News

2016

01/07/2016
Current Vacancies PhD Studentship "Development of a Portable Mass Spectrometer for accurate carbon isotope measurement" is now available in our group: Click Here

24/06/2016
Henry B. Hass Distinguished Professor Graham Cooks from Purdue University visits our group and delivers a seminar on the "Grand Challenges in Mass Spectrometry".

05/06/2016
We have five posters being presented at the 64th ASMS, TX.

01/06/2016
Congratulations to Fred Jjunju who has successfully defended his thesis subject to minor corrections. His examiners were Em Prof John Todd (external) and Dr Thiyagalingam Jeyarajan (internal).

07/03/2016
Congratulations to Barry Smith who been awarded a fully funded PhD scholarship by the Risk Institute. Supervisors: Simon Maher and Iain Young.

2015

01/10/2015
Simon Maher becomes a lecturer (assistant professor) in our group.

07/09/2015
Stamatios Giannoukos starts working as a research associate.

01/09/2015
Boris Brkic moves to Q Technologies as a principal project manager.

18/03/2015
Stamatios Giannoukos defends his PhD thesis. His examiners were Prof Guido Verbeck (external) and Prof Alan Marshall (internal).

05/01/2015
David McIntosh joins our group as a new PhD student.

2014

04/07/2014
George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, visits our Department and sees our portable mass spectrometer systems for the AquaMMS and SNIFFLES projects.

30/06/2014
Dominika Strzelecka joins our group as an Erasmus visiting student.

20/05/2014
Stamatios Giannoukos wins prestigious award from the Journal of Mass Spectrometry and gets invited to present his work at the IMSC Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

16/04/2014
Stamatios Giannoukos wins Richard A. Schaeffer Memorial Fund Award.

31/01/2014
Our group has hosted a major progress meeting for the FP7 SNIFFLES project together with Wagtail and Q-Technologies.

08/01/2014
Simon Maher defends his PhD thesis and starts working as a Research Associate.

2013

03/12/2013
Prof Steve Taylor has been awarded a DSc by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.

21/11/2013
Chipo Nyambuya from the British Consulate General in Chicago visits our group.

11/11/2013
Anyin Li from Purdue University visits our group.

01/10/2013
Mariya Juno joins our group as a new PhD student.

16/09/2013
We have received funding for the FP7 AquaMMS project.

24/06/2013
Annual PhD presentations were given by Simon Maher and Stamatios Giannoukos.

02/04/2013
Sarfaraz Syed moves to the AMOLF Institute.

2012

21/12/2012
We have been awarded a Knowledge Exchange Voucher grant from the University of Liverpool.

04/09/2012
We have been awarded a Research Support Grant from British Mass Spectrometry Society for implementation of a spark gap ion source.

17/07/2012
Annual PhD presentations were given by Stamatis Giannoukos and Simon Maher.

01/05/2012
Sarfaraz Syed starts working as a Research Associate in our Group.

21/03/2012
Half-Day Meeting on Mass Spectrometry, Suface Tomography and Sensing was hosted by our Group. Event was organised by IET and IOP, and chaired by Dr Andrew Tickle from Coventry University.

15/03/2012
Farnoush Salarzaei defends her PhD thesis. Her examiners were Em Prof John Todd (external) and Dr John Marsland (internal).

09/03/2012
Tom Hogan defends his PhD thesis. His examiners were Prof Tony Stace FRS (external) and Dr Jason Ralph (internal).

29/02/2012
Sarfaraz Syed defends his PhD thesis. His examiners were Dr Ron Reid (external) and Prof Yi Huang (internal).

02/02/2012
Stamatios Giannoukos joins our group as a new PhD student.

24/01/2012
Sarfaraz Syed submits his PhD thesis.

13/01/2012
Farnoush Salarzaei submits her PhD thesis.

2011

30/11/2011
Tom Hogan submits his PhD thesis.

17/11/2011
Dr Steve Taylor, the Head of the Group, has been appointed as Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science.

14/10/2011
Jeyan Sreekumar starts working as a KTP Associate with Advanced Sensors Ltd.

08/09/2011
PhD Studentship in portable ion trap mass spectrometry is now available in our group. Applicants are sought with a background in mass spectrometry/analytical chemistry. Deadline for applications is 15 October 2011.

12/07/2011
Our latest Analytical Chemistry paper is highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News.

24/06/2011
Funding has been approved for the FP7 SNIFFLES project.

13/06/2011
Farnoush Salarzaei starts working at Waters.

27/05/2011
DSM R&D Solutions have funded a joint project to take forward the miniature ion trap development.

18/05/2011
We have received the KTP grant for the joint oil-in-water project with Advanced Sensors Ltd.

31/03/2011
We have submitted KTP funding application for the collaborative project with Advanced Sensors Ltd.

01/02/2011
Simon Maher joins our group as a new PhD student.

06/01/2011
Jeyan Sreekumar defends his PhD thesis. His examiners were Em Prof John Todd (external) and Dr John Marsland (internal).

2010

02/12/2010
We have submitted FP7 funding application for the collaborative SNIFFLES project.

30/09/2010
Funding for the ion trap project has been extended after obtaining crude mass spectra from our linear ion trap.

30/09/2010
Jeyan Sreekumar has submitted his PhD thesis.

31/08/2010
We have received funding for our new PhD student: Simon Maher.

31/07/2010
Alexandre Djossou completes his MSc project and returns to University of Provence.