Edward Yeung received his A.B. in chemistry from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley. Since then, he has been on the chemistry faculty at Iowa State University, where he is currently Robert Allen Wright Professor and Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences. His research interests span both spectroscopy and chromatography. He was an Associate Editor of Analytical
Chemistry. He served on the editorial advisory board of Progress in Analytical Spectroscopy, Journal of Capillary Electrophoresis, Mikrochimica Acta, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, Journal of Microcolumn Separations, Electrophoresis, Journal of High Resolution Chromatography, Chromatographia and Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods. He was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, was appointed Honorary Professors of Zhengzhou University, Zhongshan University, Xiamen University and Hunan University, and was elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award in Chemical Instrumentation, 4 separate R&D 100 Awards, the Lester W. Strock Award, the Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award, the L. S. Palmer Award, the ACS Fisher Award in Analytical Chemistry, the Frederick Conference on Capillary Electrophoresis Award, the Eastern Analytical Symposium Award in Analytical Chemistry, the ACS Award in Chromatography, the International Prize of the Belgian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Eastern Analytical Symposium Award in Separation Science, the Ralph N. Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry, the Golay Award, the Chicago Chromatography Discussion Group Merit Award and the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Analytical Chemistry.