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Spiros A. Pergantis

Professor of Analytical Chemistry

 

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Academic Qualifications:

May 1989 - April 1994, Ph.D. Degree in Chemistry (supervised by Prof. William R. Cullen), Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver B.C., Canada.
Sept. 1984 - July 1988, B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece.

Research and Academic Positions:

Sept. 2014 - : Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.
Oct. 2008 – Sept. 2014: Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.
2010-2011 (9 month sabbatical): Resident Senior Research Associate, United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Exposure Research Laboratory, Las Vegas, NV.
Mar. 2003 – Oct. 2008: Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece. (Tenure granted Feb. 2007)
Oct. 1997 – Mar. 2003: Lecturer of Analytical Chemistry, Birkbeck, University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, London, UK. 
Apr. 1997 – Sep. 1997: Postdoctoral Fellow under the European Union “Training and Mobility of Researchers” at the Institute for Environmental Studies, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 
Jul. 1996 – Mar. 1997: Postdoctoral Fellow with the Mass Spectrometry Group, Department of Chemistry, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
May 1994 - June 1996: Research Associate with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, at the National Exposure Research Laboratory, Characterization Research Division in Las Vegas, NV, USA.
May 1, 1991 - Aug. 30, 1993: Research Assistant (Part-time position), British Columbia Regional Mass Spectrometry Centre, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Services to the International Scientific Community:

July 2012: Editorial Board Member of the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Official organ of the EuCheMS Division of Chemistry and the Environment).
Nov. 2007 to date: Advisory Board Member of the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (A journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry).
Member of the Scientific Committee of the 4th International Conference on Trace Element Speciation in Biomedical, Nutritional and Environmental Sciences, May 25th – 29th 2008, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Ecological Chemistry, Munich-Neuherberg, Germany.
Chairman and Organizer of the 7th International Conference on Environmental and Biological Aspects of Main-Group Organometallics (ICEBAMO), 10-12 Oct. 2006, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
2000-2006: Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry.
1999: Member of IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry).
1997: Appointed Member of IUPAC Commission V2: Microchemical Techniques and Trace Analysis.

Professional Affiliations:

Member of the Greek Chemistry Society
Member of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry

 

Link to Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

 

Published Book Chapter

“Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry: A Complementary Source for Trace Element Speciation Analysis” H. R. Hansen and S. A. Pergantis*, In “Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and Its Applications” 2nd edition (2007), edited by Steve Hill, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, ISBN: 1405135948.

Published Report:

Heithmar, E. M. and S. Pergantis. Characterizing Concentrations and Size Distributions of Metal-Containing Nanoparticles in Waste Water. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, REPORT, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-10/117, 2010. z

 

Other Publishing Activities:

2008: Editorial Board of the Atomic Spectrometry Updates for reviews on Elemental Speciation.
Guest Editor of the 3rd Young Analytical Scientists special issue for the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, Royal Society of Chemistry (JAAS, 2010, vol. 25, no. 3).  z
Guest Editor of the 2nd Young Analytical Scientists special issue for the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, Royal Society of Chemistry (JAAS, 2006, vol. 21, no. 11). z
Guest Editor for the special issue of the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry devoted to publishing the work of high-profile Young Analytical Scientists (JAAS, 2002, vol. 17, no. 8). z

Presentations at International Conferences:

Invited Lectures:

1. 7th Nordic Plasma Conference 2014, 1-4 June 2014, Loen, Norway, “Pneumatic Nebulizers: A Versatile Analytical Device for Integrating Atomic and Molecular Mass Spectrometry for the Analysis of Elemental Species, Metalloproteins and Engineered Nanoparticles”, S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
2. 27th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Minerals and Trace Elements (GMS), 6-8 Oct. 2011, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany, “Nanoparticle Detection: A new challenge for metal speciation analysis”, S. A. Pergantis (Plenary Lecture).
3. 1st International Proteomics Conference in Crete, 7-8 Oct. 2010, Heraklion, Greece: “Selenoproteomics in Human Serum: An Atomic Mass Spectrometric Approach”, S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
4. 7th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days, Sept. 29 – Oct. 03, 2010, Lesvos, Greece: “Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry and its expanding frontiers: Going from the Analysis of Metals and Organometallics to that of Metalloproteins and Nanoparticles”, S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
5. 56th International Conference on Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy (ICASS), Aug. 15-18, 2010,  Edmonton, Canada, “Separation methods on-line with ICP-MS: A story taking us from metal ions to organometallic species to metalloproteins and recently to nanoparticles”, S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture)
6. TraceSpec 2009, Sept. 15-18 Mainz, Germany, “Analytical Approaches for Investigating the Function of Elemental Species in Biological Systems”, S. A. Pergantis (Plenary Lecture)
7. 6th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days, 09-12 Oct. 2008, Denizli, Turkey: “Electrospray and atmospheric pressure chemical ionization tandem mass spectrometry for the identification and quantification of Arsenic, Selenium and Antimony species in Biological samples”, S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
8. 4th International Conference on Trace Element Speciation in Biomedical, Nutritional and Environmental Sciences, 25-29 May 2008, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Ecological Chemistry, Munich-Neuherberg, Germany: “Application of ESI- and APCI- tandem mass spectrometry for identification and quantification of element species”, S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
9. 13th Biennial National Atomic Spectrometry Symposium (BNASS), Royal Society of Chemistry, Glasgow Caledonian University, 10-12 July 2006: “Strategies for Investigating the interaction of element species with bio-molecules using HPLC with ICP-MS and ES-MS/MS”, S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture); presented by H. R. Hansen.
10. 6th International Conference on Environmental and Biological Aspects of Main-Group Organometals (ICEBAMO), Pau, France, 3-5 Dec 2003: "Advances in the Analysis of Main Group Organometals Using Enhanced Resolution Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry" S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
11. PITTCON, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 17-22, 2002: “Expanding the Frontiers of Elemental Speciation with Electrospray Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry”, S.A. Pergantis, (Invited Lecture).
12. 5th ICEBAMO, Graz, Austria, 5-9 June 2001: “Development and Application of Electropsray Tandem Mass Spectrometry for Arsenic Speciation” S.A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
13. Tenth Biennial National Atomic Spectrometry Symposium, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, 17-20 July 2000: “Advancements in Metal Speciation: Complimenting ICP-MS with Electrospray tandem Mass Spectrometry” S.A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
14. Fourth International Symposium on Speciation of Elements in Biological, Environmental and Toxicological Sciences, June 25 - July 1, 2000, Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Resort, British Columbia, Canada: “Multi-stage Mass Spectrometry (MSn) for Metal Speciation” S.A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).  
15. European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Pau France, Jan. 10-15, 1999: “Electrospray Tandem Mass Spectrometry: New Frontiers in Metal(loid) Speciation” S. A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
16. International Conference on Water Management in Intermontane Basins, 2-6 February 1999, Water Research Centre, Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University, Thailand: “Advancements in Mass Spectrometric Methods used for the Identification of Arsenic Compounds Present in the Environment” S.A. Pergantis (Invited Lecture).
17. XXIV FACSS (Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies) Conference, Providence,  Plasma Mass Spectrometry for the Speciation of Arsenic and Tin” S. A. Pergantis, F. Ariese, W. Cofino (Invited Lecture).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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