2010 CASSS Scientific Award Winner Klaus Unger
Professor Klaus K. Unger serves as head of the Institute for Inorganic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. Prior to the Institute, he held professorships at Johannes Gutenberg University and Technische Hochschule in Darmstadt, Germany. His visiting professor appointments have included Technical University of Gdansk, University of Utrecht, University of Lund, Monash University, National University of Singapore and Northeastern University.
Professor Unger has authored 420 original contributions and reviews in fields ranging from synthesis and characterization of adsorbents and catalysts to preparative and process High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and multidimensional LC/MS. He currently holds 55 patents.
In addition to receiving the 2009 CASSS Scientific Achievement Award, Professor Unger has been recognized by numerous other prestigious Societies and related organizations, including the A.J.P. Martin Award in Chromatography of the Chromatographic Society, London, (1993); the Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Symposium of the Separation of Proteins, Peptides and Polynucleotides, (2007); and the Golay Award by the International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography (2008).
Professor Unger received the 2010 award at CASSS' Annual Award Dinner on Thursday, November 4, 2010 in Oakland, California.