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Chemical Sensors

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Section Board for 'Chemical Sensors'

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Prof. Dr. W. Rudolf Seitz

Section Editor-in-Chief
Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824-3598, USA
Fax: +1 603 8624278
Interests: chemical sensor development; preparation of new polymeric materials for chemical sensing; fluorescent indicators for metal ions
Prof. Dr. Milan M. Antonijevic *

Technical Faculty Bor, University of Belgrade, P.O.Box 50, 19210 Bor, Serbia
Fax: +381 30 21 078
Interests: electrochemical sensors; electrodes; potentiometry; minerals dissolution; corrosion
* Former Editor-in-Chief of Sensors during 2001-2003
Prof. Dr. Patricia A. Broderick

Course Director in Pharmacology, Physician's Asst. Program, Harlem Hospital, CUNY, NY, USA
Tel. 212-650-54 79; Fax: +1 212 650 7305
Interests: biosensors; chemical sensors; nanosensors; bioprobes; neuromolecular imaging (NMI); neurotransmitters; neurochemicals; in vitro; in vivo; in situ; brain; behavior; neurosystem disorders and treatment
Prof. Dr. Gary D. Christian

Department of Chemistry, 36 Bagley Hall, University of Washington, Box 351700, Seattle, WA 98195-1700, USA
Fax: +1 206 685 3478
Interests: ion selective electrodes; potentiometry; voltammetry; fiber optic sensors
Prof. Dr. Richard G. Compton

Department of Chemistry, Physical & Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford University, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QZ, UK
Interests: fundamental and physical electrochemistry including nano-electrochemistry; chemical sensors; electro-analysis; room temperature ionic liquids; computational electrochemistry
Dr. Peter J. Cragg

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Huxley Building, University of Brighton, Lewes Road, Brighton BN2 4GJ, UK
Tel. +44 1273 642037; Fax: +44 1273 679 333
Interests: molecular recognition; supramolecular chemistry; chemical sensors; biosensors; molecular modelling
Contribution: Special Issue: Supramolecular Sensors
Prof. Dr. Robert F. Curl *

Kenneth S. Pitzer-Schlumberger Professor of Natural Sciences, University Professor Emeritus, Chemistry Department, Office: Space Science 211, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Fax: +1 713 348 5155
Interests: physical chemistry with an emphasis on spectroscopy gas phase chemical kinetics and environmental monitoring
* Prof. Dr. Robert F. Curl is the winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Dr. Reza Dabestani

MD-6197, Physical Organic Group, Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6197, USA
Fax: +1 865 576 7596
Interests: fluorescent optical sensors; molecular dynamics; photochemistry and photophysics; fast kinetic spectroscopy; radiation curing of polymer composites
Contribution: Special Issue: Fluorescent Chemosensors
Prof. Dr. Dermot Diamond

National Centre for Sensor Research, School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
Interests: molecular recognition; host-guest chemistry; ligand design and synthesis; electrochemical and optical chemical sensors and biosensors; lab-on-a-chip; sensor applications in environmental and personal health monitoring; development of fully autonomous sensing devices; wireless sensors and sensor networks; particularly interested in the using analytical devices and sensors as information providers for wireless networked systems i.e. building a continuum between the digital and molecular worlds
Prof. Dr. Franz L. Dickert

Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Währinger Strasse 38, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Tel. +43-1-4277-52317; Fax: +431 4277 9520
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Interests: chemical sensors; physical sensors; metrology; supramolecular chemistry; molecular imprinting; molecular recognition; intermolecular interactions; anisotropic phases; physicochemical basis of sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Austria
Special Issue: Biomimetic Receptors and Sensors
Special Issue: Molecular Imprinting for all Transducers and Applications
Prof. Dr. Justin Gooding

School of Chemistry and Australian Centre for NanoMedicine, The University of New South Wales Sydney, NSW, 2052 Australia
Fax: +61 2 9385 6141
Interests: electrochemical sensors; DNA sensors; metal ion sensors; carbon nanotubes; surface modification; self-assembled monolayers; cell chips; electron transfer; porous silicon
Prof. Dr. Vinod K. Gupta

