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Saiful M Chowdhury

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[Chowdhury, Saiful M]
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Biography

Dr. Saiful M. Chowdhury joined the University of Texas at Arlington in August of 2012.  He received his B.Sc (honors) and M.Sc degree (first class in both exams) in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Technology (currently, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering) from University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. After graduation, he served as a lecturer of Chemistry and also a lecturer of Chemical Engineering and Polymer Science at two public universities of Bangladesh. He completed another MS in bio-organic chemistry from Florida International University (FIU), Miami, Fl. in 2001. During his MS studies in FIU, he worked with Dr. Stanislaw F. Wnuk and synthesized an isotope-labeled nucleoside analogue which was used to reveal mechanism of inhibition of Ribonucleotide Di Phosphate Reductases (RDPR). In 2006, he earned his PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Washington State University, Pullman WA, under the supervision of Dr. James E. Bruce, who is currently a professor of the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. During his PhD studies, he developed several mass spectrometry-based bio-analytical methods for studying protein-protein interactions and protein posttranslational modifications (PTMs). After finishing his PhD, he joined as a postdoctoral fellow in the proteomics and mass spectrometry group of Dr. Richard D. Smith in Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. In his postdoctoral training in Dr. Richard D. Smith’s group at PNNL, he developed several cutting-edge proteomics tools for global and targeted discovery of protein interactions utilizing tandem affinity tags, chemical cross-linking approaches and mass spectrometry. He worked with the systems biology team at PNNL, and applied these methodologies to investigate protein interactions related to Salmonella pathogenesis and also host-pathogen interactions. From Dec. 2009 - July 2012, he was employed as a research fellow in the laboratory of respiratory biology at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) at NIH and conducted research under the mentorship of Michael B. Fessler MD, head of the host-defense group. He was also co-mentored by Dr. Kenneth B. Tomer, head of the mass spectrometry group. At NIEHS, NIH, he studied lipid raft proteome and toll-like receptors (TLRs) signaling using mass spectrometry-based quantitative and chemical proteomics tools.

Professional Preparation

    • 2006 PhD in ChemistryWashington State University (WSU), Pullman
    • 2009 Post Doctoral Fellowship in Proteomics Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    • 2001 MS in ChemistryFlorida International University
    • 2012 Research Fellow in proteomics and mass spectrometryDepartment of Health and Human Services (HHS): National Institutes of Health (NIH): National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
    • 1994 B.Sc (honors) and M. Sc in Applied Chemistry and Chemical TechnologyUniversity of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Appointments

    • Aug 2012 to Present Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlingtn
    • Aug 2006 to Dec 2012 Postdoctoral Research Associate
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
    • Dec 2009 to Aug 2012 Research Fellow
      Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): National Institutes of Health (NIH): National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
    • Aug 2001 to July 2006 Graduate Research Assistant/ Teaching Assistant
      Washington State University (WSU), Pullman
    • Aug 1998 to May 2001 Graduate Teaching Assistant
      Florida International University
    • Jan 1995 to July 1998 Lecturer
      Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh

Memberships

  • Membership
    • Jan 2004 to Present American Chemical Society (ACS)
    • Aug 2003 to Present American Society of Mass spectrometry

Awards and Honors

    • Feb  2015 Academic research enhancment award sponsored by NIH-NIGMS
    • Jul  2011 Fellow award for research exellence sponsored by Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    • Jan  2008 LDRD grant award sponsored by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
      Achievements:

      writing a competitive proposal
       

News Articles

Research and Expertise

  • Proteomics and Bio-analytical Mass sepctrometry

    Protein-protein interactions and protein posttranslational modifications (PTMs) are the major events which regulate signaling cascades in the cells. In disease states, these interaction networks get altered, disrupting normal cellular processes. Understanding the overall network “interactome” or a particular receptor’s interaction network, in diseased and normal states, will provide insight into the physiological and pathological processes of those diseases at a molecular level. Mass spectrometer is a major instrument for identifying and quantifying proteins, but deciphering these large-scale interaction networks in vivo is a major challenge in functional proteomics research. Due to current remarkable advancements in mass spectrometry instrumentations, there is a great opportunity to develop mass spectrometry-based quantitative and chemical proteomics strategies that can give us precise information about signaling complexes in vivo or in vitro. The ‘proteomics and bio-analytical mass spectrometry’ group at UT Arlington focuses on the development of cutting-edge mass spectrometry-supportive novel quantitative and chemical proteomics methods and tools, as well as the application of these methods for proteome-wide identification of protein expressions, protein-protein interactions and PTMs.

