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Jack Cochran

Jack Cochran

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  • Adjunct Instructor

Education

  1. 1983 – East Central University – Ada, OK
  2. B.S., Chemistry.
  3. Graduated with honors.

Selected Publications

J. de Vos, R. Dixon, G. Vermeulen, P. Gorst-Allman, J. Cochran, E. Rohwer, and JF. Focant. Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography time of flight mass spectrometry (GC×GC-TOFMS) for environmental forensic investigations in developing countries.  Chemosphere (2011).

A. Kohl, D. Cropek, and J. Cochran. Characterization of military fog oil by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography.  J. Chromatogr. A 1217 (2010) 550.

J. Cochran. Evaluation of comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography – time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the determination of pesticides in tobacco.  J. Chromatogr. A 1186 (2008) 202.

F.L. Dorman, P.D. Schettler, L.A. Vogt, and J.W. Cochran. Using computer modeling to predict and optimize separations for comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography.  J. Chromatogr. A 1186 (2008) 196.

T. Čajka, J. Hajšlová, J. Cochran, K. Holadová, and E. Klimánková. Solid phase microextraction – comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography – time-of-flight mass spectrometry for the analysis of honey volatiles.  J. Sep. Sci. 30 (2007) 534.

J.-F. Focant, E.J. Reiner, K. MacPherson, T. Kolic, A. Sjödin, D.G. Patterson, Jr., S.L. Reese, F.L. Dorman, and J. Cochran. Measurement of PCDDs, PCDFs, and non-ortho-PCBs by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography-isotope dilution time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC x GC-IDTOFMS). Talanta 63 (2004), 1231.

J-F. Focant, J.W. Cochran, J-M. Dimandja, E. DePauw, A. Sjödin, W.E. Turner, and D.G. Patterson, Jr. High-throughput analysis of human serum for selected polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by gas chromatography-isotope dilution time-of-flight mass spectrometry (GC-IDTOFMS).  Analyst 129 (2004) 331.

J.W. Cochran. Fast gas chromatography – time-of-flight mass spectrometry of polychlorinated biphenyls and other environmental contaminants.  J. Chromatogr. Sci. 40 (2002) 254.

D.M. Cropek, P.A. Kemme, J.M. Day, and J. Cochran. Use of pyrolysis GC/MS for predicting emission byproducts from the incineration of double-base propellants.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 36 (2002) 4346.

J.W. Cochran and G.M. Frame. Recent developments in the high-resolution gas chromatography of polychlorinated biphenyls.  J. Chromatogr. A 843 (1999) 323.

L.G. Hansen, D. Green, D., J. Cochran, S. Vermette, and B. Bush.  Chlorobiphenyl (PCB) composition of extracts of subsurface soil, superficial dust and air from a contaminated landfill.  Fresenius' J Anal. Chem. 357:4 (1997) 442.

G.M. Frame, J.W. Cochran, and S.S. Bøwadt. Complete PCB congener distributions for 17 Aroclor mixtures determined by 3 HRGC systems optimized for comprehensive, quantitative, congener-specific analysis.  J. High Resol. Chromatogr. 19 (1996) 657.

J.M. Henson, M.V. Yates, and J.W. Cochran. Metabolism of chlorinated methanes, ethanes, and ethylenes by a mixed bacterial culture growing on methane.  J. Indust. Microbiol. 4 (1989) 29.

J.W. Cochran and J.M. Henson. Analysis of volatile organic chemicals in aqueous samples by purge/GC with selective water removal. J. High Resol. Chromatogr. Chromatogr. Comm. 11 (1988) 869.

J.W. Cochran, M.V. Yates, and J.M. Henson. A modified purge and trap/gas chromatography method for analysis of volatile hydrocarbons in microbiological degradation studies.  J Microbiol. Meth. 8 (1988) 347.

J.W. Cochran. A rapid, sensitive method for the analysis of halogenated gases in water.  J. High. Resol. Chromatogr. Chromatogr. Comm. 11 (1988) 663.

J.M. Henson, M.V. Yates, J.W. Cochran, and D.S. Shackleford. Microbial removal of halogenated methanes, ethanes, and ethylenes in an aerobic soil exposed to methane.  FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 53 (1988) 193.

J.W. Cochran. Capillary column gas chromatography method for water pollution performance evaluation volatiles samples.  EPA Quality Assurance Newsletter 10 (1988) 8.

J.T. Wilson, G.B. Smith, J.W. Cochran, J.F. Barker, and P.V. Roberts.  Field evaluation of a simple microcosm simulating the behavior of volatile organic compounds in subsurface materials.  Water Resour. Res. 23 (1987) 1547.

J.W. Cochran. Selective water removal in purge/GC analysis of volatile aromatics in aqueous samples.  J. High Resol. Chromatogr. Chromatogr. Comm. 10 (1987) 573.

J.T. Wilson, J.F. McNabb, J.W. Cochran, T.H. Wang, M.B. Tomson, and P.B. Bedient. Influence of Microbial Adaptation on the Fate of Organic Pollutants in Ground Water.  Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 4 (1985) 721.

Honors and Awards

  • International Organizing Committee, EnviroAnalysis, South Africa, 2012.
  • Scientific Organizing Committee, 30th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (Dioxin), San Antonio, Texas, 2010.
  • President of the 47th Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 2010.
  • Karasek Award for Achievements in Environmental Science, EnviroAnalysis 2007, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Organizing Committee Scholarship, Tenth International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography, Riva del Garda, Italy.
  • US EPA Scientific and Technological Achievement Award, Evaluation of a Microcosm Simulating Biotransformation of Chlorinated Compounds
  • US EPA Scientific and Technological Achievement Award, Influence of Microbial Adaptation on the Fate of Organic Pollutants in Groundwater