David Smith

David Smith

Prof. Dr. David Smith is Professor in the School of Medicine at Keele University (UK). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society (elected 1988) and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics. He was awarded the Schrödinger Prize in 1992. Prof. Smith is the inventor of Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS) and Flowing Afterglow Mass Spectrometry (FA-MS), now widely used for trace gas analysis of air and exhaled breath. He is co-author of more than 390 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, covering the fields of plasma physics, ion chemistry, terrestrial and interstellar chemistry, mass spectrometry, gas analysis, and breath analysis (more than 12600 citations in Web of Science; h-index 61). He is Founder Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Breath Research.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Medicine, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK