Regional Associate Editor for the Americas
was born in the United States, in 1955. He received his PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, in 1982, and was a postdoctoral research associate in Analytical Chemistry at Indiana University from 1982 to 1984. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill from 1984 until 1991. He has been a Research Scientist and Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Earth Sciences at The Ohio State University since 1991 where he is also currently Director of the Trace Element Research Laboratory. His current research interests are: fundamental processes in plasma optical emission and mass spectrometry, electrospray mass spectrometry, ion-molecule reactions to overcome spectral overlaps in plasma mass spectrometry, aerosol generation and transport, laser ablation sampling, elemental speciation, and applications of optical and mass spectrometry in a variety of areas including materials, biological, biomedical and earth sciences.
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Ohio State University
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