    My laboratory focuses on mass spectrometry-based method development in the following specific areas of proteome research in order to study environmental diseases impacted by innate immunity.

    1. Global and targeted discovery of protein-protein/protein-ligand interactions by antibody/affinity based enrichment methods in combination with novel mass spectrometry-supportive chemical cross-linking approaches.

    2. Identification and quantitative characterization of protein posttranslational modifications (PTMs) by mass spectrometry- supportive chemical probes.

    3. Elucidation of protein structures by mass spectrometry.

    4. Quantitative proteomics studies for the discovery and validation of cellular protein targets (bio-signatures or bio-markers)

    The focused biological application of my research is to understand the role of lipid rafts and Toll-like Receptors (TLRs) in inflammatory signaling pathways. We focus on studying several environmental diseases impacted by innate immunity, such as atherosclerosis, sepsis, asthma, etc. by mass spectrometry-based novel proteomics tools. In addition, the approaches we develop can be generally applied to any biological systems; hence we also welcome researchers to initiate collaborative research efforts with us.

Publications

      Journal Article Under Review
      • Wanigasekara, M. SK.; Huang, X.; Chakrabarty, J. K.; Bugarin, A.; and Chowdhury S. M.* Enrichment and identification of reactive arginine residues in proteins by bio-orthogonal click chemistry and mass spectrometry- in review in Analytical Chemistry. *-Corresponding Author

        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2018
      • Kamal, A. H.; Fessler, M. B.; Chowdhury, S. M*. Comparative and network-based proteomic analysis of ethanol-treated and LPS-induced Raw 264.7 macrophage- accepted PloS One. *-Corresponding Author

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Poster Abstract 2017
      • Wanigasekara, M. S. K.; Kamal, A. H. M.; Chowdhury, S. M. - Identification and selective enrichment of functional arginine residues using bio-orthogonal click chemistry and mass spectrometry. ASMS conference 2017, Indianapolis, IN June 4-8, 2017

        {Poster Abstract }
      2017
      • Kamal, A. H. M.; Chowdhury, S. M. - Identifying Toll-Like Receptor 2 Protein Interaction Partners using Quantitative Proteomics. ASMS conference 2017, Indianapolis, IN June 4-8, 2017

        {Poster Abstract }
      2017
      • Chakrabarty, J. K.; Kamal, A. H. M.; Zixiang, F.; Chowdhury, S. M. - High confidence identification of crosslinked peptides using a dual cleavable crosslinker (DUCCT) with enrichment functionality. ASMS conference 2017, Indianapolis, IN June 4-8, 2017

        {Poster Abstract }
      2017
      • Zixiang, F.; Chowdhury, S. M. Strategies for enriching and identifying the farnesyl peptide from complex sample using mass spectrometry. ASMS conference 2017, Indianapolis, IN June 4-8, 2017

        {Poster Abstract }

      Journal Article 2017
      • Mahbhub, M.; Chowdhury S. M*.; Chistensen, S*. Globular domain structure of the site-specific LINE R2Bm: sequence and structure-function similarities to the eukaryotic splicing factor PRP8-  Published Mobile DNA-*  corresponding Author

        {Journal Article }
      2017
      • Kamal, A. H.; Chakrabarty, J. K.; Chowdhury, S. M.* Inflammatory proteomic network analysis of statin-treated and lipopolysaccharide-activated macrophages- accepted in Scientific Reports (nature). *-Corresponding Author

        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2016
      • Wanigasekara, MS. and Chowdhury SM* (2016). "Evaluation of chemical labeling methods for identifying functional arginine residues of proteins by mass spectrometry." Anal Chim Acta 935: 197-206. * Corresponding author

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2016 2016

      Journal Article 2015
      • Bhawal, Ruchika P., ConchadiSadananda, S., Bugarin, A., Laposa, B.,Chowdhury, Saiful M.* - Mass spectrometry cleavable strategy for identification and differentiation of prenylated peptides.’ – Anal Chem. 2015 Feb 17;87(4):2178-86. *Corresponding author.

