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Donald G. Graczyk

Chemist

Donald Graczyk is a chemist in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory in Argonne’s Chemical and Fuel Cycle Technologies Division.

Biography

Dr. Graczyk is an Analytical Chemist in the Chemistry and Fuel Cycle Technologies Division at Argonne National Laboratory.  He has more than 40 years of experience in applying the principles and techniques of chemical analysis to characterizing the compositions and properties of a wide range of materials related to energy production. Areas of expertise include inorganic elemental and isotope measurements, atomic spectroscopy, inorganic mass spectrometry, gas analysis, nuclear and radiochemical analysis, analysis of water and waste, chemical separations, and statistical analysis of measurement data. He has contributed analytical chemistry services and research support to Argonne programs in materials science, nuclear chemistry and engineering, energy storage, separations science, biological science, waste recycling, process development, and facilities operations. He is a specialist in developing or implementing special analysis methods for high-accuracy measurements, difficult sample matrices, and other special program needs. 

Dr. Graczyk received his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana, and his Master’s and Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.