Welcome to the Anderson Research Group!

Research within the Anderson Group focuses on all areas of separation science and sample preparation. We are specifically interested in employing and understanding the role that ionic liquids (ILs), polymeric ionic liquids (PILs), and magnetic ionic liquids (MILs) play in chromatographic separations and sample preparation, particularly microextraction-based techniques. In addition, we develop new synthetic approaches of these compounds for targeted applications within the fields of analytical and bioanalytical chemistry. The Anderson Group collaborates with a number of academic research groups in Europe, South America, North America, and Asia. We also work closely with numerous industrial collaborators as we develop separation/sample preparation methodologies that solve challenging industrial problems.

Professor Jared L. Anderson
Office: 1605 Gilman
2415 Osborn Dr
Ames IA
Professor Anderson joined the chemistry faculty in August 2015 and is also a Faculty Scientist in Ames Laboratory. Prior to joining ISU, he was a faculty member at The University of Toledo from 2005 through 2015 where he held the ranks of assistant, associate, and full professor of chemistry. He earned his B.S. in 2000… see more

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10/18/19 Professor Anderson accepts an invitation to join the Editorial Advisory Board for the journal Analytical Chemistry!

10/11/19 Congratulations to Dr. Anderson for being selected as TOP100 Analytical Scientists in The Power List 2019!!!

9/16/19 Congratulations to Gabe for the publication of his paper on ultra-high thermal stability ionic liquids as gas chromatographic stationary phases in Journal of Chromatography A! This work was in collaboration with Prof. Jim Davis and his group at the University of South Alabama.

9/10/19 Prof. Anderson presents a Plenary Lecture at the 4th International Conference on Ionic Liquids in Separation and Purification Technology (ILSEPT) in Sitges, Spain!

8/15/19 The National Science Foundation awards a Special Creativity Extension to our current NSF funded project. The award provides the group an extra two years of funding!

7/15/19 Professor Anderson presents a Plenary Lecture and a short course at the 17th Latin American Symposium on Chromatography and Related Techniques Colacro 2019 in Aracaju, Brazil!

6/27/19 Congratulations to Qamar for the acceptance of his first manuscript as the leading author titled "Investigating the Effect of Ligand and Cation on the Properties of Metal Fluorinated Acetylacetonate Based Magnetic Ionic Liquids" in New Journal of Chemistry!

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