Raman spectroscopy the focus of RamanFest two-day conference

RamanFest, an international and annual event, will be held on June 12–13, 2014, in Boston, MA, in conjunction with Harvard University. The conference will illustrate the current state of advanced applied Raman spectroscopy through presentations and discussions from leaders in this field from academia and industry.

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Internationally renowned scientists will present keynote lectures. There will also be accompanying poster sessions throughout the day to encourage discussion on the latest capabilities of Raman spectroscopy.

Prof. Sunney Xie and Dr. Dan Fu, both of Harvard University, and Dr. Andrew Whitley of Horiba Scientific (Edison, NJ) will co-chair the event.  Others contributing to the event include:

Prof. Sanford A. Asher, University of Pittsburgh
Prof. Paul Champion, Northeastern University
Prof. Ji-Xin Cheng, Purdue University
Prof. Igor Chourpa, University of Tours, France
Prof. Michael W. George, University of Nottingham, UK
Dr. Neil Everall, Intertek Wilton, UK
Prof. Igor K. Lednev, State University of New York at Albany
Prof. Wei Min, Columbia University
Prof. Lukas Novotny, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Prof. Christian Pellerin, University of Montreal, Canada
Dr. Michael J. Pelletier, Pfizer Global Research & Development
Prof. Ping-Heng Tan, Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. China
Prof. Lawrence D. Ziegler, Boston University

Topics will include discussions, not only on general topics such as past, present, and future Raman spectroscopy developments and applications, but also topics on the forefront of Raman. A complete list of speakers and topics is available at www.ramanfest.org.

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