Q-Interline Sampling AwardAt Q-Interline A/S, research and development has a very high priority. In close co-operation with our customers we find innovative and unique solutions to their needs. Our participation in the scientific award committee for the Sampling Award is our way of demonstrating our appreciation of outstanding and illustrative achievements within our field of research.
Every second year, Q-Interline A/S selects a person or a group to receive the Sampling Award. The achievement should focus on either fast analytical methods with critical consideration to the Theory of sampling (TOS) – or focus on critical, correct sampling in the area of Process Analytical Technologies PAT). The sampling award can be given either for fundamental studies, for research & Development, or for industrial implementation.
The 2011 Q-Interline Sampling Award announced at NIR2011 in South Africa
The winner of the Q-Interline Sampling award 2011 is Dr. Vincent Baeten from CRA-W Belgium. He received the price at the NIR2011 conference in South Africa. The committee behind the award headed by Professor Kim Esbensen GEUS Copenhagen, decided amongst 3 nominated candidates, who all did excellent work within the scope of the price, namely to combine proper sampling with solid spectroscopy.
Dr. Baeten receives the price for his latest work presented as an oral at the NIR2011 Sampling session, but also to acknowledge an outstanding effort within the field.
Past winners of Q-Interline Sampling Award
The 2007 winner:
Mr Vegard H. Segtnan of Norwegian Matforsk AS for his continuous work with correct NIR analysis of very heterogeneous products
Ms Marinda Swanepoel of Westcorp International in South Africa for the very fine "Theory of Sampling" work she performed in connection with her PhD project.
The 2005 winner:
Mr. Erik Tønning, KVL Denmark for his work "Hierarchical wheat sample heterogeneity Breaking down the total sampling error"