Theses

PhD

  1. David L. Kemp, PhD, Aug, 1976
    New Mass Spectrometric Methods as Ion Structure Probes
  2. James F. Litton, PhD, Aug, 1976
    Mass-Analyzed Ion Kinetic Energy Spectrometry and Some Applications to Analytical Chemistry
  3. Richard W. Kondrat, PhD, Aug, 1978
    The Application of Mass-Analyzed Ion Kinetic Energy Spectrometry to the Characterization of Individual Components of Complex Mixtures
  4. Douglas Cameron, PhD, Dec, 1979
    Low Energy Ion/Molecule Reactions in Chemical Ionization by Mass-Analyzed Ion Kinetic Energy Spectrometry
  5. Robert J. Day, PhD, May, 1980
    I. Analysis of Organic Compounds Using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
    II. Energy Partitioning in Unimolecular Ionic Dissociations
  6. Gary L. Glish, PhD, Dec, 1980
    Mass Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry: Applications and New Instrumentation
  7. James A. Laramée, PhD, Dec, 1980
    The Development of an Angle-Resolved Mass Spectrometer and its Application to Ion Chemistry and Reaction Dynamics
  8. Mary L. Sigsby, PhD, Aug, 1980
    Refinements of Mass Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry and Applications to Organic Analysis
  9. Alan E. Schoen, PhD, Dec, 1981
    Mixture Analysis Techniques Using MS/MS and Computer Automation
  10. Steve E. Unger, PhD, Aug, 1981
    The Development and Application of Mass Spectrometric Methods to Molecular Analysis
  11. Donald Zakett, PhD, Aug, 1981
    Instrumental Development and Application of MS/MS to Solvent Refined Coal Analysis
  12. David J. Burinsky, PhD, Dec, 1982
    Chemical and Structural Implications of High- and Low-Energy Ion/Molecule Interactions
  13. Dean V. Davis, PhD, Dec, 1982
    Refinements in Analytical MS/MS. Natural Product Studies
  14. Scott A. McLuckey, PhD, Dec, 1982
    Collisional Excitation of Gas-Phase Ions and Thermochemical Information From Ion-Bound Dimers
  15. Janelle L. Pierce, PhD, Dec, 1982
    The Analysis of Coordination Compounds and Organometallics by X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
  16. James D. Ciupek, PhD, Dec, 1984
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Applications and New Instrumentation
  17. Sunita Verma, PhD, Dec, 1984
    Controlled Collisional-Excitation of Gas-Phase Ions and Its Application to Structural Problems
  18. Michael J. DeKrey, PhD, Aug, 1985
    Interactions of Polyatomic Ions With Gases and Surfaces
  19. Steven M. Scheifers, PhD, Dec, 1985
    Part 1: Characterization of Beam Synthesis Catalytic Materials. Part 2: Further Development of Molecular SIMS
  20. Kathleen Singleton, PhD, Aug, 1985
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Analysis of Complex Mixtures
  21. Bih-Hsiung Hsu, PhD, Aug, 1986
    Characterization of Matrix Effects and Surface Organic Reactions by Mass Spectrometric Methods
  22. Ileana M. Isern-Flecha, PhD, Aug, 1986
    Studies of Methylated Nucleosides by Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  23. Robin R. Pachuta, PhD, Dec, 1986
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry Analyses of Materials of Natural Origin and With Medicinal Properties
  24. Steven J. Pachuta, PhD, Aug, 1986
    Fundamental Studies in Molecular Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  25. Larry G. Wright, PhD, Aug, 1986
    New Methods and Instrumentation in Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  26. Md. Abdul Mabud, PhD, Aug, 1987
    Polyatomic Ion/Surface Collisions: New Methodology in Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  27. John R. O'Lear, PhD, Dec, 1987
    New Capabilities in Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Applications to Chemically Modified Deoxyribonucleosides and Ionic Fragmentation Mechanisms
  28. Vicki H. Wysocki, PhD, Aug, 1987
    Internal Energy Effects in Mass Spectrometry
  29. Lisa D. Detter, PhD, Aug, 1987
    I. Fundamental Studies in Molecular Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and Related Mass Spectral Techniques
    II. Surface Modification of Soft Landing of Reagnet Ion Beams
  30. Mark E. Bier, PhD, Dec, 1988
    Membrane Introduction Tandem Mass Spectrometry and Ion-Surface Collisions in Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  31. Jennifer S. Brodbelt-Lustig, PhD, May, 1988
