Steven R. Goates

Brigham Young University, USA


Steven R. Goates is a Professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the Brigham Young University. Goates's research interests and expertise include laser spectroscopy for chemical analysis, spectroscopic studies of chromatographic processes and stationary phase structure, supercritical fluid separations, supersonic jet spectroscopy. Goates holds a B.S. degree in chemistry with university honors, summa cum laude, BYU, 1976 and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA, 1981, under the direction of Lawrence Bartell; Fajans Award for outstanding dissertation. Goates was a Postdoctoral Research Associate, Columbia University, New York City, NY, 1981-1982, under the direction of George Flynn, an Assistant Professor of chemistry at the BYU, 1982, an Associate Professor, 1987, a Professor, 1995, an Associate Department Chair, 2011–2004, a Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass, USA, 1989, working with Keith Nelson, and a Visiting Academic, Oxford University, UK, working with Colin Bain. Goates received a General Education Professorship, BYU, 2011; Joseph K. Nicholes University Citizenship Award, BYU, 2007; Outstanding Teacher, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, BYU, 1997. Goates was with the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, Intermountain Section Chair, 1993-1994 and 2005-2006; was a National Governing Board Member, 2006–2008; was with the American Chemical Society, Central Utah Section Chair 1999-2000, was with Utah Award Selection Committee, 1987–1993; was with the American Physical Society; with the Center for Advanced Supercritical Fluid Separation Technologies.

Biography Updated on 9 January 2012

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