George L. Donati

Spectrochemical analysis researcher with experience in atomic spectrometry, analytical instrumentation and sample preparation.

Specific topics of research and professional experience:

  • Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)
  • Tungsten coil atomic spectrometry (absorption, emission and fluorescence)
  • Inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP OES)
  • Microwave-induced plasma optical emission spectrometry (MIP OES)
  • Thermospray flame furnace atomic absorption spectrometry (TS-FF-AAS)
  • Microwave-assisted sample preparation
  • Chemical education

Currently an Associate Research Professor at the Department of Chemistry of Wake Forest University, teaching analytical chemistry and directing a research program in analytical instrumentation for trace element determinations.

Research Interests

  • Spectrochemistry
  • Analytical chemistry instrumentation
  • Gas phase ion-molecule interactions
  • Sample preparation
  • Chemical education