Chemist, Analytical chemist
Contact: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Capabilities: Quantitative and
qualitative analysis, any sample size and type. Specializing
water analysis, but also able to handle many other sample
From simple wet chemical analysis (titrations, gravimetric analysis)
full instrumental analysis (GC-MS, HPLC, FTIR, AA), I can help find
answers to your chemical problems.
method to test for extractables in a plastic
Development of a SPME-GC-MS method for
interest for Fine Northern Oak, Berlin, WI.
of filter material pore sizes by SEM for W.M. Nugent Co.,
Analysis of filter-captured material to identify cause of electrical
failures in manufacturing equipment (company confidential).
Development of a simple
inexpensive method for quantitation of surfactant levels in cleaning
solutions for WI Film and Bag.
of metal cations by AA for the South Carolina Aquarium,
of calcium, sodium, and boron in a marine extract via AA
the National Ocean Service Marine Biotoxins Program, Charleston,
EPA methods for water and sediments - for the analysis of
in natural waters - metal cations, anions, pesticides, etc.
identification and quantitation of phthalates, drugs of abuse,
in oil and gas, PCB's and PBDE's, dioxins, insecticides
identification and quantitation of caffeine, organic acids,
and GFAA quantitation of metals in water and sediment.
GC-MS (gas chromatography mass
- quadrupole system with headspace, liquid, and SPME sample
HPLC (liquid chromatography) system -
gradient solvent capability, fluorescence, diode array, and ELSD
detection, many column types available including
C8, C18, amide-C16, size exclusion (GPC), anion exchange.
LC-MS - gradient solvent, single
Atomic Absorption - suitable for
analysis of most metals. Also equipped for graphite furnace
FTIR (infrared) systems - for
of organic compounds.
Multiple UV-visible units - for
and visible light absorbance measurements.
GC-FID (gas chromatography) instruments
- used for volatile organic compounds.
Scanning Electron Microscope - including
gold and carbon coating of samples.
analysis of metal composition in samples.
Several pH meters and electronic balances.
Standard lab equipment and glassware for
Analytical chemical standards for
quantitation and verification.
Rates: Fees depend on
services. We encourage student employment to help lower
costs. Long-term contracts to one-time analysis.
Donations to the UW-Oshkosh Chemistry department (equipment or $$)
offset your cost!