    Aspects of Ion Chemistry in Mass Spectrometry
  32. John P. Davies, PhD, December, 1988
    Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy at Electrochemically Roughened Gold in Vacuum and on Photochemically Activated Substrates in Aqueous Solution
  33. William B. Emary, PhD, August, 1988
    Studies of Chemical Reactions in Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry
  34. Owen W. Hand, PhD, May, 1989
    Interfacial Chemical Reactions, Mechanisms and Matrix Effects in Molecular Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
  35. Jae C. Schwartz, PhD, August, 1989
    Multistage Mass Spectrometry: Scan Modes and New Instrumentation
  36. Kevin L. Schey, PhD, August, 1989
    Ion/Surface Collision Phenomena and Peptide Analysis in Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  37. Ray E. Kaiser, PhD, May, 1990
    Mass Range Extension and the Analysis of Peptides with a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
  38. Stevan R. Horning, PhD, May, 1990
    A Comparative Study of Ion Activation Processes in Mass Spectrometry
  39. Anita K. Lister, PhD, August, 1990
    Environment Analysis and On-line Monitoring: Applications of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry
  40. Mark J. Hayward, PhD, December, 1990
    Flow Injection/Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometery for Automated Monitoring and Control of Bioreactors
  41. B.E. Winger, PhD, December, 1990
    Characterization of a Hybrid BEEQ Instrument for the Study of Polyatomic Ion-Surface Collision Phenomena
  42. B. D. Nourse, PhD, May, 1991
    The Study of Gas Phase Ion-Molecule Chemistry Using a Triple Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
  43. J. M. Wood, PhD, August 1991
    Analytical Applications of Desorption Chemical Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  44. T. D. Majumdar, PhD, December 1991
    Fundamental and Applied Studies in Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  45. Ahti Antti Tapio Kotiaho, PhD, May 1992
    Methodology and Applications of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry
  46. Sohrab Habi-Goudarzi, PhD, May 1992
    Ion/Molecule and Ion/Surface Collisions in Hybrid and Multiquadrupole Mass Spectrometers
  47. Asoka Ranasinghe, PhD, August 1992
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry and Ion-Molecule Interactions: Application to Structural Characterization of Polymers and Other Compounds
  48. Brian J. Shay, PhD, December 1992
    Applications of Multistage Mass Spectrometry to Structural Analysis and Ion/Molecule Reaction Chemistry
  49. Kenneth L. Morand, PhD, December 1992
    Ion Injections and Activation in the Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
  50. Stephen A. Lammert, PhD, December 1992
    The Use of Fast DC Pulses with a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
  51. Randall K. Julian, PhD, May 1993
    High Performance Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry: Unification of Simulation and Experiment
  52. Jon D. Williams, PhD, August 1993
    High Performance Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry
  53. Lindy E. Dejarme, PhD, December 1993
    Low Energy Charge Exchange Reactions and Applications of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry
  54. Kathleen A. Cox, PhD, December 1993
    Use of Peptides and Proteins in the Characterization of Electrospray Ionization and Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry
  55. John N. Louris, PhD, December 1993
    New Methods of Operation and Improvements in the Instrumentation of Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  56. Donald E. Riederer, PhD, December 1993
    Collisions of Low Energy Polyatomic Ions with Self-Assembled Monolayer Surfaces: Surface-Induced Dissociation and Ion/Surface Reactions
  57. Hans-Peter Reiser, Ph. D 1993 (University of Giessen)
    Characterization of Beam Parameters of Ions upon Ejection from a Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer
  58. Ling Lu, PhD, May 1994
    I. Collisions of Mass-Selected Ions: Angular Dependence and Target Effects on Internal Energy Distributions in High Energy Charge Changing Collisions
