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Dr. Guido Verbeck

Dr. Verbeck is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and teaches forensic chemistry for our certificate program. In addition, he teaches a graduate level analytical chemistry course. Dr. Verbeck received his PhD from Texas A&M University in 2004. While at UNT, Dr. Verbeck won the Air Force Office of Scientific Research ( AFOSR) Young Investigator Award for the "Development of Novel Preparative Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation for the Advancement of New Materials and Nanofabrication. "

 As well as teaching, Dr. Verbeck has published several papers and patents and has given many presentations:

  • Brown, J. M.; Hoffman, W.D.; Alvey, C.M.; Wood, A.R.; Verbeck, G.F.; Petros, R., "OBOC Peptide Library Sequencing via High-Pressure Ammonia Cleavage Coupled with Nanmanipulation/Nanospray Mass Spectrometry" BioAnal. Chem., Accepted (11/2009).
  • Ledbetter, N.R.; Walton, B.; Davila, P.; Hoffman, W.; Ernest, R.; Verbeck, G.F., "Nanomanipulation-Coupled Nanospray Mass Spectrometry Applied to Extraction and Analysis of Trace Analytes Found on Fibers," J. Forensic Sci, Accepted (08/2010).
  • Verbeck, G.F.; Tsui, K.; Saini, R., "MEMS Assembled Ion Optics: An Advance to Minaturization and Assembly of Electron and Ion Optics," Rev. Sci. Inst., Accepted (11/2009).
  • Verbeck, G.F.; Tsui, K., On Chip Reflectron and Ion Optics Patent App. No. 20080087841,  April 17, 2008.
  • Cordell, A.; Verbeck, G.F., RF Coil Plasma Generation Patent App. No. 20080078745,  April 3, 2008.
  • Verbeck, G.F.; Cordell, A., RF Coil Plasma Generation Patent App. No. 20080078506,  April 3, 2008.
  • Verbeck, G.F., Coaxial Ring Ion Trap  Patent App. No. 20080017794,  January 24, 2008.
  • Verbeck, G.F.; Whitten, W.B.; Moxim, J., Controlled kinetic energy ion source for miniature ion trap and related spectroscopy system and method Patent App. No. 20060273251, December 7, 2006.
  • Verbeck, G.F., Nanomanipulation-Coupled to Nanospray Mass Spectrometry in Forensic Applications: A Direct Sampling Method”, 65th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, El Paso, TX, November 2009. INVITED
  • Golden, T.D.; Joshi, U.; Verbeck, G.F.,Nanomanipulation-Coupled to Nanospray Mass Spectrometry Applied to Document and Ink Analysis”,  65th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, El Paso, TX, November 2009.

Dr. Verbeck is currently directing 1 undergraduate student, 8 graduate students, and 1 research assistant. His research interests lie in novel instrument development in mass spectrometry and ion optical devices in the areas of preparative mass spectrometry, miniaturization, and sample collection.

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