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John Fenn

Dr. John B. Fenn, a research professor of analytical chemistry was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002. 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.