Coblentz Society News & Events
We’ll share links to interesting news stories, announce Coblentz events and more.
Dr. Peter Griffiths Honored
Applied Spectroscopy is proud to honor longtime former Coblentz President, SAS member and infrared and Raman spectroscopy specialist Dr. Peter Griffiths, with this January 2022 (76/01) special issue, out just in time for his January 20th birthday! See an overview of the special edition.
Seeking Nominations For 2022 Award
Nomination deadline for the Emerging Leader in Spectroscopy Award is January 24. The award recognizes a young molecular spectroscopists making strides early in his or her career. See the nomination page.
“Tips & Tricks for Marketing Yourself”
Aimed at early career scientists, “Tips & Tricks for Marketing Yourself Towards a Successful Career in Spectroscopy” will be presented March 9 from 10-11 AM in Room A406 at Pittcon 2022.
“So Many Opportunities”
SAS Early Career Interest Group will present “So Many Opportunities – Demystifying Career Paths for Early Career Spectroscopists.” The event will be February 24 at 11 AM ET. Registration is free. Watch for registration information here.
Coblentz Society Sponsors
The Society has launched a corporate Sponsor program. If you are interested in gaining the benefits of the sponsorship, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Peter Larkin is SAS Predident-Elect
Coblentz Society board member Dr. Peter J. Larkin has won the election for president-elect 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.