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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

PROFESSOR ROBERT G. MICHEL
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

 

Birthplace:

Sheffield, England
US Citizen

 

Date of birth: 1/21/1949
Education:  

B.Sc. (hons) 1971, Ph.D. 1974, Sheffield Hallam Univ., England

 

Experience:

1974-1976

Fulbright-Hays Research Scholar with J.D. Winefordner
University of Florida, U.S.A

  1976-1978 Postdoctoral Fellow with J.M. Ottaway, University of
Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
  1979-1984 Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
  1985-1989 Associate Professor, University of Connecticut
  1990-

Professor, University of Connecticut

 

Professional Societies:

 

The Royal Society of Chemistry

    American Chemical Society
    Society for Applied Spectroscopy
   

Spectroscopy Society of Canada

 

Honors or Distinctions:

 

Senior Fulbright-Hays Award, 1974-1976

    Faculty Fellowship, University of Connecticut. 1979
    NIH Research Career Development Award, 1984-1989
    Program chair, XVI conferfence of the Federation of Analytical
Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS), Chicago, 1989
    Benedetti-Pichler Award - American Microchemical Soc., 1992
    Visiting Scholar, Western Carolina Univ. NC, Jan. 1996
    Tour Speaker, Society for Applied Spectroscopy, 1986, 1998
    Gov. Board chair-elect/chair/past-chair/2nd past chair, FACSS, 1998-2001
    General Chair, FACSS, Providence, 2002
    President Society for Applied Spectroscopy, 2004
   

Editor-in-Chief, Spectroscopy Letters, 2003-

 

Editorial Boards:

 

J. Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (Updates board) 1988-1997

    Microchemical Journal 1991-
    Encyclopedia of Analytical Science (Academic Press) 1991-1994
    Applied Spectroscopy Reviews (Marcel Dekker) 1994-
    Spectrochimica Acta Electronica (Pergammon) 1997-
   

Canadian Journal of Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy, 2000-2003

 

Fields of Specialization:   Analytical Chemistry; Laser spectroscopy; Graphite
furnace; Atomic absorption, emission, fluorescence;
Ultra-trace element determinations; Instrumentation;
Lasers; Biological, environmental, metallurgical.
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