Janusz B. Pawliszyn
Janusz B. Pawliszyn received his early education in Poland. He earned his B.Sc. in Engineering at the Technical University of Gdansk in 1977, his M.S. in organic chemistry at the same university in 1978, and his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in 1982. Then he spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto, Canada, and joined the faculty at Utah State University as an Assistant Professor. In 1988 he moved to The University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario where he moved up the ranks to Associate Professor in 1991 and Professor in 1997. Professor Pawliszyn is an author of over 150 scientific publications and has recently published a book on Solid Phase Microextraction. He has graduated numerous M.S. and Ph.D. students as well as hosting many visiting scholars. He has served as a member of the Editorial Boards of Analytical Chemistry, Analyst, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, Electrophoresis, Journal of Microcolumn Separations, and Field Analytical Chemistry and Technology. He received the 1995 McBryde Medal, the 1996 Tswett Medal, the 1996 Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography Award, the 1996 Caledon Award, the 1998 Jubilee Medal from the Chromatographic Society, U.K., and the 2000 Maxxam Award (CSC). Professor Pawliszyn has held Visiting Professorships to the University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil, to the Centre for environmental Research, Leipzig, Germany, and to Toyohashi University of Technology sponsored by the Research Foundation for the Electrotechnology of Chubu. Professor Janusz B. Pawliszyn is the recipient of the Southern Illinois University College of Science Alumni Achievement Award for 2000.