John FennDr. John B. Fenn
, a research professor of analytical chemistry was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
. Dr. Fenn won the award for his work in the field of mass spectrometry
, specifically for the technique electrospray ionization
often used to identify and analyze biological macromolecules
Dr. Fenn recieved an A.B. from Berea College, and a Ph.D. from Yale University.
Dr. Fenn joined Virginia Commonwealth University in 1994 as professor of analytical chemistry after more than 20 years at Yale University.