Separations — Editors

Editor

Prof. Dr. Frank L. Dorman *
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, 107 Whitmore Lab, University Park, PA 16802, USA
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Interests: GC; HPLC; mass spectrometry; multidimensional separations; chromatographic optimization; sample preparation; environmental forensics; forensic chemistry; stationary phase development; new column formats
* Founding Editor-in-Chief of Separations

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Jared L. Anderson
Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
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Interests: sample preparation; ionic liquids; chiral chromatography; gas chromatography; high performance liquid chromatography; microextraction methodologies
Assoc. Prof. Petr Bednář
Palacky Univ, Dept Analyt Chem, Reg Ctr Adv Technol & Mat, Fac Sci, 17 Listopadu 12, Olomouc 77146, Czech Republic
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Interests: analytical chemistry; liquid chromatography; hyphenation of separation techniques (LC, CE) with mass spectrometry; natural compounds analysis; study of metabolism; analysis of archaeological samples; chiral separation; desorption/ionization mass spectrometry; ion mobility mass spectrometry; study of equilibrium reactions using retention and migration data
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Modern Chemical Analysis of Organic Materials in Archaeology
Prof. Dr. Carlo Bicchi
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical biology and Food Chemistry, Dipartimento di Scienza e Tecnologia del Farmaco, Via Pietro Giuria 9 - I-10125 Torino, Italy
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Interests: gas chromatography, gas chromatography mass spectrometry, sample preparation, phytochemical analysis, food analysis, volatiles fraction
Prof. Dr. Doo Soo Chung
Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-747, Korea
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Interests: capillary electrophoresis; sample preparation; liquid phase extraction; molecule optics
Prof. Dr. John R. Dean
Department of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Ellison Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
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Interests: GC/MS; LC/MS; sample preparation; environmental pollutants and their fate; volatile organic compounds
Prof. Dr. Sebastiaan Eeltink
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Department of Chemical Engineering, Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium
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Interests: separation science; multi-dimensional liquid chromatography; microfluidic chips
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Special Issue: Advances in LC Column Technology: Design, Characterization, and Application
Prof. Dr. Pilar Campins Falcó
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry Faculty, University of Valencia. C/ Doctor Moliner, 50. 46100 Burjassot (Valencia) Spain
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Interests: analytical chemistry; nanomaterials; chromatography; in situ analysis; sensors and biosensors; metrology in chemistry; instrumental analysis; environmental science; health; security & safety; agrofood; miniaturization; in tube solid phase-microextraction; on-line methods
Prof. Dr. Chiara Fanali
Departmental Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome- Rome, Italy
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Interests: high-performance liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; food bioactive compounds; method development and validation; liquid phase extraction; proteomics
Prof. Dr. Attila Felinger
Department of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry , University of Pécs Ifjúság útja 6, H-7624 Pécs, Hungary
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Interests: liquid chromatography; SFC; chiral separations; retention mechanisms; data analysis; chemometrics
Dr. Markus Ganzera
Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmacognosy, University of Innsbruck, Innrain 80-82, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
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Interests: natural products analysis; method development and validation; standardization; HPLC, GC, CE, CEC, LC-MS, CE-MS
Prof. Dr. Ana M. García Campaña
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, Av. Fuentenueva S/n, 18071 Granada, Spain
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Interests: capillary electrophoresis; liquid chromatography, sample preparation; contaminant residues in food and environmental samples; micotoxins; pesticides; pharmaceuticals
Prof. Dr. Juan F. García-Reyes
Departamento de Química Física y Analítica, Universidad de Jaén, 23071 Jaén, Spain
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Interests: liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; pesticide; food analysis; sample preparation; solid-phase extraction; high resolution mass spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Tadeusz Górecki
University of Waterloo, Department of Chemistry, Waterloo, Canada
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Interests: comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GCxGC); HPLC; passive sampling; enhanced extraction techniques; indoor air quality analysis; environmental analysis; pyrolysis GC/MS
Dr. Fabio Gosetti
Department of Science and Technological Innovation, University of Piemonte Orientale, viale T. Michel 11, 15121 Alessandria, Italy
