Ron Majors Wins Chromatography Forum of Delaware Valley Dal Nogare Award

Ron Majors is the 2020 winner of the Dal Nogare Award, which is presented by the Chromatography Forum of the Delaware Valley. This award is given to an outstanding scientist in the field of chromatography. Awardees are selected on the basis of their contributions to the fundamental understanding of the chromatographic process.

Ron Majors is the 2020 winner of the Dal Nogare Award, which is presented by the Chromatography Forum of the Delaware Valley. This award is given to an outstanding scientist in the field of chromatography. Awardees are selected on the basis of their contributions to the fundamental understanding of the chromatographic process.

Majors retired from Agilent Technologies, where he worked in sample preparation and column technology. He is a former LCGC columnist, writing both the “Column Watch” and “Sample Prep Perspectives” columns for LCGC North America for more than 30 years  Currently a member of LCGC’s editorial board, Majors has authored more than 150 publications on high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), gas chromatography (GC), sample preparation, and surface chemistry.

He received his B.S. from California State University, Fresno, and his PhD from Purdue University. His PhD thesis was on molecular-imprinted phases for chromatography and sample preparation. Majors served as Chairman of the HPLC ’86 and Anabiotec ’90 conferences and on the Instrumentation Advisory Board of Analytical Chemistry.