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Dick Smith, Ph.D.

Battelle Fellow, Fundamental and Computational Sciences Directorate

P.O. Box 999, K8-98
Richland, WA 99352
USA
Work: (509) 371-6576 Fax: (509) 371-6564

FCSD Staff Information page for Dick Smith

http://emslbios.pnl.gov/id/smith_rd Updated: September 26, 2001

Current Activities and Projects

Dick's research has primarily focused on the development and application of advanced analytical methods and instrumentation, with particular emphasis on high resolution separations and mass spectrometry, and their applications in biological research. His research has included the original development of capillary electrophoresis in combination with mass spectrometry and the advancement of methods for the ultra-sensitive characterization of biopolymers. His current research emphasis involves the development and application of new methods for quantitatively probing the entire array of proteins expressed by a cell, tissue or organism, i.e., its "proteome"'.

Past Experience

Dick is the author or co-author of more than 450 publications, and has been awarded sixteen patents and six R&D 100 Awards. He is an adjunct faculty member of the Department of Chemistry, Washington State University, and an affiliate faculty member of the Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho. He has presented more than 250 invited or plenary lectures at national and international scientific meetings.

Education

B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, 1971
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Utah, 1975

Awards, Honors, & Appointments

Dr. Smith has been awarded seventeen patents and six IR 100 awards. Dr. Smith is an adjunct faculty member of the Department of Chemistry, Washington State University, and an affiliate faculty member of the Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho.

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Other

Recent awards include the DOE Energy 100 Award (2000), the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Mentor of the Year award (2000), the Battelle Inventor of the Year (2000), the R&D 100 Award for development of the Electrodynamic Ion Funnel (1999), the R&D 100 Award for development of MICLEAN/MICAE Process (1998), the R&D 100 Award for development of Rapid Microdialyzer (1998) and the AWU-DOE Distinguished Lecturer award (1990-1991).