Joe Davis | Chemistry and Biochemistry| SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences

Joe Davis

Research Professor

Joe Davis

My work addresses the development and computation of theory in analytical separations.  Many efforts are collaborative.  Current interests include statistics and two-dimensional separations.


B.S., Duke University
Ph.D., University of Utah
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin

Selected Publications

Davis, J.M.; Arriaga, E.A.  “Evaluation of Peak Overlap in Migration-Time Distributions Determined by Organelle Capillary Electrophoresis:  Type-II Error Analogy Based on Statistical-Overlap Theory”, J. Chromatogr. A 2009, 1216, 6335-6342.

 Davis, J.M.; Arriaga, E.A.  “Prediction of Migration-time and Mobility Distributions in Organelle Capillary Electrophoresis with Statistical-Overlap Theory”, Anal. Chem. 2010, 82, 307-315. 

Davis, J.M.  “Dependence on Effective Saturation of Numbers of Singlet Peaks in One- and Two-Dimensional Separations”, Talanta 2011, 83, 1068-1073. 

Davis, J.M.; Rutan, S.C.; Carr, P.W.  “Relationship between Selectivity and Average Resolution in Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Separations with Spectroscopic Detection”, J. Chromatogr. A 2011, 1218, 5819-5828. 

Davis, J.M.  “Computation of Distribution of Minimum Resolution for Log-Normal Distribution of Chromatographic Peak Heights”, J. Chromatogr. A. 2011, 1218, 7841-7849. 

Schure, M.R.; Davis, J.M.  “The Statistical Overlap Theory of Chromatography Using Power Law (Fractal) Statistics”, J. Chromatogr. A 2011, 1218, 9297-9306. 

Carr, P.W.; Davis, J.M.; Rutan, S.C.; Stoll, D.R.  “Principles of Online Comprehensive Multidimensional Liquid Chromatography”.  In Advances in Chromatography, Vol. 50 (pp. 139 – 235), E. Grushka and N. Grinberg, Eds., CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2012. 

Davis, J.M.  “New Theory for Distribution of Minimum Resolution in Multi-Component Separations with Noise/Detection Limits”, J. Chromatogr. A 2012, 1251, 1-9.

 Rutan, S.C.; Davis, J.M.; Carr, P.W.  “Fractional Coverage Metrics Based on Ecological Home Range for Calculation of the Effective Peak Capacity in Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Separations”, J. Chromatogr. A 2012, 1255, 267-276.

 Davis, J.M.; Stoll, D.R.  “Likelihood of Total Resolution in Liquid Chromatography:  Evaluation of One-Dimensional, Comprehensive Two-Dimensional, and Selective Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography”, J. Chromatogr. A 2014, 1360, 128-142.

 Schure, M.R.; Davis, J.M.  “The Simple Use of Statistical Overlap Theory in Chromatography”, LC-GC North America, Special issue: Recent Developments in HPLC and UHPLC, 2015, Apr 1, Vol. 33, 14-18.

 Schure, M.R.; Davis, J.M.  “Orthogonal Separations:  Comparison of Orthogonality Metrics by Statistical Analysis”, J. Chromatogr. A 2015, 1414, 60-76.

 Schure, M.R.; Davis, J.M.  “Orthogonality Measurements for Multidimensional Chromatography in Three and Higher Dimensional Separations, J. Chromatogr. A 2017, 1523, 148-161.

 Davis, J.M.; Schure, M.R.  “Is the Number of Peaks in a Chromatogram Always Less Than the Peak Capacity?  A Study in Memory of Eli Grushka”, In Advances in Chromatography, Vol. 55 (pp. 87 - 104), N. Grinberg and P.W. Carr, Eds., CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2018.

 Davis, J.M.; Stoll, D.R.  “Likelihood of Total Resolution in Selective Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography with Parallel Processing:  Simulation and Theory”, J. Chromatogr. A 2018, 1537, 43-57.