R. Graham Cooks

Academic Preparation

  • B.Sc. University of Natal, South Africa 1961
  • M.S. University of Natal, South Africa 1963
  • Ph.D. University of Natal, South Africa (Frank L. Warren, advisor) 1965
  • Ph.D. Cambridge University, Great Britain (Peter Sykes, advisor) 1967

Professional Experience and Visiting Positions

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Cambridge University (Dudley H. Williams, advisor) 1967-1968
  • Assistant Professor, Chemistry Dept., Kansas State Univ. 1968-1971
  • Co-Director of Mass Spectrometry Center, Purdue Univ. 1971-1973
  • Director of Mass Spectrometry Center, Purdue University 1973-1986
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University 1975-1979
  • Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University 1980-present
  • Fulbright Senior Fellow, University of Warwick 1981
  • Adjunct Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology 1987-present
  • Head, Analytical Division, Purdue University 1989-1996
  • Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University 1990-present
  • Co-Director, Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development, Purdue University, 2008

Graduate Education

  • Served as major professor to 127 PhD students.
  • More than 300 graduate students, post-doctorals and visiting scientists have worked and published with Graham Cooks.

Citation

  • h-index 85 (ISI Web of Science) – among ca. 100 most cited chemists worldwide
  • One of 4 most-cited Analytical Chemists (Current Contents 1983) 1983
  • Highly Cited Chemist, 1981-1999, 1 of 98 chemists, ISI Institute for Scientific Information
  • More than 33,000 cutations

Honors

  • Elsie Ballot Scholar, Cambridge University 1965-1967
  • Fulbright Senior Fellow, University of Warwick 1981
  • Indiana Lions Club Purdue Cancer Research Award 1983
  • President, American Society for Mass Spectrometry 1984-1986
  • Chemical Instrumentation Award, ACS, Analytical Division, 1984
  • Thomson Medal for International Service to Mass Spectrometry 1985
  • Purdue Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award 1986
  • Honorary Member of Chinese Mass Spectrometry Society 1987
  • Adjunct Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology 1987-present
  • Herbert Newby McCoy Award 1990
  • ACS Award for Mass Spectrometry (Frank H. Field & Joe L. Franklin Award), 1991
  • ACS Award for Analytical Chemistry (Fisher Award), 1997
  • D. Sc. (Honoris causa), University of Natal, 1999
  • Honorary Life Member, British Mass Spectrometry Society, 1999
  • Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award, Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, PITTCON, 2000
  • Life Member, British Mass Spectrometry Society, 2000
  • Life Member, Indian Mass Spectrometry Society, 2000
  • Association for Laboratory Automation, 2000 ALA Achievement Award, 2000
  • Founding President, International Mass Spectrometry Society, 1997-1998
  • Honor issue, Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2001
  • Guest Professor, Jilin University, Changchun, China, 2002-2003
  • Honorary Professor, Jilin University, 2003 -
  • Honorary Professor, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, 2003 -
  • Guest Professor, Chemistry Department, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2004-2007
  • Outstanding Faculty Commercialization Award, Purdue University, 2005
  • Alexander M. Cruickshank Lecturer, Gordon Conferences, 2005
  • National Science Foundation MPS Distinguished Lecture, 2006
  • Plenary Lecturer, Mass Spectrometry Day, Swedish Mass Spectrometry Society, Stockholm, March 27, 2006
  • Max T. Rogers Distinguished Lecturer, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, April 18, 19, 2006
  • Centenial Distinguished Lecturer, University of Texas, Austin, TX, April 13, 2006
  • Anna Naff Symposium Lecturer, Univeristy of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, March 31, 2006
  • Plenary Lecture, DOE 2006 Analysis Contractorsòù Meeting, Warrenton, VA, April 24, 2006 Invited Lecturer 31st Conference on Reaction Mechanisms, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, June 26-30, 2006
  • Distinguished Contribution Award, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2006
  • Certificate of Achievement, Indiana Health Industry Forum, Innovention 2006
  • College of Engineering Faculty Award of Excellence (team award, jointly with others), 2007
  • University of Florida, Distinguished Visiting Professor, March 2007
  • Honorary Life Member, Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan, 2007
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for Ion Physics, Innsbruck, Austria, October, 2007
  • Eastern Analytical Conference inaugural Award for Outstanding Achievements in Mass Spectrometry, 2007
  • Plenary Lecturer, Nordic Mass Spectrometry Conference, Savonlinna, Finland, August 28th, 2007
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for Ion Physics, Innsbruck, Austria, October, 2007
  • Plenary Lecture, Isranalytica 2008, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2008
  • Focus Honor Issue J. Amer. Soc. Mass Spectrom., vol. 19, no. 2, February, 2008
  • Gomberg Lecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, February 2008
  • Francine and Michael Saferstein Memorial Lecture, Barnett Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, April 2008
  • Introductory Lecture, 56th ASMS Annual Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Denver, CO, June, 2008
  • Visiting Professor, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada, July 2008
  • Maccoll Lecture, British Mass Spectrometry Society, September, 2008
  • Robert Boyle Medal in Analytical Chemistry 2008, Royal Society of Chemistry, May, 2009
  • Ralph N. Adams Award, the Pittsburgh Conference, March, 2009
  • Graduate Mentoring Award, College of Science, Purdue University, February 2010
  • Elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Science, May 2010
  • 2010 Distinguished Lectureship Award, ACS NJ Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group
  • Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, Purdue University, 2011
  • Centenary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2011
  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, January 2011
  • Sigma Xi Monie A. Ferst Award,October  2011
  • Centennial Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, November 2011
  • Cotton Medal for Excellence in Chemical Research, American Chemical Society, April 2012
  • Visiting Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Warwick University, UK, December 2012

