Martin Medal, presented by the Chromatographic Society of the UK

In 1978 Professor A.J.P Martin gave permission for his name to be associated with the 'Martin Medal'. This is awarded to scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of separation science.

About A.J.P. Martin

Archer John Porter Martin, (1 March 1910 – 28 July 2002) was an English chemist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the invention of partition chromatography with Richard Synge.

Martin was educated at Bedford School and the University of Cambridge. Working first in the Physical Chemistry Laboratory, he moved to the Dunn Nutritional Laboratory, and in 1938 moved to Wool Industries Research Institution in Leeds. He was head of the Biochemistry Division of Boots Pure Drug Company from 1946 to 1948, when he joined the Medical Research Council. There, he was appointed Head of the Physical Chemistry Division of the National Institute for Medical Research in 1952 and was Chemical Consultant from 1956 to 1959.

He specialized in Biochemistry, in some aspects of Vitamins E and B2, and in techniques that laid the foundation for chromatography. He developed partition chromatography whilst working on the separation of amino acids, and later developed gas-liquid chromatography.

Martin Medal 2017 – Andreas Manz, KIST Europe

Past Awardees

2016 Ian Wilson, Peter Myers 1996 Milton L. Lee
2015 Pavel Jandera 1995 Milos Novothy and S. Terabe
2014 Nobuo Tanaka 1994 Pat Sandra and Csaba Horvath
2013 Gunther Bonn and Frantisek Svec 1993 H. Engelhardt, F.E Regnier and Klaus K. Unger
2012 Edward S. Yeung 1992 I. Wainer and James W. Jorgenson
2011 Peter J. Schoenmakers 1991 D.E. Games, B.L Karger, D. Armstrong and D.H Desty
2010 Peter W. Carr 1990 E. Jellum, William Pirkle and C.A.M.G Cramers
2009 Wolfgang F. Linder 1986 Jon C. Giddings, U.A.Th Brinkman, J Huber, R.E. Kaiser and Lloyd Snyder
2007 Ronald E. Majors and Johan Roeraade 1985 E. Kovats and John Knox
2006 Jim Waters 1984 C.E.R. Jones and A.L. Liberti
2005 Vadim A. Davankov 1983 G. Schomburg and R. Stock
2004 Terry Berger 1982 Edward R. Adlard, L.S. Ettre, C.S.G. Phillips and R.P.W Scott
2003 Jack Henion 1980 G.A.P Tuey and Georges Guichon
2002 Paul R. Haddad and Werner Engewald 1978 E. Bayer and C.E.H Knapman
2001 John M. Ramsay    
2000 Klaus Mosback and William S. Hancock    
1999 H Poppe and Geoffrey Eglinton FRS    
1998 A. Zlatkis    
1997 Will Jennings and Joseph J. Kirkland    

The Jubilee Medal

The Jubilee Medal was established in 1982 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chromatographic Society (ChromSoc) and has a rich history of esteemed separation scientists associated with it. The medal is awarded to up-and-coming separation scientists who have made major use of separation science in their own field, or to scientists who have made meritorious contributions to a particular area of separation science.

The Jubilee Medal 2017 – Ulrich Tallarek, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Past Awardees

Year   Jubilee Medal
2017 Ulrich Tallarek
2016 Derek Stevenson and Emily Hilder 
2015 Mary J. Wirth 
2014 Michael Lammerhoffer 
2013 Fabrice Gritti 
2012 Monica M. Dittman 
2010 Roman Szucs
2009 Gert Desmet 
2008 David McCalley  and Luigi Mondello 
2007 Melvin Euerby 
2006 Peter Myers  and Stephen Wren 
2005 Kevin D. Altria
2004 Ern Dawes and Antoine-Michel Siouffi 
2003 Tom Lynch and Ian H. Mutton
2002 Chris R. Lowe and Nobuo Tanaka 
2001 Marie-Claire Hennion and David Perrett
2000 K Albert and P.J Marriot
1999 G. Nickless
1998 Roger M. Smith and Janus Pawliszyn
1997 M Martin and Colin F. Simpson
1996 Patrick Camilleri
1995 Norman Smith and Jeremy Nicholson
1994 W.G. Kuhr and Ian Wilson
1993 B.J Clark
1992 Karen Markides
1991 Colin F Poole, C.M Riley, David Goodall and Wolfgang Linder
1990 H Lingeman, Keith D. Bartle and J. Albages
1989 J Berridge, Peter Schoenmakers and E.D. Morgan
1988 J. Hermasson
1986 H. Colin
1982 R Tijssen Grob Jr and P.J Simmonds

Uwe Dieter Neue Award in Separation Science, awarded by Waters Corporation

The Uwe D. Neue Award was created to recognize scientists that have made and continue to make significant contributions to the field of separation science, in honor of the legacy of Dr. Uwe D. Neue, late scientist and Waters® Corporate Fellow.




Uwe Dieter Neue Award in Separation Science 2017 – Andrew Alpert, PolyLC, Inc.