FWIF, FNASc., Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667 Uttarakhand, India
Tel. 00911332285918; Fax: +91 1332 273560
Interests: potentiometric sensors; ion sensors; ion selective electrodes; sensors for heavy metals; chemical sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Ion Sensors
Prof. Dr. Peter C. Hauser

University of Basel, Department of Chemistry, Spitalstrasse 51, CH-4004 Basel, Switzerland
Fax: +41 61 267 10 13
Interests: electrochemical sensors; optical chemical sensors; capillary electrophoresis; contactless conductivity detection; flow-injection analysis; electronics
Prof. Dr. Martin Hegner

School of Physics, Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Fax: +353 1 896 3037
Interests: optical trapping; optical tweezers; laser tweezers; trapping; scanning force microscopy; single molecule experiments; dynamic force spectroscopy; multifunctional cantilever array sensors; biosensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Microbial Sensors and Biosensors
Prof. Dr. David Brynn Hibbert

School of Chemical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Tel. 61293854713; Fax: +61 2 9385 6141
Interests: electrochemical analysis; ion selective electrodes; biosensors; electronic nose; chemometrics; metrology
Prof. Dr. M. Carmen Horrillo Güemes

Grupo de I+D en Sensores (GRIDSEN), Instituto de Tecnologías Físicas y de la Información (ITEFI), CSIC, Madrid, Spain
Interests: chemical and biological sensors, electronic noses, nanomaterials, sensor technology
Contribution: Special Issue: E-noses: Sensors and Applications
Prof. Dr. Nicole Jaffrezic-Renault

Institute of Analytical Sciences, UMR CNRS 5280, Department LSA, 5 Rue de La Doua, 69100 Villeurbanne, France
Tel. +33472448306; Fax: +33 472 43 12 06
Interests: biosensors; impedance; immunosensors; conductometric sensors; enzymatic sensors; affinity sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: ISFET Sensors
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in France 2016
In other journals:
Special Issue: Immunosensors 2012
Special Issue: Affinity Sensors
Prof. Dr. Evgeny Katz

Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science, Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Avenue, Box 5810, Potsdam, New York 13699-5810, USA
Tel. 1-315-268-4421; Fax: +1 315 268 6610
Interests: bioelectronics; bionanotechnology; bioelectrochemistry; biosensors; enzymes; self-assembling; monolayers; modified electrodes
Prof. Dr. Ki-Hyun Kim

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-Ro, Seoul 133-791, Korea
Fax: +82 2 2220 1945
Interests: environmental monitoring; volatile organic compounds; reduced sulfur compounds; carbonyls
Contribution: Special Issue: Monitoring of Odorous Compounds in the Environment
Special Issue: Direct and Indirect Sensing of Odor and VOCs and Their Control
Special Issue: Sensing of Toxic and Hazardous Metals in Various Environmental Media
Special Issue: Odor Detection: Electronic Nose, Olfactometer, and Advanced Instrumentation
Special Issue: Sensing of Scent, Fragrance, Smell, and Odor Emissions from Biota Sources
Special Issue: Modern Technologies for Sensing Pollution in Air, Water, and Soil
Special Issue: The Use of New and/or Improved Materials for Sensing Applications
In other journals:
Special Issue: Volatile Organic Compounds in Environment
Dr. René Kizek

Laboratory of Metalomics and Nanotechnology, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Agronomy, Mendel University and Central European Institute of Technology in Brno, Zemedelska 1, CZ-613 00 Brno, Czech Republic
Fax: +420 545212044
Interests: electrochemical detection in biology; bioelectrochemistry; sensors; biosensors; peptides; proteins; nucleic acids
Contribution: Special Issue: Utilization of Electrochemical Sensors and Biosensors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Special Issue: Tissue, Cell and Molecular Bioelectrochemistry - New Trends and Approaches
Prof. Dr. Spas D. Kolev

