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Latest News from Mars

Meet the Scientists behind the Science on Mars: https://spectroscopyonmars.com/ August 18: Google photos from Mars? : https://www.cnet.com/news/if-nasas-perseverance-mars-rover-used-google-photos-it-would-look-like-this/ July 25: A look inside of Mars: https://www.wired.com/story/scientists-just-looked-inside-mars-heres-what-they-found/amp July 20: Beginning the hunt for life on Mars https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/signs-of-life-on-mars-nasas-perseverance-rover-begins-the-hunt June 8: Spacesuit Materials on Perseverance’s SHERLOC Calibration Target – NASA’s InSight Mars Lander https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/25152/spacesuit-materials-on-perseverances-sherloc-calibration-target/?site=insight May 25: NASA Finds Remnants…

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Special Lectures

We are excited to announce our special lectures!  Our keynote speaker, Dr. Roger Wiens, Los Alamos National Laboratory, has agreed to speak on Mars Rover Perseverance Chemical Imaging with SUPERCAM Prob.  Click here to read more about Dr. Wiens’ work on the Mars Rover.  EAS will also offer a Breakfast Lecture on Microplastics and a…

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Take Me Back to Conference Week

I remember my first time. I was the newest member of my dissertation research group. The others had been to one before and seemed to be laser focused getting ready for the event. I was going to be a co-author on a poster and I felt like I was moving in slow motion compared to…

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Kim Huynh-Ba, 2013 EAS President, named a 2020 AAPS Fellow

Kim Huynh-Ba, a long-time member of the EAS Governing Board and 2013 EAS President, has been named a AAPS Fellow by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists in recognition of her outstanding contributions to pharmaceutical stability and regulatory sciences and her commitment to education. Kim and the other 2020 Fellows will be honored at a…

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Of Testing and Covid-19

Viral testing has been in the spotlight since the very beginning of the Covid-19 epidemic. I cannot remember any other time in the past when so much attention has been given to analytical sciences, not just in general science journals but in the local, national and international press and media. As the pandemic progressed, we…

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Honoring the life of Alvin Bober

All of us at EAS are grieving the loss of our friend and colleague Alvin Bober, who passed away last year at the age of 97 (Alvin Bober obituary).  Alvin was a member of the EAS board for 30 years, a former secretary, and a former delegate of the Society of Applied Spectroscopy. A gifted…

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Message from the 2019 EAS President

The 2019 Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition will be held on November 18-20th at the Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center in Plainsboro, NJ. Registration is now open so make sure you take advantage of our early registration rate and register before October 15th. The preliminary technical program is included in this publication so please take…

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Results of the 2018 EAS Survey

There were 204 responses to our annual post-show survey. The distribution was 72% full conferees, 13% expo-only and 15% exhibitors.  The location of the symposium in Princeton was rated highest 4/5, with the conference venue rated 3.7/5 and the hotels 2.9/5. Once again a majority of attendees drove to the symposium venue (82%), with the…

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2018 Abstract Book

The EAS Abstract Book is now available! Click here for the 2018 Abstract Book  (it’s a large file, so please be patient while it loads) Join us next year Nov. 18-20, 2019 Crowne Plaza Conference Center Plainsboro, NJ