Editorial Board ::: Current Analytical Chemistry

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Volume 13, 6 Issues, 2017

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Samuel Achilefu (Biography
Samuel Achilefu

Prof. Achilefu holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Nancy, France and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Bioorganic/Inorganic Chemistry at Oxford University. He is the Director, Optical Radiology Laboratory, Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Michel M. Ter-Pogossian Endowed Chair in Radiology, Vice Chair, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. He has published more than 300 scientific papers. In 2014, Samuel received the prestigious St. Louis Award for creating and developing a set of high-tech cancer-visualizing goggles with the aim of helping surgeons see cancer cells in real-time while operating on patients.


Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Email: cac@benthamscience.org

Associate Editors:

Serge Cosnier (Biography
Serge Cosnier

Dr Serge Cosnier is currently Research Director at CNRS and director of the Department of Molecular Chemistry at the Grenoble Alpes University (France). He received his doctoral degree in Chemistry from the Paul Sabatier University of Toulouse, France (1982). From 2001 to 2014, he was the President of the French Group of Bioelectrochemistry and was President of the Rhône-Alpes section of the Chemical Society of France (2007-2013). Dr. Cosnier has authored over 315 scientific publications, 2 books and 15 patents. He received the Katsumi Niki Prize for Bioelectrochemistry from the International Society of Electrochemistry (2009) and is member of Academia Europaea.


Université Joseph Fourier

Tang Lin (Biography
Tang Lin

Lin Tang is a professor in College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hunan University, China. She received her Ph.D. degree from Hunan University in 2009, and then worked as a visiting scientist in Columbia University, USA for a year. Her research interests are nanosensor synthesis, fluorescence recognition and bioimaging of pollutants, as well as water pollution control. She has published more than 80 scientific publications in international journals and is a named inventor of 40 issued China patents.


Hunan University

Christian W. Klampfl (Biography
Christian W. Klampfl

Dr. Klampfl obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from the University of Innsbruck (Austria). Currently he is working as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria). His current research mainly focuses on chromatographic techniques hyphenated with mass spectrometry, ambient mass spectrometry techniques and capillary electrophoresis. He has published more than 100 scientific papers and six book-chapters.


University of Linz

Mauro Tomassetti (Biography
Mauro Tomassetti

Prof. Mauro Tomassetti, Master Degree in Chemistry (1969) and in Pharmacy (1977). Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' since 2003; already Associate Professor since 1985 to the same University.

He was member of teaching staff of PhD in Engineering and Process.

His research interests are in the development of electrochemical sensors, biosensors and immunosensors working both in aqueous and organic solvents and in their application to environmental, biopharmaceutical and food analysis. He has also interest in thermal analytical studies (TG, DTA, DSC) for the purity control or the characterisation of several materials (drugs, foodstuffs, polymers, etc.) and in the study and characterisation of archaeological finds and cultural heritages, investigated by means of several instrumental techniques of chemical analysis.

Is member of the Editorial Board of Current Analytical Chemistry and Current Pharmaceutical Analysis.

Member of “Centro di ricerche applicate alla Protezione dell’Ambiente e dei Beni Culturali (CIABC) “

Member of “Istituto per lo Studio dei Materiali Nanostrutturati (ISMN)” of CNR

Author of about 506 papers, 243 of which original research paper in international Journals, and about 460 communications to congress, overall in the above recorded fields of research.


University of Rome 'La Sapienza'

Hong-zhen Lian (Biography
Hong-zhen Lian

Dr. Hong-zhen Lian obtained his BSc and PhD degrees in Chemistry both from Nanjing University, China, and worked at Health Canada, Ottawa as postdoctoral fellow. Currently Dr. Lian is a professor in School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, and the vice-director of Center of Materials Analysis, Nanjing University. His research interests concern the chromatographic separation & analysis, biomedical mass spectrometry, and pretreatment of complex samples. He has published more than 200 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 7 issued Chinese patents.

Dr. Lian is currently the Associate Editor of this journal (Current Analytical Chemistry, CAC), published by Bentham Science Publishers.