    II. Low Energy Ion/Molecule and Ion/Surface Reactions
  59. Steven H. Hoke, II, PhD, August 1994
    Applications of Desorption Chemical Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  60. Jeffrey S. Patrick, PhD, December 1995
    Extensions of Thermochemical, Analytical and Mechanistic Studies by Mass Spectrometry
  61. Sheng Shen Yang, PhD, December 1995
    Investigation of Gas Phase Ion/Molecule Reactions and Determination of Cation Affinities Using Multiple-Stage Mass Spectrometry
  62. Curtis Cleven, PhD, May 1996
    Elucidation of Ion Motion in a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
  63. N. Srinivasan, Ph.D., December 1996
    Applications of membrane introduction mass spectrometry to on-line analysis and feedback control of bioreactors, and chemical reactors
  64. Carsten Weil, Ph.D., December 1996 (Universität Gießen)
    Elucidation of Ion Trajectories in the Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer by Computer Simulations and DC Pulse Tomography Experiments
  65. *Mario Nappi, Ph.D., January 1997 (Universität Gießen)
    Simulations and Nondestructive Detection of Ions in an Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
  66. Manish Soni, Ph.D., May 1997
    Broad-band excitation and non-destructive detection of ions in an ion trap mass spectrometer
  67. Scott Miller, Ph.D., May 1997
    Low energy Polyatomic Ion/Surface Collisions and Their Use as a Means of Surface Modification
  68. Philip Wong, Ph.D., May 1997
    Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry and Thermochemical Studies by the Kinetic Method
  69. Kasthurikrishnan Narasimhan, Ph.D., August 1997
    Applications of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry in On-Line Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds
  70. Bingbing Feng, Ph.D., December 1997
    Collision Activation and Reactions of Low Energy Ions at Fluorinated Self-Assembled Monolayer Surfaces
  71. Guodong Chen, Ph.D., December 1997
    Gas Phase Ion/Molecule Reactions and Analytical Applications by Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  72. Lynn A. Gill, Ph.D., May 1998
    Designing Performance into the Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer—Mechanical and Ion Optical Methodologies
  73. Huy Anh Bui, Ph.D., May 1998
    Ion Trap Simulation Program, ITSIM: A Powerful Heuristic and Predictive Tool in Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry
  74. Shuguang Ma, Ph.D., December 1998
    Thermochemical Determinations by Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  75. Rudolph C. Johnson, Ph.D., May 1999
    The Application and Development of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry for the Rapid and Selective Monitoring of Chemical Systems
  76. Jianwei Shen, Ph. D. May 1999,
    Low Energy Ion/Surface Reactive Scattering at Self-Assembled Monolayer Surfaces and Selective Chemical Modification of Surfaces
  77. Feng Wang, Ph. D. May 1999
    Thermochemical Determinations and Gas-Phase Transacetalization Reactions by Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  78. (pro forma) Huiping Chen, + Ph. D. August 1999
    A Gas-Phase Study of the Structure, Reactivity and Thermochemistry of Transition Metal-Ligand Systems by Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry and Density Functional Theory.
  79. (pro forma) Kenneth J. Auberry, II+ Ph. D. August 1999
    Reactivity and Kinetics Studies of Organometallic Cluster Ions in the Gas Phase using Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry
  80. James Mitchell Wells, Jr. Ph. D. May 2000
    Effects of Electrode Geometry on Quadrupole Ion Trap Performance
  81. Hai Luo, Ph. D. August 2000 (with M. J. Weaver)
    Tandem Mass Spectrometry and Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Examining Ion/Surface and Molecular/Surface Interactions
  82. Duxi Zhang, Ph. D. December 2000
    Reaction, Clustering and Chiral Recognition by Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
  83. Jeffry W. Denault, Ph. D. December 2000
    Temperature Corrected Kinetic Method for the Estimation of Proton Affinities, Entropies of Protonation and Gas Phase Basicities
  84. Ethan R. Badman, Ph. D. May 2001
    Miniature Cylindrical Ion Traps and Arrays
