20. Gary Hieftje
The Power List 2019 – Top 20
Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Mann Chair of Chemistry, Indiana University, USA.
Career highlight: Producing 70 doctorates, 25 MS recipients, 29 postdocs and 29 undergraduate researchers. Unlike scientific developments, which often have a finite duration, the mentoring of students and co-workers is bound to have a lasting influence.
The future: Novel instrumentation will continue to make an impact as we move forward. In the words of Sir Humphry Davy: “Nothing begets good science like the development of a new instrument.”
Nominator comment:“A world leader in atomic and molecular MS, instrument development, and teaching.”