Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Milton Lee Awarded the "Chromatographic Society of India Lifetime Contribution Award"

Posted: Nov 21, 2016

Dr. Milton Lee, Professor Emeritus, was honored with the “Chromatographic Society of India (CSI) Lifetime Contribution Award” for his contributions to developing various chromatographic techniques and for his research and application in SFC technique.

This award was presented at the CSI International symposium on “the Recent Development in Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry” which was held at the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India on 18-19 November, 2016. Professor Lee gave two talks at the symposium entitled “Super-critical fluid chromatography” and “Novel Chromatographic and Mass Spectrometric Instrumentation: From Concept to Commercialization.”

Professor Lee has also done extensive research in the development of instrumentation, especially in miniaturization and bringing of them from the laboratory bench to commercialization. Professor Lee has more than 570 scientific publications, 20 international patents and has given more than 500 technical presentations. He is the recipient of several awards which include American Chemical Society Chromatography Award, Martin Gold Medal, Pittsburg Analytical Chemist Award and LCGC North CSI Lifetime Contribution Awards Recipients of 2016 “CSI Lifetime Contribution Award” America Lifetime Achievement Award. He has been named among the most influential 100 people by The Analytical Scientist magazine in 2015. He is also credited with the commercialization of Capillary SFC instrument, API-TOF MS and Portable GC-Ion Trap MS.

The BYU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry would like to congratulate Dr. Lee on this prestigious award.


Photo courtesy of Abhijit Ghosh

Writer: Taelin Wilford