Gyula Vigh Receives Arnold O. Beckman for Separation Techniques

May 22, 2015
The Column

Volume 11, Issue 9

Gyula Vigh, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and inaugural holder of the Gradipore Chair in Separation Science at Texas A&M, has been awarded the Arnold O. Beckman Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievements in the field of electrodriven separation techniques sponsored by Sciex Separations, a division of AB Sciex (Massachusetts, USA).

Gyula Vigh, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and inaugural holder of the Gradipore Chair in Separation Science at Texas A&M, has been awarded the Arnold O. Beckman Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievements in the field of electrodriven separation techniques sponsored by Sciex Separations, a division of AB Sciex (Massachusetts, USA).


Professor Vigh’s research is focused on both the theoretical and practical aspects of high performance chromatographic and electrophoretic separation methods. He joined Texas A&M University in 1985 where he served two terms as Chairman of the Analytical Division in the Department of Chemistry. In 2001, he was appointed to Texas A&M University’s Gradipore Chair in Separation Science. He has graduated 34 PhD students, published 178 papers, and obtained 5 US patents. In 2011, he received the Hungarian Society for Separation Sciences (HSSS) Halász Medal Award recognizing research excellence in the separation sciences, before retiring in 2013. The award was presented on 28 April 2015 at the 31st International Symposium on Microscale Bioseparations in Shanghai.

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