Professor Peter Armentrout has been awarded the 2018 Ron Hites Award, given by the American Society of Mass Spectrometry, for his contribution “How Hot Are Your Ions Really? A Threshold Collision-Induced Dissociation Study of Substituted Benzylpyridinium “Thermometer” Ions.” Carpenter, J. E.; McNary, C. P.; Furin, A.; Sweeney, A. F.; Armentrout, P. B. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 2017, 28, 1876 – 1888. DOI: 10.1007/s13361-017-1693-0.
The award is named in honor of Professor Ron Hites of Indiana University, who led the creation of JASMS in 1988 while serving as president of ASMS. Every year, the Ron Hites Award recognizes an exemplary paper published in the previous two volumes of the Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (JASMS), recognizing a high quality presentation of outstanding original research. You can read more about the award here.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Armentrout!