Analytical Innovation from Benchtop to Business

Tempus fugit!  Exciting times at the 54th Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition are rapidly approaching.  Registration is now open for EAS, to be held Nov 16-18, 2015 in Somerset, NJ. Be sure to register before October 15th to receive the discounted rate.

An event not to be missed is the plenary lecture by Nobel Laureate Professor Kurt Wüthrich entitled “From Basic Research in NMR to Use in Daily Human Life.”  The plenary lecture is scheduled at 4:30 pm on Monday, November 16 and will be followed by a mixer.  We encourage all EAS registrants to attend.

As in past years, we have developed a symposium program that will bring you the latest innovations in analytical science and concepts you need to know.  Many vendors have already signed up for the large exposition of instrumentation and services at the Garden State Exhibition Center.   Click for a list of current list of exhibitors.  The Program Committee has finalized the schedule of oral presentations; poster presentations will be announced in October.  We are continuing to accept poster abstracts until Sept 30.  So please submit your latest analytical research to share with colleagues at the 54th EAS.  The list of 36 short courses includes courses on many new and novel topics as well as returning favorites.  In the pages of this Preliminary Program, you will appreciate the breadth and depth of the technical program and short courses at EAS.

I congratulate the winners of the 2015 EAS awards in six areas of endeavor!  I am pleased to announce our honorees and hope you will attend the award sessions recognizing them for their achievements. It is not too late to nominate a distinguished scientist for one of the 2016 EAS Awards; click for details.  The recipients of the EAS awards are selected by a jury of their peers for excellence in developing theory, techniques or instrumentation in several analytical fields.  I am also pleased to announce this year’s four undergraduate and four graduate Student Award winners, selected from a competitive list of nominations!  They will be honored with a poster session and lunch on Tuesday, November 17th.  Do not miss this chance to meet the new generation of analytical scientists and give them encouragement.

I hope you are as excited as I am about the opportunity to learn from a Nobel Laureate, EAS award winners, and the many excellent scientists and business leaders who are contributing to the 2015 program, and to explore the latest development in instrumentation and services at EAS.  Register for 2015 EAS now.  Exciting times at EAS are approaching!

Oscar Liu, PhD
2015 EAS President