Lectureships and Special Lectures

  • Distinguished Lecturer, Montana State University 1982
  • Distinguished Speaker Series, University of Utah 1982
  • Plenary Lecturer, FDA Symposium on Analytical Methodology 1982
  • Plenary Lecturer, La Spettrometria di Massa in Chimica Organica, Farmaceutica e Biologica, Italian Chemical Society, Messina, Sicily 1983
  • Plenary Lecturer, Triennial Exxon Worldwide MS Symposium E. Brunswick, NJ 1983
  • Plenary Lecturer, Annual Conference, American Society for Pharmacognosy, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 1983
  • Special Lecturer, University Della Calabria, Italy 1983
  • Plenary Lecturer, Annual Conference, SGMS-GAMS, Lausanne, Switzerland 1984
  • Plenary Lecturer, Annual Conference, British Society for Mass Spectrometry 1984
  • Boomer Lecturer, University of Alberta 1984
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Frontiers in Chemical Research Texas A&M University 1984
  • Plenary Lecturer, 1st International Beijing Conference and Exhibition on Instrumental Analysis, Beijing, China 1985
  • Plenary Lecturer, Annual Conference, ACFAS, Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada 1985
  • Plenary Lecturer, Mass Spectrometry Conference, Gesellschaft fur Biotechnologische Forschung, Braunschweig, Germany 1985
  • Plenary Lecturer, Incontro di Specttrometria di Massa, CNR, Padova, Italy 1985
  • Special Lecturer, Elving Memorial Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1985
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Campinas, Brazil 1986
  • Plenary Lecturer, Triennial Exxon Worldwide MS Symposium, East Brunswick, NJ 1986
  • Plenary Lecturer, International Workshop on Ion/Molecule Reactions in Applied Mass Spectrometry, Societe Francaise de Spectrometrie de Masse, Versailles, France 1986
  • Plenary Lecturer, Annual Conference, Societe Francaise Mass Spectrometrie, Grenoble, France 1986
  • Plenary Lecturer, Encontro Latino-Americano de Expectrometria de Masses, Rio de Janiero, Brazil 1986
  • Plenary Lecturer, Asilomar Conference on Mass Spectrometry Asilomar, CA 1986
  • Special Invited Lecturer, 10th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry, Ontario-on-the-Lake Canada 1987
  • Special Lecturer and Installation as Honorary Head, Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China 1987
  • Visiting Lecturer, Josef Stefan Institute, Llubjana, Yugoslavia 1987
  • Plenary Lecturer, Incontro di Spettrometria di Massa CNR, Padova, Italy 1987
  • Plenary Lecturer, 3rd Workshop on Biomedical and Environmental Mass Spectrometry, Italian Chemical Society, Laghi di Sibara, Italy 1987
  • Plenary Lecturer, Incontro di Spettrometria di Massa CNR, Padova, Italy 1988
  • Summer Lecturer, Dept of Chemistry, University of Colorado 1988
  • Plenary Lecturer, Biennial Conference, Australian/New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry, Brisbane, Australia 1988
  • Plenary Lecturer, 36th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, San Francisco, CA 1988
  • Plenary Lecturer, 4th National Symposium on Mass Spectrometry, Indian Society for Mass Spectrometry, Bangalore, India 1988
  • Plenary Lecturer, 11th International Triennial Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Bordeaux, France 1988
  • J.J. Neckers Lecturer, Hope College, Holland, MI 1989
  • Procter & Gamble Lecturer in Surface Science, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 1989
  • Frontiers in Chemistry Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 1989
  • Plenary Lecturer, International Symposium on Applied Mass Spectrometry in the Health 
  • Sciences, Barcelona, Spain 1990
  • McCoy Distinguished Lecturer, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 1990
  • Plenary Lecturer, European Meeting on Tandem Mass Spectrometry, University of Manchester Inst. of Science and Technology, Manchester, United Kingdom, 1990 Roland Frei Memorial Lecturer, 7th Montreux Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques, Montreux, Switzerland, International Association of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 1990
  • Barnett Lecturer, Northeastern University, Boston 1991
  • Plenary Lecturer, 12th International Mass Spectrometry Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1991
  • Willard Lecturer, University of Michigan 1991
  • Plenary Lecturer, Applied Biosystems, Indianapolis 1991
  • Plenary Lecturer, Symposium on Analyticla Chemistry, Kemidagarna Finnish Chemical Congress, Helsinki, Finland 1991
  • Plenary Lecturer, University of Oulu, Sweden 1991
  • Ridder Lecturer, University of Miami, Oxford, OH 1992
  • Clark Lecturer, West Virginia University, Morgantown 1992
  • Plenary Lecturer, Korean Mass Spectrometry Society Meeting, Seoul, Korea 1992
  • Plenary Lecturer, 9th International Conference on Methods in Protein Sequence Analysis, Otsu, Japan 1992
  • Plenary Lecturer, International Conference on Biological Mass Spectrometry, Kyoto, Japan 1992
  • Plenary Lecturer, Science Innovation '93, Boston, Massachusetts 1993
  • Fassel Lecturer, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 1993
  • Keynote Lecturer, International Mass Spectrometry Conference, Budapest, Hungary 1994
  • W. J. Chute Lecturer, Dalhouse University, Halifx, Nova Scotia, Canada 1994
  • Plenary Lecturer, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Atlanta, Georgia 1995
  • Plenary Lecturer, International Mass Spectrometry Conference, Tampere, Finland 1997
  • Fisher Award Lecture, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, April 14, 1997
  • John van Geuns Lecture, University of Amsterdam, May 12, 1998
  • Inaugural Gill Lecture, Indiana University, Bloomington, January 29, 1999
  • Wolfgang Paul Lecture, German Mass Spectrometry Society, Oldenburg, May 25th, 1999
  • Plenary Lecture, British Mass Spectrometry Society, Reading, September 13, 1999
  • Bayer Award Lecture, University of New Hampshire, Dover, October 14, 1999
  • Davis Memorial Lecture, University of New Orleans, March 10, 2000
  • Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award Lecture, New Orleans, March 14, 2000
  • Plenary Lecturer, Italian Mass Spectrometry Society, Rimini, Italy, June 7 2000
  • American Laboratory Automation Award lecture, San Diego, July 12, 2000
  • Raymond S. Vogel Memorial Lecture, Urbana-Champaign, IL, November 1, 2000
  • Plenary Lecturer, 13th International Symposium on Chirality, Orlando, FL July 17 2001
  • Plenary Lecturer, Ninth International Beijing Conference and Exhibition on Instrumental Analysis, Beijing, October 17, 2001
  • Plenary Lecturer, Portuguese Chemical Society, Aveiro, Portugal, March 25-27, 2002
