Coblentz Society News & Events

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

Professor Dr. Wei Xiong

2023 Coblentz Award Winner

The 2023 Coblentz Award winner is Wei Xiong, Professor and Kent Wilson Faculty Scholar in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Xiong pioneered the field of molecular polaritonics.  Learn more.

Peter Griffiths

2023 Lippincott Award Winner

The 2023 Ellis R. Lippincott Award will be presented to Peter R. Griffiths, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho, at SciX 2023. He is recognized for unique achievements and significant contributions to vibrational spectroscopy. Learn more.

Virtual Speed Mentoring - April 3

Virtual Speed Mentoring

Mentors will offer views on what it is like to work in different industrial, academic and government areas, as well as answer questions from the mentees.  Register as mentor or mentee.

Dr. Wei Min

2023 Williams-Wright Award Winner

The Society has announced that Dr. Craig Prater is the winner of the 2023 Williams-Wright Award. Dr. Prater has been a visionary leader in the development and commercialization of novel scientific measurement techniques for more than 30 years.  Learn more.

Dr. Richard A. Crocombe

2022 EAS Award Winner

Dr. Richard A. Crocombe, past secretary of the Society and a past president of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy will be honored by the Eastern Analytical Symposium with the 2022 EAS award for Outstanding Achievement in Vibrational Spectroscopy.  The Award will be presented at the conference scheduled November 14-16, 2022. Learn more. 

Rohit Bhargava

Rohit Bhargava Wins Gold Medal

Professor Rohit Bhargava, a well-known member of the Society will be honored by the NY/NJ Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and receive the section’s Gold Medal Award at the 2022 Eastern Analytical Symposium scheduled November 14-16, 2022. Learn more.

Dr. Wei Min

2022 Craver Award Winner

The Society has announced that Dr. Wei Lin is the winner of the 2022 Craver Award. Dr. Min has made important contributions to the development of stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) microscopy.  Learn more.

Yamuna Phal

2022 Fateley Award Winner

The Society has announced that the 2022 William G. Fateley Award winner is Yamuna Phal, a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).  Learn more.

Coblentz Student Awards

2022 Coblentz Student Winners

Sayantan Mahapatra, Lamyaa M. Almehmadi, and Ethan A. Perets are the winners of the 2022 Coblentz Society Student Awards.  Learn more.

Photonics Spectra Spectroscopy Conference

Discover New & Evolving Trends

View the Photonics Media Spectroscopy conference and learn about evolving trends and applications in spectroscopy. Register or login to watch. Learn more.

Coblentz Society Sponsor Program

Coblentz Society Sponsors

The Society has launched a corporate Sponsor program. If you are interested in gaining the benefits of the sponsorship, please contact for more information.

Coblentz Society T-shirts

Coblentz Society T-shirts!

Show your support fo the Coblentz Society with one of our new T-shirts.  If you would like to order one or more, visit the Coblentz Store!