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SSP Supports SAS

The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh President Joe Grabowski and PITTCON/SSP Liason to SAS John Jackovitz presented a check to SAS Past President Diane Parry at the SAS booth during PITTCON 2016 in Atlanta.

A reminder to current SAS members

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New Award: Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy


SAS 2018 Strategic Fund - Play a Role in the Future of Your Society Today!




We look forward to seeing you in Minneapolis in 2016 9/18-9/23. 

If you would like to help in planning the conference please contact the SciX office scix@scixconference.org  SAS has quite a presenence among the conference chairs!


2016 SciX Chairs

  • Mary Kate Donais, Saint Anselm College - SciX General Chair 2016
  • Alexandra Ros, Arizona State University – SciX Program Chair 2016
  • John Wasylyk, Bristol-Myers Squibb– SciX / FACSS Marketing Chair 2014-2016
  • Steven Ray, Indiana University – FACSS Governing Board Chair 2016 & 2017

Website updates

New changes are coming to the website!  We recently moved to a new website and membership management system and you will begin to see small changes to the website over time.  We appreciate your patience as we make these changes.  If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email the Web Committee Chair, Anna Donnell or the SAS Office. Thank you!

January 70[01] 2016 Special Issue:

Spectroscopy and Cultural Heritage Analysis

Members click HERE to access journal content.

To read the issue highlights from Guest Editors Mary Kate Donais and Peter Vandenabeele, click here or click on the Journal tab at the top left corner of this page.

Cover of the Journal Applied Spectroscopy

One of the world's leading spectroscopy journals

Welcome to our 70th year!



We hope to see you at Pittcon from March 6-10 in Atlanta!

Click here to view the SAS Conference page! Here you'll find sessions sponsored by the Society or organized by Society members. It also lists papers and posters that will be presented by our members. Finally it also shows classes and courses that our members are presenting to enrich education in Spectroscopy.

Check back often to follow our participation and If you are an SAS member let us know where and when you will be participating and presenting!

2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry will present the Wallace H. Coulter Lecture!



“How Optical Single-Molecule Detection in Solids Led to Super-Resolution Nanoscopy in Cells and Beyond” Professor W. E. Moerner is currently at Stanford and is a member of SAS!


Featuring the latest new spectroscopy products.





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