Andrew Ewing

Curriculum Vitae

Doctoral degree: Defended April 1, 1983, Analytical and Biological Chemistry, Indiana University, Thesis title: Quantitative and Qualitative In Vivo Electrochemistry

Supervisor: Prof. R. Mark Wightman

Relevant postdoctoral work: 1983/84, Modified Microelectrodes, University of North Carolina, Supervisor:Prof. Royce W. Murray

Qualification as Associate Professor: 1989

Present and previous positions and periods of appointment:

2010- Professor of Analytical Chemistry, University of Gothenburg

2010- Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, Penn State University

2007-2010 Marie Curie Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Gothenburg

2003-2010 Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Penn State University

1999-2004 Head, Department of Chemistry, Penn State University

1999-2010 J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Natural Sciences, Penn State University

1996-2000 Co-Director, Neuroscience Option, Integrative Biosciences Graduate Program

1995-2003 Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience and Anatomy, Penn State University

1992-2010 Professor of Chemistry, Penn State University

1990-1995 Assistant Head of Department, Director of Graduate Education, Penn State

1984-1992 Assistant/Associate Professor, Penn State University


Electrochemical, separations, imaging with optical and mass spectrometry methods aimed at understanding the chemistry of single nerve cells, single vesicles, neural communication in cell networks and in the Drosophila nervous system; and understanding molecular messengers in cell differentiation. Analytical chemistry methods at the micro- and nanoscale.


Graduate classes: Bioanalytical electrochemistry, Spectroscopy and Mass spectrometry, Analytical separations

Undergraduate classes: Analytical chemistry

Recent awards

              Ralph N Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2021 

              European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (2018), 
              26 000
 000 SEK. 

              Reappointed Wallenberg Scholar, 2017

              European Advanced Materials Congress European Advanced  
              Materials Award, 2017
              Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Conf. Award in  
              Analytical Chemistry, 2015
              Honorary Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing,
              Norblad-Ekstrand Medal of the Swedish Chemical Society, 2014
              Honorary Professor, Nanjing University of Science and Technology,  
              Elected to the Gothenburg Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2013
              ACS Award in Electrochemistry, 2013
              Charles N. Reilley Award in Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2013
              Elected to Sweden Royal Academy of Science (KVA class 4), 2012
              Wallenberg Scholar, 2011
              ERC Advanced Grant, 2010
              Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2009
             American Chemical Society Award in Chemical Instrumentation,