Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award
2018 Award Recipient
Mike Angel, University of South Carolina
Mike Angel is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of South Carolina where he has held the Fred M. Weissman Palmetto Chair in Chemical Ecology since 2005 and named a Carolina Trustee Professor in 2013. He received his PhD from North Carolina State University in 1985 and carried out Postdoctoral work with Tomas Hirschfeld at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Angel’s research group works mainly in the areas of remote and in-situ laser spectroscopy with a focus on deep-ocean, planetary, and homeland security applications of Raman and LIBS. Recent work includes developing the spatial heterodyne Raman spectrometer (SHRS) which was awarded the 2012 Meggers Award, and exploring the SHRS for deep UV Raman, remote Raman and for use on future planetary landers and SmallSats.
Angel is an elected Fellow of AAAS and a SAS Fellow and became a member of the Mars 2020 SuperCam science team in 2014. He has been a SAS Tour speaker, an A-Page Advisory Panel member for Analytical Chemistry and editorial advisory board member of Talanta and the International Journal of Spectroscopy, and a member of the scientific committee of NASLIBS and the International LIBS conference. Other honors include the 2015 Southern Chemist Award, 2012 Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award, 2012 ACS South Carolina Chemist of the Year Award, 2011 Federation of Analytical Chemistry & Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS) Innovation Technology Award, and 2006 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Physics and Advanced Technologies Directorate Award.
2017 Naoto Nagai Infrared Response of Sub-Micron-Scale Structures of Polyoxymethylene: Surface Polaritons in Polymers
2016 Mike George Probing Organometallic Reactions by Time-Resolved Infrared Spectroscopy in Solution and in the Solid State Using Quantum Cascade Lasers
2015 Eric Brauns Mid-Infrared Diffuse Reflection on Ultrafast Time Scales
2014 Rohit Bhargava, P. Scott Carney, Rohith Reddy, Matthew Schulmerich, Michael Walsh High-Definition Spectroscopic Imaging
2013 Paul Pudney, Eleanor Bonnist, Peter Caspers, Jean-Philippe Gorce, Chris Marriott, Gerwin Puppels, Scott Singleton, Martin van der Wolf A New in vivo Raman Probe for Enhanced Applicability to the Body.
2012 S. Michael Angel, Nathaniel Gomer, Christopher Gordon, Paul G. Lucey, Shiv Sharma, J. Chance Carter Raman Spectroscopy Using a Spatial Heterodyne Spectrometer: Proof of Concept
2011 Robert W. Shaw, Kent A. Meyer, Kin C. Ng, Zhanjun Gu, Zhengwei Pan, Weilliam B. Whitten Combined Apertureless Near-Field Optical Second-Harmonic Generation/Atomic Force Microscopy Imaging and Nanoscale Limit of Detection
2010 Patrick J. Cutler, David M. Haaland, Paul J. Gemperlin Systematic Methodthe Kinetic Modeling of Temporally Resolved Hyperspectral Microscope Images of Fluorescently Labeled Cells
2009 Christian Pellerin, Yongri Liang, Damien Mauran, Robert E. Prud'homme A New Method for the Time-Resolved Analysis of Structure and Orientation: Polarization Modulated Infrared Structural Absorbance Spectroscopy
2008 Taka-aki Ishibashi and Toshiki Maeda Infrared-Ultraviolet Sum,-Frequency Generation Spectrometer with a Wide Tunability of the Ultraviolet Probe
2007 Ryan D. Pensack, Bozena B. Michniak, David J. Moore, Richard Mendelsohn Infrared Kinetic/Structural Studies of Barrier Reformation in Intack Stratum Corneum following Thermal Perturbation
2006 Pavel Matousek, Ian Clark, Edward Draper, Michael Morris, Allen Goodship, Neil Everall, Mike Towrie, William Finney, Anthony Parker Subsurface Probing in Diffuseley Scattering Media Using Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy
2005 Hiro-O Hamaguchi and Hirotsugo Hiramatsu Development of Infrared Electroabsorption Spectroscopy and Its Application to Molecular Structural Studies.
2004 Boris Mizaikoff, Marcus Janotta, and Abraham Katzir Sol-Gel-Coated Mid-Infrared Fiber-Optic Sensors.
2003 Ira Levin, Scott Huffman, and Rohit Bhargava Generalized Implementation of Rapid-Scan Fourier Transform Infrared Specttroscopic Imaging.
2002 Neill Everal, Thomas Hahn, Pavel Matousek, AnthonyW. Parker, Michael Towrie Picosecond Time-Resolved Raman Spectroscopy of Solids: Capabilities and LimitationsFluorescence Rejection and the Influence of Diffuse Reflectance.
2001 Laurence Nafie Dual Polarization Modulation: A Real-Time, Spectral-Multiplex Separation of Circular Dichroism from Linear Birefringence Spectral Intensities.
2000 Jack L. Koenig, Rohit Bhargava, and Travis Ribar Towards Faster FT-IR Imaging by Reducing Noise.
1999 Katrin Kneipp Single-Molecule Detection of a Cyanine Dye in Silver Colloidal Solution Using Near-Infrared Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering.
