In 1978 he received the Pure Chemistry Award of the American Chemical Society and in 1981 was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. In 1999 he received the Peter Debye Award in Physical Chemistry from the American Chemical Society and was again honored in 2003 with the Field and Franklin Award in Mass Spectrometry. In 2007 he received the Distinguished Contribution Award from the American Society for Mass Spectrometry for the original development and chemical applications of ion cyclotron resonance spectroscopy.
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