Neal Benjamin Gallagher, Ph.D.

Vice-President, Eigenvector Research, Inc.

160 Gobblers Knob Lane
Manson, WA 98831
phone: (509) 687-1039
e-mail: nealg@eigenvector.com

Education:

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Mathematics minor, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1992;
M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 1987;
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 1985;
B.S. Engineering Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 1985.

Research Interests:

Chemometrics; multivariate calibration and analysis; multivariate curve resolution; process modeling and fault detection; multivariate image analysis; on-line application of advanced chemometrics; process analytical; environmental maintenance and sensing; MATLAB.

Employment:

January 1995-present, Vice President and Co-Founder, Eigenvector Research, Inc., Manson, Washington. Eigenvector Research provides state-of-the-art in chemometrics consulting, research, development, and applications. Consultation has included projects in process monitoring and fault detection for chemical and semi-conductor processes; sensing in medical, biological, and environmental systems; and applications using spectroscopic methods, sensor arrays, and multiple sensor types with sensor fusion. Have taught dozens of courses in chemometrics. Co-author of the PLS_Toolbox advanced chemometrics software for use with MATLAB used by scientists and engineers world-wide.

June 1994-March 1995, Postdoctoral Fellow, Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland, Washington; Chemometrics analysis.

August 1992-January 1994, Research Chemical Engineer, Bend Research, Inc., Bend, Oregon; Membrane-based separations.

September 1987-March 1992, Research Assistant, Dept. of Chem. Engr., University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; Combustion generated aerosols with gas-phase reactions and teaching assistant.

September 1985-March 1987, Research Assistant, Dept. of Chem. Engr., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Polyimide based composites and teaching assistant.

June-August 1986, Applications Chemist, DuPont Instrument Systems Division, Wilmington, Delaware; Thermal analysis.

January 1984-May 1985, Undergraduate Researcher, Dept. of Chem. Engr., University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; Membrane formation and teaching assistant.

June-August 1984, Chemical Engineer, Bend Research, Inc., Bend, Oregon; Membrane-based separations.

June-August 1983, Laboratory Assistant, National Bureau of Standards, Boulder, Colorado.

June-August 1982, Laboratory Assistant, Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado.

Honors and Awards:

1995, Gordon Research Conference on Statistics in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Beginning Researcher Award; 1994, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory; 1988, Graduate Academic Scholarship, Univ of Arizona; 1987, Graduate College Fellowship, Univ of Arizona; 1985, Outstanding Presentation of Graduate Student Paper SW and Rocky Mountain Div. of AAAS; 1985, AIChE Senior Award for Professional Promise, Univ of Colorado; 1985, Associated Engineering Students Outstanding Achievement Award, Univ of Colorado; 1985, Omega Chi Epsilon Award, Univ of Colorado; 1984, Vulcan Material Scholarship, Univ of Colorado.

Professional Organizations and Activities:

Sigma Xi, Full Member (since 1985); AAAS (since 1985); ACS.; IEEE affiliate member, North American/International Chemometrics Society, Treasurer; Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society, Pres and Vice Pres, Univ. of Colo.; Omega Chi Epsilon, Chem. Engr. Honor Society, Vice Pres, Univ. of Colo.; National Honor Society., ND state Pres. and chapter Vice Pres. Lake Chelan Nordic Club (since 1999)

Publications:

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., Bro, R, Shaver, J.M, Windig, W., Koch, R.S., OŐSullivan, D., "PLS_Toolbox 6 for use with Matlab," Software, Eigenvector Research, Inc., Wenatchee, WA, Mar (2011).

Gallagher, N.B., Kelly, J.F., Blake, T.A., "Passive Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Standoff Detection of Tetryl Explosive Residue on a Steel Surface," proceedings WHISPERS'10, Reykjavik, Iceland June 14-16 (2010), DOI: 10.1109/WHISPERS.2010.5594839.

Blake, T.A., Kelly, J.F., Gallagher, N.B, Gassman, P.L., Johnson, T.J., "Passive Detection of Solid Explosives in Mid-IR Hyperspectral Images," Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 395(2), 337-348 (2009).