Past Awardees

Lloyd Snyder HPLC 2016 San Francisco
Mark R. Schure HPLC 2015 Geneva
Gerard Rozing HPLC 2014 New Orleans
Jack J. Kirkland HPLC 2013 Amsterdam

Georges Guiochon Faculty Fellowship

About the Fellowship

The purpose of the Fellowship is to honor the memory of Georges Guiochon and recognize his major contributions to HPLC, including his interest in fostering the careers of young people in separations science. The Fellow will be selected annually and will receive a $15,000 research grant and a commemorative plaque. The inaugural Fellow will be expected to present specially dedicated lectures at the HPLC 2017 symposium in Prague and at the HPLC 2018 symposium in Washington, for which travel support will be provided. The Fellowship is sponsored by HPLC, Inc.

We are pleased to announce that Dwight Stoll has been selected to receive 2017 Georges Guiochon Faculty Fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria

All full-time faculty members at U.S. academic or government institutions who are within 10 years of their first independent research appointments at the time of the award are eligible for consideration. The selection process will be based on overall excellence in research in fields aligned with liquid phase separation science.

About Georges Guiochon

Professor Georges Guiochon (1931-2014) was born in France. He graduated in 1953 with an MS degree in engineering at Ecole Polytechnique (Paris, France) and received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Paris (France) in 1958. He was a Professor of Chemistry at Ecole Polytechnique (1958-1985) and at the University Pierre et Marie Curie of Paris (1968-1984), then at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (1984-1987). He was appointed a Distinguished Professor at the University of Tennessee (Department of Chemistry) and a Senior Scientist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Division of Chemical Sciences) in 1987. Georges Guiochon was the undisputed master of the theory in almost all fields related to chromatography. He presented many rigorous treatments on retention and, especially, efficiency in liquid chromatography. He provided the theoretical foundation for the large-scale application of preparative chromatography, which is now one of the key technologies of the emerging biopharmaceutical industry. More recently, Georges Guiochon guided the re-emergence of supercritical-fluid chromatography in the fundamentally correct directions. No other scientist has demonstrated the breadth of knowledge, nor the unceasing motivation, that Georges Guiochon used to shape the field of chromatography to where it is today. His efforts garnered awards that included 2 from the ACS and the LCGC Lifetime Achievement Award.  He received honorary doctoral degrees from the Universities of Pardubice, Ramon Llull (Barcelona), Ferrara, and Science and Technology (Liaoning), and was inducted into the Spanish Academy of Science in 2011.  He published 5 books and about 1100 peer-reviewed papers while performing research with over a hundred graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

Georges Guiochon Faculty Fellowship 2017 – Dwight Stoll, Gustavus-Adolphus College

Past Faculty Fellowships

2016 Professor Ying Ge, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2015 Professor Amy E. Herr, University of California, Berkeley

Csaba Horváth Young Scientist Award, presented by HPLC, Inc.

The purpose of the Award is to honor the memory of Csaba Horváth and recognize his contributions to HPLC, including his interest in fostering the careers of young people in separations science and engineering. The award includes an invitation to speak at the HPLC 2018 symposium in Washington, DC, USA, a grant to support travel to that meeting, and a trophy engraved with the winner’s name. The award is sponsored by HPLC, Inc.

Eligibility Criteria

All presenters of oral contributions (excepting past winners) who are less than 35 years of age at the time of their lecture are eligible for consideration. Candidates will be required to provide evidence of eligibility (e.g., passport, driver’s license.)

Selection Process

The Scientific Committee selects abstracts for inclusion in the oral program (Abstract deadline for oral presentations expired on January 23, 2017). An Award Jury judges the eligible presentations and chooses a winner. The winner will be announced at the closing ceremony.

About Csaba Horváth

Professor Csaba Horváth (1930-2004) was born in Hungary and graduated in chemical engineering from the Budapest Institute of Technology. After receiving his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt under the direction of Prof. Halász, he immigrated to the United States in 1963 and started research at the Harvard Medical School. In the following year, Dr. Horváth moved to Yale where he designed and built the first high performance liquid chromatograph to demonstrate the feasibility and potential of HPLC in bioseparation sciences. He chaired the Department of Chemical Engineering at Yale from 1987 to 1993 and was named as Roberto C. Goizueta Professor of Chemical Engineering in 1998. Professor Horváth contributed close to 300 publications to the field of separation sciences and had nine patents. His main topics were all fundamental aspects of separations, including instrumentation, stationary phase designs, and mechanisms of separation processes, as well as their application mainly to biological and biomedical research, especially for the high-resolution separation of proteins and peptides.

