2019 EAS Seminars

EAS’s Outreach Program offers four seminars essentially for high school teachers and students during the November meeting.  Each seminar has outstanding presenters from academia and industry.  The goal of each seminar is to demonstrate the advantages of a career in chemistry.   The 2019 seminar registration is free for middle & high school students with their teachers; seminars are included in the college student full registration fee of $30.  Students are encouraged to visit the Exposition after the seminar.

How Chemists Make High Tech Devices Possible
This seminar is for TEACHERS ONLY
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Free Registration 
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This workshop will be taught by Vinh Nguyen and Peter Bratin, VPs of ECI Technology. The objective of the workshop is to introduce teachers in functions and achievements of chemists in the rapidly developing area of High Tech, such as manufacturing of Semiconductors, Factory Automation 4.0, Self-Driven cars, Internet of things (IoT), solar cells and medical devices. Course will present examples of chemists’ functions as well as examples of some manufacturing processes, facilities and equipment.

 Forensic Identification: Crime Scene Reconstruction and DNA Analysis 
Monday, November 18, 2019
Registration for High School Students Required
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This seminar, organized by Faculty of the Cedar Crest College Forensic Science Program, will walk students through a variety of crime scene related analysis as well as analysis of DNA samples collected at crime scenes.  Students will learn the basics in crime scene processing, evidence collection and bloodstain pattern analysis.  Information on modern DNA forensic analysis will be presented in order to demonstrate how DNA profiles are determined and used to aid in crime scene reconstruction.

Students and teach­ers must pre-register to reserve a space. All seminars take place in the Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center in Plainsboro, NJ. Please contact Eastern Analytical Symposium at or visit our website at for more information. Registration will open in early July.