School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Fax: +61 3 9347 5180
Interests: electrochemical sensors; optodes; gas sensors; flow analysis; membrane studies; environmental monitoring; polymer inclusion membranes; membrane mass transfer
Contribution: Special Issue: Sensors in Flow Analysis
Prof. Dr. Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz

Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Toronto M1C 1A4, Canada
Interests: electrochemical sensors; DNA and protein biosensors; chemical sensors; self-assembly; kinases; bioconjugates; secondary structure mimics
Contribution: Special Issue: DNA Sensors and Biosensors
Prof. Dr. Jan Labuda

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Slovak Technical University, 81237 Bratislava, Slovakia
Tel. +421-2-59325277; Fax: +421 7 52926043
Interests: electrochemical sensors and biosensors; chemically modified electrodes; DNA biosensors; heavy metals; electrocatalysis
Prof. Dr. Frances S. Ligler

Lampe Distinguished Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, NCSU Engineering Building 3, Room 4307 Mail Stop 7115, Raleigh, NC 27695-7115, USA
Interests: biosensors; immunosensors; fluorescence; multi-analyte sensing; microfluidics; flow cytometry; microarrays
Contribution: Special Issue: Fluorescent Chemosensors
Special Issue: Ultra-Small Sensor Systems and Components
Special Issue: Fluorescent Probes for Intracellular Imaging and Super Resolution Microscopy
Prof. Dr. Flavio Maran

Department of Chemistry University of Padova 1, Via Marzolo, 35131 Padova, Italy
Tel. +390498275147; Fax: +39-049-827-5135
Interests: molecular electrochemistry, molecular bioelectrochemistry, electrochemical biosensors, biomometic membranes, electron transfer, monolayer protected gold nanoclusters, self-assembled monolayers
Prof. Dr. Vladimir M. Mirsky

Faculty of Natural Sciences / Nanobiotechnology, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus - Senftenberg, 01968 Senftenberg, Germany
Fax: +49 3573 85809
Interests: self-assembling monolayers; electrochemistry; lipid membranes; molecular imprinting; biomimetic membranes; affinity sensors; conducting polymers; surface plamsmon resonance; plasmonic nanoparticles; combinatorial methods; biosensors; chemosensors; interface
Prof. Dr. Ralf Moos

Department of Functional Materials, Faculty of Engineering Science, University of Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany
Fax: +49 (0) 921-55-7405
Interests: gas sensors; automotive sensors; sensor technology
Dr. Wenfeng Peng

Molex, LLC, 2222 Wellington Court, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
Fax: +1 412 7888353
Interests: electrochemical sensors; gas sensors; electrodes; analytical chemistry Contribution: Special Issue: Gas Sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Gas Sensors
Prof. Dr. Gary R. Pickrell

Materials Science and Engineering Department; Director of Surface Engineering, Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing; Director, NanoBioMaterials Laboratory; Associate Director, Center for Photonics Technology, Electrical and Computer, Engineering Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Tel. 5402313504; Fax: +1 540 231 2158
Interests: chemical sensors, biological sensors, physical sensors, photonic sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Photonic Sensors for Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Agent Detection
Special Issue: Photonic Sensors for Industrial, Environmental and Health Monitoring
Special Issue: Optical Sensors for Chemical, Biological and Industrial Applications
Prof. Dr. Yoon-Bo Shim

Department of Chemistry and Institute of BioPhysio Sensor Technology, Pusan National University, Busan 609-735, Korea
Fax: +82 51 514 2122
Interests: chemical and bio sensors; conductive polymers; spectroelectrochemistry; electron transfer process; bioelectronics; battery system; analysis of trace pollutants
Contribution: Special Issue: Electrochemical Sensors Based on Conductive Polymers
Prof. Dr. Yoshio Umezawa

Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo, Department of Chemistry, School of Science, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
Fax: +81 42 468 9292
Interests: electroanalytical chemistry; chemical sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Bioanalysis in Vivo/in Vitro
Prof. Dr. Joseph Wang

