Biography

Milos V. Novotny

  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Chemistry Department
  • Adjunct Professor of Medicine, IU School of Medicine
  • Director of the Institute for Pheromone Research
  • Director of the Novotny Glycoscience Laboratory

 

Education

  • Ph.D. at University of Brno, Czechoslovakia, 1965
  • B.S. at University of Brno, Czechoslovakia, 1962

Postdoctoral Experience

  • 1965-68 – Research Associate, Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Brno, Czechoslovakia.
  • 1968-69 – Research Associate, Royal Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 1969-71 – Research Associate, Chemistry Department, University of Houston, Houston, TX.

Faculty Positions

  • On the faculty of Indiana University, Bloomington, since 1971.
  • 1971-74 – Assistant Professor
  • 1974-78 – Associate Professor
  • 1978 – Professor of Chemistry
  • 1980 – Visiting Scientist, Department of Immunogenetics, Max Planck Institute for Biology, Tubingen, Germany.
  • 1988 – James H. Rudy Professor of Chemistry
  • 1999 – Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
  • 1999 – Director of the Institute for Pheromone Research
  • 2000-2015 – Lilly Chemistry Alumni Chair
  • 2004 – Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • 2004-2009 – Director of the National Center for Glycomics and Glycoproteomics
  • 2010 – Director of the Novotny Glycoscience Laboratory
  • 2011 – Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Honors

  • 1980 – Chairman, Gordon Research Conference on Analytical Chemistry
  • 1983 – James B. Himes Merit Award of the Chicago Chromatography Discussion Group
  • 1984 – M.S. Tswett Award and Medal in Chromatography
  • 1986 – American Chemical Society Award in Chromatography
  • 1988 – ISCO Award in Biochemical Instrumentation
  • 1988 – Eastern Analytical Symposium Award in Chromatography
  • 1988 – Chemical Instrumentation Award of the American Chemical Society
  • 1989 – Distinguished Faculty Research Lecture, Indiana University
  • 1989 – Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1990 – Keene P. Dimick Award in Chromatography
  • 1990 – Third International Symposium on Supercritical Fluid Chromatography Award for Pioneering Work in the Development of SFC
  • 1991 – Marcel J.E. Golay Award and Medal, International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography
  • 1991 – Honorary Doctorate, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • 1992 – Honorary Doctorate, Masaryk University, Czechoslovakia
  • 1992 – American Chemical Society Award in Separation Science and Technology
  • 1992 – American Chemical Society Exceptional Achievement Award as a Capillary Gas Chromatography Short Course Instructor
  • 1992 – ANACHEM Award (Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies)
  • 1993 – R&D 100 Award for technologically significant new product: -PAGE Polyacrylamide Gel-filled Capillaries for Capillary Electrophoresis”
  • 1993 – Jan E. Purkynje Memorial Medal of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • 1994 – R&D Magazine Scientist of the Year Award
  • 1994 – M.S. Tswett Memorial Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 1994 – A.J.P. Martin Gold Medal of the Chromatographic Society of Great Britain
  • 1996 – Theophilus Redwood Award, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Great Britain
  • 1997 – Distinguished Teaching and Mentoring Award of the University Graduate School, Indiana University
  • 1999 – Elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Society of Sciences (Sweden)
  • 1999 – College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Faculty Award, Indiana University
  • 2000 – COLACRO (Congreso Latinoamericano de Cromatografia) Merit Medal
  • 2000 – Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award
  • 2001 – Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Fields of Analytical Chemistry
  • 2003 – Tracy M. Sonneborn Award for Outstanding Research and Teaching, Indiana University
  • 2004 – Dal Nogare Award in Chromatography
  • 2004 – CaSSS (California Separation Science Society) Award for Excellence in Separation Science
  • 2004 – Honorary Member of the Slovak Pharmaceutical Society
  • 2004 – Foreign Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic (Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • 2006 – American Chemical Society Award in Analytical Chemistry
  • 2007 Jan Weber Prize and Medal, Slovak Pharmaceutical Society, Slovakia
  • 2007 Honorary Doctorate Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2008 Ralph N. Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • 2011 Honorary Membership of the Czech Society for Mass Spectrometry
  • 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award in Chromatography by the LC-GC Magazine, Europe
  • 2012 Giorgio Nota Award, Italian Chemical Society
  • 2015 Heyrovsky Medal in Chemical Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Other Activities

  • 1972-1975 – Associate Member, Viking Lander Science Team, NASA
  • 1979-1982 – – Member, Committee on Response Strategies to Unusual Chemical Hazards, Assembly of Life Sciences, National Research Council
  • 1982 – U.S. Coordinator, U.S.-Japan Joint Seminar on “Microcolumn Separation Methods and their Ancillary Techniques,” Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1980-1984 – Member, Advisory Committee to the Analytical Chemistry Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • 1986 – Instructor, ACS Short Course on Supercritical Fluid Chromatography
  • 1988, 1990 – Organizing Committee, International Symposium, “Microcolumn Separation Methods,” Bloomington, IN and Aronberg, Sweden
  • 1988, 1991 – Scientific Committee, International Symposium, “HPLC 88” and “HPLC 92”
  • 1977-Pres. – Instructor, ACS Short Course on Capillary Gas Chromatography
  • 1978-Pres. – ACS Lecture Tour Speaker
  • 1990-Pres. – Scientific Committee, International Symposia on Capillary Chromatography
  • 1994 – Scientific Committee, Glycobiology: Analytical Methods
  • 2003 – Member of the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Indiana University
  • 2004 – Member of the Indiana University Cancer Center, IU School of Medicine