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.
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Adil Denizli Hacettepe University Ankara Turkey Biography
Biography of Adil Denizli
Prof. Dr. Adil Denizli was born on 1962 in Ankara. He got his PhD “Specific Sorbents for Hemoperfusion” in 1992. He became an Associate Professor of Chemical Technologies in 1994. He is the Hacettepe University Department of Chemistry Professor since 2000. Dr. Denizli has written over 500 articles and 5-invited review articles and 25 book chapters. He published 42 research articles in national journals and 100 popular science articles. He has 2 patents. He is one of the most cited scientists in chemistry and engineering field (17000 citations, over 1500 citations in handbooks, encyclopedias, books and thesis, h-index of 67).
Weihong Tan University of Florida Gainesville, FL USA Biography
Biography of Weihong Tan
Prof. Weihong Tan earned his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry at the University of Michigan in 1992 after he earned his M. Sc. in Physical Chemistry from Chinese Academy of Sciences and B.Sc. in Chemistry from Hunan Normal University. In addition to his current position as the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Chemo/Biosensing and Chemometrics and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biology at Hunan University, he is also a University Distinguished Professor and a V.T. and Louis Jackson Professor at the University of Florida. Prof. Tan’s research is in general area of Bioanalytical Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Molecular Medicine.
Serge Cosnier Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble France Biography
Biography of 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.
Christian W. Klampfl University of Linz Linz Austria Biography
Biography of 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.
Hong-zhen Lian Nanjing University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of 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.
Tang Lin Hunan University Changsha China Biography
Biography of 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.
Mauro Tomassetti University of Rome 'La Sapienza' Rome Italy Biography
Biography of 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.
Peng He North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Greensboro, NC USA Biography
Biography of Peng He
Prof. Dr. Peng He is currently Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. His research interests include bioanalytical chemistry and biosensors, polymer science, and bio-nanomaterials. He received Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from North Carolina State University. He received academic research awards including the 2009 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad and First Place of Richard D. Gilbert Award in Polymer Science at North Carolina Section of the American Chemical Society. Since 2010, he has served as North America Regional Editor of Current Analytical Chemistry, published by Bentham Science Publishers.
Jinghong Li Tsinghua University Beijing China Biography
Biography of 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
Christian W. Huck University of Innsbruck Innsbruck Austria Biography
Biography of 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).
Victoria Samanidou University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Greece Biography
Biography of 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.
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Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein The National Research Center Cairo Egypt Biography
Biography of 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.
Dr. Inamuddin is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry and Electrochemistry. He has published 127 research articles in international journals of repute and 18 book chapters in knowledge-based book editions. He has published thirty-seven edited books for leading international publishers. He is serving as an Associate Editor for journals such as Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports-Nature and editor for Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry.
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A. Alimonti National Health Institute Rome Italy Biography
Biography of 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.
A. Almeida University of Porto Porto Portugal Biography
Biography of A. Almeida
Professor Agostinho Almeida (Arouca, 1962) obtained his undergraduate degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (1986) and his PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry (2000) from the University of Porto, Portugal. He is Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto in the areas of Analytical/Bioanalytical Chemistry and Instrumental Methods of Analysis.His main research interests are trace elements in health and disease, including the development of analytical methods for environmental, food, clinical/forensic and pharmaceutical applications. He is author of more 50 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journalsand member of the Editorial Boardof Journal of Food Composition and Analysis (since 2015).
F. Bedioui Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Paris Paris France Biography
Biography of 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.
M.Y. Berezin Washington University St. Louis, MO USA Biography
Biography of 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.
L. Campanella University of Roma La Sapienza Rome Italy Biography
Biography of 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.
S. Caporali University of Florence Florence Italy Biography
Biography of 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.
M. Careri University of Parma Parma Italy Biography
Biography of 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.
H.-T Chang National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan Biography
Biography of 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.
Z. Cheng Fudan University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of 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.
D. Corradini Institute of Chemical Methodologie Rome Italy Biography
Biography of 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.
S.-N Ding Southeast University Nanjing P. R. China Biography
Biography of 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.
C. Fanali Università Campus Bio-Medico Rome Italy Biography
Biography of 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.
S. Fanali Institute of Chemical Methodologies - IMC Monterotondo, Rome Italy Biography
Biography of 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.
F. Foret Institute of Analytical Chemistry Brno Czech Republic Biography
Biography of 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.
R. Freitag University of Bayreuth Bayreuth Germany Biography
Biography of 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.
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.
J.F. Gal University of Nice Sophia Antipolis Nice France Biography
Biography of 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.
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.
I. Karube Tokyo University of Technology Tokyo Japan Biography
Biography of 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.
V. Kasicka Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Prague Czech Republic Biography
Biography of 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.
D.M. Milea Università degli Studi di Messina Messina Italy Biography
Biography of D.M. Milea
Demetrio Milea is Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the CHIBIOFARAM Department of the University of Messina, Italy. His research is mainly focused (but not limited) to the determination of formation thermodynamic parameters in multicomponent aqueous solutions, as well as the evaluation and modeling of the speciation of ligands and cations of biological, technological, and environmental interest in different conditions. Main topics are: Speciation analysis; Chemical thermodynamics; Coordination chemistry; Metal and ligand interactions; Determination of thermodynamic parameters and dependence on system conditions; Sequestration/remediation; Computer programs; Chemical modeling. His research is performed mainly by electrochemical, spectroscopic, calorimetric and thermal analysis techniques.
I. Miller University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Austria Biography
Biography of 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).
F. Pellati University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Modena Italy Biography
Biography of F. Pellati
Dr Pellati got her PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. In 2006 she got a position of Assistant
Professor in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. In 2014, she got
the Italian Professorship Qualification as an Associate Professor in Medicinal Chemistry.Her
research activity is focused on the development of innovative techniques for the extraction and
analysis of bioactive natural products, and on the isolation of new bioactive compounds of natural
origin. She has a number of national and international research collaborations and peer-reviewed
research projects. She is the author of more than 70 papers in ISI indexed international journals,3
book chapters,4 proceedings in international journals, 2 patents and more than 90 congress
communications (oral and poster)
M. Rezakazemi Shahrood University of Technology Shahrud Iran Biography
Biography of M. Rezakazemi
Dr. Mashallah Rezakazemi received his BSc. and MSc. degrees in 2009 and 2011, respectively, both in Chemical Engineering, from the Iran University of Science and Technology, and his Ph.D. from the University of Tehran (UT) in 2015. In his first appointment, Rezakazemi has been served as professor of the Faculty of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the Shahrood University of Technology since 2016.Dr. Rezakazemi’s research is in the general area of the water-energy nexus, CO2 capture, gas separation, desalination, to the service of the broad areas of learning and training. Specifically, his research in engineered and natural environmental systems.
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.
J. Schiller University of Leipzig Leipzig Germany Biography
Biography of 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.
F. Sen Dumlupinar University Kutahya Turkey Biography
Biography of F. Sen
Dr. Fatih Sen obtained his Ph.D. degree (2011) in Inorganic Chemistry from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. Dr. Sen is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry (Faculty of Science and Art) at Kütahya Dumlupinar University, Kütahya, Turkey. He spent almost two years at Massachusetts Institute and Technology (MIT), USA, as a Post-doc in the research group of Prof. M.S. Strano (involving different nanomaterials and their applications, such as biosensors, biofuel cells, thermopower energy generation, carbon nanotubes, graphene, etc). Dr. Sen, as an author/co-author, has published more than 100 articles in various journals (having over 3,000 total citations).
P. Smichowski Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica Buenos Aires Argentina Biography
Biography of 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.
M. Stoytcheva Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Baja California Mexico Biography
Biography of 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.
C. Szántay Gedeon Richter Plc Budapest Hungary Biography
Biography of C. Szántay
Csaba Szántay, Jr. graduated from the Technical University of Budapest in 1982, he obtained his PhD in 1986. Following a period of research work in England, as of 1989 he has been working in Spectroscopic Research Department of Gedeon Richter Plc., Hungary’s largest pharmaceutical company. He has been the head of this department since 1994. His main interests are the theory of NMR spectroscopy and application of high-resolution NMR in the structure determination of organic molecules. He received numerous awards, and is the member or president of several scientific committees. Up until now he has published more than 130 original scientific papers, including two books.
M. Thompson University of Toronto Toronto, ON Canada Biography
Biography of 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.
M. Wilm EMBL, Bioanalytical Research Group Heidelberg Germany Biography
Biography of 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.
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.
X. Zhang University of Southampton Southampton UK Biography
Biography of 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).
Associate Editorial Board Member
Y. Wang Tianjin University Tianjin China Biography
Biography of Y. Wang
Professor Wang Yong received his PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University in 2011, master degree in 2007 and dual bachelor degree in 2004 from Tianjin University. Now he is the associate director of department of chemistry. His research interests include chiral separation materials and organic fluorescent sensing molecules.