Professor, Department of Nanoengineering, University California San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, CA 92093-0448, USA
Interests: amperometric sensors; nanosensor, bioelectronics; glucose monitoring; microfluidic devices
Dr. Bayden Wood

Associate Professor, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Monash University Room G24A, Building 19, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
Fax: +61 3 9905 4597
Interests: raman spectroscopy; FTIR spectroscopy; single cells; tissues; hemes; malaria pigment; hemozoin; AFM/Raman imaging; cervical cancer
Contribution: Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Australia and New Zealand
Dr. Tatsuo Yoshinobu

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tohoku University, 6-6-05 Aramaki Aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan
Tel. +81-22-795-7072; Fax: +81 22 795 7072
Interests: chemical sensors; chemical imaging sensor; light-addressable potentiometric sensor; patterning of biomolecules on Si
Dr. Xueji Zhang

1 World Precision Instruments Inc., 175 Sarasota Center Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34240-9258, USA
2 Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CHE 205, USA
Fax: +1 941 377 5428
Interests: electrochemical sensors; biosensors; microelectrodes; nanosensors; free radical sensors; nitric oxide sensors; glucose sensors; DNA sensors; oxygen sensors; ion selective electrodes; gas sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Probing in Micro World Using Electrochemical Microsensors, Progress and Challenge
Special Issue: Nitric Oxide Sensors and Their Applications in Biomedical Research
Prof. Dr. Da-Ming Zhu

Department of Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 5110 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64110, USA
Fax: +1 816 235 5221
Interests: chemical sensors; temperature sensors; membranes; nanostructured materials
Prof. Dr. Simon Park

Micro Engineering Dynamics & Automation Lab (MEDAL), Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Tel. 403-220-6959
Interests: Polymeric nanocomposite sensors; Carbon nanotubes and graphenes, chemical sensors, force sensors, monitoring
Prof. Dr. Sergey A Piletsky

Department of Chemistry, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
Tel. +44 (0)116 294 4666
Interests: biomimetic molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs); computational design and molecular modelling; bioanalytical chemistry; nanoparticles for diagnostics and therapeutic applications
Prof. Dr. Corrado Di Natale

Department of Electronic Engineering University of Rome Via del Politecnico 1 00133, Roma
Tel. +39 06 72597348
Interests: chemical sensors; artificial chemical senses; chemical sensors for medical diagnosis; nanostructured materials; multivariate data analysis
Prof. Dr. Elisabetta Comini

Sensor Lab, Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia and CNR INO, Via Valotti 9, 25133 Brescia, Italy
Tel. +390303715877
Interests: metal oxides; nanowires; chemical sensors; gas sensors
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Nanostructured Materials for Chemical Sensing Applications
Prof. Dr. Timothy M. Swager

Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, 18-393, Cambridge, MA 02139
Tel. 617-253-4423
Interests: Optical and Chemiresistive Sensors, Polymers, Carbon Nanomaterials, Molecular Recognition
Contribution: Special Issue: Chemiresistive Sensors: Status and the Future
Prof. Dr. Itamar Willner

Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
Tel. +972-2-6585272; Fax: +972 2 6527715
Interests: Supramolecular Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Nanobiotechnology, Molecular Self-Assembly, Molecular and Biomolecular Machines, Molecular and Biomolecular Electronics, Sensors and Biosensors, Electronics and Photophysics of Nanoparticles and Quantum Dots, Functionalized Monolayers, Molecular Optoelectronics, Optobioelectronics, Photocatalysis, Photoinduced Electron Transfer, Artificial Photosynthesis, Sensors and Biosensors, Biofuel Cells
Prof. Dr. Yuehe Lin

School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Washington State University Pullman, WA 99164-2920, USA
Tel. (509) 335-8523; Fax: (509) 335-4662
Interests: Chemical Sensors and Biosensors; Electroanalysis and Electrocatalysis; Immunosensors and Immunoassays; Microfluidics and Paper Fluidics; 3D-Printing for Sensors
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