Visiting professorships

  • 1973                          North-Eastern University, Boston, USA

  • 1982                          National University, Singapore, Singapore

  • 1989                          Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

  • 1993 -1994                University of Lund, Lund, Sweden

  • 2004                          University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  • 2010                          Technical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland



  • Pregl Medal of the Austrian Society of Analytical Chemistry,

  • Vienna, Austria (1993)

  • A.J.P. Martin Award, Chromatographic Society, London, (1993)

  • Humboldt-Research Award, Rjiksbankens Jubileumsfond,

  • Stockholm (1993)

  • American Chemical Society Award in Chromatography, 209th American Chemical Society meeting, Anaheim, California, 2 -4. April, 1995

  • Distinguished lecturer in the Frontiers of Chemical Research Program at the Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, Nov. 1995

  • Honorary Doctor Degree, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania, October 1999

  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship, March 2000

  • Honorary Doctor Degree of the University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece, 2002

  • Recipient of the F.C Donders Chair at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, May 2004

  • Recipient of the Clemens Winkler Medal of the German Analytical Chemistry Division, Jena (2007)

  • Recipient of the lifetime achievement award, International Symposium of the Separation of Proteins, Peptides and Polynucleotides,  Orlando, Florida, October 2007

  • Recipient of the M.J.E. Golay award 2008, International Symposium on Miniaturized Chromatography, Riva de la Garda, Italy, May 2008

  • Recipient of the California Separation Science Society (CASSS) award, Berkeley, CA, USA, November 4, 2011

  • Distinguished scientist award at the NOSSS (Nordic Separation Science Society) Riga, Latvia, Aug. 27, 2011

  • Recipient of the A. Waksmundski medal award of the Polish Academy and Polish Chemical Society, Warsaw, Poland, October 22, 2015

  • Recipient of the M.Tswett & W. Nernst Award, Science for Life, European Society for Separation Science, Weinheim, Germany, June 17, 2016