        {Journal Article }
      2015
      • Saiful M. Chowdhury, Xuewei Zhu, Jim J. Aloor, Kathleen M. Azzam, Kristin A. Gabor, William Ge, Kezia A. Addo, Kenneth B. Tomer, John S. Parks, and Michael B. Fessler - Proteomic analysis of ABCA1-null macrophages reveals a role for stomatin like protein-2 in raft composition and Toll like Receptor signaling Mol Cell Proteomics mcp.M114.045179. First Published on April 24, 2015, doi:10.1074/mcp.M114.045179

        {Journal Article }

      Poster Abstract 2015
      • Tam P. Nguyen and Saiful M. Chowdhury* -Mass Spectrometric Studies on Modified Cysteinyl Peptides - Chemistry and Biochemistry Society at UTA-3rd Prize

        {Poster Abstract }
      2015
      • Jayanta K Chakrabarty, Saiful M. Chowdhury- Mass spectrometry cleavable cross-linking approaches for large-scale identification of Protein-Protein Interactions- poster presentation at 50th anniversary of UTA College of Science.

        {Poster Abstract }

      Conference Paper 2015
      • Ruchika Bhawal: Mass spectrometry cleavable strategy for identification of prenylated proteins- a potential target for several diseases. DFW ACS MIM April 25th 2015-oral presentation ( 2nd prize)

        {Conference Paper }

      Conference Proceeding 2015
      • Maheshika Wanigasekara; Ruchika Bhawal; Saiful Chowdhury - Mass spectrometric fragmentation studies on peptides containing chemically modified arginine residues- American Society for Mass Spectrometry, May 31- June 4th, 2015, St. Lois, MO, conference proceeding, poster, published.

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2015
      • Ruchika Bhawal; Shahinuzzaman A.d.a; Saiful Chowdhury -  A mass spectrometry cleavable approach for the identification and differentiation of farnesylated/geranylgeranylated peptides. American Society for Mass Spectrometry, May 31- June 4th, 2015, St. Lois, MO, conference proceeding, poster, published

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Journal Article 2014
      • Chowdhury, S. M*.; Munske, G. R.; Yang, J.; Zhukova, D.; Nguyen, H.; Bruce, J. E.: Solid-phase N-terminal peptide enrichment study by optimizing trypsin proteolysis on homoarginine-modified proteins by mass spectrometry. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 2014, 28, 635-44. *Corresponding author

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2014
      • Bian, Shenjie and Chowdhury Saiful M*- Profiling protein-protein interactions and protein structures using chemical cross-linking and mass spectrometry- Austin J Biomed Eng, 2014, 1 (4), 3. *Corresponding author

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Conference Proceeding 2014
      • Yang, J.; Nguen, H.; Zhukova, D. A.; Chowdhury, S. M.: Evaluation of mass spectrometric strategies for enrichment of protein N-terminal peptides. In ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY; AMER CHEMICAL SOC 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA, 2014; Vol. 247.

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2014
      • Bhawal, R. P. and S. M. Chowdhury (2014). Novel method for identification of post translational lipid modified proteins by tandem mass spectrometry. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, AMER CHEMICAL SOC 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA.

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2014
      • Jonathan Yang; Gerhard Munske; Daria Zhukova; James Bruce; Saiful Chowdhury - Enrichment and identification of N-terminal peptides by a solid-phase acid-cleavable reagent and mass spectrometry, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, June 15-19, 2014, Balimore, Maryland.

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2014
      • Ruchika Bhawal; Saiful Chowdhury -  A novel method for large-scale profiling of prenylated peptides by tandem mass spectrometry, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, June 15-19, 2014, Balimore, Maryland. 

