Coblentz Society News & Events

We’ll share links to interesting news stories, announce Coblentz events and more.

Wiley Webinar on Portable Spectroscopy

Portable Spectroscopy Webinar

Dr. David W. Schiering, Dr. Xiaoyun (Shawn) Chen and Richard A Crocombe, PhD, will present Portable Spectroscopy within Field, Industrial and Anti-Counterfeiting Applications on July 22, 2021, at 9:30 am ET. This webinar is the third in a mini-series, hosted in cooperation with The Coblentz Society, The Society for Applied Spectroscopy, and Wiley Analytical Science. Register.

Sandra Luber

2021 Coblentz Award Winner

The Coblentz Society is pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Sandra Luber of the University of Zurich has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Coblentz Award. Her research deals with the development and application of novel computational methods, among others, with focus on absorption and vibrational spectroscopy. Learn more.

IR and Raman Identification Webinar

Four-Part Webinar

Coblentz member Dr. James de Haseth of Light Light Solutions and Wiley Science Solutions presented a four-part webinar series to learn how to use spectral databases more effectively. The series titled Effective Use of IR & Raman Identification: Beyond Direct Spectral Searching was held June 21-24. Watch On-Demand Now.

Benjamin Fingerhut

Receives the 2020 Coblentz Award

Next week at the International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Dr. Benjamin Fingerhut will receive the 2020 Coblentz Award.  His lecture titled “Noncovalent Interactions of Hydrated DNA and RNA Mapped by 2D-IR Spectroscopy” is available on the ISMS virtual website and he will be live on Tuesday, June 22, at 8 AM CDT. Learn more. 

Peter Larkin

Running for President of SAS

Coblentz Society board member Peter Larkin is running for president of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy. Peter has been a long-time member of both the Coblentz Society and SAS. He currently manages the spectroscopy, thermal analysis and chromatography analytical groups for Solvay Research & Innovation in Stamford, CT.

Ellen Miseo

Recognized as Fellow of SAS

Dr. Ellen Miseo,  is recognized as a Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy. She is being recognized for her outstanding contributions to the Society and spectroscopy. Ellen is currently the Chief Technologist at TeakOrigin Inc., and has had an extensive career in spectroscopy.  The award will be formally presented during SciX2021 in Providence, RI.

Bhavya Sharma

2021 Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award

Spectroscopy is pleased to officially announce that Coblentz member Bhavya Sharma, Ph.D., an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been named the winner of the 2021 Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award. Read more.

Rohit Bhargava

2021 Lippincott Award Recipient

The 2021 Ellis R. Lippincott Award will be presented to Coblentz member Rohit Bhargava for “contributions to the fundamental physics and instrument engineering of mid-IR microscopy and its applications to medical imaging.” Presentation of the 2021 award is planned for SciX in Providence, Rhode Island. Learn more.

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SciX 2021 – In-Person Conference!

Registration opens in June. Make your plans now to attend SciX 2021 in Providence, Rhode Island, September 26-October 1. The Coblentz Society will be there with speed mentoring, awards presentations and more. Visit the conference site for more details.