Education:

 

Ph.D. Chemistry (1980), University of Wisconsin, Madison

B.S. Chemistry (1976), Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

 

Ph.D. Thesis Title:

 

"Fluorescent Probes in the Solid State and Their Application to Chemical Analysis"

Thesis Advisor: John C. Wright

 

Professional Experience:  

September 2007 – present

Joint Professor, Oceanography Program, College of Marine and Earth Studies

September 1999 - June 2000

Fellow, Center for Advanced Study, University of Delaware

September 1996 - present

Professor of Chemistry, University of Delaware

September 1990 - August 1996

Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Delaware

September 1989 - August 1990

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Fellow of CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences), University of Colorado, Boulder

September 1982 - August 1989

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Fellow of CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences), University of Colorado, Boulder

January 1981 - August 1982

Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL  (Advisor:  Richard P. Van Duyne)


Recent Honors, Awards and Professional Activities:

             Treasurer, American Association for Aerosol Research (2010-2012)

             Editorial Board, Analytical Chemistry (2010-2012)

             Member of National Academy of Sciences Committee: “Review of the 2001 Bacillus Anthracis Mailings” (2009-2010)

             Council of Fellows, Delaware Environmental Institute (2009-present)

             Benjamin Y. H. Liu Award, American Association for Aerosol Research (2008)

             Member of National Academy of Sciences Panel: “Testing and Evaluation of Biological Standoff Detection Systems” (2007)

             Board of Directors, American Association for Aerosol Research (2005-2008)

             Guest Co-Editor, International Journal of Mass Spectrometry (2005-2006)

             Plenary Lecturer, Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture (2003)

             Delaware Section Award, American Chemical Society (2003)

Outstanding Scholar Award, College of Arts and Sciences (2001)

Chair, Aerosol Instrumentation Working Group, AAAR (1999-2001)

Plenary Lecturer, European Aerosol Conference (1999)

Center for Advanced Study Fellowship (1999-2000)

EPA Board of Scientific Counselors, Sub-Committee on Particulate Matter (1999-2000)

Chair, Sanibel Conference on Mass Spectrometry, ASMS (1998)

Director, Multisite Research Program in Mass Spectrometry (1998-2004)

Assistant Chair and Director of Graduate Studies (1997-1999)

 

Research Interests:

 

Lasers and mass spectrometry; aerosol mass spectrometry; methods for single particle detection, sizing and analysis; aerosol chemistry and kinetics; ambient measurements of tropospheric aerosols; mechanisms and applications of photoionization, laser desorption ionization and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization; proteomics

 

 

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Murray V. Johnston, III

Professor of Chemistry
102 Lammot DuPont Laboratory

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Telephone: 302-831-8014
Fax: 302-831-6335
Email: mvj@udel.edu