Amigo, J.M., Ravn, C., Gallagher, N.B., Bro, R., "A Comparison of a Common Approach to Partial Least Squares-Discriminant Analysis and Classical Least Squares in Hyperspectral Imaging," Int J Pharm, 373, 179-182 (2009).

Gallagher, N.B., Gassman, P.L., Blake, T.A., "Strategies for Detecting Organic Liquids on Soils Using Mid-Infrared Reflection Spectroscopy," Environ. Sci. Technol., 42(15), 5700-5705 (2008).

Gallagher, N.B, Gassman, P.L., Blake, T.A., "Detection of Low Volatility Organic Analytes on Soils Using Infrared Reflection Spectroscopy," J. Near Infrared Spectrosc., 16(3), 179-187 (2008).

Blake, T.A., Gassman, P.L., Gallagher, N.B, "Detection and Classification of Organic Analytes in Soil" International Journal of High Speed Electronics and Systems,18(2), 319-336 (2008).

Gallagher, N. B., Detection, Classification and Quantification in Hyperspectral Images using Classical Least Squares Models. In Techniques and Applications of Hyperspectral Image Analysis, Grahn, H. F.; Geladi, P., Eds. John Wiley & Sons: West Sussex, England, 2007; pp 181-201.

Gallagher, N.B, Shaver, J.M., Windig, W., Blake, T.A., Gassman, P.L. "Multivariate Curve Resolution Applied to Infrared Reflectance Measurements of Soil Contaminated with Organic Analyte" Appl. Spectrosc., 60(7), 713-722 (2006).

Gallagher, N.B, Blake, T.A., Gassman, P.L. "Application of extended inverse scatter correction to mid-infrared reflectance spectra of soil," J. Chemometr., 19(5-7), 271-281 (2005).

Windig, W., N.B. Gallagher, J.M. Shaver and B.M. Wise, " New Approach for Interactive Self-Modeling Mixture Analysis," Chemometr. Intell. Lab., 77(1-2), 85-96 (2005).

Harvey, K.C., Hosch, J.W., Gallagher, N.B., and Wise, B.M., "System and method for determining endpoint in etch processes using partial least squares discriminant analysis in the time domain of optical emission spectra," US Patent No. 6,830,939; Dec. 14 (2004).

Gallagher, N.B., Shaver, J.M., Martin, E.B., Morris, J., Wise, B.M. and Windig, W., "Curve resolution for images with applications to TOF-SIMS and Raman," Chemo. and Intell. Lab. Sys., 2003, 77(1), 105-117.

Gallagher N.B., Sheen D.M., Shaver, J.M., Wise, B.M. and Schultz, J.F., "Estimation of Trace Vapor Concentration-Pathlength in Plumes for Remote Sensing Applications from Hyperspectral Images," SPIE Proceedings, 5093, 184-194 (2003).

Sheen, D.M., Gallagher, N.B., Sharpe, S.W., Anderson, K.K., and Shultz, J.F., "Impact of background and atmospheric variability on infrared hyperspectral chemical detection sensitivity," SPIE Proceedings, 5093, 218-229 (2003).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M., and Sheen, D.M., "Estimation of Trace Vapor Concentration-Pathlength in Plumes for Remote Sensing Applications from Hyperspectral Images," Anal. Chim. Acta., 490(1-2), 139-152 (2003).

Grate, J.W., Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., "Classical Least Squares Transformations of Sensor Array Pattern Vectors into Vapor Descriptors: Simulation of Arrays of Polymer-Coated Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors with Mass-Plus-Volume Transduction Mechanisms," Anal. Chim. Acta., 490(1-2), 169-184 (2003).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M. and Sheen D.M., "Error Analysis for Estimation of Trace Vapor Concentration-Pathlength in Stack Plumes," Appl. Spectrosc., 57(6), 614-621 (2003).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B. and Grate J.W., "Analysis of Combined Mass and Volume Transducing Sensor Arrays,"   J. Chemometr., 17(8-9), 463-469 (2003).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B. and Martin, E.B., "Application of PARAFAC2 to Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Semiconductor Etch,&quot J. Chemometr., 15(4), 285-298 (2001).

