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SAS 2016 Election of Officers and Govering Board Delegates

The annual SAS Election of Officers and Governing Board Delegates runs from August 24-September 15. All non-student SAS members are elgible to vote.  Check your email for voting instructions from Elections Online. Click here for information on the candidates. 

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A Reminder to Current SAS members

Please consider updating your member profile which includes your mailing address and email. If you would like to become more involved with SAS, check out our Volunteer Page.

2016 SAS Awards

For a full list of awardees click here. To learn more about the SAS Awards, please visit our Awards Page.

Former SAS President and Longtime SAS Member Passes Away

Jon Winston Carnahan, 60, of Sycamore died Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at his home in Sycamore. More

MUACC 2016

Oct. 13, 2016. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, more details click here

New Member Benefit 

SAS is pleased to partner with Office Depot to offer our members discounts on their office supply needs. Just click Here for more information.

New Award

Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy.

SAS 2018 Strategic Fund 


Play a Role in the Future of Your Society Today!





May 2016 Special Issue:

Portable and Handheld Spectroscopy

Members click HERE to access journal content.

To read the issue highlights from Guest Editors Richard R. Crocombe and Mark Druy, 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!

Highlights from The Authors of the May Special Issue:

"The growth of the commercial handheld spectroscopy market has been driven by economic and security factors, primarily the desire for rapid screening of materials in the field, without the need to take a sample to the laboratory for analysis. Recent experience has shown that this capability for the laboratory to move to the field is transformative – by enabling on-site analyses, it changes the way in which people work. More




Featuring the latest new spectroscopy products.


FACSS Presents SCIX 2016

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

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!


Join us on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 during SciX In Minneapolis for the SAS Annual Member's Only Event at Brit's Pub. R.S.V.P. to sasadmin@s-a-s.org before September 1, 2016.


For more information about SAS events at SciX Conference, please visit our Conference page!






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