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Interests: HPLC/MS; UHPLC/MS; mass spectrometry; unknown degradation products of pesticides; non-target analysis; method development and validation; food analysis; environmental pollutants; metabolomics; proteomics
Prof. Dr. Andras Guttman
Horvath Csaba Laboratory of Bioseparation Sciences, University of Debrecen, Egyetem ter 1, Debrecen, Hungary
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Interests: capillary gel electrophoresis; microchip electrophoresis; glycomics; glycoproteomics
Prof. Dr. Paul R. Haddad
Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science, Pfizer Analytical Research Centre, School of Chemistry, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 75, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
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Interests: analytical separation science; ion chromatography; HPLC; UPLC; capillary electrophoresis; separation of inorganic compounds
Prof. Dr. Hirotaka Ihara
Department of Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto 860-8555, Japan
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Interests: bio-inspired self-assembling chemistry with small molecules and core-shell hybrid materials as intelligent fillers and their applications for solar energy conversion; optical management; separation chemistry and so on
Prof. Dr. Pavel Jandera
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Studentska 573, CZ-53210 Pardubice, Czech Republic
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Interests: HPLC, RP and HILIC retention mechanisms; method development and optimization; monolithic columns; temperature effects; gradient elution; two-dimensional chromatographic separations
Dr. Alena Kubatova
Department of Chemistry, University of North Dakota, Abbott Hall, 151 Cornell St. Stop 9024, Grand Forks, 58202, North Dakota, USA
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Interests: sample preparation; SFE and subcritical water extractions; SPME; GC-MS; LC-MS; high resolution MS; atmospheric aerosols; biofuels; environmental pollutants; natural products
Prof. Dr. Guoan Luo
Department of Chemistry, Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Phosphorus Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
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Interests: chromatography (LC, GC, CCC); hyphenated technology (LC-MS, GC-MS); metabonomics/metabolomics; proteomics; Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
Prof. Dr. Isabel M. Marrucho
Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa
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Interests: ionic liquid; poly(ionic liquid)s; gas separation; membranes; liquid-liquid extraction; materials for better separation processes; green chemistry
Prof. Dr. Uwe J. Meierhenrich
ICN UMR 7272 CNRS, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, 28 Parc Valrose, 06108 Nice, France
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Interests: amino acids; chirality; enantioselective gas chromatography; multidimensional gas chromatography; asymmetric photochemistry; circular dichroism; space mission ROSETTA; the origin of biomolecular asymmetry; aroma and perfume chemistry
Prof. Dr. Graham Mills
Division of Biomedical Science, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Portsmouth, St Michael's Building, White Swan Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2DT, UK
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Interests: GC/MS; LC/MS; sample preparation; environmental pollutants; water monitoring
Prof. Dr. Luigi Mondello
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Biologiche, Farmaceutiche ed Ambientali, Polo Annunziata, University of Messina, Viale Annunziata, 98168 – Messina, Italy
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Interests: analytical separation science; HPLC; HRGC; hyphenated techniques; multidimensional chromatography; comprehensive chromatography; food analysis
Prof. Dr. Pavel Nikolaevich Nesterenko
Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science (ACROSS), School of Chemistry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
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Interests: solvent extraction; solid phase extraction; chromatography; electrophoresis; high-performance liquid chromatography; ion chromatography; size-exclusion chromatography; chiral chromatography; capillary zone electrophoresis; non-traditional separation techniques based on unique properties of novel adsorption materials including high performance chelation ion chromatography, flow selective chromatography, high temperature liquid chromatography, magnetophoresis and others; design of carbonaceous and inorganic oxide nanoparticles (nanodiamond, graphen, superparamagnetic nanoparticles, metal nanoparticles) for the use as adsorbents and phases for liquid chromatography
Prof. Dr. Janusz Pawliszyn
Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
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Interests: sampling; sample preparation; solvent-free extraction; solid phase microextraction; whole column imaging detection; CIEF; capillary electrophoresis
Dr. Erwin Rosenberg
Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Chemical Technologies and Analytics, Getreidemarkt 9/164, A-1060 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: hyphenated techniques; multidimensional separations; green methods of sample preparation; speciation analsis; flavor and fragrance analysis
Dr. Vasilios Sakkas
Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina Greece