Nanjing University

Regional Editors:

Region: Africa
Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein (Biography
Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein

Professor Hassan Y.Aboul-Enein is a Professor Emeritus at the Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry Department , National Research Center in Cairo ,Egypt and the Chemistry Department. Professor Aboul-Enein is the author and co-author of over 1000 refereed published articles , 90 book chapters and more than 400 conference presentations. He is also authored and edited 8 books in the field of analytical chemistry. He is an Editorial Board member of 22 journals including Current Analytical Chemistry (Bentham Science Publishers) since 2005.


The National Research Center
Region: North America
Peng He (Biography
Peng He

Dr. He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from North Carolina State University. Dr. He has 23 peer-reviewed scientific publications, three patents, and has spoken at multiple conference presentations and invited talks. He has served as the North America Regional Editor of Current Analytical Chemistry journal, been an invited review panelist for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, and referee for more than 20 peer-reviewed journals. Dr. He has worked as postdoctoral associate for electrochemical biosensors in microfluidics for rapid molecular diagnostics and battlefield health assessment and treatment in Biological Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Departments at Cornell University.


Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Region: Asia
Jinghong Li (Biography
Jinghong Li

Jinghong Li is currently a Cheung Kong Professor at the Department of Chemistry at Tsinghua University, China. He received his PhD degree from Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1996. He spent several years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of California at Santa Barbara, Clemson University, and Evonyx Inc., New York. He joined the faculty of Tsinghua University in 2004. His current research interests include electroanalytical chemistry, bio-electrochemistry and sensors, nanoanlytical chemistry and single cell analysis, physical electrochemistry and interfacial electrochemistry, electrochemical materials science and nanoscopic electrochemistry. He has published over 300 papers in international, peer-reviewed journals and > 21,500 citations, giving him an h-index of 78. http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-4283-2012


Tsinghua University
Region: Europe
Christian W. Huck (Biography
Christian W. Huck

Univ.-Prof. Mag.Dr. Christian W. Huck currently holds a position of a full professor for analytical chemistry at Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria. Currently, Prof. Huck is also guest professor at Kwansei Gakuin University (Sanda, Hyogo, Japan). He has published more than 200 scientific publications describing new analytical attempts in vibrational spectroscopy (different modes of infrared and Raman) and separation science including mass spectrometry (LC, SPE, CE, CEC, -MS, MALDI) and is a named inventor of 14 issued international patents. Prof. Huck has received several international awards (e.g., Buechi, Euregio, Swarovski etc).


University of Innsbruck
Victoria Samanidou (Biography
Victoria Samanidou

Dr. Samanidou obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Dr. Samanidou is Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry of the University of Thessaloniki. She has published more than 130 original research articles in peer reviewed journals and 50 reviews and chapters in scientific books. H-index 27 (Scopus Sept. 2016). She is member of editorial board of more than 10 scientific journals and she has reviewed almost 400 manuscripts in more than 90 scientific journals. She was also guest editor in 2 special issues in scientific journals.

She is currently elected as President of the Division of Central and Western Macedonia of the Greek Chemists’ Association.


University of Thessaloniki

Editorial Board Members:

A. Alimonti (Biography
A. Alimonti

Alessandro Alimonti, research director and head of dept. of Environment and Health at Italian National Institute for Health. His research interests are mainly focused on the role of chemical elements in particular, and xenobiotics in general, in the human health and environment, encompassing the evaluation of markers of exposure, effect and susceptibility, the development of validated analytical methodologies, the implementation of human biomonitoring campaigns, and the assessment of reference values for elements in biological matrices for use in life sciences. He is author of more 200 scientific contributions.


National Health Institute

M.Y. Berezin (Biography
M.Y. Berezin

Dr. Berezin graduated with the degree in Chemistry from Institute of Oil and Gas and Institute of Organic Chemistry (Moscow, Russia). Prior to his career in academia, he was a research scientist for Monsanto/Pharmacia/Pfizer. Following an appointment as a faculty member at Washington University School of Medicine, he established novel directions in the development of contrast agents focusing on the near-infrared and shortwave infrared probes for in vivo studies. He also initiated an application of hyperspectral imaging for medical diagnostics. His work is documented in more than 60 peer-review papers, several book chapters, an edited book, and patents in this field.


