Pittcon announces 2007 award recipients

Distinguished scientists from academia and industry to be honored for their contributions to the advancement of science

September 13, 2006 — /PITTCON/ — Pittsburgh, PA — The Pittsburgh Conference announced today the recipients of twelve prestigious annual awards that recognize the significant contributions of leaders in the fields of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy. The awards will be presented at Pittcon, February 25 – March 2, 2007, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. Each award is presented during a symposium honoring the recipient and his/her achievements. The awardees represent diverse scientific disciplines including separations science, bioanalytical science, vibrational spectroscopy, chromatography, electrochemistry, microfluidics, and sensors.

Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award: Robert M. Corn, University of California at Irvine
Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award: Jonathan V. Sweedler, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
The Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award: Shana Kelley, Boston College
Pittcon Heritage Award: David Schwartz, Chairman of the Board, Bio-Rad Laboratories
ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award Symposium for Young Investigators in Separation Science: Christopher T. Culbertson, Kansas State University
The Ralph N. Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry: Norman Dovichi, University of Washington
Maurice F. Hasler Award: D. Bruce Chase, DuPont Corporation
Chromatography Forum of Delaware Valley Dal Nogare Award: John Dolan, LC Resources
Charles N. Reilley Award: George S. Wilson, University of Kansas
The SEAC Young Investigator Award: Mary Elizabeth Williams, Pennsylvania State University
Tomas Hirschfeld Award: Gerard M. Downey, Teagasc
Williams-Wright Award: Michael Carraba, Hach Homeland Security Technologies

A complete listing and description for all award symposia can be found at http://www.pittcon.org.

About Pittcon
Pittcon® is a registered trademark of The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Pittcon is a conference and exposition on scientific instrumentation and the premier meeting place for the inventors, users, manufacturers, and vendors of laboratory instruments, equipment and supplies. Pittcon features the world’s largest exposition of instrumentation, cutting-edge technical programs, and topical short courses. Proceeds from Pittcon fund science education and outreach at all levels, kindergarten through adult. Pittcon donates nearly a million dollars each year in the form of science equipment grants, research grants, scholarships and internships for students, awards to teachers and professors, and grants to public science centers, libraries and museums. For more information visit www.pittcon.org.

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