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Current Issue of The Crucible - November 2014

November 2014

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Congratulations to 2014 Pittsburgh Award Winner Dr. Jeffry Madura

The Pittsburgh Section of the ACS held its annual award dinner during the Central Regional Meeting on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Green Tree.  Eighty-six guests gathered to honor Pittsburgh Award recipient Dr. Jeffry Madura.  The Pittsburgh Award was established in 1932 by the Pittsburgh Section of the ACS to recognize outstanding leadership in chemical affairs in the local and larger professional community. Dr. Ralph Wheeler, Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Duquesne University introduced his friend and colleague, Dr. Jeffry Madura.

2014 Pittsburgh Award Winner Dr. Jeffry Madura and 2014 ACS Pittsburgh Section Chair-Elect Mackenzie Speer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to 2014 Distinguished Service Award Winners Robert Baudoux and Heather Juzwa

The Pittsburgh Section of the ACS held its annual award dinner during the Central Regional Meeting on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Green Tree.  Eighty-six guests gathered to honor the Distinguished Service Award recipients Robert Baudoux and Heather Juzwa.   The Distinguished Service Award was established in 2007 to recognize outstanding volunteer service to the section. Robert Baudoux and Heather Juzwa were introduced by ACS Pittsburgh Section Chair-Elect Mackenzie Speer.

2014 Distinguished Service Award Winner Heather Juzwa, ACS Pittsburgh Section Chair-Elect Mackenzie Speer, 2014 Distinguished Service Award Winner Robert Baudoux

Congratulations to Sandy Asher – 2015 FACSS Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy

The Charles Mann Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated advancement(s) at a conference presented by FACSS in the field of applied Raman Spectroscopy and/or demonstrated dedication to the advancement of the Raman spectroscopy program at a conference presented by FACSS and/or the ASTM Raman subcommittee.  Congratulations, Sandy!

Congratulations to our 2014 50+ and 60+ Members

From left to right: Omar Steward (61), Rita Windisch (50), Mordecai Treblow (59), John Jackovitz (50), Toby Chapman (54), Ray Kramer (55), Doris Zimmerman (50), Thomas Ruppel (63), Gerald Carlson (52), Robert Baudoux (55)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to all Central Region Current and Former Section Chairs

From left to right: Frank Dutwin, Heather Juzwa, Doris Zimmerman, Fu-Tyan Lin, Johanna Hinton, Ray Kramer, Amy Rupert, Michelle Ward, Brian Strohmeier, Jay Auses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Pittsburgh Section Councilor Michael Mautino

Michael Mautino is the 2014 ACS Pittsburgh Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year in recognition of his tireless efforts to organize and publicize the Pittsburgh Section’s NCW events.  Michael will be recognized among the Local Section Outreach Volunteers of the Year on the national ACS website.  Congratulations, Mike!

Pittsburgh Section Offers Travel Grants for Student Members

The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society has budgeted funds to help encourage undergraduate/graduate student participation in national and regional ACS meetings. The awards are intended to help defray meeting registration and travel-related expenses (lodging, transportation, per diem) for eligible students.  Click for the application.

 

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