  • Plenary Lecturer, 50th Annual Meeting of the Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, May 15-17, 2002
  • Plenary Lecturer, 50th ASMS Annual Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, Orlando, Fl, June 2-6, 2002
  • Conover Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, TN, October 21, 2002
  • DOD Day demonstration (Association of American Universities Coalition for National Security), Trace Chemical Warfare Agent Detection in Air with a Hand-held Mass Spectrometery, Washington DC, July 10, 2002
  • Keynote Lecture, International Symposium on Advanced Analytical Techniques and Applications, Analytical Division Korean Chemical Society and Korean Society for Mass Spectrometry, Kyungnam University, Masan, Korea, November 4, 2002
  • McElvain Lecture, University of Wisconsin, Madision, WI, March 7, 2003
  • Dauben Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, May 22, 2003
  • Plenary Lecturer, SIMS XIV Conference, San Diego, CA, September 15, 2003
  • Inauguration Lecture at Jilin University, Changchun, China, October 23, 2003
  • Inauguration Lecture at Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Changchun, China, October 24, 2003
  • Keynote Lecture, Keystone Conference on Mass Spectrometry in Systems Biology, Santa Fe, NM, February 14th, 2004
  • NJMS Distinguished Lecture, New Jersey Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group, September 9, 2004
  • Plenary Lecture, Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry 2004, Quadriennial Conference of Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry, South African Chemical Institute, Buffelspoort, South Africa, October 18, 2004
  • Miniature Mass Spectrometer demonstration, National Science Foundation "Sensors" event,
  • Keck Center, Washington, DC, September 30, 2004
  • Inauguration Lecture as Guest Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, November 1, 2004
  • Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University Faculty Lecture, 2005, Purdue University, West Lafayette, February 1, 2004
  • Alexander M. Cruickshank Lecturer, Gordon Conference on Gaseous Ions:
  • Structures, Energetics & Reactions, Ventura, February 27-March 4, 2005
  • Inaugural Jefferson Lecture, Chemistry Department, University of Virginia, March 11, 2005
  • Plenary Lecture, 2nd Mass Spectrometry Conference applied to Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Amsterdam, April 18th 2005
  • Graduation Lecture, Chemistry Department, Kent State University, April 7, 2005
  • Plenary Lecture, British Mass Spectrometry Society, York, UK, September 6, 2005
  • Plenary Lecture, 1st Symposium de Chimie et Biologie Analytiques de la molécule au protéome , Montpellier, France, September 25, 2005
  • Annual Ernest C. Mercier Lecture in Entrepreneurial Chemistry, York University, October 11th, 2005
  • Plenary Lecture, 32nd FACSS Conference, Quebec City, Canada, October 13th, 2005
  • Plenary Lecture, Inaugural Conference of the Brazilian Society for Mass Spectrometry, Campinas, Brazil, November 21, 2005
  • MPS NSF Distinguished Lecture, National Science Foundation, February 27, 2006
  • Plenary Lecture, ASMS Distinguished Contribution Award, Seattle, May 30, 2006
  • Keynote Lecture, 17th International Mass Spectrometry Conference, August 31, 2006
  • Invited Lecturer, 7th Siena Meeting: From the Genone to the Proteome and Back Again, Siena, Italy, Sept 6, 2006
  • Roland Frei Lecture, 23rd LC/MS Montreux Symposium, Montreux, Switzerland, November 8, 2006
  • Plenary Lecture, Norwegian Society of Mass Spectrometry, Hafjell, Norway, January 22, 2007
  • Cherry Emerson Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Georgia Tech, March 13, 2007
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Florida, Gainsville, Fl, March 21-23, 2007
  • Plenary Lecturer, Annual Conference, Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan, Hiroshima, Japan, May 15th, 2007
  • Plenary Lecturer, Nordic Mass Spectrometry Conference, Savonlinna, Finland, August 28th, 2007
  • Invited Lecturer, Swiss Group on Mass Spectrometry, Interlaken, Switzerland, October 22-24, 2007
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for Ion Physics, Innsbruck, Austria, October, 2007
  • Invited Lecturer, IIT Mumbai, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, CCMB Hyderabad, IISc, & other Indian Institutions, December 2007
  • Plenary Lecture, Isranalytica 2008, Tel Aviv, Israel, January 2008
  • Gomberg Lecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2008
  • Francine and Michael Saferstein Memorial Lecture, Barnett Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, April 2008
  • Introductory Lecture, 56th ASMS Annual Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Denver, CO, June, 2008
  • Maccoll Lecture, British Mass Spectrometry Society, York, UK, September 2008
  • Job Lectures, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, July, 2008
  • Plenary Lecturer, NVMS International Conference, Rolduc, Netherlands, March, 2009
  • Plenary Lecturer, 18th International Mass Spectrometry Conference, Bremen, Germany, Sepember 2009
  • Plenary Lecturer, 3rd Brazilian Mass Spectrometry Meeting, Campinas, Brazil, December, 2009
  • Plenary Lecturer, LabAutomation 2010, Palm Springs, CA, Jan. 2010
  • Leland Wilson Endowed Lecturer, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, October 2010
  • Plenary Lecturer, 2nd Asian and Oceanic Mass Spectrometry Conference/8th Korean Society for Mass Spectrometry, Busan, South Korea, August 18, 2011
  • Pittcon Lecturer, Japan Analytical Instrumentation Manufacturers Association, JAIMA EXPO 2011, Chiba,Japan, Septermber 2011
  • Plenary Lecturer, Congress of the French Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Societies; Avignon, France; September, 2011XVIII, Riva del Garda, Italy, September 2011
  • Zhe Ke Zhen Distinguished Lecturer, Zhejiang University,  China, October, 2011
  • Monie Ferst Award Lecture, Georgia Technical Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2011
  • Danforth Lecture, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, October 2011
  • Plenary Lecturer, 13th Conference on Instrumental Analysis, JAI, Barcelona, 2011
  • Centennial Prize Lectures, Royal Society of Chemistry, February 2012
  • Cotton Medal Lecture, American Chemical Society, April 2012
  • Werner Lecturer, University of Kansas, April 2012
  • Opening Lecture, Desorption 2012, Ebsdorfergrund, Germany, June 2012
  • Plenary Lecture, 19th International Mass Spectrometry Conference, Kyoto, Japan,September 2012
  • Pittcon Lectures, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry, October 2012
  • Squibb Lectures, University of North Carolina-Ashville, November 2012

