Why do some scents quicken our pulse? Gather a group and sign up to explore the art of chemistry through the production of perfumes used in household products. Join three industry experts as they break down the science of fragrances and how chemists are working to find love potion #9.
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What You Will Learn
- History of perfume
- Perfumer’s palette
- Basics of odor analysis
- How to use perfumes in products
- And much more…
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Fee: Free to Attend.
Meet the Experts
Dr. Jianjun Li is a Principal Scientist in the Analytical Global Capability Organization of the Procter & Gamble Company. He received a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Minnesota (Separation Science and Chromatography). Jianjun’s expertise areas include perfume and odor analysis, flavor analysis and sampling techniques relevant to consumers’ experiences.
Dr. Diane G. Schmidt is the President-Elect 2014 of the American Chemical Society. She is a Section Head in R&D at The Procter & Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Schmidt received her Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati in Organic Chemistry.Her research interests include chemistry as applied to consumer products, carbohydrate chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, polymers, separations technology and controlled release/delivery systems. Her current responsibilities are in safety and regulatory affairs.
Virginia Hutchins has spent most of her P&G career in Perfume Development, with 12 years in Beauty Care. She is currently a perfumer for Beauty and balances her time between creative perfumery and technical formulation for upstream projects. She is a member of the American Society of Perfumers.
Dr. David Harwell is the Assistant Director for Career Management and Development at ACS. In his job, he works with chemical professionals throughout their careers. He is a chemist by training and a career counselor by profession. Before joining the staff of ACS Dave was a faculty member at the University of Hawaii focusing on silicon nanoparticles and supramolecular structures.
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