  85. *Wolfgang Plass, Ph.D., July 2001 (Universität Gießen)
    The Dependence of RF Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer Performance on Electrode Geometry and Collisional Processes
  86. Chris A. Evans, Ph. D., August 2001
    Hyperthermal Ion/Surface Collisions at Self-Assembled Monolayer Surfaces: Surface Analysis and Selective Chemical Modification
  87. Leah S. M. Riter, Ph. D., December 2001
    Improving the Selectivity of Fieldable Mass Spectrometry for Analysis of Targeted Analytes in Complex Matrices
  88. W. Andy Tao, Ph. D., December 2001
    Quantitative Measurements of Chirality and the Synthesis of Heterocycles in the Mass Spectrometer
  89. Garth E. Patterson, Ph. D., December 2001
    Development of a Portable Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
  90. Kimberly J. Koch, Ph. D. May 2002
    Non-Covalent Interactions of Small Biological Molecules Studied by Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
  91. Nathan A. Wade, Ph. D. May 2002
    Collisions of Ions with Surfaces at Hyperthermal Energies for the Chemical Analysis and Modification of Surfaces
  92. Zheng Ouyang, Ph. D. May 2002
    Instrumentation Development for Miniaturization of Ion Trap Mass Spectrometers and the Study of Ion/Surface Collisions
  93. Xubin Zhang, Ph. D., December 2002
    Thermochemical Determinations by the Kinetic Method with Direct Entropy Corrections and Gas-Phase Ion/Molecule Reactions Studied by Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  94. Lianming Wu, Ph. D., December 2003
    Mass Spectometric Kinetic Method for Molecular Recognition – from Chiral Analysis to Isomeric Quantification
  95. Hongyan Li, Ph. D., December 2003
    Chemical Mass Shifts in Resonance Ejection Experiments in Quadrupole Ion Traps and ESI-FT-Orbitrap Mass Spectrometry
  96. Sung-chan Jo, Ph. D., May 2004
    Surface-induced Dissociations of Hyperthermal Ions at Self-Assembled Monolayer Surfaces
  97. Yanan Peng, Ph. D., May 2004
    Chemical Mass Shifts in Quadrupole Ion Traps, Miniature Cylindrical Ion Traps and Chiral Analysis of Amino Acids using ESI Mass Spectrometry
  98. Jormarie Alvarez, Ph. D., December 2004
    Distinct Collision Processes in Mass Spectrometry: Charge Inversion Reactions and Peptide Ion Soft Landing
  99. Bogdan Gologan, Ph. D., August 2005
    Mass Spectrometry: Metamorphosis from an Analytical Technique to a Preparative Technology
  100. Brian Carl Laughlin, Ph. D., August 2005
    Development of High-Throughput and Miniaturized Mass Spectrometers using Miniature Cylindrical Ion Trap Mass Analyzers
  101. Hao Chen, Ph. D., August 2005
    Characteristic Ion/molecule Reactions in Vacuum and at Atmospheric Pressure for Selective Detection of Dangerous Substances
  102. Sergio Nanita, Ph. D., December 2005
    "Serine Clusters Studied by Atmospheric Pressure Ionization Mass Spectrometry and their Implications for the Origin of Biomolecule Homochirality"
  103. Amy Marie Gilchriest Tabert, Ph. D., December 2005
    "Development of Multiplexed Ion Trap Mass Spectrometers for High-Throughput Analysis"
  104. Eric S. Handberg, Ph. D., May 2006
    "Atmospheric Sampling Glow Discharge Ionization (ASGDI) using a Quarter-Sized Cylindrical Ion Trap Mass Spectometer (CIT-MS) for Explosives Detection"
  105. Pengxiang Yang, Ph. D., May 2006
    "Gentle Protein Ionization Assisted by High-Velocity Gas Flow and Thermal Formation of Homochiral Serine Clusters"
  106. Guangxiang Wu, Ph. D. May 2006
    "Characterization of Rectilinear Ion Traps and Extension of an Ion Trajectory Simulation Program to Traps of Arbitary Geometry"
  107. Ismael Cotte-Rodriguez, Ph. D. August 2006
    "Atmospheric Pressure Ionization-Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry: Sensitive and Selective Detection of Explosives and Toxic Compounds"
  108. Thomas A. Blake, Ph. D. December 2006
    "Instrumentation for Preparative Mass Spectrometry"
  109. Brandy L. Young-Gqamana, Ph. D. December 2006
    "The Exploration of Gas-Phase Stereospecific Interactions in the Mass Spectrometer"
  110. Qizhi Hu, Ph. D. December 2006
    "Performance Characteristics and Resonant ac Dipolar Excitation for Ion Motion Control in the Orbitrap Mass Analyzer"
  111. Justin M. Wiseman, Ph. D. December 2006
