Associate Professor of Chemistry, Texas Tech University.
1986 - 1987,
Professor of Chemistry and Head of Analytical Division, Texas Tech University.
1987 - 1989,
Professor of Chemistry and Head of Bio-analytical Division, University of Missouri-Rolla.
1989 - 2000,
Curators' Distinguished Professor of Chemistry.
1991 - 1998
Founder and First Director of the Center for Environmental Science and Technology, University of Missouri-Rolla.
2000 - 2005,
Caldwell Distinguished Professor, Iowa State University, DOE Ames Laboratory.
2006 - Present
Robert A. Welch Professor, Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington.
Awards and Citations:
Elected as a member of the Chemistry Honor Society, Phi Lambda Upsilon (PLU), 1975, Texas A&M University; Who's Who, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Personalities of America, Personalities of the South, American Men and Women of Science, Directory of World Researchers, Who's Who in the Midwest. Teaching Excellence Award from the "Arts and Sciences Council" of Texas Tech University, 1985. Faculty Excellence Award, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1988. Teaching Excellence Award, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1988-89, 92, and 94. Curators' Distinguished Professorship, 1989. EAS Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Fields of Chromatography, 1990. 1991 Great Britain’s Martin Medal in recognition of outstanding contributions to Chromatography. 1992 ISCO Lectureship Award for Significant Contributions to Instrumentation for Biochemical Separations. 1993 49th American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Award. 1993 Presidential Award for Research and Creativity. Publication entitled "Evaluation of the Macrocyclic Antibiotic Vancomycin as a Chiral Selector for Capillary Electrophoresis" received a 1994 Perkin-Elmer Award for Excellence in Capillary Electrophoresis. 1995 R&D 100 Award. 1995 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Fellow Award. 1996 The American Microchemical Societies’ A. A. Benedette-Pichler Award. “1997 Karen Morehouse Best Paper Award” presented by the 12th Annual Conference on Hazardous Waste Research. 1998 American Chemical Society - Helen M. Free Award for Public Outreach. 1999 American Chemical Society Award in Chromatography. 1999 Distinguish Scholar, Hope College/Park Davis. Caldwell Chair, Iowa State University, 2000. Chicagoland Chromatography Discussion Group (CCDG) Merit Award, 2001. Weber Medal for Contributions to Pharmaceutical Science, 2001. Honorary Member of the Societatis Pharmaceuticae Slovacae, 2001. Welch Lectureship speaker, Texas A&M University, 2002. Kenneth A.Spencer Award for Meritorious Contributions to Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2002. Dow Lectureship in Chemistry, University of British Columbia, 2003. IAP Lectureship, Columbia University, NY 2003. Chirality Medal, Shizuoka, Japan, 2003. Vladimir J. Zuffa Medal for Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 2004. Dal Nogare Award for Separation Science, 2005. Medal of the Slovak Medical Society, 2007. Editor of Chirality. Section Editor for Amino Acids. Separations Associate Editor for Analytical Chemistry. Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Analysis, Amino Acids Journal, The Journal of Chromatography, The Journal of Liquid Chromatography, The Journal of Planar Chromatography, Journal of Inclusion Phenomena, Separation Science and Technology, and Chromatographia. Member of the Instrumentation Board for Analytical Chemistry, 1990. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Analytical Chemistry, 1996 -98. 1999 Editorial Advisory Board of Chromatographia, 2001 Editorial Advisory Board for Electrophoresis, Chromatographia, J. Separation Science. 2008 Editorial Consultant for Scientia Chromatographia.
Chairman, Division of Bio-analytical Chemistry: (Texas Tech University 1983-87; Univ. of Missouri-Rolla 1987-2000).
State of Missouri-System Research Board: (Founding member, 1990, reviews, controls and disburses research funds for the State University System in areas of science, engineering, health sciences, humanities and social science. Annual budget $4.0M/year.
Director for the Center for Environmental Science and Technology: (Founded (1990) this multidisciplinary research center which is one of three on the UMR campus. Budget $1.6 M. Involved contacts and liaisons with congress, industry and academia)
Board of Directors: University of Missouri-Kansas City, Center for Environmental Studies.
Corporate Board of Directors: Advanced Separations Technologies, Inc., Whippany, NJ.
Chairman and CEO of Separations, Inc. (An independent corporation for the organization of meetings, short courses, consulting, etc.).
Corporate Advisory Board: Bioanalytical Systems (BAS) Scientific, West Lafayette, IN.
Member of Research Foundation (an independent nonprofit corporation for the support of the chemistry at the University of Missouri-Rolla, Budget ~$1.2M).
Presidential Award Advisory Board (Judges and recommends recipients for Presidential Research Award).
Chairman of International Symposium on Chiral Discrimination, St. Louis, MO. Budget: $0.6M.
Chairman of numerous other national and international conferences and symposia (average budget ~$0.25M per symposium).
Chairman of 22nd International Symposium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques, St. Louis, MO (The world’s largest international symposium and exhibition on separation science).
NIH Metallobiochemistry Study Section (~$15-20M/session).
