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The Applied Analytical Chemistry of the University Duisburg-Essen, which exists since 2012, is focused on the following research topics:

- multidimensional chromatography (LCxLC,  GCxGC etc.)

- mass spectrometry

- development of new ion sources

- ion mobility mass spectrometry

- capillary electrophoresis

- analysis of complex samples

- metabolomics

- lipidomics

- species analysis


Oliver Schmitz
Prof. Dr.  Oliver J. Schmitz

since 2019:  Editorial Board member of Chinese Journal of Chromatography

since 2018:   International Advisory Board Member of Vietnam Journal of Chemistry

2017 - 2019:   Associate Editor in Chief of the Journal of Analysis and Testing

since 2016:   Deputy Chairman of the Working Group Separation Science of the Section for Analytical Chemistry of the GDCh

since 2014:   Editorial Board member of Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis

since 2013:   Chairman of the analytica conferences in China, India and Vietnam

2013:   Fresenius-Lecturer

since 09/2012:   Full professor and chair of Applied Analytical Chemistry at the University of Duisburg-Essen

since 2012:   Advisory Board member of Chromatographia

2013:   Gerhard Hesse Prize

2011:   One of the founding directors of the Institute of Pure and Applied Mass Spectrometry, University of Wuppertal (BUW)

2010 - 2012:   Chair of Analytical Chemistry at BUW

2009 - 2010:   Full professor in Analytical Chemistry at BUW

since 2009:   Co-founder of the company iGenTraX UG

2004 - 2009:   Associate professor of Analytical Chemistry at BUW

2001 - 2004:   Independent research at the BUW

1999 - 2000:   Postdoctoral researcher at the German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg (DKFZ)


1998:   Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Munich (LMU)


1994 - 1997:   PhD thesis, Analytical Chemistry (Prof. Gäb), BUW


1993:   Diploma thesis, Analytical Chemistry (Prof. Gäb), BUW


1989 - 1993:   Undergraduate studies at the BUW

Sven Meckelmann
Dr. Sven Meckelmann

since 12/2016:   Independent research, Applied Analytical Chemistry (Prof. Oliver J. Schmitz), University Duisburg Essen


2016:   Josef Schormüller Scholarship


2015 - 2016:   Postdoctoral researcher at the Cardiff University (Prof. Valerie O'Donnell) in Wales


2014 - 2015:   Postdoctoral researcher, Food Chemistry (Prof. Nils Helge Schebb), BUW


2011 - 2014:   PhD thesis, Food Chemistry (Prof. Michael Petz), BUW


2010:   Diploma thesis, Food Chemistry (Prof. Michael Petz), BUW


2005 - 2010:   Undergraduate studies, Food Chemistry, BUW

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