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Dr. Limin Shao is an associate professor of analytical chemistry. Dr. Shao graduated from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) with a bachelor's degree in 1995, and then joined the faculty of department of chemistry. Dr. Shao received his PhD degree from USTC in 2003; afterwards joined Prof. Peter R. Griffiths' group ( FT-GUYS) for a two-year postdoctoral research. In 2006 Dr. Shao returned to USTC.

Dr. Shao's research is focused on the development and application of chemometric methods for complex data analysis. The methods are implemented primarily in, but not limited to, Matlab codes. Chemometrics is an interdisciplinary field in which mathematical and statistical methods are combined with computer programs to retrieve qualitative and quantitative information from experimental data that are subject to complexity and/or interferences.

Dr. Shao's research also includes data manipulation and analysis of atmospheric monitoring using a technique known as open-path Fourier transform infrared (OP/FT-IR) spectroscopy. Currently a prototype of the software package has been developed. With this package, the analysis of OP/FT-IR measurements is completely automatic; concentrations of small molecules in air such as methane, ammonia, nitrous oxide are calculated without any intervention.

Dr. Shao's research is funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, University of Idaho, and Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.

For any information, please contact Dr. Shao by

Department of Chemistry
University of Science and Technology of China
Hefei, Anhui 230026
Email: lshao at ustc dot edu dot cn
Tel: 86-551-63603430(O)

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