Washington University
St. Louis, MO

S. Caporali (Biography
S. Caporali

Dr. Stefano Caporali is presently an adjunct Professor of Material Science at the University of Florence. He graduated in Chemistry (1998) and received his Ph. D. in Material Science (2006) from the University of Florence (Italy). His research interests cover a wide range of applied and theoretical aspects of electroanalytical chemistry and surface chemistry, with an emphasis on the electrodeposition of anticorrosion and functional coatings from both aqueous and non-aqueous (ionic liquids) solutions. He pioneered the surface investigation of ionic liquids and their corrosion properties when in contact with steel and light alloys. He was also involved in the analysis of precious metals and the design and characterization of electrodeposited Ni-free top coatings.

So far he is author of 2 European patents and published more than 80 papers and extended abstracts in international journals achieving more than 800 citations.


University of Florence

Z. Cheng (Biography
Z. Cheng

Dr. Zhihong Cheng obtained his Ph.D. from China Pharmaceutical University in 2003. He successively worked as a postdoc fellow in Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and University of Maryland at College Park. Dr. Cheng joined the faculty of School of Pharmacy, Fudan University as an Associate Professor of Pharmacognosy in 2009. He has co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed papers, hold 5 China patents, and co-written 4 books. He is also an editorial board member of Chinese Journal of Biochemical Pharmaceutics, and Current Analytical Chemistry.


Fudan University

S.-N Ding (Biography
S.-N Ding

Dr. Ding obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Analytical Chemistry from University of Nanjing, China. Currently Dr. Ding is a Full Professor in Southeast University, China. He has published more than 70 scientific publications.

Dr. Ding is currently one of the Editorial Board this journal (Current Analytical Chemistry, CAC), published by Bentham Science Publishers.


Southeast University
P. R. China

F. Foret (Biography
F. Foret

Frantisek Foret is a deputy director and head of the Department of Bioanalytical Instrumentation at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry. Since 2011 he is also the group leader at CEITEC – Central European Institute of Technology. His main research interests include capillary separation techniques, laser induced fluorescence detection, miniaturization and mass spectrometry coupling. He has authored and co-authored over 150 publications including a monograph on Capillary Electrophoresis, 13 book chapters, and 17 patents. He is also an Associate Director of CASSS – an International Separation Science Society and member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic.


Institute of Analytical Chemistry
Czech Republic

J.F. Gal (Biography
J.F. Gal

Dr. Gal graduated from University Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, where he is currently Professor emeritus. His research interests include Lewis basicity scales, gas-phase acidity/basicity and metal cation affinities, ion/molecule reactions in the gas phase, and fundamental and applied mass spectrometry. Dr. Gal is involved in IUPAC actions concerning the terminology used in Physical Organic Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry. He published more than 200 scientific papers and coauthored a book and two chapters on Lewis basicity scales. Dr. Gal is Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Tartu, Estonia. He is member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Current Analytical Chemistry since 2004.


University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

T. Isobe (Biography
T. Isobe

Toshiaki Isobe is Research Director at Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry Graduate School of science Tokyo metropolitan University. His international experience includes various programs, contributions and participation in different countries for diverse fields of study. His research interests reflect in wide range of publications in various national and international journals which includes SMN; Gemin; C1orf77; Chromatin target of PRMT1; CHTOP; SRAG; LC-MS/MS; SILAC.


Tokyo Metropolitan University

V. Kasicka (Biography
V. Kasicka

Václav Kašička received degree RNDr. in physical chemistry at Charles University in Prague in 1979, and PhD. degree in biochemistry at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, in 1985. At this Institute, he is head of the department Electromigration Methods, www.uochb.cz/kasicka. He is engaged in research and development of electromigration methods and their application to analysis and characterization of (bio)molecules. He published about 160 scientific papers. He is editor of the Journal of Separation Science, chairman of the Chromatography and Electrophoresis Group of the Czech Chemical Society, and secretary of the Steering Committee of the European Society for Separation Science.


Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Czech Republic

B.K. Pierscionek (Biography
B.K. Pierscionek

Professor Barbara Pierscionek obtained a PhD in biochemistry on the topic of proteins in the eye from the University of Melbourne. Her research is on the anterior, optical elements of the eye, drug development for eye disease and ageing. She has published over 120 peer-review papers, 1 book and 4 chapters. She also holds an MBA and legal qualifications and has linked interests in ethics and integrity in scientific and clinical practice. She is research director of the Safer Medicines Trust.

