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Joe Conny's academic background is in Chemometrics, a subdiscipline of analytical chemistry that involves statistics and mathematical approaches to analyze chemical data. At NIST, Joe has applied chemometrics to optimize the measurement of black carbon in atmospheric aerosols and to simulate spectral data for testing and calibrating data analysis algorithms used in x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Joe's more recent work involves electron microscopy and x-ray microanalysis for understanding how the morphology and composition of individual atmospheric particles affects climate.
Surface and Microanalysis Science
Microanalysis Research Group
1979-1984, R&D Biochemist, Bayer Corporation, Cutter Laboratories Division, Berkeley, CA
1984-1986, Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Colorado at Denver
1987-1990, Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant, University of Colorado at Boulder
1990-1991, Instructor/Postdoc, University of Colorado at Denver 1991-present, Research Chemist, NIST
Ph.D, 1990, Analytical Chemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder M.S., 1987, Chemistry, University of Colorado at Denver