Administrative Experience – Continued:
NIH Physical Biochemistry Study Section (~$18-30M/session).
NSF Review Board.
Chairman of International Symposium on Chiral Discrimination, Orlando, FL. Budget:$ 250,000.00
Laboratory Director, DOE - Ames National Laboratory.
Member of the Seminar and Library Committee, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Enantiomeric Separations for the Pharmaceutical Industry
30 short course
Publications: 1. "Interstitial Water Chemistry: Deep Sea Drilling Project, Legs 21 and 22", B. J. Presley, J. Trefrey,
D. W. Armstrong and M. Nuzzo. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, XXII, 861-864 (1974).
2. "Novel Prebiotic Model Systems: Interactions of Nucleosides and Nucleotides with Aqueous Micellar Sodium Dodecanoate", J. Nagyvary, J. H. Harvey, F. Nome, D. W. Armstrong and J. H. Fendler. Precambrian Research, 3, 509-516 (1976)
3. "Novel Prebiotic Systems: Nucleotide Oligomerization in Surfactant Entrapped Water Pools", D. W. Armstrong, F. Nome, J. H. Fendler and J. Nagyvary. J. Mol. Evol., 9, 213-223 (1977).
4. "Differential Partitioning of tRNAs between Micellar and Aqueous Phases: A Convenient Gel Filtration Method for Separation of tRNAs", D. W. Armstrong and J. H. Fender, Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 478, 2, 75-80 (1977).
5. "Use of an Aqueous Micellar Medium to Improve the Spectrophotometric Determination of Cyanide Ion with 5,5'-Dithiobis(2-Nitrobenzoic Acid)", S. Spurlin, W. Hinze and D. W. Armstrong, Analyt. Lett., 10, 12, 977-1008 (1977).
6. "Partitioning of Amino Acids and Nucleotides between Water and Micellar Hexadecyltrimethyl-ammonium Halides", D. W. Armstrong, R. Seguin and J. H. Fendler, J. Mol Evol., 10, 241-250 (1977).
7. "Spontaneous Polypeptide Formation from Amino Acyl Adenylates in Surfactant Aggregates", D. W. Armstrong, R. Seguin, C. J. McNeal, R. D. Macfarlane and J. H. Fendler, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 100, 4605-4606 (1978).
8. "Synthesis of Amino Acyl Adenylates Using the tert- Butoxycarbonyl Protecting Group", D. W. Armstrong, R. Seguin, M. Suburi and J. H., Fendler, J. Mol. Evol., 13, 103-113 (1979).
9. "A Novel Phase Transfer Catalyst Capable of Facilitating Acid-Catalyzed and/or Electrophilic Reactions", D. W. Armstrong and M. Godat, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 101, 2489-2491 (1979).
10. "Thin Layer Chromatographic Separation of Pesticides, Decachlorobiphenyl and Nucleosides with Micellar Solutions", D. W. Armstrong and R. Q. Terrill, Anal. Chem., 51, 2160-2163 (1979).
11. "Use of Micelles in the TLC Separation of Polynuclear Aromatic Compounds and Amino Acids", D. W. Armstrong and M. McNeely, Anal. Lett., 12, A12, 1285-1291 (1979).
12. "Organometallic Compounds as Phase Transfer Catalysts", D. W. Armstrong, H. Kornahrens, D. J. Carucci, B. A. Wohler, J. E. Kahn and J. K. Shillington, Tetrahedron Lett., 47, 4525-4526 (1979).
13. "Use of an Aqueous Micellar Mobile Phase for Separation of Phenols and Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons via HPLC", D. W. Armstrong and S. J. Henry, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 3, 5, 657-662 (1980).
14. "Thin Layer Chromatographic Separation of Substituted Benzoic Acids with Aqueous Solutions of α-Cyclodextrins", W. L. Hinze and D. W. Armstrong, Anal. Lett., 13, A12, 1093-1103 (1980).
15. "Pseudophase Liquid Chromatography: Applications to TLC", D. W. Armstrong, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 3, 6, 895-900 (1980).
16. "Reactions of Vitamin B12r with Polyhalogenated Hydrocarbon Peticides", M. C. M. Laranjevia, D. W. Armstrong and F. Nome, J. Bioorganic Chem., 9, 313-317 (1980).
17. "Application of Pseudophase Liquid Chromatography (PLC): Highly Selective Mobile Phase for Present and Future Separations", D. W. Armstrong, American Laboratory,13, 8, 14-20 (1981).
18. "Partitioning Behavior of Solutes Eluted with Micellar Mobile Phases in Liquid Chromatography", D. W. Armstrong and F. Nome, Anal. Chem., 53, 11, 1662-1666 (1981).
19. "Enhanced Fluorescence and Room Temperature Liquid Phosphorescence Detection in Pseudophase Liquid Chromatography (PLC)", D. W. Armstrong, W. L. Hinze, K. H. Bui and H. N. Singh, Anal. Lett., 14, A19, 1659-1667 (1981).