Books

  • R. G. Cooks, J. H. Beynon, R. M. Caprioli and G. R. Lester,
    "Metastable Ions", Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1973 (Reprinted as an American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Classic Book, 2004)
  • J. B. Lambert, H. F. Shurvell, L. Verbit, R. G. Cooks and George H. Stout,
  • "Organic Structural Analysis", Macmillan, New York, 1976
  • R. G. Cooks (ed.) "Collision Spectroscopy", Plenum Press, New York, 1978
  • J. B. Lambert, H. F. Shurvell, D. Lightner and R. G. Cooks, "Introduction to Organic Spectroscopy", Macmillan, New York, 1987
  • Joseph B. Lambert, Herbert F. Shurvell, David A. Lightner, R. Graham Cooks, "Organic Structural Spectroscopy" Prentice Hall, 1998
  • Solutions Manual Organic Structural Spectroscopy, Joseph B. Lambert, Herbert F. Shurvell, David A. Lightner, R. Graham Cooks, 1998, Prentice Hall, 1998
  • R. G. Cooks and R. M. Caprioli, (eds) "JMS Special Features: 1995 - 1997, Wiley, Chichester, 1998
  • Organic Structural Spectroscopy, Joseph B. Lambert, Herbert F. Shurvell, David A. Lightner, R. Graham Cooks, 1998, Prentice Hall, 1998, 512 pp. ISBN 0-13-258690-8
  • Solutions Manual Organic Structural Spectroscopy, Joseph B. Lambert, Herbert F. Shurvell, David A. Lightner, R. Graham Cooks, 1998, Prentice Hall, 1998, 64 pp. ISBN 0-13-281403-X
  • JMS Special Features: 1995 - 1997, R. G. Cooks and R. M. Caprioli, Eds. Wiley, Chichester, 1998