    "Development of Desorption Electrospray Ionization (DESI) Mass Spectrometry and Its Application to Biological Tissue Analysis and Molecular Imaging"
  112. *Jason R. Green, Ph. D. August 2007
    "Kinetics and Dynamics of Isolated Clusters"
  113. Yishu Song, Ph. D., August 2007
    "Novel Mass Spectrometric Mehtodologies for In Situ Detection of Hazardous Chemical and Biological Agents"
  114. Nari Talaty, Ph. D. May 2008
    "Desorption Electrospray Ionization (DESI) Mass Spectrometry: Principles, Instrumentation and Novel Applications"
  115. Miriam P. Fico, Ph. D., May 2008
    "Development of Miniaturized and Multiplexed Ion Traps Using Novel Materials"
  116. Christopher C. Mulligan,Ph. D., May 2008
    "Design and Application of Portable Mass Spectrometers Capable of Ambient Ionization"
  117. Qingyu Song, Ph. D., December 2008
    "Development of Mass Spectrometers using Rectilinear Ion Trap Analyzers"
  118. Scott A. Smith, Ph. D. December 2008
    "Developments of Multiplexed and Miniature Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometers"
  119. Marcela Nefliu, Ph. D. May 2009
    "Fundamentals and Applications of DESI-MS and Investigationson the Formation and Chiral Amplification of the Serine Octamer"
  120. Richard H. Perry, Ph. D. August 2009
    "Ion Dynamics in the Orbitrap Mass Analyzer and Investigations into the Chiral Amplification of Serine upon Sublimation".
  121. Sameer Kothaari, Ph. D. December 2009
    "Development of Multiplexed and Miniature Mass Spectrometers"
  122. Liang Gao, Ph. D. December 2009
    "Miniaturization of the Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer"
  123. Ewa Sokol, Ph. D. December 2009
    "Characterizaqtion and Optimization of a Field-Portable Mass Spectrometer for in-situ Analysis"
  124. Nathan L. Sanders, Ph. D. December 2009
    "Applications and Design Modifications for Portable Mass Spectrometers"
  125. Nicholas E. Manicke, Ph. D. December 2009
    "Development of Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry (DESI-MS) for Applications in Imaging and Quantitation"
  126. Chunping Wu, Ph.D. May 2010
    "Reactive Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry for In-situ Detection of Non-polar Molecules and its Applications in Chemical Imaging"
  127. Ayanna U. Jackson, Ph.D. May 2010
    "Method Development, Novel Applications and Fundamental Studies of Ambient Ionization Methods: Desorption Electrospray Ionization (DESI) and Low Termperature Plasma (LTP) Ionization"
  128. Anthony B. Costa, Ph. D. August 2010
    "Theoretical and Statistical Solutions to Probmes in Physcial Mass Spectrometry"
  129. Jonell N. Smith, Ph. D. May 2011
    "Detecting Toxic Chemicals in Air Using Miniature Mass Spectrometers"
  130. Allison L. Dill, Ph. D. May 2011
    " Tissue Imaging Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry in Disease State Characterization"
  131. Yingyao Zhang, Ph.D. December 2011
    "Novel in situ mass Spectrometric Analysis for Biological Applications using Ambient Ionization Methods"
  132. Santosh Soparawalla, Ph. D. December 2011
    "In situ Mass Spectrometry"

MS

  1. Elena Soltero-Rigau, M.S., Dec, 1976
    Barbiturate Analysis by Kinetic Energy Spectrometry
  2. Hans Grade, M.S., Dec, 1977
    Cationization of Organic Molecules by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
  3. David M. Fedor, M.S., Aug, 1979
    The Energetics of Collision-Induced Dissociation Using Angle Resolved Mass Spectrometry
  4. Jeffrey S. Sweatlock, M.S., Dec, 1987
    Natural Product Analysis by Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  5. Scott J. Bauer, M.S., August 1992
    Analysis of Trace Level Organic Pollutants in Water by Membrane Introduction Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry
  6. Taufika Islam, M. S., August 2002
    Proton Affinity of Deuterated Aceonitrile Estimated by the Kinetic Method with Full Entropy Analysis
  7. Michael P. Goodwin,M. S. December 2008
    "Development of Mass Spectrometric Methods for Catalystic Studies"
  8. Aliah C. Dugas, M.S. August 2009
    "Hyperthermal Cesium Ion Initiated Reactions on a Copper Foil Surface"

 

*Indicates jointly advised student

+Pro forma advisor after death of B. S. Freiser