Kandyss Najjar

Kandyss Najjar
University of Central Florida | UCF · Department of Chemistry

Master of Science

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Publications (3)
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Perpetrators are often aware of commonly used trace evidence in forensic casework, thereby limiting potential transfer during a crime. With the lack of common evidence left behind at a crime scene, consideration of alternative potential evidence is necessary. Glitter and shimmer particles from cosmetic products will potentially transfer from or ont...
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With the common knowledge of DNA and fingerprints being used as trace evidence in casework, many perpetrators attempt to mitigate the transfer of such evidence at a crime scene. However, since close personal attacks are common, it is necessary to account for the potential lack of such evidence that may associate a suspect to a crime scene by consid...
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This paper investigates three color tests, for a novel gunshot residue (GSR) detection protocol, which produces a color reaction to the organic gunshot residue (OGSR) components while preserving the inorganic gunshot residue (IGSR) for SEM-EDX analysis. The presence of both I/OGSR residues could potentially identify suspects in criminal investigati...

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Differentiate cosmetic particles using various instrumental analysis techniques