Jim BoltonPartner, UV Lamp Testing
& General UV Consulting

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    Current Positions:

    President (1999 – present)
    Bolton Photosciences Inc.

    Adjunct Professor (2001 – present)
    Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2W2

    Editor-in-Chief of IUVA News (1 May 2015 – present)

     

    Emeritus Positions:

    Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of IUVA News (1999 – 2008)

    Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, The University of Western Ontario (1996 –  )

    Editor-in-Chief of IUVA News (1 January 2010 – 31 December 2011)

     

    Past Positions:

    Professor of Chemistry – The University of Western Ontario (1970 – 1996)

    Professor of Chemistry and Associate Chairman – University of Minnesota (1968 – 1970)

    Associate Professor of Chemistry – University of Minnesota (1966 – 1968)

    Assistant Professor of Chemistry – University of Minnesota (1964 – 1966)

     

    Education:

    BA (1958) (Chemistry) – University of Saskatchewan.

    MA (1960) (Physical Chemistry) – University of Saskatchewan

    PhD. (1963) (Physical Chemistry) – Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

     

    Professional  Experience:

    1963 – 1964 Boese Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University with Prof. G.K. Fraenkel.
    1964 – 1967 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
    1967 – 1969 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
    1969 – 1970 Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
    1968 – 1970 Associate Chairman, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
    1970 – 1996 Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Western Ontario
    1978 – 1979 President, Solar Energy Society of Canada, Inc.
    1985 – 1987 Founding President, The Canadian Society for Chemistry
    1978 – 1984 Director, Photochemistry Unit, University of Western Ontario
    2005 – Organizer, 3rd International Congress on Ultraviolet Technologies, Whistler, BC
    2007 – Co-Organizer, World Congress on Ozone and Ultraviolet Technologies, Los Angeles, CA

    Society memberships: Canadian Society for Chemistry (Fellow), American Water Works Association, International Ultraviolet Association.

     

    Honors:

    1966 – 1968 – Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
    1972 Fellow of The Chemical Institute of Canada
    1976 Noranda Lecture Award for Physical Chemistry, The Chemical Institute of Canada
    1980 C.I.L Distinguished Lecturer in Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
    1980 A.B. Van Cleave University Lecturer, University of Regina
    1982 Lecture Tour of Japan under the sponsorship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
    1986 Special Lecturer, Institute of Photographic Chemistry, Beijing, China
    1988 Visiting Fellow, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
    1990 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
    1998 Environment Award, The Chemical Institute of Canada
    2001 Elected Fellow (only 24 Fellows have been elected) of the International EPR(ESR) Society
    2007 Outstanding Service Award – International Ultraviolet Association
    2013 Special Session in honor of Prof. James Bolton at the World Congress on Ozone and Ultraviolet Technologies, Las Vegas, NV.
    2013 Award from the International Ultraviolet Association for the best Classic Ultraviolet Paper.
    2013 Lifetime Achievement Award – International Ultraviolet Association
    2014 Alumni of Achievement Award – University of Saskatchewan
    2014 Visiting Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

     

    Publications:

    (Books are listed below; a full publication list will be sent on request – see also https://www.researchgate.net/profile/James_Bolton4/)
    Articles in refereed journals: 211 Books: 12 Reviews: 26 Patents: 10
    Contributions to refereed Conference Proceedings: 61


    Supervisions:

    MSc Students Graduated 14
    PhD Students Graduated 25
    Postdoctoral Fellows 28


    Recent Books Published:

    1. Collins, J. and J. R. Bolton, 2016, “The Advanced Oxidation Handbook”, American Water Works Association, Denver, CO.
    2. Bolton, J. R., 2010. “Ultraviolet Applications Handbook”, 3rd, ICC Lifelong Learn Inc., 628 Cheriton Cres., NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6R 2M5.
    3. Bolton, J. R and C. C. Cotton, 2008. “The Ultraviolet Disinfection Handbook”, American Water Works Association, Denver, CO.
    4. Weil, J. A. and J. R. Bolton, 2007. “Electron Paramagnetic Resonance – Elementary Theory and Practical Examples”, 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York.
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