HPLC 2017 Prague Csaba Horváth Young Scientist Award Finalists

Time Venue Name Affiliation Title of lecture
11:20 - 11:40
FUN 2 Bob Pirok University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Extended multi-dimensional liquid-chromatography systems for comprehensive analysis of complex polymeric nanoparticles
17:20 - 17:40
FUN 4 Alla Chernobrovkina Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation Revealing the trends in selectivity changes altering the functional layer of novel HILIC stationary phases
17:40 - 18:00
APP 4 Paige Malec University of Michigan, USA Derivatization strategies for targeted metabolomics
11:40 - 12:00
APP 6 Michael Witting Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany Ion mobility as additional separation dimension to tackle the complexity of the Caenorhabditis elegans lipidome
15:10 - 15:30
HYP 7 Lina Zhou Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China That simultaneous analysis of metabolome and lipidome based on heart-cutting two-dimensional liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry
17:20 - 17:40
HYP 8 Julien Crepier IFPEN, France Hyphenation of supercritical fluid chromatography and high resolution mass spectrometry for the characterization of a fast pyrolysis oil
11:20 - 11:40
APP 10 Therese Wohlschlager University of Salzburg, Austria Native mass spectrometry for the revelation of highly complex glycosylation in biopharmaceuticals
17:00 - 17:20
FUN 12 Terence Hetzel Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology, Germany Characterization of peak capacity of microbore liquid chromatography columns using gradient kinetic plots
17:20 - 17:40
HYP 12 Eva Tyteca Université de Liège, Belgium UHPLC-ESI-MS/MS quantitation of natural estrogens in aqueous matrices as pyridine-3-sulfonyl derivatives
9:30 - 9:50
HYP 13 Antonín Bednařík Masaryk University, Czech Republic Thin-layer chromatography coupled to diode laser thermal vaporization ICP MS


Past recipients of the Csaba Horváth Young Scientist Award

Simone Dimartino, University of Edinburg, UK HPLC 2016 San Francisco, USA
Andrea Gargano, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands HPLC 2015 Geneva, Switzerland
William Black, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA HPLC 2014 New Orleans, USA
James Grinias, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA HPLC 2013 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stefan Bruns, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany HPLC 2012 Anaheim, USA
Matthias Verstraeten, Free University of Brussels, Belgium HPLC 2011 Budapest, Hungary
Jesse Omamogho, University College Cork, Ireland HPLC 2010 Boston, USA
André de Villiers, Stellenbosch University, South Africa HPLC 2009 Dresden, Germany
Jude Abia, University of Tennessee, USA HPLC 2008 Baltimore, USA
Caterina Temporini, University of Pavia, Italy HPLC 2007 Gent, Belgium
Norma Scully, University of Cork, Ireland HPLC 2006 San Francisco, USA

J. F. K. Huber Lecture Award presented by the Austrian Society of Analytical Chemistry (ASAC)

This Award was created in 2014 to honour scientists who have made major contributions to the advancement of HPLC in theory and practice.

Prof. Joseph Franz Karl Huber (1st January 1925 – 15th August 2000) who gives this Award the name, received his doctoral degree in 1960 about a physico-chemical topic under the supervision of Prof. Erica Cremer at the University Innsbruck. 1964 Joseph Huber moved to the Free University of Amsterdam.

In 1974 he moved back to Austria in taking the Chair of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Vienna where he became Emeritus in 1995. He is considered as one of the founding fathers of HPLC whereby his vision of the impact of small particles on the high efficiency of LC marks a corner stone of his research.

Based on nominations the Honouring Committee of the ASAC will select the awardee. The Award will be presented at international conferences related to Separation Sciences.

J. F. K. Huber Lecture Award 2017 – Gert Desmet, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Past Awardees

2014  Attila Felinger at ISC 2014 Salzburg

Best Poster Award, awarded by the Symposium and sponsored by Agilent Technologies

Poster session belongs undoubtedly to one of the most important part of any HPLC symposium. Therefore, all posters will be available during the whole symposium to allow thorough and comprehensive discussion.

Posters of authors who have opted to participate in the Best Poster Award (BPA) on submission of their contribution will be reviewed by an international panel of scientists.

The posters participating in the BPA have been divided into two classes.

  1. The symposium chairs are putting strong emphasis on stimulating and encouraging young scientists to participate in the symposium. They have arranged a 4th session track in the oral program (YOU) offering young scientists a short oral to present their submitted poster. These authors were selected by the organizers through a peer review process. Some of these authors also indicated on submission of their abstract the intent to participate in the BPA. Their posters will be presented and reviewed in a separate group on Monday and Tuesday.
  2. All other posters will be presented in several thematic groups following the oral sessions in the major tracks FUN, HYP and APP on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. For more information check the symposium scientific program.

There will be several rounds of evaluation and selection of the best posters presented during HPLC 2017 Prague and all posters will be evaluated in terms of following criteria.

  • Novelty and originality of the work, creativity and potential for innovation.
  • Scope of work, technical quality of experimental design, and execution of experiments.
  • Readability of the presentation and author’s explanations.
  • Special attention will be paid to attendance of presenters at their posters during dedicated poster sessions.

From each group of posters 1 – 2 will be nominated for the final round evaluation on Thursday morning with twenty posters, where the nominated posters will be reviewed by a larger team of reviewers and ranked for cash prizes sponsored by Agilent Technologies. Additionally, remaining finalists will receive book vouchers sponsored by Springer Verlag.

Posters presenters who make it into the final round are asked to stay until the Best Poster Award ceremony during Closing Ceremony of the symposium since all prizes will be awarded and presented at the Closing Ceremony.

Gerard Rozing and Jiří Urban
Chairs of Poster Review Board

Symposium secretariat: C-IN, 5. kvetna 65, 140 21 Prague 4, Czech Republic | tel.:
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