Another American Chemical Society National Meeting in the books! True to form, this meeting was incredibly busy and marked my first meeting in the Chair succession of the ACS Divisional Activities Committee subcommittee's Multidisciplinary Program Planning Group (MPPG) which is responsible for the thematic programming
Our own, Jack Driscoll, is the 2017 Edward J. Baier Technical Achievement Award Recipient presented by the American Industrial Hygiene Association!
"The Baier Award is given to the individual or group of individuals, company, academic institution, organization, or association that has made the most significant contribution to industrial hygiene in recent years through technical expertise, innovations, or scientific advancements.
John N. Driscoll, PhD - Edward J. Baier Technical Achievement Award
John (Jack) Driscoll is an innovator in the development of a photoionization detector (PID) for gas chromatography. Driscoll quickly recognized the potential for PID technology in a stand-alone detector in the 1970s. His innovations and farsighted development of PID technologies have led to a transformation in real-time detection tools used by the IH profession. He has also had a tremendous impact on a diverse range of other scientific disciplines".
Jack is one of only five AIHA National Award recipients. Learn more about these awards here.
Check out our recent interview (press play below) with the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce where Chamber President, Jay Pateakos, dubs us "one of the coolest businesses in Sandwich". Hear how Jack got his inspiration to start the business (helping save lives of workers) and about our STEM education pursuits (inspiring students to appreciate science) in our local community of Sandwich, Cape Cod.
Interview with Jack Driscoll and Jennifer Maclachlan by the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce
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How to Use Social Media for Connecting with Colleagues and the Press Tuesday, November 28 8:00 am – 11:00 am Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D
This panel discussed how materials researchers can leverage social media as a networking tool as well as a way to promote their work through the press.
Moderator Christopher D. Incarvito Yale University @cincarvito
Christopher D. Incarvito has served as Director of Research Operations
and Technology at Yale University's West Campus since 2011. In this
role he leads development of research, faculty recruitment, campus
expansion, sustainability, and has executive oversight for communications
and the Yale Landscape Laboratory. He is responsible for the quality and creation of new research
programming and facilities through collaborative work with faculty, directors, deans, department chairs
and other university leadership. He spearheads an ambitious program of laboratory modernization across
West Campus, delivering a significant expansion of Ya…
Methodology:Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2018 Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL, USA Accepted for presentation at #Pittcon 2018 in the American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry Poster Session
Sunday evening February 25, 2018 Valencia Ballroom D, W415, of the Orange County Convention Center, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Gas ChromatographyApplication:EnvironmentalPrimary Focus:ApplicationTitle:A Portable GC/PID for the Analysis of Odorous Sulfur Compounds in Ambient AirKeywords:Air GC Industrial Hygiene Portable Instruments A capillary column gas chromatography method was used for the analysis of sulfur compounds such as hydrogen sulfide, methyl mercaptan, dimethyl sulfide, and dimethyl disulfide in ambient air. The concentration of these sulfur compounds is typically very low (low to sub ppb) in ambient air. Their odor threshold is at the low ppb levels so it is also necessary to make field measurements near odorous sulfur sources such as refineries, pulp and paper mills, etc. because of the hi…
Join us on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 11am-3:30pm at Sandwich High School for STEM Journey V. This event is organized by the Cape and Islands Boy Scouts Council of America, the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society, PID Analyzers, LLC and Sandwich STEM Academy. Event registration will begin at 10:45am. There will be two lines: One for pre-registrants and one for onsite registrations. Opening ceremonies will begin promptly at 1100hrs and the US Air Force will present Colors.STEM Journey V is a free, all-ages general public event hosted by Sandwich STEM Academy at Sandwich High School, featuring hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities and demonstrations, led by area stakeholders including educators, business owners and New England area colleges and universities. Having the participation of colleges and universities at STEM Journey gives high school students an opportunity to be exposed to the STEM fields of study and career paths that these institut…