ASMS News & Views

Feb 24, 2017

ASMS Members Named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NIA)

Professor Gary Eiceman, Department of Chemistry at New Mexico State University, and Alan G. Marshall, the Robert O. Lawton Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida State University, were among the 175 researchers recently named as 2016 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors who have “demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society”. Professor Eiceman was recognized for his work in the field of ion mobility spectrometry,while Professor Marshall received the honor based on his pioneering work in co-inventing and developing Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR) mass spectrometry. The awardees will be inducted as fellows at a ceremony in Boston in April.