Book Reviews and Book Prefaces

  • R.G. Cooks, Advances in Mass Spectrometry Vol. 11A and B. Proceedings of the 11th International Mass Spectrometry Conference held at Bordeaux, P. Longevialle (Ed.), Heyden and Son, London, 1989 for Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom.
  • R.G. Cooks, Mass Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry. Techniques and Applications of Tandem Mass Spectrometry, K.L. Busch, G.L. Glish and S.A. McLuckey, VCH Publishers, New York, 1988 for Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc.
  • R.G. Cooks, Mass Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry. Techniques and Applications of Tandem Mass Spectrometry, K.L. Busch, G.L. Glish and S.A. McLuckey, VCH Publishers, New York, 1988 for J. Nat. Prod.
  • R.G. Cooks, Quadrupole Storage Mass Spectrometry, R.E. March and Richard Hughes, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1989 for Anal. Chem.
  • R.G. Cooks, "Experimental Investigations of Factors Controlling the Collision Induced Dissociation Spectra of Peptide Ions in a Tandem Hybrid Mass Spectrometer", Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc. (1989), 90, 211 for Chemtracts.
  • R.G. Cooks, Continuous-Flow Fast Atom Bombardment Mass Spectrometry, R.M. Caprioli, J.W. Wiley & Sons, Chichester/New York, 1990 for Anal. Biochem.
  • R.G. Cooks, Methods in Enzymology. J.A. McCloskey, Academic Press, San Diego, 1991
  • Preface to Medical Applications of Mass Spectrometry, Karoly Vekey, Andras Telekes and Akos Vertes, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2007
  • Preface to 2nd Edition, Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry, Richard Cole, Wiley, 2007

Patents

  • Graham Cooks, Michael S. Story, Gerhard Long and Peter Dobberstein, Hybrid Mass Spectrometer, US Patent, 4,526,652, Aug. 20, 1985.
  • R.G. Cooks, M.E. Bier, J.S. Brodbelt, J.C. Tou and L.B. Westover, "Capillary Membrane Interface for Mass Spectrometer", US Patent 4,791,292, 1989.
  • M.E. Bier, R.G. Cooks and G.C. Stafford, Mass Spectrometer With In-Line Collision Surface Means, U.S. Patent 5,026,987, Jun. 25, 1991.
  • M.E. Bier, R.G. Cooks and G.C. Stafford, Mass Spectrometer With In-Line Collision Surface Means, Foreign Patent pending, Serial No. 602,460.
  • R. G. Cooks and S. J. Bauer, Analyte Separation Process and Apparatus, U. S. Patent 5,448,062, Sept. 5, 1995.
  • V. M. Frankevich, M. H. Soni, M. Nappi, R. E. Santini, J. W. Amy and R. G. Cooks, Non-Destructive Ion Trap mass Spectrometer and Method, U. S. Patent 5, 625, 186, April 29, 1997
  • R. G. Cooks and Z. Ouyang, System and Method for the Preparation of Arrays of Biological Molecules, application 10/335,007 filed December 31, 2002, US Patent Number 7,361,311 issued April 22, 2008
  • R. G. Cooks, E. R. Badman, Z. Ouyang and J.M. Wells, Ion Trap Array Mass Spectrometer, U.S. Patent No. 6,762,406, July 13, 2004
  • Zheng Ouyang and R. Graham Cooks, Multiplexed Mass Spectrometery U.S. Provisional Patent Application 60/557,609, March 29, 2004
  • Z. Takats and R. G. Cooks, Parallel sample handling for high-throughput mass spectrometric analysis, U. S. Provisional patent Application, 60/557,628, March 30, 2004
  • Z. Ouyang and R. G. Cooks, Rectilinear Ion Trap and Mass Analyzer System and Method, U.S. Patent No. 6,838,666, issued January 4, 2005
  • Zoltan Takats, Bogdan Gologan, Justin Wiseman, R. Graham Cooks, Method and Device for Desorption Electrospray Ionization, Provisional Application Serial No. 60/643,650 filed January 9, 2005.
  • Zoltan Takats, Bogdan Gologan, Justin Michael Wiseman and Robert Graham Cooks, Method and System for Desorption Electrospray Ionization, US Patent 7,335,897 issued Feb 26, 2008
  • Yishu Song, Zheng Ouyang, R. G. Cooks and Guangxiang Wu, Method and Device for Trapping Ions in Linear Ion Traps Without End Electrodes US Provisional Patent application 64299_P1_US, February 10, 2005
  • Robert James Noll, Robert E. Santini, Robert Graham Cooks, Ion Excitation and Manipulation inside Kingdon Trap Mass Spectrometers provisional application, April, 2005
  • Bogdan Gologan, Zoltan Takats, Zheng Ouyang and R. Graham Cooks, System and Method for Landing of Ions on a Gas/Liquid Interface US patent application, September 16, 2005
  • Thomas Blake, Zheng Ouyang and R. Graham Cooks, System and Method for Preparative Mass Spectrometry US patent 7,381m373 filed, September 16, 2005, issued June 3, 2008
  • R. Graham Cooks., Zoltan Takats, Ismael Cotte-Rodriguez, Bogdan Gologan Justin M. Wiseman, Method and System for Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization 64336, May 19, 2005 64336.P1.US/Method and System for Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization, filed Jan 17, 2006 64336.00.US - Publication No. US-2007-0187589-A1 8/16/2007
  • Chen, Huanwen, Chen, Hao, Venter, Andre Cooks, R. Graham, 64537.P1.US/Microspray Liquid-Liquid Extractive Ionization Device, February 15, 2006
  • Z. Takats and R. G. Cooks, Electrosonic Spray Ionization Method and Device for the Atmospheric Ionization of Molecules, U.S. Patent No.: 7,015,466, March 21, 2006
  • Venter and R. G. Cooks, Enclosed Large-Area Geometry-Independent Desorption Electrospray Ionization Device, US Provisional patent application 60/877,582 filed Dec 28, 2006
  • R. G. Cooks, Z. Takats, Bogdan Gologan, Justin M.Wiseman and Ismael Cotte-Rodriguez, 64336.00.US - Method and System for Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization patent application filed January 16, 2007
  • R. G. Cooks and Zheng Ouyang, Multiplexed Mass Spectrometer, United States Letters Patent 7,157,699, issued on January 2, 2007.
  • R. G. Cooks, Wen-Ping Peng, Zheng Ouyang and Michael P. Goodwin, Methods and Apparatuses for Preparing a Surface to have Catalytic Activity, provisional patent application, 64875.P1.US, filed June 5, 2007.
  • A. Venter and R. G. Cooks, Enclosed Desorption Electrospray Ionization, Provisionsal application, 64762.P2.US, filed May 17 2007
  • Zheng Ouyang, Liang Gao and R. G. Cooks, Discontinuous Atmospheric Pressure Interface, Provisional application, 64870 US, filed June 1, 2007
  • Nick A. Charipar, Jason D. Harper, Zheng Ouyang and R. Graham Cooks, Low Temperature Plasma Probe, 65050 US, filed February 12, 2008
  • Yu Xia, Zheng Ouyang and R. Graham Cooks, Peptide Fragmentation Induced by Low Termperature Plasma Treated Surface, 65051 US, filed February 12, 2008
  • R.G. Cooks, Bogdan Gologan, Zoltan Takats, Justin M Wiseman and Isamel Cotte-Rodriguez, Method and system for desorption atmospheric pressure chemical ionization, US Patent 7544933, issued on June 9, 2009
  • Zheng Ouyang, Jianglang Liu, He Wang, Nicholas E. Manicke, and R. Graham Cooks Ion Generation by Electrospray using Wetted Porous Material,  ref: 65345.P1.US). Application Number:  61/174,215 Filing Date:  4/30/2009
  • Zheng Ouyang, R. Graham Cooks, Sandylia V. Garimella,Jason D Harper, Nicolas A Chaipar, Systems and methods for transferring ions for analysis (PCT application number:  October 5, 2009, PCT application number is:  PCT/US09/59514
  • Zheng Ouyang, R. Graham Cooks, J.J. Huang, He Wang,  Ion Generation By Electrospray Using Wetted Porous Material,  PRF Reference Number:  65444.P1.US Patent Application Number:  61/246,707   Filing Date:  9/29/2009 Provisional patent application
  • R. Graham Cooks, Jason Duncan, Guangming Li, Guangtao Li, “Synchronization of Ion Generation with Cycling of a Discontinuous Atmospheric Interface”, Application Number: 61434473 Filing Date: 01/20/2011
  • Wei Xu,William J. Chappell, Zheng Ouyang, Robert Graham Cooks,Non-Destructive, High Order Harmonic Ion Motion Image Current Detection PRF Reference Number:  65145.00.US Application Number:  12/990,688 Filing Date:  5/29/2009
  • Zheng Ouyang, He Wang, Nicholas E. Manicke, Robert Graham Cooks, Qian Yang, Jiangjiang Liu, Ion Generation Using Wetted Porous Material PRF Reference Number:  65345.00.US Application Number:  13/265,110 Filing Date:  10/18/2011
  • Robert Graham Cooks, Guangtao Li, Xin Li and Zheng Ouyang, Alkane and other ion formation from paper, Application number:  PCT/US2011/067771, Filing Date:  12/29/2011.

