EDWARD YEUNG is on the chemistry faculty at Iowa State University, where he is currently distinguished professor in liberal arts and sciences. His research interests span both spectroscopy and chromatography, with publications in areas such as nonlinear spectroscopy, laser-based detectors for liquid chromatography, capillary electrophoresis, trace-gas monitoring, single-cell and single-molecule analysis, DNA sequencing, and data treatment procedures in chemical measurements. He is an associate editor of Analytical Chemistry and has served on the editorial advisory board of Progress in Analytical Spectroscopy, Journal of Capillary Electrophoresis, Microchimica Acta, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, Journal of Microcolumn Separations, Electrophoresis, Journal of High Resolution Chromatography, Chromatographia, and Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods. Past awards include the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship in 1974, the American Chemical Society Awards in Analytical Chemistry (1994) and Chromatography (2002), the International Prize of the Belgian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2002), and election as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1992. Dr. Yeung received his A.B. degree in chemistry from Cornell University in 1968 and his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 1972.