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A Portable GC/PID for the Analysis of Odorous Sulfur Compounds in Ambient Air

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…

#scicomm panel and discussion at #f17mrs

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…

Safety Matters: Teach Teens to Expect a Safe Workplace, A train the trainer course

New England Chapter – American Industrial Hygiene Association (NEAIHA) ALL-DAY CONFERENCE
November 1, 2017  ├» Four Points by Sheraton Norwood├»1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062


10:40am-11:30am Safety Matters: Teach Teens to Expect a Safe Workplace with Jennifer Maclachlan, PID Analyzers, LLC

This train the trainer presentation will focus on how AIHA member volunteers can introduce the joint NIOSH/AIHA Safety Matters Training Program for Young Workers at local area schools, youth groups etc.in their own communities. Proven methods for connecting with educators and other community leaders will be featured together with case studies highlighting both success and failure stories from the Safety Matters on Cape Cod pilot program. Tips on how to administer the materials contained in the Safety Matters Powerpoint™ presentation based on the age of the audience, setting, and time constraints etc. will be included in this presentation. Attendees will be provided with the NI…

Call for activities: STEM Journey V

We're seeking STEM stakeholders to join us on our STEM Journey, Saturday March 3, 2018 from 11am-5pm, and bring hands-on STEM activities/demonstrations that are interesting to students in grades K-12. The 2018 theme is Robotics in the 21st Century!



Contact Jennifer Maclachlan to learn how you can participate by being a hands-on activity exhibitor or event sponsor.

Maclachlan is 2018 Chair of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Multidisciplinary Program Planning Group (MPPG)

American Chemical Society (ACS) Multidisciplinary Program Planning Group (MPPG)
I've just completed my Chair-Elect duties and have assumed the role of 2018 Chair of The ACS Multidisciplinary Program Planning Group (MPPG). Last week I updated my Linked-In profile to reflect the change and have been delighted to receive so much feedback from my connections about this exciting opportunity to work closely with ACS technical divisions and their representatives. "MPPG identifies and selects national meeting themes to promote collaborative, multidisciplinary, Society-wide programming for ACS National meetings.  This multidisciplinary programming reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the modern scientific enterprise, breaks down barriers to collaboration, and provides opportunities for outreach to nascent and existing communities of scientists who are practicing chemistry. MPPG has representatives from nearly all technical divisions, as well as representatives from programming com…