; 1Kansas State University
Poster Number: 23
11:00 am
Determination of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) in Soil by Portable Mid - ATR System
Toni Miao, Natasha Sihota; 1Chevron
Poster Number: 24
11:00 am
Application of Infrared Microscopy to the Forensic Examination of Automotive Paint Smears
Investigative lead information can be extracted from a paint smear
Barry Lavine1, Undugodage Perera1, Kaan Kalkan2, Linqi Zhang2; 1Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, 2Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering,
Poster Number: 25
11:00 am
Differentiation of Bovine, Porcine, and Fish Gelatins by Attenuated Total Reflectance Fourier Transform Infrared (ATR-FTIR) Spectroscopy coupled with Pattern Recognition
Ahmet Kemal Aloglu1, Peter de B. Harrington1; 1Ohio University
Poster Number: 26
11:00 am
Water solubility measurements with FTIR for carbon capture and sequestration relevant gas mixtures
CCS is needed for large scale emissions reductions, this work helps define it's safety limits.
Christopher Wiseall1; 1University of Nottingham
Poster Number: 27
11:00 am
Quest ATR Spectroscopy: Fast and repeatable analysis of pharmaceuticals, drugs and forensic samples
Improving ATR quantitative analysis for forensic and healthcare industries
Jeff D'Agostino1, Fawzi Abou-Chahine1, Mia Abbott3, Ben Schazmann2; 1Specac, 2Dublin Institute of Technology, 3Staffordshire University
Poster Number: 28
11:00 am
Measurement of Crystalline Silica Aerosol Using Quantum Cascade Laser–Based Infrared Spectroscopy
QCL-based IR spectroscopy offers potential for occupational exposure assessment for respirable crystalline silica.
Kevin Ashley1, Shijun Wei12, Pramod Kulkarni1, Lina Zheng1; 1CDC/NIOSH, 2University of Cincinnati
Poster Number: 29
11:00 am
Analysis of Diffuse Reflectance Spectra of Dye in Milk Using Representative Layer Theory
We examined a new analysis method based on representative layer theory.
Akihiro Nojima, Takuya Kambayashi1, Shin-ichi Taniguchi1; 1Hitachi, Ltd.
Poster Number: 30
11:00 am
Precise Recovery of Coordinates by Image Processing Algorithm for FTIR Micro-Spectroscopy Limited Angle Computed Tomography
LACT requires precise angles for tomographic-reconstruction. This method ensures acquisition of those angles, despite the limitations of mechanical-stage.
Sugato Ray1, Nicholas Walter1, Alexander Schofield1, Ghazal Azarfar1, Reinhold Blumel3, Achim Kohler2, Carol Hirschmugl1; 1University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM), 2Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), 3Wesleyan University
Poster Number: 31
11:00 am
Mid-Infrared Dispersion Spectroscopy for Trace Gas Sensing
Jakob Hayden1, Pedro Martin-Mateos2, Pablo Acedo2, Bernhard Lendl1; 1Technische Universitaet Wien, 2Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Poster Number: 32
11:00 am
Environmental and Industrial Gas Applications of Integrated Cavity Output Spectroscopy
Diane Errigo1, Frédéric Despagne1, Steven M. Barnett2; 1ABB, 2Barnett Technical Services
Poster Number: 33
11:00 am
Determination of domain stability using High Throughput-Developability and Comparability Assessment (HT-DCA) platform and 2D IR and Co-distribution correlation spectroscopies
2D IR and Co-distribution correlation spectroscopy to protein stability at the overall and domain level to ensure high quality proteins.
Belinda Pastrana1; 1Protein Dynamic Solutions, LLC.
Poster Number: 34
11:00 am
Fano resonances in infrared spectroscopy
To understand and correct spectral distortions from electromagnetic scattering, critical for chemical interpretation
Alex Schofield1, Reinhold Blumel2, Achim Kohler3, Rozalia Lukas3, Carol Hirschmugl1; 1University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2Wesleyan University, 3Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Poster Number: 35
11:00 am
Determination of water and glycol concentration in engine oil via induced emulsification"
The aim is to make significant improvements in determining the levels of engine oil contamination.
Torrey Holland1, Ali Mazin Abdul-Munaim2, Dennis Watson3, Poopalasingam Sivakumar4; 1Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 3Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Poster Number: 36
11:00 am
Ultrafast Angle-Resolved Photoemission Studies of Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductors
This work sheds new light on the origin of high-temperature superconductivity in cuprate superconductors.
Christopher Smallwood; 1University of Michigan
Poster Number: 37