Publicity

  • Articles on the work in recent past in Popular Mechanics, Chemistry World, Microbe World, BBC, Guardian, C&ENews, New Scientist, Nature, Science Daily, Wissenschaft online, ScienceNOW, Angewante Chemie and many other magazines and media

  • Interview in Chemical Technology, No. 2, 2007, "Interview: Dedicated to Detection", Alison Stoddart talks to a master of mass spectrometry, Graham Cooks
  • "Giving Life a Hand" Chemistry World March 2007, p. 30, 31 Philip Bal
  • "Serine Simply Sublime" Chemical Science 4 C17 òó C19 (2007) Mary Copsey

  • "Science and Society" www.scienceandsociety.net, David Lemberg and Sam Kephart, January 11, 2006
  • National Science Foundation radio interview
  • National Science Foundation video interview for schools use, Feb 27th, 2006 at:
    http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=106774&org=NSF
  • AAAS Web Seminar based on Science paper 1119426
  • American Microbiological Society taped Feb 1, 2007 based on Chem Commun microorganisms
  • Interview for Discovery Channel at NSF Budget release, Feb. 5, 2007
  • Across Indiana TV (PBS Indianapolis) featuring our lab
  • Court TV
  • Indiana Invention Showcase, May 9, 2008, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
  • BBC, NYTimes, Australia Broadcasting, Economist, Daily Telegraph, Readers Digest, CNN, Fox News, and many more articles, interviews on chemical fingerprints fall 2008
  • Melamine analysis winter 2008/2009 featured in local, national and international press, including C&ENews May 25, 2009 Volume 87, Number 21, pp. 36-38, http://pubs.acs.org/isubscribe/journals/cen/87/i21/html/8721sci1.html
  • Work on DESI featured in an article by Jeffrey Perkel “Mass Spectacle” The Scientist March 2009 p 61 – 63 
  • Work on explosives detection featured in C&ENews June 1, 2009, vol 87, No. 22, pp. 10 –13 http://pubs.acs.org/cen/coverstory/87/8722cover.html

Corporate

Start-up CompaniesGriffin Analytical Technologies, Inc.

