The 2012 Statistics in Chemistry Award was presented to Scott Allen of Novomer, Inc. and Bradley Jones of SAS Institute, JMP Division, for their work developing novel catalysts used to sequester CO2 by incorporating it into new thermoplastics that are up to 50% by weight CO2.
SPES will offer the short course “Generalized Additive Models and Their Extensions: The Penalized Regression Spline” at JSM this year and “Optimal Design of Experiments: A Case-Study Approach” at the Fall Technical Conference. Read on for details.
The Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences is seeking nominations for the 2012 Statistics in Chemistry Award. Past award winners have addressed a wide range of topics, including calibration methods, recursive partitioning, and forensics.
JSM 2010 was full of events and successes for the section. Read about their sponsored rountables and invited, contributed, and topic-contributed sessions. Also, find out what was discussed at the executive committee meeting and learn what you need to do to participate in JSM 2011.
The Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences will sponsor a one-day short course, Short Course on Logistic Regression Analysis, given by Richard Lynch at the Fall Technical Conference, which will take place October 7–8.
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