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, 2014

Norblad-Ekstrand Medal of the Swedish Chemical Society, 2014

Honorary Professor, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, 2014-2019

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, 2006