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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 -
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:
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:
2013 John B. 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:
1997-2009 Editor-in-Chief, Applied Spectroscopy
2004- 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- 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: 8/1/19