Jean-Marie Dimandja, Ph.D.
Jean-Marie Dimandja received his bachelor's in mathematics from Miami University, and his master's and doctorate in analytical chemistry from Southern Illinois University. Prior to joining the chemistry department at Spelman College in 2002, he worked at the NASA/Ames Research Center from 1991 to 1997, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 1997 to 2002 where he developed analytical methods for use in space research and environmental biomonitoring respectively.
At Spelman College he has maintained an active research program (focused on comprehensive two-dimensional separation science instrument and method development) that has been supported by federal grants from NSF and NIH, and corporate support from companies such as Kimberly Clark, IFF and UOP. John has authored 30 peer-reviewed publications and nearly 200 presentations at local, national and international conferences, and he has organized and/or chaired several conference symposia on GCxGC at PITTCON, ACS, and the International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography.