Dr. Bob W.J. Pirok

Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam

Bob Pirok obtained his PhD in 2019 in Amsterdam, defending two books of research, with the distinction cum laude and worked before at Shell. He is currently assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam and focuses on the application of chemometrics to analytical chemistry with a special interest in method development and data analysis for multi-dimensional chromatography. 

Pirok is visiting research professor at Gustavus Adolphus College in the group of Prof. Dwight Stoll. He received a number of international recognitions, including theShimadzu Award at HPLC2015 Beijing, the Csaba Horváth Young-Scientist Award at HPLC2017 Prague, the Journal of Chromatography Award during the ISCC2018 in Italy.

Pirok was recently granted 1.2M€ PARADISE project and the 280k€ VENI research grant for his proposal Unleashing Separation Technology to Achieve Innovation in Research and Society (UPSTAIRS). He was featured in the 2021 edition of the Power List by the Analytical Scientist.