Grate, J.W., Patrash, S.J., Kaganove, S.N., Abraham, M.H., Wise, B.M. and Gallagher, N.B., "Inverse Least Squares Modeling of Vapor Descriptors using Polymer-coated Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor Array Responses," Anal. Chem., 73(21), 5247-5259 (2001).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., Butler, S.W., White, D. and Barna, G.G., "A Comparison of Principal Components Analysis, Multi-way Principal Components Analysis, Tri-linear Decomposition and Parallel Factor Analysis for Fault Detection in a Semiconductor Etch Process," J. Chemometr., 13, 379-396 (1999).

Wise, B.M. and Gallagher, N.B., "An Introduction to Linear Algebra," Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry, 28(1), 1-19 (1998).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., "Multi-way Analysis in Process Monitoring and Modeling," AIChE Symposium Series," 93(316), 271-274 (1997).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M., Butler, S.W., White, D. and Barna, G.G., "Development and Benchmarking of Multivariate Statistical Process Control Tools for a Semiconductor Etch Process: Improving Robustness Through Model Updating," IFAC ADCHEM'97, 78-83, Banff, Canada, June 1997.

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., Butler, S.W., White, D. and Barna, G.G., "Development and Benchmarking of Multivariate Statistical Process Control Tools for a Semiconductor Etch Process: Impact of Measurement Selection and Data Treatment on Sensitivity," IFAC SAFEPROCESS'97, 35-42, Kingston Upon Hull, U.K., August 1997.

White, D., Barna, G.G., Butler, S.W., Wise B. and Gallagher, N., "Methodology for Robust and Sensitive Fault Detection," Electrochemical Society Meeting, Montreal, May, 1997.

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M., and Stewart, C.W., "Application of Multi-way Principal Components Analysis to Nuclear Waste Storage Tank Monitoring," Computers Chem. Engng., 20, Suppl., S739-S744, (1996).

Wise, B.M. and Gallagher, N.B., "The Process Chemometrics Approach to Chemical Process Monitoring and Fault Detection," J. Proc. Cont. 6(6), 329-348 (1996).

Gallagher, N.B., Peterson, T.W., and Wendt, J.O.L., "Sodium Partitioning in a Pulverized Coal Combustion Environment," 26th Intn'l Symposium on Combustion, July 28-August 2, 1996.

Wise, B.M. and Gallagher, N.B., "Multi-way Analysis in Process Monitoring and Modeling," AIChE Symposium Series, 93(316), 271-274 (1997).

Wise, B.M., Holt, B.R., Gallagher, N.B., and Lee, S., "A Comparison of Neural Networks, Non-Linear Biased Regression and a Genetic Algorithm for Dynamic Model Identification," Chemometr. Intell. Lab., 30(1), 81-89 (1995).

Gallagher, N.B., "Alkali Metal Partitioning in a Pulverized Coal Combustion Environment," Doctoral Dissertation, Dept. of Chem. Engr., Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1992.

Gallagher, N.B., Bool, L.E., Wendt, J.O.L., and Peterson, T.W., "Alkali Metal Partitioning in Ash from Pulverized Coal Combustion," Combust. Sci. and Tech., 74 211-221, 1990.

Gallagher, N.B., "Monomer Solution Processed Polyimide Matrix Composites," Masters Thesis, Dept. of Chem. Engr., Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1987.

Selected Technical Publications and Presentations:

Gallagher, N.B., Roginski, R.T.., Israelson, G.A., “Target Detection Applied to Detection of Adulterants in Powdered Raw Material Using Near Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging,” International Diffuse Reflectance Conference, Chambersburg, PA, Jul 29-Aug 3 (2012).

Gallagher, N.B., “Data Analytics from a Chemometrician’s Perspective,” BP Data Analytics Workshop, Royal Chem Soc, London, England, Mar 21 (2012).

Gallagher, N.B., Blake, T.A., Kelly, J.F., “A Comparison of Detection Strategies for solids and Organic Liquids on Surfaces Using Long Wave Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging,” FACSS 2011, Reno, NV, Oct 2–7 (2011).

