Recognizing those individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the Society for Applied Spectroscopy

2023 Award Recipient – ROBERT J. LASCOLA

Recognizing Dr. Robert J. Lascola for exceptional contri-butions over many years to the Society for Applied Most notably, he served as both President and Secretary over-seeing the growth and continued success of the Society. Additionally, Dr. Lascola provided SAS with leadership through multiple committee chairmanships and Governing Board service.


Rob Lascola is a Senior Fellow Scientist and group leader for online monitoring at Savannah River National Laboratory in Aiken, SC, where he has worked since 1998. He received his B.S. with High Distinction from the University of Virginia, M.S. from the University of Colorado, and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, all in Chemistry. Rob has served SAS as President, Secretary, Governing Board member, Regional and Section Affairs Coordinator, and as a member of several committees. He has also been a SciX Pro-gram Chair, Forensics Section Chair/co-Chair, and session organizer. He enjoys mentoring and contributes to Coblentz Society and SAS outreach as well as early career programs affiliated with the Department of Energy. He also has volunteered for 25 years for the DOE National Science Bowl at the regional and national levels.


2022 Award Recipient