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Interests: sample preparation; microextraction methodologies; gas-chromatography; high performance liquid-chromatography; mass spectrometry; method development and validation; chemometrics; emerging contaminants
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Determination of Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Environmental Matrices
Prof. Dr. Victoria F. Samanidou
Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Interests: analytical chemistry; sample preparation; separations; HPLC; extraction techniques
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Special Issue: Trends in Microextraction Techniques for Sample Preparation
Special Issue: Research as Development Perspective
Special Issue: Solid Phase Extraction: State of the Art and Future Perspectives
Prof. Dr. Javier Saurina
Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Chemistry, University of Barcelona, 08028-Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: liquid chromatography; capillary electrophoresis; food analysis; pharmaceutical analysis; chemometrics; metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Peter J. Schoenmakers
Analytical-Chemistry/Forensic-Science Group, Faculty of Science, van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Interests: liquid chromatography; multidimensional separations; forensic Science; polymer separations; supercritical-fluid chromatography
Prof. Dr. Nicholas H. Snow
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079, USA
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Interests: gas chromatography (GC); GC-MS; GCxGC andGCxGC-ToFMS; sample preparation
Prof. Dr. Robert E. Synovec
Department of Chemistry, Box 351700, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
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Interests: high speed gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, chemometrics, forensics, fuels, metabolomics, ennvironmental
Prof. Dr. Georgios Theodoridis
Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University, 541 24 Thessaloniki, Greece
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Interests: mass spectrometry; metabolomics; biomarker discovery; biomedical applications; nutritional metabolomics; standardising metabolomics; analytical method development
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Special Issue: Selected Papers from 2nd International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics
Dr. Didier Thiébaut
UMR CBI 8231 CNRS-ESPCI, Laboratoire Sciences Analytiques, Bioanalytiques et Miniaturisation, ESPCI ParisTech, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75 231 Paris cedex 5, France
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Interests: HPLC; GC; SFC; their miniaturised and comprehensive modes; their hyphenation to specific detectors; separation of very complex mixtures (petroleomics, plant extracts...)
Dr. Rafael Cela Torrijos
Department of Analytical Chemistry and Food Sciences and Research Institute of Food Analysis, University of Santiago de Compostela, E-15782, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Interests: sample preparation for chromatography; optimization in chromatography; chemometrics
Dr. Nicola Volpi
Department of Life Sciences, Via Campi 213/d, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, 41121 Modena, Italy
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Interests: glycoconjugates; polysaccharides; proteoglycans; glycoproteins; glycosaminoglycans; electrophoretic techniques; chromatographic techniques; mass spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Caroline West
University of Orléans – CNRS UMR 7311 Pôle de Chimie, BP 6759 rue de Chartres, 45 067 Orléans, France
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Interests: chromatographic columns; supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC); liquid chromatography (HPLC); chiral chromatography; chemometrics; chromatographic optimization; pharmaceutical analysis
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Special Issue: Supercritical Fluid Chromatography
Dr. Susanne K. Wiedmer
Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki (UH), Finland
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Interests: capillary electrophoresis; capillary liquid chromatography; physico-chemical characterization; cytotoxicity; liposomes; ionic liquids
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Special Issue: Advances in Capillary Liquid Chromatography
Prof. Dr. Masakazu Yoshikawa
Piotrek Co. Ltd., Kyoto, Japan
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Interests: application of molecular imprinting to membrane separation; chiral separation; membrane materials; membrane separation; molecular recognition; nanofiber membrane; pervaporation; vapor permeation
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Special Issue: Separation and Purification with Molecularly Imprinted Material
Prof. Dr. Anastasios I. Zouboulis
Laboratory of Chemical & Environmental Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR-54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
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Interests: chemical & environmental technology; separation technologies (applications in large pilot- or industrial scales); emphasis on membranes, physicochemical, and biological techniques
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Special Issue: Recent Advances in Water and Wastewater Treatment with Emphasis in Membrane Treatment Operations
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