Nguyen, L., Margilith, E., Gallagher, N.B., Shaver, J.M., Israelson, G., “Detection of Adulterants in Raw Materials Utilizing Hyperspectral Imaging with Target and Anomaly Detection Algorithms,” FACSS 2011, Reno, NV, Oct 2–7 (2011).

Wise, B., Gallagher, N.B., “Multivariate Modeling of Batch Processes Using Summary Variables,” FACSS 2011, Reno, NV, Oct 2–7 (2011).

Hope, J., Gallagher, N.B., Heymann, J., Kinsinger, M., Scheuing, D., “ATR-FTIR and Pattern Recognition to Understand the Effect of Physical and Chemical Treatments on a Polymer Blend Fabric,” FACSS 2011, Reno, NV, Oct 2–7 (2011).

Roginski, R.T., Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., Shaver, J.M., Bro, R., “A Guide to Orthogonalization Filters for us in Calibration and Classification,” IFPAC, Baltimore, MD, USA, Jan 17-21 (2011).

Wise, B.M., J.M. Shaver, N.B. Gallagher, “A Guide to Orthogonalization Filters Used in Multivariate Image Analysis and Conventional Applications,” SSC12, Billund, Denmark, Jun 7–12 (2011).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., Shaver, J.M., Rasmussen, M.A., Bro, R., “A Guide to the Orthogonalization Filter Smorgasbord,” First African-European Conf on Chemometrics, Rabat, Morocco, Sep (2010).

Gallagher, N.B., Kelly, J.F., Blake, T.A., “Passive Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Standoff Detection of Tetryl Explosive Residue on a Steel Surface Using GLS and ELS-GLS,” International Diffuse Reflectance Conference, Chambersburg, PA, Jul 31-Aug 6 (2010).

Blake, T.A., Kelly, J.F., Gallagher, N.B., Gassman, P.L., Johnson, T.J., Bernacki, B.E., Mendoza, A., "Passive Standoff Detection of Explosives on Surfaces via Infrared and Optical Hyperspectral Imaging," PacifiChem, Honolulu, HA, USA, Dec 15-20 (2010).

N.B. Gallagher, Blake, T.A., J.F. Kelly, "Passive Standoff Detection of Solid Explosive Residues on Soil via Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging," FACSS 2010, Raleigh, NC, Oct 17-21 (2010).

Weling, A., M.B. Fratkin, A. Liu, P.F. Henning, N.B. Gallagher, "Detection and Classification of Bio-Aerosol Threats using Infrared Spectroscopy," ISSSR, Springfield, MO, June 21-24 (2010).

Gallagher, N.B, J.F. Kelly, T.A. Blake, "Passive Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Standoff Detection of Tetryl Explosive Residue on a Steel Surface," WHISPERS 2010, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 14-16 (2010).

Blake, T.A., J.F. Kelly, N.B. Gallagher, P.L. Gassman, T.J. Johnson, "Passive Standoff Detection of RDX Residues on Metal Surfaces via Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging," Eastern Analytical Symposium, Nov 16-19 (2009).

Weling, A.S., M.B. Fratkin, P.F. Henning, N.B. Gallagher, C.E. Miller, "Multi-Spectral Trigger Sensor for Bio-Aerosol Threat Detection," Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense & Security (NANO-DDS), Sept 29-Oct 2 (2009).

Wise, B.M., N.B. Gallagher, R. Bro, J.M. Shaver, W. Windig, R.S. Koch, PLS_Toolbox 5.0 for use with MATLAB, Software, Eigenvector Research, Inc., Wenatchee, WA, USA, September (2008), 5.2 April (2009).

Weling, A.S., P.F. Henning, M.B. Fratkin, S. Chadha, N.B. Gallagher, C.E. Miller, H.B. Lin, C.S. Scotto, J.D. Eversole, "Handheld Infrared Spectrometer for Chemical and Biological Threat Detection, International Symposium on Spectral Sensing Research, June 23-27 (2008).

