Prof. Andrew Ewing

Prof. Andrew Ewing

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Doctoral degree: Defended April 1, 1983, Analytical and Biological Chemistry, Indiana University, Thesis title: Quantitative and Qualitative In Vivo Electrochemistry

Postdoctoral work: 1983/84, Modified Microelectrodes, University of North Carolina, North Carolina

Research interest:

Electrochemical, separations, imaging with optical and mass spectrometry methods aimed at understanding the chemistry of single nerve cells, single vesicles, neural communication in cell networks and in the Drosophila nervous system; and understanding molecular messengers in cell differentiation. Analytical chemistry methods at the micro- and nanoscale.

Citations, h-index is 74, total citations 18027 (Google Scholar)

Teaching Experience:

Graduate classes: Bioanalytical electrochemistry, Spectroscopy and Mass spectrometry, Analytical separations

Undergraduate classes: Analytical chemistry

Previous positions and periods of appointment:

1984-1992 Assistant/Associate Professor, Penn State University

1990-1995 Assistant Head of Department, Director of Graduate Education, Penn State

1992-2010 Professor of Chemistry, Penn State University

1995-2003 Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience and Anatomy, Penn State University

1996-2000 Co-Director, Neuroscience Option, Integrative Biosciences Graduate Program

1999-2010 J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Natural Sciences, Penn State University

1999-2004 Head, Department of Chemistry, Penn State University

2003-2010 Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Penn State University

2007-2010 Marie Curie Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Gothenburg

2010- Appointed Professor of Analytical Chemistry, University of Gothenburg

2010-2012 Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, Penn State University

2011- Chair (Professor), Analytical Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology

2011- Director, Joint Chalmers-GU Initiative for Bioanalytical Chemistry‚Äč

People awarded doctorates for whom the applicant has been the main supervisor:

Ross Wallingford (1988); Reginaldo Saraceno (1988); Jennifer Chien (1990); Charlotte Silverman (1990): Teresa Olefirowicz (1990); Paul Curry (1991); Timothy Strein (1992); Yau-Yi Lau (1992); Mark Hayes (1993); Sandra Ferris (Sloss) (1993); Ta-Kung Chen (1994); Samuel Gilman (1994); Jody Mesaros (1994); Guangyao Chen (1996); Franklin Swanek (1996); Peter Gavin (1997); Paula Beyer Hietpas (1997); Katherine (Bullard) Smith (1998); Brian Anderson (1998); Barbara Rhoden Bryant (1998); Christine MacTaylor (1998); Tom Colliver (2000); Steven Suljak (2000); Donald Cannon (2000); Drew Manica (2003); Elizabeth Smith (2003); Julie Lapos (2002); Thomas Roddy (2002); Lori Ann Woods (2003); Hongwei Xu (2003); Leslie Sombers (2004); Sara Ostrowski (2005); Tracy Paxon (2005); Paula Ream Powell (2005); Nate Wittenberg (2006); Marc Maxson (2007); Dan Eves (2007); Imee Arcibal (2009); Mike Kurczy (2009); Mike Santillo (2009); Kelly Adams (2009); Paul Piehowski (2009); Monique Makos (2010), Donna Omiatek (2010); Nick Kuklinski (2010), Ingela Lanekoff (2011); Carina Berglund (2012); Lisa Mellander (2013)

Current PhD Students:

Hoda Fathali (2016); Jelena Lovric (2016); Johan Dunevall (2017); Amir Saeid Mohammadi (2017); Sanna Samförs (2018); Masoumeh Dowlatshahipour (2018); Mai Hoang (2019); Anna Larsson (2019)

Past Postdoctoral Associates:

Danny Wong (1989-1991); Takayuki Abe (1990-1992): Rose A. Clark (1995-1997); Mark Sistare (1999-2000); Ksenia Krylova (1998-2001); Joan Esson (1999- 2000); Bo Zhang (2006-2008); Yan Dong (2006-2009); Maja Puchades (2007-2009); Niklas Strömberg (2007-2010); Michael Heien (2007-2010); Sujin Yun (2008-2010); Johan Engelbrektsson (2009-2010); Raphael Trouillon (2011-2013); Melissa Passarelli (2011-2013); Patrik Johansson (2012-2013); Jacqueline Keighron (2011-2014); Carina Berglund (2012-2014); Jörg Hanrieder (2011-2014); Jun Wang (2011-2015); Åsa Persson (2013-2015)

Current Postdoctoral Associates:

Soodabeh Majdi (2012-); Xianchan Li (2013-); Lin Ren (2014-); Sara Taleat (2014-); Dimitri Brinet (cosupervisor)(2015- ); Daxin Ye (2015-)

Honors/Prizes:

  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (1987)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (1989)
  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (1989)
  • The Penn State Faculty Scholar Medal in Physical Sciences and Engineering (1994)
  • The Penn State Graduate Faculty Teaching Award (1997)
  • The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1999)
  • Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Capillary Electrophoresis (1999)
  • A. Benedetti-Pichler Award, American Microchemical Society (2000)
  • Distinguished Alumni Citation, Saint Lawrence University (2001)
  • Special Creativity Extension, National Science Foundation (2001-02)
  • Elected Fellow of American Association for Advancement of Science (2004)
  • Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Fields of
  • Analytical Chemistry (2006)
  • American Chemical Society Analytical Division Award for Chemical Instrumentation (2006)
  • European Union Marie Curie Chair (2007-2010), 691 470 Euro
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, FRSC (2009)
  • European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (2011), 25 000 000 SEK
  • Appointed Wallenberg Scholar (2011), 15 000 000 SEK
  • Elected to Swedish Academy of Sciences (Academician), Chemistry Class, (2012)
  • Charles N Reilley Award in Electroanalytical Chemistry (2013)
  • American Chemical Society Analytical Division Award in Electrochemistry (2013)
  • Elected to the Gothenburg Academy of Arts and Sciences (2013)
  • Honorary Professor, Nanjing University of Science and Technology (2014-2019)
  • Norblad-Ekstrand Medal of the Swedish Chemical Society (2014)
  • Honorary Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing (2014)
  • Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Conf. Award in Analytical Chemistry (2015)