The 2012 Analytical Chemistry & Spectroscopy Awards presented by FACSS and its member societies at SciX
A podcast series presented in collaboration with the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), in connection with SciX 2012 — the Great Scientific Exchange, the North American conference (39th Annual) of FACSS. Interviewees are all recipients of awards granted by FACSS or FACSS member societies.
Episode 7: An interview with Ralph Sturgeon, winner of the 2012 Lester W. Strock Award
Ralph Sturgeon, of the Chemical Metrology Group Laboratory of Measurement Science and Standards at the National Research Council Canada, discusses current issues in atomic spectroscopy, including sample introduction — including his work on UV photogeneration as a sample introduction system — speciation, isotope analysis, and the analysis of nanomaterials.
Episode 8: Don Pivonka, winner of the 2012 Charles Mann Award
Don Pivonka, a senior principal chemist at Incyte Corporation and the winner of the 2012 Charles Mann Award for applied Raman spectroscopy, is known for his work studying structure-activity relationships. He sees excellent opportunities for expanding the use of Raman spectroscopy in the pharmaceutical industry, particularly through the collaboration of analytical, computational, and medicinal chemists.
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