2017 EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in Chemometrics
Barry K. Lavine is a Professor of Chemistry at Oklahoma State University where he both teaches and performs research in the area of analytical chemistry. Lavine’s research interests encompass many aspects of chemometrics including pattern recognition, multivariate curve resolution, and multivariate calibration using genetic algorithms and other evolutionary techniques. Lavine graduated with his PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University in 1986. He has published approximately 100 research papers, 20 book chapters, 16 review articles and has edited 3 books. He is on the editorial board of several journals including the Journal of Chemometrics and the Microchemical Journal. Lavine is also the Assistant Editor of Chemometrics for Analytical Letters. Lavine has served as Vice Chair and Chair of the Northern New York section (1997-2004) and the Oklahoma section (2006-2008) of the American Chemical Society. He has been Program Chair of several scientific meetings including the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (1992), Northeast Regional Meeting (1999), and the Pentasectional Meeting of the local Oklahoma Sections of the American Chemical Society (2005). In 2015, Lavine was awarded the Kowalski Prize for the best chemometrics paper by the Journal of Chemometrics, and he was made a Fellow of the Society of Applied Spectroscopy in 2016.