March 8 - 12, 2015
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA USA


Sampling of Separation Science technical sessions and short courses.

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Pittcon, the world’s largest annual conference and exposition for laboratory science, offers a unique opportunity to get a hands-on look at the newest instrumentation and technology for separation science while connecting with members of the scientific community.

Pittcon offers a wide range of symposia and courses relevant to Separation Science.

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Wallace H. Coulter

Kick-off Pittcon with the Wallace H. Coulter Lecture featuring Naomi J. Halas on Sunday, March 8, 2015.

Lecture Details

The following is a sample of the technical sessions relevant to Separation Science.

Oral Sessions

  • Utilization of an Electrospun Silica Nanoparticle/Polyvinlypyrrolidone Nanofiber Mat as a Planar Electrochromatography Stationary Phase
  • Wafer Level Fabrication and Performance Characterization of Nanoscale Pillar Arrays for Planar Chromatography

  • ACS Separations Sciences Subdivision – New Voices in Separation Science: Up and Coming Scientists from Industry, Government and Academia

Oral Sessions

  • Advances in Two-Dimensional Chromatography Applied to Complex Polymeric Systems
  • Approaches to the Size Exclusion Chromatography Analysis of Blends of Engineering Thermoplastics


  • ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award for Young Investigators in Separation Science

  • Differential Ion Mobility Spectrometry: New FAIMS Instrumentation and Applications

Oral Sessions

  • Implementation of Novel Lipid Tethered Ligands on PS-DVB Stationary Phases for Affinity Chromatograph

  • Tools to Measure D-Amino Acid Signaling in the Brain
Oral Sessions

  • Tailored Electroosmotic Flow through Nanoporous Gold Membranes for Dynamic Selective Separations
Oral Sessions

  • Separation of Uremic Toxins with a Resorcinarene-Based IC Column


    • Removal of Cr(VI) from Aqueous Solutions Using the Polyurethane Foam Like Adsorbent
    • In Situ Powder Preparation and Sorption Behavior of Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Using Polymer Anion and Metal Cation Environmental
    • Sorption Characters of Molecularly Imprinted Materials Using the Polymerization Between Sol-Gel Particles of TEOS/3-(trimethoxysilyl)propyl Methacrylate and Mixture of MMA/AA
    • Determination of Ni2+ by Dispersive Micro Solid Phase Extraction-Flame Atomic Absorption Using Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Coated by Electro-Reduction Product of 4-Nitrophenol as an Adsorbent
General Interest
Oral Sessions

  • Analyte Diffusion on Lauryl Acrylate Porous Polymer Monolith Stationary Phase in Capillary Electrochromatography
  • Improvement of Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography Separations Through Injection Port Backflushing
  • Thermodynamic Studies of Lauryl Acrylate Porous Polymer Monoliths as Stationary Phase for Capillary Electrochromatography (CEC)


  • Exploring Mixed-Mode Chromatography – Column Chemistry, Properties and Applications
Oral Sessions

  • Performance Evaluation of a Single-Stage Consumable-Free Modulation System for Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography
Organized Sessions

  • New Detection Methods for Functional Materials and Biomolecules (PAI-NET)
Oral Sessions

  • Fast and Efficient Electrophoresis in Silica Colloidal Crystals


    • Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award
Organized Sessions

  • Hyphenated Ion Mobility Spectrometry


  • Scale-Up of Subcritical Water Extraction of Polyphenolic Compounds from Fruit Waste Material
Oral Sessions

  • Screening of Aromatase and Neuraminidase Inhibitors from Chinese Medicine by Capillary Electrophoresis and Enzyme Microreactor
  • Synthesis and applications of novel cyclodextrins polymers as chiral selectors
  • Analysis of Small Molecule Impurities and Excipients in Biotherapeutics by 2D-LC Coupled with MS
  • Development of Novel Chiral Selectors Suitable for Fast Turn-Around Analysis
  • Development of the Interface Between Wide-Bore Electrophoresis and Mass Spectrometry
  • High Mass Throughput in Natural Product Separation

Organized Sessions

  • IQ Consortium Initiatives with Respect to AQbD/Analytical Method Lifecycle Management
  • New Developments in Ion Chromatography


  • Development and Application of a “Green” Flash Chromatography Purification System
  • Techniques for Improving the Efficiency of Large Volume Sample Loading in Preparative Liquid Chromatography
  • Synthesis and Applications of Novel Cyclodextrins Polymers as Chiral Selectors
  • Development of a Fast, MS Compatible Hydrophilic Interaction Chromatography (HILIC) Method Coupled with Charged Aerosol Detector (CAD) for Analysis of UV Transparent Impurities in Metoprolol Succinate and Related Dosage Forms

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