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Dr Victoria Samanidou is Full Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her research interests focus on the development of sample preparation methods using sorptive extraction prior to chromatographic analysis. She has co-authored 202 original research articles in peer reviewed journals and
19 Aug 2022
Tushar Kanti Das Roy
Tushar K. Das Roy, researcher and technologist, science popularizer, entrepreneur, was born in Bangladesh, India. He graduated from the University of Calcutta, India, where he received his Engineering Degree, later moved to Berlin, Germany and there he obtained his Diplomm-Ingenierung at the University of Berlin, Germany; his title of Dr.-Ing. he got it from TU-Clausthal, Germany. He worked
19 Aug 2022
Professor Pierre Vogel was born in Cully (Switzerland). He did his Ph. D under supervision of Prof. H. Prinzbach, at the Institute of Organic Chemistry, in the University of Lausanne. He carried out post-doctoral research at Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut, USA), collaborating with Profs. M. Saunders, J.A. Berson, K.A. Wiberg and P.v.R. Schleyer (Princeton University). He then moved to M
22 Sep 2022
John Bennett Fenn (June 15, 1917 – December 10, 2010) was an American professor of analytical chemistry who was awarded a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002. Fenn shared half of the award with Koichi Tanaka for their work in mass spectrometry. The other half of the 2002 award went to Kurt Wüthrich. Fenn's contributions specifically related to the development of electrospray ioniza
17 Nov 2022
Dr. EH Yang is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Stevens Institute of Technology. The first to receive a MEMS Ph.D. in his native South Korea, he joined Stevens in 2006 following tenure as a senior member of the engineering staff at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he was awarded, among other honors, the Lew Allen Award for Excellence for developing MEMS-based actuator
24 Aug 2022
Professor Alexander Gaskov, our dear colleague, friend and teacher, passed away on 18 January 2021, from COVID-19. He was a brilliant scientist in the area of chemistry of semiconductor materials for physical and chemical sensors. He spent his entire research career, which began in 1966, in the Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University. During all hi
31 Aug 2022
Austin James Barnes
Austin James Barnes was born in Blackpool on 2 June 1945. He went to Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, in 1963 and obtained his BA degree in 1966. He then moved to the University College of Swansea, where he was awarded his PhD degree in 1969 for research on the infrared spectra of matrix-isolated species under the supervision of the late Harry Hallam. After a period of postdoctoral researc
14 Oct 2022
On 19 September 2019, the Pharmaceutical Science community in Austria lost a distinguished luminary, O. Univ.-Prof.i.R. Dr. Dr.h.c. Mag. pharm. Gottfried Heinisch, at the age of eighty after a long, severe illness. Born in 1938 to a Lower-Austrian Pharmacist’s family, Gottfried Heinisch studied pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Vienna, initially with the perspective of becoming a P
13 Sep 2022
François Pierre Ami Argand (5 July 1750 – 24 October 1803) was a Genevan physicist and chemist. He invented the Argand lamp, a great improvement on the traditional oil lamp. Francois Pierre Ami Argand was born in Geneva, Switzerland, the ninth of ten children. His father was a watchmaker, who intended for him to enter the clergy. However, he had an aptitude more for science, and beca
14 Nov 2022
Jack H. Freed
Jack H. Freed (born April 19, 1938) is an American chemist known for his pioneering work in electron paramagnetic resonance (aka electron spin resonance) spectroscopy. He is the Frank and Robert Laughlin Professor of Physical Chemistry, Emeritus, at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Jack Freed was born in New York City. He received his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 1958 f
14 Nov 2022
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