Prof. Pierscionek is currently the Associate Editor of this journal (Current Analytical Chemistry, CAC), published by Bentham Science Publishers.


Kingston University

P. Smichowski (Biography
P. Smichowski

Dr. Smichowski conducted graduate studies at the Engineering School of the University of Buenos Aires obtaining a MS in Nuclear Engineering. She obtained a Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, under the supervision of Professor Dr. Carmen Cámara. Since 1982 she is staff scientist at the Argentine Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA) and currently, head of the Analytical Developments Division. Dr. Smichowski is an independent researcher at the Argentine National Council of Science and Technology (CONICET). She has published more than 110 scientific publications and 11 book chapters.


Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica
Buenos Aires

M. Valcarcel (Biography
M. Valcarcel

Miguel Valcárcel has been Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Córdoba since 1976. He is author and co-author of 870 scientific articles (with a Hirsh factor of 45), 10 monographs, 8 textbooks and 24 book chapters. He has been the coordinator of 25 Spanish research scientific projects and 14 of international nature, as well as 12 contracts with private firms, and the promoter of a spin-off devoted to nanotechnology. He is the co-supervisor of 73 doctoral theses and an invited lecturer in 70 international meetings. He is the recipient of relevant scientific national (e.g. Award in Chemistry in Spain, 2006) and international (e.g. Robert Boyle Medal of Royal Society of Chemistry, 2004) prizes as well as the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Valencia (Spain).


University of Córdoba

X. Zhang (Biography
X. Zhang

Dr Xunli Zhang obtained his PhD degree from Imperial College London in 2000, and is currently a Reader in Bioengineering at the University of Southampton. His research interests include the development of microfluidic and Lab-on-a-Chip technologies and their applications in bioengineering, in particular, related to cell-based bioanalysis, drug delivery systems and therapeutic biomicrofluidics. He is named on over 80 peer-reviewed journal publications and patents, and 5 book chapters. Dr Zhang is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), and Chartered Chemist (CChem).


University of Southampton

D. Arrigan (Biography
D. Arrigan

Damien Arrigan is the Professor of Analytical Chemistry at Curtin University, Perth, Australia.

Research interests: analytical chemistry and its boundaries with electrochemistry, especially the development of new sensing and detection methods and devices. Recent emphasis is on exploration of the analytical utility of electrochemistry at liquid-liquid (oil-water) interfaces. Miniaturisation of these interfaces down to the nanoscale offers numerous opportunities for chemical and biochemical sensing. Thus nanopores and nanoscale electrochemistry are under development as well as study of the behaviour of biological macromolecules of relevance in nanomedicine as disease biomarkers.

Specialties: Sensors, Biosensors, electrochemistry, liquid-liquid interfaces, ITIES, nanopores, molecular microtechnology.


Curtin University

A. Berthod (Biography
A. Berthod

Alain Berthod graduated in 1979 from University of Lyon 1 located in Villeurbanne, France. He took a research position at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), where he made his career ending at the top ranking of Research Director in the Institute of Analytical Sciences. He was granted the “emeritus” status in 2015. He was or still is a member of the editorial board of several analytical journals and the editor of Separation & Purification Reviews. He edited seven symposium volumes, authored three books and over 250 articles, reviews and book chapters. He recently (2015) was the co-editor of the five-book series Analytical Separation Science published by Wiley-VCH. H-index: 43.


University Claude-Bernard

M. Careri (Biography
M. Careri

Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Parma since 2001, she is Head of the Chemistry Department of Parma University since 2012. She is also Director of the National School of “Analytical and Bioanalytical Methodologies Based on Mass Spectrometry” of the Italian Chemical Society. President of the Division of Analytical Chemistry (Italian Chemical Society) from 2007 to 2009. Member of the International Advisory Boards of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry and Current Analytical Chemistry.


University of Parma

R. Ciriminna (Biography
R. Ciriminna

Rosaria Ciriminna is a research chemist at Italy’s Research Council. Developed in cooperation with numerous research groups worldwide at Palermo’s Institute of Nanostructured Materials, her research in the field of green and nano- and photochemistry aims at developing solutions for relevant sustainability issues. Her work has resulted in a number of achievements that currently find employment in new catalysts, coatings and sensors. She has published over 130 research papers and is in the top 1% of most cited research chemists. Rosaria is also a frequent mentor of undergraduate students and member of doctoral committees abroad.


