Dr. Lane Sander

Research Chemist, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Dr. Lane C. Sander is a Senior Scientific Advisor within the Chemical Sciences Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD.  He received a B.S. in Chemistry and Ph.D in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Washington.  After graduation in 1982, he came to the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), now the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), as a National Research Council (NRC) Postdoctoral Research Associate.  His research interests include:  (1) synthesis of novel stationary phases for LC; (2) characterization of LC stationary phases by spectroscopic techniques; (3) elucidation of solute retention mechanisms; and (4) chromatographic methods development in environmental, clinical, and food science applications.

Dr. Sander received the U.S. Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award in 1990, the Stephen Dal Nogare Award in Chromatography in 2010, and the Allen V. Astin Measurement Science Award in 2018.  Dr. Sander is the recipient of the ACS 2020 National Award in Chromatography, to be presented at the ACS Spring National Meeting, 2021.