2013 Maxxam Award

Our 2013 Maxxam Award recipient is Jim Luong, PhD – the Associate Technology Director of the Analytical Technology Center at Dow Chemical Canada ULC. In his 32 year career at Dow, Dr. Luong has held a number of critical positions including R&D and manufacturing lead chemist. He was involved in the start-up of a number of world-class chemical plants at Dow.

As an analytical chemist, Dr. Luong practices a number of techniques such as inductively coupled plasma spectrometry, mass spectrometry, and is most passionate about chromatography. As a leader of the GC Center of Expertise in Alberta Operations, Dr. Luong leads Dow’s Global Gas Chromatography Technology Team with membership from Canada, USA, the Netherlands, Germany, and China. Some key areas of research include ultra-trace analysis, multi-dimensional gas chromatography, and differential ion mobility spectrometry.

Dr. Jim Luong receiving his award from Terry Obal

Dr. Jim Luong receiving his award from Terry Obal

About the Maxxam Award:

The Maxxam Award is presented annually to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of analytical chemistry. The Award is available to candidates from government, industry and academia. Nominations and selections are overseen by the Chemical Society of Canada (CSC). 

2013 Maxxam Award

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Maxxam Analytics Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility.
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