Dr. Emanuela Gionfriddo
Dr. Gionfriddo received her B.Sc. (2008) and M.Sc. (2010) in Chemistry and her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry (2013) at University of Calabria (Italy). She joined Prof. Pawliszyn’s group at the University of Waterloo (ON, Canada) in 2014 as Post-Doctoral Fellow and manager of the Gas-Chromatography section of the Industrially Focused Analytical Research Laboratory (InFAReL), and in 2017 became a Research Associate.
Since January 2018 she joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Toledo (Ohio, U.S.A.) as an Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry.
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Appointments and activities
NIPUNIKA H. GODAGE
Nipunika comes from Sri Lanka, she completed her B.Sc. in Chemistry (2015) at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. She started her Ph.D. at the University of Toledo in Summer 2018, her work focuses on the development of solid-phase microextraction (SPME) methods for determination of contaminants and drugs in biological fluids by both liquid- and gas- chromatography.
Ronald (Ronnie) comes from Lucasville (Ohio), he completed his B.Sc. in Chemistry and Natural Sciences in 2018 at Shawnee State University, with a double major in Chemistry and Geology. His work focuses on applications of solid-phase microextraction (SPME) and thin film microextraction (TFME) for contaminants analysis in environmental matrices.
AGHOGHO ABIGAIL OLOMUKORO
Abigail comes from Nigeria. She completed her B.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry (2014) at Covenant University, Nigeria and her M.Sc (2017) at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She started her Ph.D at the University of Toledo in Spring 2020. Her work focuses on environmental applications of SPME .
NOAH R. PETERSON
Noah comes from Dayton (Ohio), he completed his B.Sc. in Chemistry in 2020 at the Ohio State University. His work focuses on innovative applications of solid-phase microextraction (SPME) to monitor microplastics transport of pharmaceutical waste.
We always welcome enthusiastic and dedicated undergraduate students that want to have a productive research experience.
We will provide the necessary training and support, we expect commitment and enthusiasm.
For more info on undergraduate summer research funding opportunities click here
Scholars, who currently have their own funding source, and interested in visiting our group are encouraged to contact Dr. Gionfriddo for further information regarding current research projects.
Applications from individuals with prior experience in analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, food analysis, bioclinical analysis, metabolomics, chemometrics, separation science and sample preparation are particularly welcome.
FORmer Group Members
Kayla Billiard (2019-2020) - Undergraduate researcher
Amanda R. Dershem (2020) - Visiting Undergraduate researcher - Sienna Heights University
Isaac Kim (Project SEED 2019-2020) - current NorthWestern University student
Matthew R. Stojsavljevic (2019) - Undergraduate researcher
Giuseppe Gentile (2019)- Visiting M.Sc. Student- University of Calabria (Italy)
Kaitlyn R. Craft (2019) - Undergraduate researcher
Rachel Avina (2018)- High School Research Volunteer - Current Stanford University student
Elijah Long (Project SEED 2018)