2019 - Dr. Milton Lee

Dept of Chemistry and Biochhemistry
Brigham Young University

Milton L. Lee received a B.A. Degree in Chemistry from the University of Utah in 1971 and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Indiana University in 1975. Dr. Lee spent one year (1975‑76) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Post­doctoral Research Associate before accepting a faculty position in the Depart­ment of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Brigham Young University, where he was appointed the H. Tracy Hall Professor of Chemistry.  

Dr. Lee is best known for his research in capillary separation techniques and mass spectrometry detection. He is an author or co‑author of nearly 600 scientific publications, and has given over 500 technical present­a­tions on various aspects of his research. He has received a number of national and international awards, the most recent being the American Chemical Society Award in Analytical Chemistry just last month. Dr. Lee has mentored over 100 graduate students and post-doctoral researchers.  

Professor Lee is also an entrepreneur and has been involved in transferring technology from his university research laboratory to the private sector. He co‑founded four companies over the years for commercialization of instrumentation in supercritical fluid chromatography, time-of-flight mass spectrometry, hand-portable gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and hand-portable liquid chromatography. He is listed as a co-inventor on 22 issued patents with 5 more currently pending.

Presentation(s):

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Portable Capillary Chromatography
Abstract Number: 123
Wednesday, October 16th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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