Henning, P.F., M.B. Fratkin, A.S. Weling, N.B. Gallagher, C.E. Miller, H. Lin, C.S. Scotto, J.D. Eversole, "Infrared Detection and Discrimination of Biological Aerosols," 2008 Annual Chem/Bio R&D Technologies Conference, San Antonio, TX, Jan 28-Feb 1 (2008).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M., Shaver, J.M., Roginski, R.T., Koch, R.S., "Multivariate Batch Process Monitoring Utilizing Summary Variables with an Application To Semiconductor Etch," 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov 4-9 (2007).

Gallagher, N.B., Blake, T.A., Gassman, P.L., "Detection of Organic Analyte on Soils Using IR Reflectance Spectroscopy," poster, NIR'07, Umea, Sweden, June 17-21 (2007).

Wise, B.M., N.B. Gallagher, R. Bro, J.M. Shaver, W. Windig, R.S. Koch, PLS_Toolbox 4.1, 4.2 for use with MATLAB, Software, Eigenvector Research, Inc., Wenatchee, WA, USA, June (2007), Jan (2008).

Gallagher, N.B., "Mulitvariate Image Analysis: Past, Present and Future - a biased view," Advances in Process Analytics and Control Technologies, APACT '07, May 2-4 (2007).

Gallagher, N.B., Blake, T.A. and Gassman, P.L. " Recovery of Spectral Information from Infrared Reflectance Spectra of Soils Coated with an Organic Analyte," Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, Nov 11-16 (2006).

Gallagehr, N.B., "Chemometrics for brewing applications using PLS_Toolbox," World Grains Summit: Foods and Beverages, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 17?20 (2006).

Blake, T.A., Gassman, P.L. and Gallagher, N.B. " Recovery of Spectral Information from Infrared Reflectance Spectra of Soils Coated with an Organophosphorous Compound," International Symposium on Spectral Sensing Research, May 29-June 2 (2006).

Gallagher, N.B., Blake, T.A., Gassman, P.L., " Application of Extended Inverse Scatter Correction to mid-Infrared Reflectance Spectra of Soil,quot; Twelveth International Conference on Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Auckland, New Zealand, Apr 9-18 (2005).

Gallagher, N.B., Blake, T.A., Gassman, P.L., Shaver, J.M. and Windig, W., "Multivariate Curve Resolution Applied to Infrared Reflectance Measurements of Soil Contaminated with Organic Analyte," Twelveth International Conference on Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, Auckland, New Zealand, Apr 9-18 (2005).

Gallagher, N.B., "Principal Components Regression with Implicit Cross-Validation," Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, Nov 15-18 (2004).

Gallagher, N.B., Shaver, J.M. and Wise, B.M., "Multivariate Curve Resolution of Hyperspectral Images: Initialization and Functional Constraintsquot; Portland, OR, FACSS, Oct 3-7 (2004).

Gallagher, N.B., "Purity Applied to PARAFAC," Portland, OR, FACSS, Oct. 3-7 (2004).

Wise, B.M. and Gallagher, N.B., "A Review of Multi-way Models and Their Use in Monitoring Batch and Continuous Processes," Portland, OR, FACSS, Oct 3-7 (2004).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., Bro., R., Shaver, J.M., Windig, W. and Koch, R.S., PLS_Toolbox 3.5 for use with MATLAB, Software, Eigenvector Research, Inc., Aug 2004.

Gallagher, N.B., Shaver, J.M., Wise, B.M, and Martin, E.B., "Multivariate Curve Resolution of Hyperspectral Images", ACS Conference on Emerging Opportunities in Chemical and Biosensing, May 15-19 (2004).

Sheen, D.M, Gallagher, N.B., Broocks, B.T., and Shultz, J.F., "Chemical Sensor Data Analysis and Modeling, Hazard Warning, and Variability Measurements", Report 14526, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, (2004).

Gallagher, N.B., "Purity-Based Method for Initializing PARAFAC", TRICAP 2003, June 22-27 (2003).

Gallagher, N.B., Sheen, D.M., and Wise, B.M., "Estimation of trace vapor concentration-pathlength in plumes for remote sensing applications from hyperspectral images", AeroSense Conference, Apr 21-25 (2003).