20. "A Simple Salt-Enhanced Surface Tension Technique for Detection of Trace Surfactants in Water", D. W. Armstrong, F. Lafrachise and D. Young, Anal. Chim. Acta, 135, 165-168 (1982).
21. "Use of Micellar and Cyclodextrin Solutions in Liquid Chromatographic Separations," D. W. Armstrong, in Proc. Inter. Symp. Soln. Behavior Surfact., K. L. Mittel and E. J. Fendler, (Eds), Plenum Press, N. Y.. (1982) pp. 1273-1282.
22. "Nonaqueous Reversed Phase Liquid Chromatographic Fractionation of Polystyrene", D. W. Armstrong and K. H. Bui, Anal. Chem., 54, 4, 706-708 (1982).
23. "Use of Aqueous Micellar Mobile Phases in Reverse Phase TLC", D. W. Armstrong and K. H. Bui, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 5, 6, 1043-1050 (1982).
24. "Mechanism of Enhancement of Analyte Sensitivity by Surfactants in Flame Atomic Spectrometry", H. Kornahrens, K. D. Cook and D. W. Armstrong, Anal. Chem., 54, 1325-1329 (1982).
25. "Chromatography of Amino Acids on Reversed Phase Thin Layer Plates", J. Sherma, B. P. Sleckman and D. W. Armstrong, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 6, 1, 95-108 (1983).
26. Practice, Mechanism and Theory of Reversed Phase TLC Polymer Fractionation", D. W. Armstrong, K. H. Bui and R. E. Boehm, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 6, 1, 1-22 (1983).
27. "Separation and Quantitation of Anionic, Cationic and Nonionic Surfactants by TLC", D. W. Armstrong and G. Y. Stine, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 6, 1, 23-33 (1983).
28. "Theory of Homopolymer Fractionation and Its Application to Gradient Elution Liquid Chromatography", R. E. Boehm, D. E. Martire, D. W. Armstrong and K. H. Bui, Macromolecules, 16, 466-476 (1983).
29. "Evaluation of Partition Coefficients to Micelles and Cyclodextrins via Planar Chromatography", D. W. Armstrong and G. Y. Stine, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 105, 2962-2964 (1983).
30. "Evaluation and Perturbation of Micelle-Solute Interactions", D. W. Armstrong and G. Y. Stine, J.Am. Chem. Soc., 105, 6220-6223 (1983).
31. "Selectivity in Pseudophase Liquid Chromatography", D. W. Armstrong and G. Y. Stine, Anal. Chem., 55, 14, 2317-2320 (1983).
32. "A Comparison of Polymer Separation Efficiency and Resolution by Gradient LC, GPC and TLC", K. H. Bui and D. W. Armstrong, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 7, 29-43 (1984).
33. "Use of Reversed Phase TLC to Determine Polymer Molecular Weights and Molecular Weight Distributions", K. H. Bui and D. W. Armstrong, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 7, 45-48 (1984).
34. "Theory of Homopolymer Fractionation in Semi-Dilute Solution Using Liquid Chromatography", R. E. Boehm, D. E. Martire, D. W. Armstrong and K. H. Bui, Macromolecules, 17, 400-407 (1984).
35. "Evaluation of the Theory and Experimental Consequences of Gradient LC Polymer Separations", K. H. Bui, D. W. Armstrong and R. E. Boehm, J. Chromatogr., 288, 15-24 (1984).
36. "Use of Pseudophase TLC in Teaching Laboratories", D. W. Armstrong, K. H. Bui and R. M. Barry, J. Chem. Ed., 61, 457-458 (1984).
37. "Effect of Different Stationary Phases and Surfactant or Cyclodextrin Spray Reagents on the Fluorescence Densitometry of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Dansylated Amino Acids", A. Alak, E. Heilweil, W. L. Hinze, H. Oh and D. W. Armstrong, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 7, 1273-1288 (1984).
38. "Gradient Liquid Chromatographic Separation of Macromolecules: Theory and Mechanism", D. W. Armstrong and R. E. Boehm, J. Chromatogr. Sci., 22, 378-385 (1984).
39. "Cyclodextrin Bonded Phases for the Liquid Chromatographic Separation of Optical, Geometrical and Structural Isomers", D. W. Armstrong and W. DeMond, J. Chromatogr. Sci., 22, 411-415 (1984).
40. "Chiral Stationary Phases for High Performance Liquid Chromatographic Separation of Enantiomers", D. W. Armstrong, J. Liq. Chromatogr., 7, Suppl. 2, 353-376 (1984).
41. "Facile Separation Enantiomers, Geometrical Isomers and Routine Compounds on Stable Cyclodextrin LC Bonded Phases", D W. Armstrong, A. Alak, K. H. Bui, W. DeMond, T. Ward, T. E. Riehl and W. L. Hinze, J. Inclusion Phenomena, 2, 533-545 (1984).
42. "Liquid Chromatographic Separation of Diastereomers and Structural Isomers on Cyclodextrin-Bonded Phases", D. W. Armstrong, W. DeMond, A. Alak, W. L. Hinze, T. E. Riehl and K. H. Bui, Anal. Chem.,