SAS News and Events

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SAS Sessions at Pittcon 2019

Pittcon 2019 will be held March 17-21 , 2019 in Philadelphia, PA

New Frontiers and Challenges in Clinical Spectroscopy Organizer: Ji-Xin Cheng$, Boston University

Current and Emerging Methods for Optical Trace Gas Analysis Organizer: Robert Lascola$, Savannah River National Laboratory


SAS Post-Nominal Letters

Attention SAS Members: Many of you have asked if you could use post-nominal letters representing your membership in SAS after your signature on documents and on websites, etc. We are pleased to announce that you may now begin using the letters MSAS for this purpose for as long as your membership remains active. We hope this will help you promote your society affiliation to the larger community.


Gary Horlick's obituary

Gary Horlick, a giant in the spectroscopy community, passed away on 1 November. Mike Blades and Gary Hieftje wrote the in memoriam, read it here.


SAS Science Crowdfunding Site

SAS announces its new crowdfunding site Measure Venture.  Be one of the first to get your science idea funded by the spectroscopy community.  View current projects or launch your own today! Measure Venture brings measurement instrumentation, sample handling, science training inventors and investors their own space for science-focussed crowd-funding. By scientists, for scientists, "Measure Venture" fills a gap for entrepreneurial measurment scientists. Measure Venture also provides crowd-funding options for scientific events and charitable activities.


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I heart SAS campaign!

We want to know why you love SAS! Take a short video with your phone about why you love SAS and we'll post it to our LabTube account!

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Why do you love SAS?  Tell us and we'll post your video on LabTube!

There's only 2 steps!

1)Have a friend take a quick video of you telling us why you love SAS (make sure you are holding your phone horizontally)

2)Share the video with Anna Donnell, the web editor, via dropbox or google drive Her email is

We can't wait to see your videos!