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2014
      • Maheshika Wanigasekara; Ruchika Bhawal; Saiful Chowdhury-  Identification of functional arginine residues of proteins by selective chemical labeling and mass spectrometry. American Society for Mass Spectrometry, June 15-19, 2014, Balimore, Maryland

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Journal Article 2013
      • ATP Binding Cassette transporter A1 Regulates the Lipid Raft Proteome of the Resting and Lipopolysaccharide-stimulated Macrophage - Chowdhury, S. M., Zhu, X, Williams, JW., Merrick, BA, Parks, JS, Tomer, KB, Fessler, MB. - in prepartion
        {Journal Article }
      2013
      • Chowdhury S. M., Munske, G. R., and Bruce, J. E. - "Solid-phase N-terminal peptide enrichment study by optimizing trypsin proteolysis on homoarginine modified proteins by mass spectrometry - accepted by "Rapid Communications in Mass spectrometry"

        {Journal Article }

      Conference Paper 2012
      • “ATP Binding Cassette Transporter A1 Regulates The Lipid Raft Proteome Of The Macrophage” Saiful M. Chowdhury, PhD 1 , Xuewei Zhu, PhD 2 , Jason G. Williams, PhD 3 , Kathleen M. Azzam, PhD Microbiology 1 , B. A. Merrick, PhD 3 , Kenneth B. Tomer, PhD 3 , John S. Parks, PhD 2 , Michael B. Fessler, MD 4

        10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2012.185.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1970 Read More: http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2012.185.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1970

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Journal Article 2011
      • Du X, Chowdhury, S. M, Manes, M. Wu S, Cumblidge, UM, Adkins, J. N., Anderson, G. A., Smith, R. D. – Xlink-Identifier: An automated data analysis platforms for confident identification of chemically cross-linked peptides using tandem mass spectrometry –J Proteome Res. 2011 Mar 4;10(3):923-31.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2009
      • Shi L, Chowdhury S. M., Smallwood H.S., Yoon H., Mottaz-Brewer H.M., Norbeck A.D., McDermott J.E., Clauss TR.W., Heffron F, Smith R.D., Adkins J.N. Proteomics investigation of the time course responses of RAW 264.7 macrophages to infection with salmonella enterica –– Infect Immun 2009, 77, (8), 3227-33. Featured in Biological Science Division research highlights in PNNL. Link: http://www.pnl.gov/science/highlights/highlight.asp?id=656.
        {Journal Article }
      2009
      • Chowdhury, S. M., Shi, L, Yoon, H, Rommereim, L. M., Norbeck, A. D., Auberry K. J., Moore, R. J., Adkins J. N., Heffron, F. and Smith, R. D. - A method for investigating protein-protein interactions related to Salmonella Typhimurium pathogenesis”– J. Proteome Res., 2009, 8 (3), pp 1504–1514 – Ranked 15 in Top 20 most read articles in JPR for the March of 2009.
        {Journal Article }
      2009
      • Chowdhury, S. M., Du. X, Tolić, N, Wu S, Moore, R. J., Mayer, M. U.,. Smith, R. D., Adkins, J. N. - Identification of cross-linked peptides containing a click-based enrichment group using sequential CID and ETD tandem mass spectrometry – Anal Chem 2009, 81, (13), 5524-32 – high-lighted in online news of Journal of Proteome Research. Link: http://pubs.acs.org/action/showStoryContent?doi=10.1021%2Fon.2009.06.29.395768.
        {Journal Article }

      Conference Paper 2009
      • Du, X.; Rorie, J.; Chowdhury, S.; Adkins, J.; Anderson, G.; Smith, R.: Identification of Protein-Protein Interactions Using Chemical Cross-linking and CID and ETD Tandem Mass Spectrometry. In MOLECULAR & CELLULAR PROTEOMICS; AMER SOC BIOCHEMISTRY MOLECULAR BIOLOGY INC 9650 ROCKVILLE PIKE, BETHESDA, MD 20814-3996 USA, 2009; pp S33-S33.

