Alan L. Rockwood, PhD

Research Interests

  • Chemistry, Clinical
  • Application of gas chromatography/mass spectrometry in biomedical research
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Spectrometry, Mass, Electrospray Ionization
  • Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS)

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Pathology - Professor (Clinical) Emeritus
  • Divisions: Clinical Pathology

Academic Office Information

  • 801-583-2787-Ext.2830
  • ARUP
    Medical Directors
    500 Chipeta Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Email: rockwoal@aruplab.com

Academic Bio

Dr. Rockwood is a Professor (Clinical) in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and serves as Scientific Director for Mass Spectrometry at ARUP Laboratories. He is a Diplomate in the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and is a member of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, and the Indian Society for Mass Spectrometry.

Dr. Rockwood’s clinical and research focus is clinical applications of mass spectrometry.

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah
Chemistry
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training Utah State University
Chemistry
Ph.D.
Undergraduate Brigham Young University
Chemistry
B.S.

Selected Publications

Patent

  1. Rockwood AL, Lee ED, Agbonkonkon N, Lee ML (2009). Cross-flow ion mobility analyzer. U.S. Patent No. 7,199,362. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  2. Lee ED, Rockwood AL, Waite R, Lammert SA, Lee ML (2007). Virtual ion trap. U.S. Patent No. 7,375,320. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  3. Oliphant JR, Tolley HD, Rockwood AL, Lee E, Lee M (2005). System and method for extracting spectra from data produced by a spectrometer. U.S. Patent No. 7,075,064. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  4. Lee ED, Rockwood AL, Waite R, Lammert SA, Lee ML (2004). Virtual ion trap. U.S. Patent No. 7,227,138. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  5. Lee ED, Rockwood AL, Lee ML, Tolley SE (2004). Single device for ion mobility and ion trap mass spectrometry. U.S. Patent No. 7,075,070. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  6. Lee ED, Rockwood AL, Yue B, Lee ML (2004). Electron ionization source for othogonal acceleration time-of-flight mass spectrometry. U.S. Patent No. 7,060,987. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  7. Lee ED, Lee ML, Rockwood AL, Zhou L (2003). Method and apparatus for aerodynamic ion focusing. U.S. Patent No. 6,992,299. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  8. Kushnir MM, Rockwood AL, Nelson GJ (2003). Methods for data analysis in tandem mass spectrometry. U.S. Patent No. 7,158,903. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  9. Rockwood AL (1998). Collisional axialization of ions in a supersonic expansion for ion injection into time of flight mass spectrometers. U.S. Patent No. 5,973,322. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  10. Rockwood AL, Davis LJ, Jones JL, Lee ED (1997). Printed circuit boards as insulated components for a time of flight mass spectrometer. U.S. Patent No. 6,316,768. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  11. Rockwood AL (1997). Tapered or tilted electrodes to allow the superposition of independently controllable DC field gradients to RF fields. U.S. Patent No. 6,163,032. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  12. Rockwood AL, Davis LJ (1996). Multi-anode time to digital converter. U.S. Patent No. 5,777,326. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  13. Smith RD, Udseth HR, Rockwood AL (1990). Detection method for dissociation of multiple-charged ions. U.S. Patent No. 5,073,713. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  14. Rockwood AL, Pan Y, Ridge DP, Wronka J (1989). Resolution improvement in an ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometer. U.S. Patent No. 4,990,775. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.