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Barry Lavine

Regents Professor of Chemistry



Barry K. Lavine is Regents Professor of Chemistry at Oklahoma State University. His research interests encompass many aspects of chemical analysis including optical sensors, vibrational spectroscopy, infrared and Raman imaging, and chemometrics.  Lavine has published more than 115 research papers, 21 book chapters, 16 review articles, and was editor of 3 American Chemical Society (ACS) monographs.  Lavine is on the editorial board of several journals including the Journal of Chemometrics, Microchemical Journal, Analytical Letters, and Sensors.  He has served as Chair of the Northern New York section (1997-2004) and Oklahoma section (2006-2008) of the ACS.  Lavine has also been Program Chair for several scientific meetings including SCIX (1992), Northeast Regional ACS Meeting (1999), and the Pentasectional Meeting of the local Oklahoma Sections of the ACS (2005).  Lavine is the recipient of the 2015 Kowalski prize, 2017 Chemometrics Award (sponsored by the Eastern Analytical Symposium) and is a Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.


Links to Recent Work by Barry K. Lavine

  1. Isio Sota-Uba, Matthew Bamidele, James Moulton, Karl Booksh, and Barry K. Lavine, “Authentication of Edible Oils Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Pattern Recognition Methods,” Intellig. Lab. Syst., 2021, 210, 104251.


  1. Barry K. Lavine Sandhya R. Pampati, Kaushalya S. Dahal, Mariya Kim, U. D. Nuwan T. Perera, Marcus Benjamin, and Richard A. Bunce, “Swellable Copolymers of N isopropyl acrylamide and Alkyl Acrylic Acids for Optical pH Sensing,“ Molecules, 2020, 25, 1408.


  1. Kaushalya Sharma Dahal, Sanjeewa Gamagedara, Undugodage Don Nuwan Perera, and Barry K. Lavine, “Analysis of Gentisic Acid and Related Renal Cell Carcinoma Biomarkers Using Reversed-Phase Liquid Chromatography with Water Rich Mobile Phases,” Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, 2019, 42(19-20), 681-687. 


  1. Francis Kwofie, Undugodage Don Nuwan Perera, Matthew D. Allen, and Barry K. Lavine, “Transmission Infrared Imaging Microscopy and Multivariate Curve Resolution Applied to the Forensic Examination of Automotive Paints,” Talanta, 2018, 186, 662-669.


  1. M. Gaye, T. Ding, H. Shion, A. Hussein, Y. HU, S. Zhou, Z. T. Hammoud, B. K. Lavine, Y. Mechref, J. C. Gelbler, and D. E. Clemmer, “Delineation of Disease Phenotypes Associated with Esophageal Adencarcinoma by MALDI-IMS-MS Analysis of Serum N-linked Glycans,” Analyst, 2017, 142, 1525-1535.


  1. Barry K. Lavine, Collin G. White, Matthew D. Allen1, Andrew Weakley, “Pattern Recognition Assisted Infrared Library Searching of the Paint Data Query Database to Improve Investigative Lead Information from Automotive Paint Trace Evidence,” Applied Spectroscopy, 2017, 71(3), 480-495.
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