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Journal Article 2008
      • Rodland, K. D., Adkins, J. N., Ansong, C, Chowdhury, S, Manes, N. P., Shi, L., Yoon, H., Smith, R. D., Heffron, F. - Use of high-throughput mass spectrometry to elucidate host-pathogen interactions in Salmonella - Future Microbiology, 2008 3(6), 625-634. – Review
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2007
      • Chowdhury, S. M.; Munske, G. R.; Ronald, R. C.; Bruce, J. E., Evaluation of low energy CID and ECD fragmentation behavior of mono-oxidized thio-ether bonds in peptides. Journal of Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom 2007, 18(3):493-501.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2006
      • Chowdhury, S. M.; Munske, G. R.; Tang, X; Bruce, J. E., Collisionally activated dissociation and electron capture dissociation of several mass spectrometry-identifiable chemical cross-linkers. Anal. Chem. 2006, 78 (24):8183 -8193.
        {Journal Article }

      Book 2006
      • Chowdhury SM: Chemical strategies for profiling protein-protein interactions and protein posttranslational modifications (Ph. D. thesis, Washington State University, USA) - 2006. http://gradworks.umi.com/32/48/3248121.html
        {Book }

      Journal Article 2005
      • Chowdhury, S. M.; Munske, G. R.; Siems, W. F.; Bruce, J. E., A new maleimide-bound acid-cleavable solid-support reagent for profiling phosphorylation. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 2005, 19(7):899-909
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 2002
      • Wnuk, S. F.; Chowdhury, S. M.; Garcia, P. I., Jr.; Robins, M. J., Stereodefined synthesis of O3'-labeled uracil nucleosides. 3'-[(17)O]-2'-Azido-2'-deoxyuridine 5'-diphosphate as a probe for the mechanism of inactivation of ribonucleotide reductases. J Org Chem 2002, 67(6):1816-9.
        {Journal Article }

      Journal Article 1997
      • Hossain, M. A.; Mustafa, A. I.; Amin, M. N.; Chowdhury, S. M.- Studies on the quality of three selected varieties of rapeseed and mustard oils and oil cakes, Dhaka University Journal of Science  (1997),  45(1),  23-29.  Publisher: Dhaka University Journal of Science, CODEN: DJOSEM  ISSN: 1022-2502.
        {Journal Article }

Presentations

    • October  2017
      Mass spectrometry cleavable strategies for identifying large-scale protein interactions and protein modifications
      University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, Department of Chemistry, October 5th, 2017.  
    • October  2017
      Dual cleavable crosslinking technology (DUCCT): a new approach for high confidence identification of protein cross-linking
      oral presentation at 7th structural proteomics symposium  at Vienna, Austria
    • April  2017
      Mass spectrometry cleavable strategies for identifying large-scale protein interactions and protein modifications,
      Seminar presented at the University of MIchigan, April, 2017
    • April  2017
      Mass spectrometry cleavable strategies for identifying large-scale protein interactions and protein modifications, April 7th, 2017.
      invited seminar at the Pharmacy dept. of the University of Wisconsin Madison
    • October  2016
      Title: Mass spectrometry-cleavable Chemical Strategies for Profiling Protein Interactions and Protein Modifications

      invited semianr at SMU chemistry dept

    • October  2016
      Mass spectrometry-cleavable Chemical Strategies for Profiling Protein Interactions and Protein Modifications

      chemistry dept seminar at University of California Riverside

    • March  2015
      Mass spectrometry based strategies for large-scale identification of protein interactions and protein modifications

      invited talk at UT Dallas

    • November  2014
      Mass spectrometry cleavable strategy for identification and differentiation of prenylated peptides

      invited talk at ACS regional meeting

    • September  2014
      Mass spectrometry based strategies for large-scale identification of protein interactions and PTMs

      Invited talk at University of North Texas

    • January  2014
      Graduate stduent recruiting and research seminar

      invited talk at  Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka, for graduate student recruting at UTA

    • November  2013
      Method for selective enrichment of N-terminal peptides by a solid-phase capture strategy and mass spectrometry

      Invited talk at SWRM at ACS

  • Past
    •  
      Mass spectrometry cleavable strategies for identifying large-scale protein interactions and protein modifications,
      Chemistry dept. seminar at the University of Michigan
  • Past
    •  
      Dual cleavable crosslinking technology (DUCCT): a new approach for high confidence identification of protein cross-linking,
      invited speaker: Ana Chem award for Prof. Jennifer Brodbelt, FACS/SCix conference