1998 Michel Pézolet and Anne Nabet Two-Dimensional FT-IR Spectroscopy: A Powerful Method to Study the Secondary Structure of Proteins Using H-D Exchange.
1997 T. Rick Fletcher, Matt Rekow, Dwayne Rogge and David Sammeth Vaporization of Nonvolatile and Matrix-Isolated Molecules Using a Novel Laser Vaporization Technique.
1996 Steven E. Hobbs and Gary M. Hieftje Scintillator-Based Nanosecond Light SourcesTime-Resolved Fluorimetry.
1995 Patrick J. Treado, Ira W. Levin, and E. Neil Lewis Indium Antimonide (InSb) Focal Plane Array (FPA) DectectionNear-Infrared Imaging Microscopy.
1993 J. Lin and C.W. Brown Universal Approach Determination of Physical and Chemical Properties of Water by Near-IR Spectroscopy.
1992 P.J. Treado, I.W. Levin, and E.N. Lewis Near-Infrared Acousto-optic Filtered Spectroscopic Microscopy: A Solid-State Approach to Chemical Imaging.
1991 Alexander Scheeline, Cheryl A. Bye, Duane L. Miller, Steven W. Rynders, and R. Calvin Owen, Jr. Design and Characterization of an Echelle Spectrometer Fundamental and Applied Emission Spectrochemical Analysis.
1990 Isao Noda Two-Dimensional Infrared (2D IR) Spectroscopy: Theory and Applications.
1989 Marek Urban A Novel Approach to Photoacoustic FT-IR Spectroscopy: Rheo-Photoacoustic Measurements.
1988 David Lubman, Ho Ming Pang, and Chung Hang Sin Pulsed High-Pressure Liquid Injection of Biological Molecules into Supersonic Beam/Mass Spectrometry with Resonant Two-Photon Ionization Detection.
1987 David C. Tilotta, Robert D. Freeman, and William G. Fateley Hadamard Transform Visible Raman Spectrometry.
1986 T. Hirschfield and B. Chase FT-Raman Spectroscopy: Development and Justification.
1985 E.A. Stubley and G. Horlick A Windowed Slew-scanning Fourier Transform SpectrometerInductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectrometry.
1984 N. Sheppard and J. Erkelens Vibrational Spectra Absorbed on Surfaces: Forms of Vibrations and Selection RulesRegular Arrays of Absorbed Species.
1983 S. B. Smith and G.M. Hieftje A New Background Correction MethodAtomic Absorption Spectrometry.
1982 G. Mamantov, A.A. Garrison, and E.L. Wehry Analytical Applications of Matrix Isolation Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy.
1981 C. Th. J. Alkemade Single-Atom Detection.
1980 John C. Wright Double Resonance Excitation in the Condensed Phase: An Alternative to Infrared, Raman, and Fluorescence Spectroscopy.
1979 John P. Walters and Alexander Scheeline Investigation of Bipolar Oscillatory Spark Discharge.
1978 C.A. Van Dijk, C. Th. J. Alkemade, and P.J. Zeegers Pulsed Laser Mode Competition with a Na-Colored Intracavity Flame.
1977 Thomas Hirschfeld a series of brief, but original and illuminating, papers.
1976 Bernard Keisch and Robert C. Callahan Sulfur Isotope Ratio in Ultramarine Blue: Application to Art Forgery Detection.
1975 M.L. Parsons, R.J. Lovett, and D.L. Welch On the Importance of Spectral Interferences in Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy.
1974 John R. Ferraro and Louis J. Basile Spectroscopy at High Pressures: Status Report and Update of Instrumental Techniques.
1973 V.F. Hanson Quantitative Elemental Analysis of Art Objects by Energy-Dispersion X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy.
1972 M.S. Wang Impurity Determination in Group III-V Compounds.
1971 C.R. Brundle Some Recent Advances in Photoelectron Spectroscopy.
1970 C.D. Allemand Depolarization Ratio Measurement in Raman Spectrometry.
1969 J.P. Walters Historical Advances in Spark Emission Spectroscopy.
1968 Harry J. Rose and Frank Cuttitta X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis of Individual Rare Earths and Complex Minerals.
1967 Michael L. Parsons and James D. Winefordner Optimization of the Critical Instrumental ParametersAchieving Maximum Sensitivity and Precision in Flame Spectrometric Methods of Analysis.
1966 B.J. Mitchell and N.F. Hooper Digital Computer Calculations and Correction of Matrix Effect in X-Ray Spectroscopy.
1965 J.B. Irenopvich, A.G. MacDearmid, and E.R. Nixon Infrared and Raman Spectra of Some Pentamethyldisilanyl Compounds.
1964 W.G. Schrenk and R.W. Johnson Mechanisms of Interactions of Alkali and Alkaline Earth Elements in Flame Photometry.
1963 L.R. Leipziger Some New Upper Limits of Isotopic Abundance by Mass Spectrometry.
1962 L.R. Pitwell Equations Working Curves in Emission Spectroscopy.
1961 T. Lee The Spectrographic Determination of Uranium 235.
1960 W.K. Baer and E.S. Hodge The Spectrochemical Analysis of Solutions: A Comparison of Five Techniques.