2018 IPTES – Trace Evidence Breakout Day 2 AM – Part 2

2018 IPTES – Trace Evidence Breakout Day 2 AM – Part 2


IPTES was designed to bring together practitioners and researchers to enhance information-sharing and promote collaboration among the impression, pattern, and trace evidence analysts, law enforcement, and legal communities. This original Live Webinar took place on 01/25/2018.

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCOE) are committed to improving the practice of forensic science and strengthening its impact through support of research and development, rigorous technology evaluation and adoption, effective knowledge transfer and education, and comprehensive dissemination of best practices and guidelines to agencies dedicated to combating crime. The future of forensic sciences and its contribution to the public and criminal justice community is a motivating topic to gather expertise in a forum to discuss, learn, and share ideas.

Trace Evidence Breakout: Day 2 AM: Part 2

  • Further Persistence Studies of PDMS Condom Lubricants
    • Mickayla Dustin, BS | Institute of Environmental Science and Research
  • Subpopulation of Fibres and Their Importance to Forensic Science
    • Cátia Pontedeira, MS | London South Bank University
  • Comparison of Intra-Roll Subclass Characteristics in Polymer Films
    • Daniel Mabel, MS | Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office
  • The Effect of Fingerprint Chemicals on the Chemical Analysis and Comparison of Duct and Cloth Tapes
    • Joanna Bunford, Ph.D. | New South Wales Forensic and Analytical Science Service
  • Integration of Pulp and Paper Fiber Microscopy into a Course on Forensic Paper Examination and Authentication of Historical Documents for Forensic Chemistry and Art Conservation
    • Douglas Ridolfi, MS | Buffalo State College
  • Transfer and Persistence of Glass Fragments: Experimental Studies Involving Vehicle and Container Glass
    • Tatiana Trejos, Ph.D. | West Virginia University

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