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Refereed Presentations

  • SciX presented by the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Kansas City, Missouri.  "Chemical and Architectural Examination of a Tower in Monterubiaglio, Umbria (Italy)", co-authors Anthony Desmond '12, Mericke Youngs '15, Bradley Duncan '09, and David George, October 1, 2012.
  • Denver X-Ray Conference, Denver, Colorado.  "Portable XRF in the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum", August 9, 2012.
  • Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  "Lessons Learned from Five Years of Use of Portable X-Ray Fluorescence at the Excavations of Coriglia, CV (Umbria, Italy)", co-authors David George (presenter) and Claudio Bizzarri, January 2012.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Reno, Nevada.  Invited talk.  "Scatterplots to Data Fusion - a Toolbox of Approaches for Processing and Evaluating Portable XRF and Raman Data for Fresco Pigments", co-authors David George, Bradley Duncan '09, Anna Daigle '10, and Sara Wojtas '11, October 4, 2011.
  • Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.  "The Excavations at Coriglia, Castel Viscardo, Italy: Field Reports for 2009-2010 Seasons", co-authors David George (presenter), Claudio Bizzarri, Linda Rulman, January 2011.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Raleigh, North Carolina.  Symposium organizer.  "Spectroscopic Investigations of Archaeological Samples from Coriglia, Castel Viscardo, Italy", co-authors Anna Daigle '10 and David George, October 19, 2010.
  • Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.  "Use of Portable XRF and Portable Raman for Phasing of Walls and Floors of Roman Structures at the Excavations at Coriglia, Castel Viscardo, Italy", co-authors David George (presenter) and Claudio Bizzarri, January 8, 2010.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Louisville, Kentucky.  Symposium organizer.  "Analysis of Ancient Roman Pigments by Portable X-Ray Fluorescence and Raman Spectroscopies", co-authors David George, Sally Roberts, Jack Roberts, and Eric Wu, October 19, 2009.
  • Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  "Use of Portable X-Ray Fluorescence for Mortar, Hydraulic Cement, and Metal Analysis in Situ", co-authors David George, Linda Rulman, and Claudio Bizzarri, January 9, 2009.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies. Symposium organizer. Reno, Nevada. "Investigations of Metals in Drainage System Deposit and Lead Pipe at Castel Viscardo", co-authors Cindy Lebel '08, Katherine Thibodeau '09, and Bradley Duncan '09, September 29, 2008.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies. Memphis, Tennessee. "Lead and Tin in Roman Bronze Coins by Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry", co-authors Ashley Dumas '05, Kate Golden '06, Holly Jakubowski '06, and Cindy Lebel '08, October 17, 2007.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies. Orlando, Florida. "An Undergraduate Lab for the Determination of Lead in Ancient Bronze Coins by Atomic Absorption Spectrometry", co-author Ashley Dumas '05, September 25, 2006.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies. Portland, Oregon. "Quantitative Spectroscopic Characterization of Ancient Bronze Coins", co-authors Greg Whissel '04 and Ashley Dumas '05, October 6, 2004.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies. Providence, Rhode Island. "Service Learning in an Environmental Chemistry Course", October 14, 2002.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies. Providence, Rhode Island. "Automated Determination of Mercury Species using Gas Chromatography with Cold Vapor Atomic Fluorescence Detection", co-author Jennifer L. Smith '04, October 15, 2002.
  • Eastern New England Biological Conference, Manchester, New Hampshire. "Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Organic Pollutants in Orange Pond", co-authors Chris Browning '01 and Robert Allard '01, April 21, 2001.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Nashville, Tennessee. "Elimination of Polyatomic Interferences in Chromium Speciation with an Inductively Couples Plasma Mass Spectrometer Operated in Collision-Cell Mode", September 27, 2000.
  • Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Storrs, Connecticut. "Metal Speciation in Environmental Samples using Plasma-Based Spectroscopic Detection", June 20, 2000.
  • The Pittsburgh Conference, Orlando, Florida. "Development and Application of a Chromium Speciation Method Using an Automated Liquid Handling System with ICP-MS Detection", March 11, 1999.
  • International Conference on Flow Injection Analysis, Seattle, Washington. "Chromium Speciation using an Automated Liquid Handling System with Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometric Detection", August 25, 1998.
  • Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Denver, Colorado. "Chromium Speciation using an Automated Liquid Handling System with Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometric Detection", July 29, 1998.
  • Conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Providence, Rhode Island. "Arsenic Speciation in Environmental Samples using ICP/MS and Ion Pairing Reverse Phase Liquid Chromatography", October 30, 1997.
  • Rocky Mountain Conference on Analytical Chemistry, Denver, Colorado. "Arsenic Speciation in Environmental Samples using a VG PlasmaQuad ICP-MS for Element-Specific Detection of Ion-Pairing LC and Micro-LC Separations", August 4, 1997.
  • Waste Testing & Quality Assurance Symposium, Washington D.C. "The Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) for Methylmercury Content in Complex Matrix Environmental Samples", July 25, 1996.
  • International Symposium and Workshop on Biological Environmental Specimen Banking, Stockholm, Sweden. "Methylmercury in Beluga Whales as Determined by Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection", May 1996.
  • The Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. "Methylmercury in Whale Livers, Kidneys, and Blubber as Determined by Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection", January 9, 1996.
  • The Pittsburgh Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. "Organomercury Speciation in Marine Materials by Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection", March 9, 1995.
  • The Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Cambridge, England. "Organomercury Speciation in Marine Material by Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection", January 9, 1995.
  • The Pittsburgh Conference, Chicago, Illinois. "Organomercury Speciation in Marine Reference Materials by Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection", March 1, 1994.