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William E. Wallace (Fed)


  • Mass spectral library development
  • Mass spectrometry applied to current problems in forensic science
  • Mathematical methods in metrology


  • Core Committee Member, Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs (SWGDRUG), 2017-2022
  • Member, Measurements and Standards Committee, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2004-2007
  • Conference Chair, NIST Synthetic Polymer Mass Spectrometry Workshops, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008
  • Coordinator, Polymeric Materials Interest Group, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 1999-2001


  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal for Superior Federal Service (2022)
  • NIST Material Measurement Laboratory Accolade for Excellence in Administration (2020)
  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal for Superior Federal Service (2007)
  • National Research Council-NIST Postdoctoral Fellowship (1993-1995)
  • Tau Beta Pi


Mass Spectral Library of Acylcarnitines Derived from Human Urine

Xinjian Yan, Sanford Markey, Ramesh Marupaka, Qian Dong, Brian T. Cooper, Yuri Mirokhin, William E. Wallace, Stephen Stein
We describe the creation of a mass spectral library of acylcarnitines and conjugated acylcarnitines from the LC–MS/MS analysis of six NIST urine reference

Standard Reference Data Workshop Report

Debra L. Kaiser, Neil Alderoty, Richard R. Cavanagh, Barbara Guttman, Robert J. Hanisch, Adam G. Morey, Jeanita Pritchett, Yuri Ralchenko, Stacy S. Schuur, William E. Wallace
On October 17, 2017, the ODI sponsored a day-long Standard Reference Data Workshop. More than 120 NIST staff members and associates from four NIST laboratories
Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022