  • QuantIon, Inc. 2011
  • Griffin Analytical Technologies, Inc. 2001
  • Prosolia, Inc.
  • InProteo, LLC Senior investigator 2001-present

Advisory Boards

  • ICx Scientific Advisory Board 2007 - 2009
  • Prosolia, Board of Directors 2006 -present

Advisory, Reviewand Organization Panels (Partial List)

  • Representative, Allerton Analytical Group 1981-1985
  • Member, Board of American Society for Mass Spectrometry 1982-1988
  • Vice President for Programs, American Society for Mass Spectrometry 1982-1984
  • Biological Instrumentation Panel, Directorate for Biological, Behavioral and Social Sciences, National Science Foundation 1982-1986
  • President, American Society for Mass Spectrometry 1984-1986
  • Organizer, Short Courses on Tandem Mass Spectrometry 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985 & 1987
  • Advisory Panel, National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (Canada) 1983
  • Advisory Committee, DOE, University Coal Research Program 1985
  • International Organizing Committee, International Mass Spectrometry Conference 1985
  • Advisory Committee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Analytical Chemistry Division 1987-1991
  • Advisory Committee, Michigan State University Mass Spectrometry Center 1985-1989
  • Advisory Committee, Project SIINC, Virginia Military Institute 1980-1985
  • Member, Chemisty Section Committee, AAAS 1987-1988
  • Member, Board of Asilomar Conference of Mass Spectrometry 1987-1988
  • Instrumentation Advisory Panel, Anal. Chem. 1989- 1991
  • Co-organizer, ACS 43rd Annual Summer Symposium on Analytical Chemistry, Oak Ridge, TN, July 24-27, 1990
  • Advisory Committee, University of California, Riverside Mass Spectrometry Center 1990-1992
  • Co-organizer, 9th Annual Asilomar Conference on Mass Spectrometry 1992
  • Co-Organizer of Turkey Run Analytical Chemistry Conference, Marshall, IN 1986, 1987, 2000
  • Co-organizer, ACS 43rd Annual Summer Symposium on Analytical Chemistry, Oak Ridge, TN, July 24-27, 1990
  • Kyoto 1992 International Committee, '92 Conference on Biomedical and Biochemical Mass Spectrometry 1990-1992
  • Editor, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc., vol. 111, "Biomolecules" 1991
  • Co-organizer, Asilomar Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Asilomar, CA 1992
  • Chairman, Asilomar Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Asilomar, CA 1994-1995
  • Editor, Special Features, J. Mass Spectrom. 1997- 2004
  • Chairman, Working Committee, International Mass Spectrometry Society, 1994-1997
  • Organizer, Honorary Degree Symposium, Purdue University, May 12, 1995
  • External evaluation committee, Chemistry Graduate Program, UC Riverside 1997
  • External advisory committee, Chemistry Department, University of Arizona, 1997
  • Founding President, International Mass Spectrometry Society, 1997-1998
  • Editor, Int. J. Mass Spectrom., vol 182, 183, "A Memorial to Ben S. Freiser", 1999
  • Co-Founder, Indiana Instrumentation Institute (III), 2000
  • External advisory committee, Chemistry Department, University of Arizona, 2000
  • Ad hoc reviewer, Ohio Eminent Scholar Program, University of Akron, 2001
  • Ad hoc Instrumentation Advisory Panel, National Science Foundation, 2001
  • Panel Member & Speaker, NSF's Analytical Instrumentation for the New Millenium, Tucson, 2001
  • Panel member, Chemistry Research Instrumentation & Facilities (CRIF), National Science Foundation 2001
  • Member, Committee of Visitors, Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Gaithersburg, MD, January 30-February 1, 2002
  • Organizer, Conference on Fieldable Mass Spectrometers for Selective Trace Level Detection of Chemical/Biological Warfare Agents and Explosives, Arlington, VA, July 8, 9 2002, Civilian Research & Development Foundation (CRDF)
  • Organizer, Conference on Fieldable Mass Spectrometers for Selective Trace Level Detection of Chemical/Biologcial WEarfare Agents and Explosives, Arlington, VA, July 8, 2002, Purdue University Center for Sensing Science and Technology
  • Co-Organizer, Protein Mass Spectrometry Short Course, Purdue University, July 22-24, 2002
  • Co-Organizer, 15th Sanibel Conference on Mass Spectrometry, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Sanibel, FL 2003
  • Scientific Committee Advisory Committee, 10th Beijing Conference and Exposition on Instrumental Analysis 2003
  • Co-Organizer, Joint Award Symposium in Honor of Richard D. Smith (ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry) and Jesse L. Beauchamp (Field and Franklin Award for Mass Spectrometry, ACS National Meeting, March 26, 2003, New Orleans
  • CBMS Program Review June 23, 24, 25 2003, Edgewood, MD, For Joint Science & Technology Panel for Chemical Biological Defense, US Dept of Defense
  • Panel member, Chemistry Bonding Centers, National Science Foundation, 2004
  • Co-organizer, Sanibel Conference on Mass Spectrometry, ASMS, Sanibel, FL, January 24-28, 2003
  • Co-organizer, Awards Symposium for Mass Spectrometry & Analytical Chemistry Awards, ACS, New Orleans, March 2003
  • Scientific Committee, 10th Internatioinal Beijing Conference and Exbition on Instrumental Analysis, 2003
  • Reviewer of Draft Report on National Research Council "Testing and Evaluation Methodology for Biological Point Detectors", 2004
  • External advisory committee, Chemistry Department, Texas A&M University, 2005
  • Department of Homeland Security, Panel on Mass Spectrometry Validation Study, 2006
  • Science Community Meeting on Communication with Law Enforcement, FBI, Washington, 2006
  • Advisory Board, Molecular Signatures Core Facility, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2007
  • Participant in "Workshop on Instrumentation Development: Tools for the New Millenium" Sponsored by Chemistry Division, NSF, GMS NIH June 2008
  • Participant in Workshop on Biological Instrumentation, NSF Chemistry Division, September 2008
  • Committee on Reduction of False Positives from Explosives Detection Systems, Board on Manufacturing & Engineering, National Research Council, 2008 -
  • Scientific Review Committee, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Taiwan Academy of Sciences, Taipei, 2009 
  • Coorganizer, US-China Analytical Chemistry Workshop October 6,7  2010, Purdue University, 2010
  • Reviewer of Report of NAS Committee on Assessment of Agent Monitoring Strategies for the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants 2012
  • Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development Workshops, Purdue University, 2008-2012