Italy’s National Research Council (CNR)

C. Fanali (Biography
C. Fanali

Chiara Fanali is associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the Departmental Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome (Italy). Her research interests mainly concern the application of modern and innovative chromatographic analytical techniques to the analysis of food bioactive compounds and peptides, proteins in biological fluids. Chiara Fanali is co-author of 62 publications in International Journals (ISI indexed), 5 book chapters, 20 proceedings in journals and over 30 contributions in national and international symposia. On April 2017, in Scopus database there are 66 documents with 1116 citations and H-index of 21.


Department of Medicine
Università Campus Bio-Medico

R. Freitag (Biography
R. Freitag

Dr. Freitag obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry from the University of Hannover, Germany. After her PostDoc in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Yale, CT, she returned to Hannover to start her own research group in downstream processing and biotechnical analytics. She then moved to Switzerland (EPFL, Lausanne) first as Assistant later as Associate Professor in Biotechnology. Since 2003 she holds the chair for Process Biotechnology in the faculty of Engineering Science at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. During her career, Dr. Freitag has published over 150 scientific publications and edited three books.

Dr. Freitag has been on the Editorial Board of Current Analytical Chemistry since the beginning of the journal.


University of Bayreuth

A.M. Gatehouse (Biography
A.M. Gatehouse

Angharad M. R. Gatehouse was awarded her Bachelor (BSc) and doctoral degree (PhD) from the University of Durham, UK, in 1972 and 1975, respectively. Professor Gatehouse is the Chair of Invertebrate Molecular Biology at Newcastle University (since 2004). She is also Head of Molecular Agriculture within the Institute of Sustainability, which coordinates research across the University around key issues of sustainability, including food security. Previously she was Director for BioResource Systems, Institute for Research on Environment and Sustainability, University of Newcastle (2004-2009), Director of Research and Deputy Head of School of Biology, University of Newcastle (2004-2009). Her over-arching interests are in the molecular and biochemical bases of plant-insect interactions for the development of novel approaches to crop protection.


University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne

H.W. Jarrett (Biography
H.W. Jarrett

Jarrett received his Ph.D. from the Univ. North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1976. After postdoctoral fellowships at the Mayo Clinic, UCSD, and U.GA , he began an assistant professorship at IN U-Purdue U at Indianapolis. After promotion he joined the faculty at the U. TN Health Science Center where he was promoted to professor and remained for 18 years. In 2006, he joined the faculty at U. TX San Antonio as the Lutcher Brown Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry where he remains. His research has involved the purification of transcription factors and the RNA pol 2 transcription complex. His discoveries have included coupling methods which led to the first DNA-silica HPLC columns and developed both oligonucleotide trapping and promoter trapping to purify transcription proteins for mass spectrometry characterization. Most recently, this research has involved coating MALDI plates to direct proteomic discovery to DNA-binding proteins for a new method called T3.


University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

T. Laurell (Biography
T. Laurell

Thomas Laurell received his PhD in electrical engineering in 1995 at Lund University. He holds a position as Professor in Medical and Chemical Microsensors since 2000 with a focus on Lab-On-A-Chip technologies in biomedicine at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Lab-on-a-chip. Laurell has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific publications and filed 31 patent applications.

In 2005 Laurell co-founded the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society (www.cbmsociety.org), CBMS, and has served as the President of CBMS, since 2009. Laurell is appointed Distinguished Professor at Dongguk University, Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, Korea since 2009 and he is an elected Fellow of School of Engineering, Tokyo University since 2015. Laurell is also an elected member of: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and The Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences.


Lund University

H. Saji (Biography
H. Saji

Dr. Saji obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Kyoto University (Japan). Currently Dr. Saji is a Professor in pharmaceutical sciences at Kyoto University. Dr. Saji has published more than 380 scientific publications and is currently working in the area of molecular imaging.

Dr. Saji is currently the Editorial Advisory Board Member of this journal (Current Analytical Chemistry, CAC), published by Bentham Science Publishers.


