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Society For Applied
Spectroscopy

What is SAS?

 

The Society for Applied Spectroscopy is a non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of information related to spectroscopy. In business for over 60 years, the Society is committed to education and to providing quality benefits to members worldwide. The objective of this Society is to advance and disseminate knowledge and information concerning the art and science of spectroscopy and other allied sciences. We are pleased to be the publishers of the internationally recognized, peer reviewed journal Applied Spectroscopy..

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SAS Awards

 

SAS is proud to recognize many outstanding spectroscopists for their contributions to the field and to the Society via our annual Awards Program. Join us at SciX as we honor these exceptional scientists!

 

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Applied Spectroscopy

An International Journal of Spectroscopy

Applied Spectroscopy is one of the world's leading spectroscopy journals, publishing high-quality articles, both fundamental and applied, covering all aspects of spectroscopy. Established in 1951, the journal is owned by the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and is published monthly. The journal is dedicated to fulfilling the mission of the Society to “…advance and disseminate knowledge and information concerning the art and science of spectroscopy and other allied sciences.”  All manuscripts are rigorously peer-reviewed.

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NEWS & Events

SAS 60th Anniversary Celebration Including Enhanced Wine and Cheese Reception

Join us as we celebrate 60 years of serving the spectroscopy community.

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Speed Mentoring Program at SciX 2018

 

This year the Society of Applied Spectroscopy and Coblentz will hold a Speed Mentoring session during SciX 2018 in Atlanta. It will be held on Monday 12:15-1:30 in Room A602. In room Speed Mentoring is a fun, fast paced session that enables a structured interaction with a dozen or more spectroscopists 

SAS Sponsored Sessions at SciX 2018

SAS will be hosting numerous sessions at SciX in Atlanta. Be sure to add them to your must-see schedule if you are attending.  Click the Read More button for a full list and schedule.

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SAS Student Poster Session

 

Sunday October 21, 7:00pm SAS Sunday Night Student Poster Session/Competition during SciX 2018, Imperial B Ballroom

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Members, pick up your 60th Anniversary Supplement and SAS Lapel Pin at booth #105 during SciX 2018

SAS Elects New President-Elect and Governing Board Members

Congrats to new SAS President-Elect Richard Crocombe

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SAS Student Event at Scix 2018

 

Monday October 22nd, 8:00pm SAS Student Networking Event Braves All Star Grill to SAS Student Members Only

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SAS Members Reaching Out

 

You never know where an SAS member will show-up to fulfull our mission of education and outreach!

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Welcome

Did you know?

In 1954 a number of spectroscopists, recognizing the existence of several regional societies of spectroscopists, organized a committee to promote a stronger exchange of information among these societies.  The efforts of this committee resulted in the formation of the Federation of Spectroscopic Societies on March 1, 1956 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

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Certification

Senior Spectroscopist

 

Successful completion of a doctoral degree in chemistry or a related STEM program with a focus on spectroscopy from an accredited college or university, and at least five (5) years of full-time equivalent professional experience* after degree, OR at least ten (10) years of professional experience* after completion of the minimum education requirements for certification (qualifying bachelor’s degree or completion of required coursework in post-baccalaureate courses). The committee may consider experience over education in its review.

 
 

Spectroscopist

 

Successful completion of a master’s or higher degree in chemistry or a related STEM program with a focus on spectroscopy from an accredited college or university and at least two (2) years of full-time equivalent professional experience* after degree; OR at least five (5) years of professional experience* in addition to the education requirement for Associate Spectroscopist; The committee may consider experience over education in its review.

 
 

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About the Journal 

Applied Spectroscopy is one of the world's leading spectroscopy journals, publishing high-quality articles, both fundamental and applied, covering all aspects of spectroscopy. Established in 1951, the journal is owned by the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and is published monthly. The journal is dedicated to fulfilling the mission of the Society to “…advance and disseminate knowledge and information concerning the art and science of spectroscopy and other allied sciences.”  All manuscripts are rigorously peer-reviewed. Learn More about the Applied Spectroscopy Journal


 

Current Issue: Volume 72 Number 9 September 2018.

 

After a little over six years as Editor-in-Chief, Michael Blades will be swapping roles with Editor Sergei Kazarian with Applied Spectroscopy on September 1, 2018. Elected as a Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy in 2014, Sergei Kazarian is a Professor of Physical Chemistry in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London. As a longtime Society for Applied Spectroscopy member, Sergei has been involved with Society events and initiatives since 1995–1996. Prior to his appointment to the Editor-in-Chief role with the journal, Sergei was an Associate Editor, and he has been an Editor of Applied Spectroscopy since April 2017

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WHY JOIN?

Here are some of the great benefits you get as a SAS member. To see a list of all of our benefits and to JOIN or RENEW please click HERE 

  • Applied Spectroscopy Online FREE to Members (issues dating back to 1948) plus Digital E-Reader Edition
  • Membership in an SAS Technical, Regional, Student, or Special Interest Section of your Choice
  • Networking with Friendly and Approachable Scientists
  • Professional Online Career Center
  • Searchable Online Membership Directory
  • SAS Spectrum, Online Newsletter
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