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William E. Wallace


  • 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), 2016-present
  • Member, Measurements and Standards Committee, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 2004-2007
  • Chair, NIST Synthetic Polymer Mass Spectrometry Workshops, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008
  • Coordinator, Polymeric Materials Interest Group, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 1999-2001


  • NIST Bronze Medal (2007)
  • NRC-NIST Postdoctoral Fellowship (1993-1995)
  • Tau Beta Pi


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

Mass Spectral Library Quality Assurance by Inter-Library Comparison

William E. Wallace, Weihua Ji, Dmitrii V. Tchekhovskoi, Karen W. Phinney, Stephen E. Stein
A method to discover and correct errors in mass spectral libraries is described. Comparing across a set of highly curated reference libraries compounds that
Created October 9, 2019