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Joel M. Harris Bio

Education:
Ph.D. Purdue University, August 1976
B.S. with Honors, Duke University, May 1972

Professional Appointments:
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah, 2000 - current
Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah, 1985 - 2000
Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah, 1981 - 1985
Adjunct Faculty Appointment, Department of Bioengineering, University of Utah, 1980
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah, 1976 - 1981

Professional Honors:

2019   Eastern Analytical Symposium Fields Award in Analytical Chemistry

2019   ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award in Spectrochemical Analysis

2019   Fellow of the American Chemical Society

2019   University of Utah, Calvin S. & JeNeal N. Hatch Prize in Teaching

2015   Utah Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology

2014   University of Utah Distinguished Teaching Award

2013   Society for Applied Spectroscopy Honorary Membership Award

2012   Bomem-Michelson Award of the Coblentz Society

2011   FACSS Conference Innovation Award 

2010   A.A. Benedetti Pichler Award in Microchemistry 

2009   Society for Applied Spectroscopy Distinguished Service Award

2008   Robert W. Parry Teaching Award, University of Utah 

2006   Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy 

2006   American Chemical Society Utah Award in Chemistry

2005   American Chemical Society Award in Analytical Chemistry

2005   Distinguished Chemistry Alumnus Award, Purdue University

2004   Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

2002   Society for Applied Spectroscopy, New York Section, Gold Medal Award

1999   Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award

1991   ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award in Chemical Instrumentation

1988   University of Utah Distinguished Research Award

1986   Coblentz Memorial Prize in Molecular Spectroscopy

1985-89 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

1981   David P. Gardner Faculty Fellow, University of Utah

1978   ChemSAC Teaching Award in Chemistry, University of Utah

 

Honorary Lectureships:

2019    Eastern Analytical Chemistry Symposium Conference Plenary

2017    Phi Lambda Upsilon Colloquium Lecturer, Purdue University

2016    Isranalytica Conference Plenary Speaker, Tel Aviv

2014    Pittsburgh Conference Lecturer, University of Akron

2013    John B. Fenn Lecturer, Virginia Commonwealth University

2011   Reilly Lecturer in Chemistry, Notre Dame University

2011   Frontiers in Chemical Research Lecturer, Texas A&M University

2009   FACSS Conference Plenary Speaker

2008   Hobart H. Willard Lecturer, University of Michigan

2008   I. M. Kolthoff Lecturer, University of Minnesota

2007   Velmer A. Fassel Lecturer, Iowa State University

2004   7th G. Frederick Smith Lecturer, University of Illinois

2003   Eli Lilly Distinguished Lecturer, Indiana University

2001   Clifford B. Purves Lecturer, McGill University

1999   Kolthoff Fellow and Lecturer, Hebrew University

1999   Fred M. Weissman Lecturer, University of South Carolina

1998   Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Lecturer, Duquesne University

1995   Phi Lambda Upsilon Colloquium Lecturer, Purdue University

1994   Annual Summer Short-Course Lecturer, University of Colorado, Boulder

1993   Occidental Colloquium Lecturer, State University of New York, Buffalo

1993   Annual Summer Lecturer Series, University of Wyoming

1992   Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Lecturer, Pennsylvania State University

1990   32nd Mobay Lecturer, University of New Hampshire

1988   E. H. Boomer Lecturer, University of Alberta

1988   Frontiers of Chemistry Lecturer, Wayne State University

1984   Modern Chemistry Lecture Series, University of British Columbia

1984   Foster Colloquium Lecturer, State University of New York, Buffalo

1983   Annual Summer Short-Course Lecturer, Montana State University

1982   Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

1980   Frontiers of Chemistry Lecturer, Wayne State University

 

Professional Service:

2020-current   Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Physical Chemistry

2014-18   Chair-Elect, Program Chair, Chair, Past Chair ACS Division of Analytical

1997 – 2009   Editor-in-Chief, Applied Spectroscopy

2004-07   Editorial Advisory Board, Langmuir

2000   American Chemical Society National Tour Speaker, Ozark Circuit

1999   American Chemical Society National Tour Speaker, Azalea Circuit

1998   American Chemical Society National Tour Speaker, Seminole Circuit

1996-98   Editorial Advisory Board, Analytica Chimica Acta

1996   American Chemical Society National Tour Speaker, New England Circuit

1996-97   Associate Editor, Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry

1995,1998   Ames Laboratory Review Panel for the U.S. Department of Energy

1995   American Chemical Society National Tour Speaker, Hoosier Circuit

1993   Society for Applied Spectroscopy Tour Speaker, Mid-Atlantic Sections

1992-93   Chair, Intermountain Section of Society for Applied Spectroscopy

1992   Chair, 45th ACS Analytical Summer Symposium

1992-94   Editorial Advisory Board, Analytical Chemistry

1991-current   Editorial Advisory Board, Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry

1990-93   Editorial Advisory Board, Progress in Photothermal & Photoacoustic Science

1990   Los Alamos Site Review Team for DOE Human Genome Research Initiative

1990   American Chemical Society National Tour Speaker, Osage Circuit

1990   Guest Editor, Applied Optics

1990, 1992, 1994   Co-chair, Hidden Peak Symposium on Computer-Enhanced Analytical Spectroscopy

1990   Chair, OSA Topical Meeting on Lasers Applications to Chemical Analysis

1989   Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah

1987   American Chemical Society National Tour Speaker, New York Circuit

1987-89   Meggers Award Committee, Society for Applied Spectroscopy

1987-89   Coblentz Award Committee, Coblentz Society

1986   Chair, 39th Annual ACS Analytical Summer Symposium

1986-88   Instrumentation Advisory Editorial Panel, Analytical Chemistry

1985   Consultant to the U.S. Department of State on Verification of the Chemical Warfare Treaty

1984-88   Editorial Advisory Board, Chemical Reviews

Last Updated: 7/7/20