This annual award honors the contributions of an individual from each of three major geographic regions who has made a major recent impact in the field of measurement science. Learn more about the 2024 winners and browse their recent publications in ACS journals.

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ACS Measurement Science Au, ACS Sensors, Analytical Chemistry, Journal of Proteome Research, and the Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, in partnership with the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry, are proud to announce the winners of the 2024 Advances in Measurement Science Lectureship Award:

  • Peter Nemes, University of Maryland, College Park (The Americas)
  • Boris Mizaikoff, Ulm University and Hahn-Schickard (Europe, The Middle East, Africa)
  • Juyoung Yoon, Ewha Womans University (Asia-Pacific)

This annual award honors the contributions of one individual from each of three major geographic regions—the Americas, Europe/the Middle East/Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific—who has made a major recent impact in the field of measurement science.

The winners will be honored and present their research on Thursday, May 23, 18:00 - 20:00 EDT, as part of ACS Publications' Winners Week 2024 webinar series.

Learn more about the winners in their interviews below.

Meet Prof. Peter Nemes

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Prof. Peter Nemes is a Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park. He obtained a M.Sc. in Chemistry (summa cum laude) from the Eotvos Lorand University (Budapest, Hungary). He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry with Dr. Akos Vertes at The George Washington University (Washington, DC), where he invented LAESI mass spectrometry. Prof. Nemes completed postdoctoral training in analytical neuroscience with Dr. Jonathan V. Sweedler at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, where he developed high-sensitivity instruments for small and large biomolecules in single neurons. In 2011, he joined the US Food and Drug Administration as a Laboratory Leader and Staff Fellow. In 2013, Prof. Nemes returned to The George Washington University as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Prof. Nemes moved to the University of Maryland in January 2018.

Research in the Nemes Laboratory develops ultrasensitive microanalytical mass spectrometry platforms to study metabolic and proteomic processes in limited cell populations, cells, and organelles with implications in cell and neurodevelopmental biology. Prof. Nemes has published 59 peer-reviewed publications and 6 book chapters.

Meet Prof. Boris Mizaikoff

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Prof. Boris Mizaikoff is a Chaired Professor and Director of the Institute of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry at Ulm University (Germany) with prior appointments at the Vienna University of Technology (Austria) and at the Georgia Institute of Technology (USA). Since 2021, he is also an Executive Board Member at Hahn-Schickard in Ulm (Germany). His research interests focus on optical sensors, biosensors, and biomimetic sensors, mid-infrared photonics, system miniaturization and integration and biomolecular/biomimetic molecular recognition architectures with applications in environmental monitoring, process analysis, and biomedical/clinical diagnostics. He is author/co-author of 450+ peer-reviewed publications and 20+ patents.

Meet Prof. Juyoung Yoon

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Prof. Juyoung Yoon received his Ph.D. in 1994 at Ohio State University and conducted his postdoctoral work at UCLA and Scripps Research Institute. Currently, he is a Distinguished Professor at the Department of Chemistry and Nanoscience at Ewha Womans University. His research interests include the investigation of fluorescent imaging probes, phototherapy, and theranostics. He has published 475 SCI papers with an h-index of 130. Prof. Yoon has been listed as a highly cited researcher in chemistry since 2014.

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