Editorships and Editorial Boards

Coeditor

  • Annual Reviews of Analytical Chemistry 2010 - present

Editorial Boards

  • Mass Spectrometry Reviews 1988-1994, 1999-present
  • Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Proc. 1987-present
  • Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 1986-present
  • Biological Mass Spectrometry 1984-1995
  • Talanta 1984-2001
  • Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 1989-1997, 1999-2004, 2007 -
  • Analytical Chemistry Bench Top Series 1990-1992
  • Encyclopedia of Scientific Instruments 1990-1993
  • Organic Mass Spectrometry 1990-1995
  • Instrumentation Advisory Panel, Analytical Chemistry 1989-1991
  • Accounts of Chemical Research 1993-1995
  • Encyclopedia of Scientific Instrumentation 1993-1995
  • Journal of Mass Spectrometry 1995-2006
  • Analytica Chimica Acta 1993-2001
  • Journal of Chinese Mass Spectrometry Society, 2002 - present
  • Central European Journal of Chemistry 2002 - present
  • Anaytical Chemistry 2002-2005
  • Chemistry World 2005 - 2007
  • J. Proteome Research 2006- 2007
  • Analyst 2006- present
  • Annual Reviews of Analytical Chemistry 2006 –2009
  • J. Mass Spectrometry Society Japan 2009 – present
  • Chemical Science 2010 - present 

University Committees and Activities (Partial List)

  • Chairman, Advisory Committee for Campus-Wide Mass Spectrometry Facility 1984-1988
  • Advisory Committee for Campus-Wide Mass Spectrometry Facility 1988-1995
  • Chairman, Visual Arts Committee 1986-1989
  • Patents and Copyright Committee 1989-1992
  • Edward C. Elliott Hall of Music 50th Aniversary Planning Committee 1988-1990
  • School of Science Promotions Committee 1989-present
  • Ad Hoc University Committee on Conflict of Interest 1990-1991
  • Ad Hoc University Committee on Property Screening 1991-1992
  • University Scholars Committee (School of Science) 1999
  • Ad Hoc University Committee on Large Proposals 2000
  • Distinguished Professor Evaluation Committees 1994 and many subsequent years
  • Advisory Committee to Consider Intellectual Property Policies for Purdue University 2005-2006
  • Distinguished Professor Promotion Committees (ad hoc, total ca 14)
  • Planning Committee, Alfred K. Mann Foundation Institute at Purdue University, 2005-2006
  • School of Science, Dean selection committee, 2008/2009
  • Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Committee, 2011
  • Decadal Committee, 2011

Chemistry Department Committees and Activities (Partial List)

  • Planning & Policy Committee 1989-1994; 2007 -
  • Industrial Cooperation Committee, Chair 1984-1989
  • Industrial Cooperation Committee 1989-2003
  • Instrumentation Facility Liaison Committee 1988 and subsequently
  • Head Search Committee 1997- 1998; 2004
  • Ben S. Freiser Memorial Lecture Committee (Department of Chemistry)
  • Program Organizer, Frontiers in Mass Spectrometry, 1999
  • Short Courses on Mass Spectrometry and Analytical Chemistry 1973 and subsequently

Profesional Memberships

  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences (elected fellow)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (elected fellow)
  • American Society for Mass Spectrometry
  • American Chemical Society
  • Sigma Xi
  • Chinese Mass Spectrometry Society (Honorary)
  • British Mass Spectrometry Society (Honorary)
  • Indian Society for Mass Spectrometry (Honorary)
  • Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan (Honorary)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (Fellow)

Contact Information

560 Oval Drive
Department of Chemistry
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1393
Phone: (765) 494-5263
Fax: (765) 494-9421
Email: cooks@purdue.edu

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