Kyoto University

M. Stoytcheva (Biography
M. Stoytcheva

Prof. Margarita Stoytcheva has graduated from the University of Chemical Technologies and Metallurgy of Sofia, Bulgaria with titles of Chemical Engineer and Master of Electrochemical Technologies. She has Ph.D. and DSc. degrees in chemistry and technical sciences. She has participated in research activities and teaching in several universities in Bulgaria, Algeria, and France. From 2006 to the present, she works at the Autonomous University of Baja California at Mexicali, Mexico as a fool time professor. Since 2006, she has been a member of the National System of Researchers of Mexico, and since 2011, she has been a regular member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences. Her interests and area of research are electroanalytical chemistry and biotechnology.


Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
Baja California

M. Wilm (Biography
M. Wilm

Matthias Wilm obtained his PhD and his MD from the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster, Germany. He worked for 15 years at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany where he contributed to the development how to sequence peptides and identify proteins by mass spectrometry. Currently he is Professor for Analytical Sciences in the Conway Institute at the University College Dublin where he continues to work on mass spectrometric methods to investigate biological systems.


EMBL, Bioanalytical Research Group

F. Bedioui (Biography
F. Bedioui

Fethi Bedioui received his Chemistry diploma in 1981 from “Chimie ParisTech”, Paris (France). He was awarded his PhD in Physical Chemistry in 1986 from “Université Pierre et Marie Curie”, Paris (France). He is currently a senior researcher in the CNRS, and his current research interests are related to analytical chemistry and revolve in particular around the development and the implementation of advanced molecular materials for electrocatalysis, electroanalysis and electrochemical sensing devices for biologically relevant molecules (thiols, nitric oxide, peroxynitrite etc.). His work is reflected in over 250 publications including books and book chapters.


Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris

L. Campanella (Biography
L. Campanella

Luigi Campanella got his Ph.D. degree at Sapienza University on 1967.He became full professor of Analytical Chemistry and of Environmental and Cultural Heritage Chemistry at Sapienza University where he also assumed the position of Dean of Science Faculty.He received national and international prizes.He was President of Italian Chemical Society in the period 2008-2011.He is author of seven textbooks and about 500 papers in the fields of Environmental Chemistry,of Sciences Applied to Protection of Cultural Heritage,of Electrochemistry,of Analytical chemistry.


University of Roma La Sapienza

H.-T Chang (Biography
H.-T Chang

Professor Huan-Tsung Chang obtained his Ph. D. degree in Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry) from Iowa State University, USA in 1994 and became an associate professor and a professor in the Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taiwan in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He is also an Adjunct Chair Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan. His research focuses on Nanotechnology, Green Chemistry, Sensors, and Separation. Professor Chang is the author and coauthor of more than 300 scientific papers. He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2013. He was also bestowed the ‘Academic Achievement Award 2015’ by the Chinese Chemical Society.


National Taiwan University

D. Corradini (Biography
D. Corradini

Dr. Danilo Corradini holds a doctorate in Chemistry from the University Sapienza of Rome (Italy). Currently, he serves on the International Scientific Strategy Board of the Austrian Drug Screening Institute of Innsbruck, on the International Board of the “Mediterranean Separation Science Foundation Research and Training Center” of Messina (Italy) and is a member and the Past-President of the Stirring Committee of the Interdivisional Group for Separation Science of the Italian Chemical Society. Previously, he has been a member of the General Advisory Board of the Italian Research National Council. For his contribution to separation science, he has been honored with the Csaba Horváth Memorial Award in 2009, with the Central European Group for Separation Science Award in 2011 and with the Arnaldo Liberti Medal in 2014. His research activity covers the investigation of the separation mechanisms of biomolecules in capillary electrophoresis and high performance liquid chromatography and the application of these techniques to life sciences.


Institute of Chemical Methodologie

S. Fanali (Biography
S. Fanali

Dr. Salvatore Fanali is Associate Senior Researcher at Institute of Chemical Methodologies (C.N.R.)-Monterotondo Italy. In 1974 he received the degree of Dr. in Chemistry at Rome University “La Sapienza” and the PhD in Analytical Chemistry at Comenius University – Bratislava, Slovakia. His research is focused on development of miniaturized techniques, e.g., nano-LC, CZE, CEC/MS. Studies on enantiomers separations, new stationary phases are carried out. Methods are applied to pharmaceutical, agrochemical, food, environmental, forensic analysis. He is author of 300 publications in Journal (SCI), chapters in books. He is Editor of Journal of Chromatography A (Elsevier), member of the advisory editorial board of 6 Journals.