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Feb 2015 to Present Ideinfying host defense inteactome caused by enviormental and extrernal agents sponsored by  - $354749
    • Feb 2015 to Present UT systems core facilty networks sponsored by  - $395591
    • Apr 2017 to Mar 2021 Collaborative research: integrated mechanisms underlying the regulation of intestinal form and function sponsored by  - $512464

Students Supervised

Courses

      • CHEM 4461-001 ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTATION

        This course explores the fundamental basis of chemical and instrumental analysis.  It is designed to give the student a solid conceptual background and hands-on practice to understand how analytical techniques can be used to solve problems; including their limits and advantages.  The emphasis is on solutions analysis and the course covers basic measurements and concepts, spectroscopy, chromatography, and mass spectrometry.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CHEM 5421-001 ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTATION

        This course explores the fundamental basis of chemical and instrumental analysis.  It is designed to give the student a solid conceptual background and hands-on practice to understand how analytical techniques can be used to solve problems; including their limits and advantages.  The emphasis is on solutions analysis and the course covers basic measurements and concepts, spectroscopy, chromatography, and mass spectrometry.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CHEM 4461-001 ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTATION

        This course explores the fundamental basis of chemical and instrumental analysis.  It is designed to give the student a solid conceptual background and hands-on practice to understand how analytical techniques can be used to solve problems; including their limits and advantages.  The emphasis is on solutions analysis and the course covers basic measurements and concepts, spectroscopy, chromatography, and mass spectrometry.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CHEM 5421-001 ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTATION

        This course explores the fundamental basis of chemical and instrumental analysis.  It is designed to give the student a solid conceptual background and hands-on practice to understand how analytical techniques can be used to solve problems; including their limits and advantages.  The emphasis is on solutions analysis and the course covers basic measurements and concepts, spectroscopy, chromatography, and mass spectrometry.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CHEM 5304-001 Analytical Mass Spectrometry & Spectroscopy

        This course covers modern aspects of atomic and molecular mass spectrometry, as well as spectrochemical analysis. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: describe the basic setup and operation of mass spectrometric and spectroscopic instrumentation; interpret spectra from various instruments as a means for qualitative and quantitative analysis; apply basic knowledge of mass spectrometry and spectroscopy for practical problem solving; relate the use of mass spectrometry and spectroscopy to his or her own research interests; and compile, present, and explain modern techniques for analytical research. Written and oral presentations, as well as traditional classroom examinations, and homework will be used to assess student performance. Prerequisite includes CHEM 4461 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CHEM 2335-001 QUANTITATIVE CHEMISTRY

        This course explores the fundamental basis of quantitative analysis.  Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: a) understand various quantitative measurement techniques; b) interpret data using proper error analysis and statistics; c) treat chemical equilibria (especially acid-base equilibria) and coupled reactions; d) perform titrations; and e) understand basic analytical chemistry techniques.   Student’s knowledge in these areas will be tested through three exams spaced throughout the semester, and a comprehensive final exam.  A general lay-out of course material to be covered is given at the end of this syllabus.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CHEM 2285-001 Quantitative Analysis (Laboratory)

        Develop proficiency with both theoretical basis and practical laboratory methods of quantitative chemical analysis including the usage of computers for data analysis and presentation.  The techniques include: sampling, statistics, spectrophotometry, calibration, and titrations.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CHEM 2335-001 QUANTITATIVE CHEMISTRY

        This course explores the fundamental basis of quantitative analysis.  Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: a) understand various quantitative measurement techniques; b) interpret data using proper error analysis and statistics; c) treat chemical equilibria (especially acid-base equilibria) and coupled reactions; d) perform titrations; and e) understand basic analytical chemistry techniques.   Student’s knowledge in these areas will be tested through three exams spaced throughout the semester, and a comprehensive final exam.  A general lay-out of course material to be covered is given at the end of this syllabus.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours1 Document
      • CHEM 2285-001 Quantitative Analysis (Laboratory)