Gallagher, N.B., Shaver, J.M., Martin, E.B., and Thennadil, S.N., "Hyperspectral Imaging for Process Monitoring and Process Analytical Chemistry", IFPAC 2003, Seventeenth International Forum Process Analytical Technology, Jan 21-24 (2003).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., Bro, R., Shaver, J.M., PLS_Toolbox for use with MATLAB , Version 3.0, Software, Eigenvector Research, Inc., Nov (2002).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M., and Sheen. D.M., "Estimation of Trace Vapor Concentration-Pathlength in Plumes for Remote Sensing Applications from Hyperspectral Images", Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry, Sep (2002).

Sheen, D.M, Gallagher, N.B., Shultz, J.F., "Infrared Sensor Modeling and Data Analysis Algorithm Development in FY02", Report 14036, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, (2002).

Grate, J.W., Wise, B.M., and Gallagher, N.B., "Transformation of Polymer-coated Acoustic Wave Sensor Array Responses into Descriptors for Unknown Vapors", 202nd Electrochemical Society Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT (2002).

Dahlberg, D. and Gallagher N.B., "Chemometrics without Equations", 224th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, 21-22 Aug (2002).

D.M. Sheen, N.B. Gallagher, P.G. Heasler, J.F. Schultz, B.M. Wise, S.W. Sharpe and K.K. Anderson, "Infrared Chemical Detection Systems Modeling and Advanced Chemometric Analysis," Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, PNNL-13737, Dec, 2001.

Gallagher, N.B. and Wise, B.M., "Comparison of Factor Based Methods for Endpoint Detection in Semiconductor Metal Etch", TRICAP 2000: Three-way Methods in Chemistry and Psychology, Hvedholm Castle, Faaborg, Denmark, July (2000).

B. M. Wise and N.B. Gallagher, PLS_Toolbox for use with MATLAB,Version 2.1, Software, Eigenvector Research, Inc., November, 2000.

Gallagher, N.B. and Wise, B.M., "A Comparison of Factor Analysis Methods for Endpoint and Fault Detection", AEC/APC Symposium XI, Vail, CO, September 13-16 (1999).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M., S.W. Butler, D. D. White Jr., G.G. Barna, "Improvement of Mulitvariate Statistical Process Control Robustness Through Model Updating", 1999 Spring Research Conference on Statistics in Industry and Technology, Minneapolis, MN, June (1999).

Gallagher, N.B., and Wise, B.M., "Applications of Multi-way Methods to Process Monitoring", 1998 Quality and Productivity Research Conference, Santa Rosa, CA, May 20-22 (1998).

Gallagher, N.B. and Wise, B.M., "A Comparison of Multivariate Statistical Process Control Tools for Monitoring a Semiconductor Etch Process", MATLAB Conference, San Jose, CA, Oct (1997).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., S.W. Butler, D. D. White Jr., G.G. Barna, "Development and Benchmarking of Multivariate Statistical Control Tools for a Semiconductor Etch Process: Impact of Measurement Selection and Data Treatment on Sensitivity", Safeprocess'97, Hull, England, Aug 26-27 (1997).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M, S.W. Butler, D. D. White Jr., G.G. Barna, "Development and Benchmarking of Multivariate Statistical Control Tools for a Semiconductor Etch Process: Improving Robustness Through Model Updating", Adchem97, Banff, Alberta, June (1997).

White, D., Barna, G., Butler, S., Wise, B., and Gallagher, N., "Methodology for Robust and Sensitive Fault Detection", 191st Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, May 4-9 (1997).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., S.W. Butler, D. D. White Jr., G.G. Barna, "MSPC Tools for a Semiconductor Etch Process", ACS Multivariate Analysis, San Francisco, CA, Apr 17 (1997).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M, S.W. Butler, D. D. White Jr., G.G. Barna, "Benchmarking of Multivariate Statistical Control Tools for a Semiconductor Etch Process", IFPAC, Blaine, WA Jan 3-5 (1997).

