March 18-22, 2023
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA, USA

James L. Waters Symposium

James L. Waters Symposium
History and Development of SIMS (Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry)
Abstract coming soon.

The 34th James L. Waters Symposium will highlight the development, commercial construction, and recent advances in instrumentation and it’s applications.

Pittcon is extremely pleased to welcome the following innovators:

Nicholas Winograd, Penn State University
Ron Heeren, Maastricht University
Sean Bendall, Stanford University
Hua Tien, University of Pittsburgh
Jonathan Sweedler, University of Illinois

Symposium Details

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

1:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Room: 124

What is the Waters Symposium?
The annual James L. Waters Symposium is a unique component of Pittcon’s Technical Program. Mr. Waters, founder of Waters Associates, Inc. and President of Waters Business Systems, Inc. proposed in 1987 that the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) offer an annual symposium exploring the origin, development, implementation, and commercialization of scientific instrumentation of established and major significance. The objective of the symposium is to recognize researchers and the development and application of instrumentation by preserving the early, and in some cases, more mature history of the important contributions as well as the cooperation between inventors, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and marketing organizations.




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