        Develop proficiency with both theoretical basis and practical laboratory methods of quantitative chemical analysis including the usage of computers for data analysis and presentation.  The techniques include: sampling, statistics, spectrophotometry, calibration, and titrations.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours1 Document
      • CHEM 2335-001 QUANTITATIVE CHEMISTRY

        This course explores the fundamental basis of quantitative analysis.  Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: a) understand various quantitative measurement techniques; b) interpret data using proper error analysis and statistics; c) treat chemical equilibria (especially acid-base equilibria) and coupled reactions; d) perform titrations; and e) understand basic analytical chemistry techniques.   Student’s knowledge in these areas will be tested through three exams spaced throughout the semester, and a comprehensive final exam.  A general lay-out of course material to be covered is given at the end of this syllabus.

      • CHEM 2285-001 Quantitative Analysis (Laboratory)

        Develop proficiency with both theoretical basis and practical laboratory methods of quantitative chemical analysis including the usage of computers for data analysis and presentation.  The techniques include: sampling, statistics, spectrophotometry, calibration, and titrations.

      • CHEM 5304-001 Analytical Mass Spectrometry & Spectroscopy

        This course covers modern aspects of atomic and molecular mass spectrometry, as well as spectrochemical analysis. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: describe the basic setup and operation of mass spectrometric and spectroscopic instrumentation; interpret spectra from various instruments as a means for qualitative and quantitative analysis; apply basic knowledge of mass spectrometry and spectroscopy for practical problem solving; relate the use of mass spectrometry and spectroscopy to his or her own research interests; and compile, present, and explain modern techniques for analytical research. Written and oral presentations, as well as traditional classroom examinations, and homework will be used to assess student performance. Prerequisite includes CHEM 4461 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CHEM 5304-001 Analytical Mass Spectrometry & Spectroscopy

        This course covers modern aspects of atomic and molecular mass spectrometry, as well as spectrochemical analysis. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: describe the basic setup and operation of mass spectrometric and spectroscopic instrumentation; interpret spectra from various instruments as a means for qualitative and quantitative analysis; apply basic knowledge of mass spectrometry and spectroscopy for practical problem solving; relate the use of mass spectrometry and spectroscopy to his or her own research interests; and compile, present, and explain modern techniques for analytical research. Written and oral presentations, as well as traditional classroom examinations, and homework will be used to assess student performance. Prerequisite includes CHEM 4461 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

      • CHEM 2285-001 Quantitative chemistry laboratory

        Develop proficiency with both theoretical basis and practical laboratory methods of quantitative chemical analysis including the usage of computers for data analysis and presentation.  The techniques include: sampling, statistics, spectrophotometry, calibration, and titrations.

      • CHEM 2335-001 Quantitative Chemistry

        This course explores the fundamental basis of quantitative analysis.  Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: a) understand various quantitative measurement techniques; b) interpret data using proper error analysis and statistics; c) treat chemical equilibria (especially acid-base equilibria) and coupled reactions; d) perform titrations; and e) understand basic analytical chemistry techniques.   Student’s knowledge in these areas will be tested through three exams spaced throughout the semester, and a comprehensive final exam.  A general lay-out of course material to be covered is given at the end of this syllabus.

      • CHEM 5304-001 Chem 5304-001

        This course covers modern aspects of atomic and molecular mass spectrometry, as well as spectrochemical analysis. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: describe the basic setup and operation of mass spectrometric and spectroscopic instrumentation; interpret spectra from various instruments as a means for qualitative and quantitative analysis; apply basic knowledge of mass spectrometry and spectroscopy for practical problem solving; relate the use of mass spectrometry and spectroscopy to his or her own research interests; and compile, present, and explain modern techniques for analytical research. Written and oral presentations, as well as traditional classroom examinations, and homework will be used to assess student performance. Prerequisite includes CHEM 4461 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

Service to the Community

  • Appointed
    • June 2014 to  June 2014 Sesion chair

      Session Chair: PTMs comprehensive analysis, American Society of Mass spectrometry, Baltimore, MD, June 15-19, 2014.

Service to the Profession

  • Appointed
    • Sept 2013 to  Present graduate recruiting commitee

      recruit new graduate students for PhD and MS program