Gallagher, N.B., Peterson, T.W., and Wendt, J.O.L., "Sodium Partitioning in a Pulverized Coal Combustion Environment," 26th Intnl Symposium on Combustion, July 28-Aug 2 (1996).

Gallagher, N.B. and Wise, B.M. "Application of a Genetic Algorithm to Variable Selection for PLS Models," EUCHEM-Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 3-6 (1996).

Gallagher, N.B., Wise, B.M., and Stewart, C.W., "Application of Multi-way Principal Components Analysis to Nuclear Waste Storage Tank Monitoring," European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, May 26-29 (1996).

Wise, B.M. and Gallagher, N.B., "The Process Chemometrics Approach to Chemical Process Fault Detection and Supervision," IFAC Workshop on On-Line Fault Detection and Supervision in the Chemical Process Industries, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1-20 (1995).

Gallagher, N.B. and Wise, B.M., "Multi-way Statistical Analysis Applied to Monitoring a Nuclear Waste Storage Tank," MATLAB User's Conference, Cambridge, MA, Oct (1995).

Wise, B.M., Gallagher, N.B., Eschbach, P.A., Sharpe, S.W., and Griffin, J.W., "Optimization of Prediction Error Using Genetic Algorithms and Continuum Regression: Determination of the Reactivity of Automobile Emissions from FTIR Spectra," Fourth Scandanavian Symposium on Chemometrics (SSC4), Lund, Sweden, June (1995).

Gallagher, N.B., "Signature Analysis and Estimate of Bubble Size Distribution from Peak Signatures" Prepared for US DOE Contract DE-AC06-76RLO 1830 by Battelle PNL, Apr (1995)

Gallagher, N.B., "Analysis of Gas Release Signatures and Bubble Size Distribution Estimate" in Quarterly Review of 241-SY-101 Mixer Pump Data, Prepared for US DOE Contract DE-AC06 76RLO 1830 by Battelle PNL, June (1995).

Gallagher, N.B., "Analysis of Gas Release Signatures" in Quarterly Review of 241-SY-101 Mixer Pump Data," Prepared for US DOE Contract DE-AC06-76RLO 1830 by Battelle PNL, Dec 28 (1994).

McCray, S., Ray, R.J., Gallagher, N.B., "Membrane-Based VOC Recovery," DOE VOC SBIR Phase II Funded Proposal (1993).

Gallagher, N., Bool, L., Peterson, T.W., Wendt, J., "Behavior of Coal Inorganic Species in a Laboratory Scale Pulverized Coal Combustor," in "Transformations of Inorganic Coal Constituents in Combustion Systems," DOE Contract No. DE-AC22-86PC90751, Order Number DE92002757 (1991).

Gallagher, N.B., Bool, L.E., Wendt, J.O.L., and Peterson, T.W., in "Effects of Combustion Scale on Ash Size and Composition - An Experimental and Computational Study Parts I and II", Engineering Foundation Conference, Palm Coast, FL, 10-15 Mar (1991).

Gallagher, N., Bool, L., Peterson, T., and Wendt, J., in "Behavior and Effects of Combustion Scale on Fundamental Mineral Transformations for Selected U.S. Coals," Engineering Foundation Conference (1990).

Gallagher, N.B., Ray, R.J., McCray, S.B., Millard, D.L., "A Preliminary Analysis of a Membrane-Based Atmosphere Control Syb-System," Internation Conference on Environmental Systems, Colorado Springs, CO, July 19-22 (1993).

Gallagher, N.B., Peterson, T.W., and Wendt, J.O.L., "Alkali/Silicate Interactions During Pulverized Coal Combustion," ACS Div. of Fuel Chem., Atlanta, GA, Apr 14-19 (1991).

Gallagher, N., Bool, L., Wendt, J.O.L., and Peterson, T.W., "Alkali Metal Partitioning in Ash from Pulverized Coal Combustion," American Flame Research Committee Conference, Tucson, AZ, Apr 2 (1990).

Gallagher, N.B. and Krantz, W.B., "Gravimetric Experiments for Evaporative Casting of Asymmetric Membrane," 61st annual meeting of the Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division of AAAS, Tucson, AZ, Mar (1985).