Institute of Chemical Methodologies - IMC
Monterotondo, Rome

M. Fuh (Biography
M. Fuh

Professor Fuh received a Ph. D in Analytical Chemistry from University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA. He worked in 3M, USA and Dow Chemical, USA prior to his academic career. Currently, he is a professor in Department of Chemistry, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan. His research interests include development of polymeric monolithic column for small molecule analysis, LC-MS method for bioanalysis and food safety and new extraction technique.


Soochow University

A. Gentili (Biography
A. Gentili

Alessandra Gentili is an Associate professor of Analytical Chemistry at Sapienza University of Rome, where she received her Master’s degree in Industrial Chemistry and her PhD degree in Chemical Sciences. Her scientific activity essentially concerns the development of novel LC/MS-based methodologies for solving problems in different areas of Chemistry, Clinical, Food and Environmental Chemistry. Special interest has been focused on the evaluation of last generation materials for sample preparation and on the profiling of organic micronutrients in foods and biological fluids. The results of her work have been published over 76 publications, including 68 peer-reviewed journal articles and books.


University of Rome La Sapienza

I. Karube (Biography
I. Karube

Dr. Karube obtained a Ph. D. degree in Chemical Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology. He started research in bio-electronics as early as 45 years ago. He developed, and put into practical use, a biosensor which selectively measures a chemical compound. With his work crystallized in 592 original papers, he is widely recognized as one of the world’s authorities in this field. He is member of The Engineering Academy of Japan. He involved in the editing of 17 international academic/professional journals. He was also the first to systematically put together the key concepts and thoughts in this field into a book titled Biosensors, published by Oxford University Press, which has been highly regarded internationally. New Scientist, a renowned scientific journal published in the U.K., featured him as the “Father of biosensor,” which triggered a series of articles featuring him by internationally famed journals including Newsweek, Economist, Businessweek, Le Mond, and National Geography.


Tokyo University of Technology

I. Miller (Biography
I. Miller

Dr. Miller obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Environmental Technology from the University of Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Dr. Miller works at the Institute of Medical Biochemistry of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria. Her main research focus is protein chemistry and analytics, specifically gel-based proteomics, mainly on proteins of animal origin and from biological sources. She is a member of several editorial boards of proteomic and analytical journals. Since 2009 she is Executive Editor for Animal Proteomics of Journal of Proteomics (Elsevier).


University of Veterinary Medicine

J. Schiller (Biography
J. Schiller

Dr. Schiller studied Chemistry and did his PhD in Biophysics investigating the degradation of polysaccharides by reactive oxygen species. Currently, he is group leader at Leipzig University. His research focus is on (phospho)lipids, their role in different pathologies and the investigation of lipid oxidation products generated under inflammatory conditions by using NMR, mass spectrometry and chromatographic techniques. He is particularly interested in combining the resolving power of thin-layer chromatography with the sensitivity of MS detection. He is the author of about 200 journal papers, reviews and contributions to books.


University of Leipzig

M. Thompson (Biography
M. Thompson

Professor Michael Thompson obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Wales, UK and his PhD in analytical chemistry from McMaster University. Following a period as Science Research Council PDF at Swansea University he was appointed Lecturer in Instrumental Analysis at Loughborough University. He then moved to the University of Toronto where he is now Professor of Bioanalytical Chemistry. He has held a number of distinguished research posts including the Leverhulme Fellowship at the University of Durham and the Science Foundation Ireland E.T.S Walton Research Fellowship at the Tyndall National Institute, Cork City. Thompson has served on the Editorial Boards of a number of major international journals including Analytical Chemistry, The Analyst, Talanta, Analytica Chimica Acta and Biosensors and Bioelectronics.


University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

M. Yaman (Biography
M. Yaman

Professor Yaman received his Ph.D. in 1990 from the University of Inonu, Malatya-Turkey. Since 2002, he has been chaired Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Firat. Prof. Yaman has a track record of 113 publications and more than 1900 citations as well as his H factor is 28. Professor Yaman have the International Book Chapter and has given more than 130 talks for national and international confereneces. He supervised 11 Ph.D. and 22 M.Sc.


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