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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(Professor Michael Petz), BUW


2005-2010: Undergraduate studies, Food Chemistry, BUW

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