Pawel L. Urban PhD CSci CChem MRSC

2017-, Associate Professor, National Tsing Hua University

-2017, Associate Professor, National Chiao Tung University

-2015, Assistant Professor, National Chiao Tung University

-2011, PDRA, National Chiao Tung University

-2010, PDRA, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – ETH Zurich (Marie Curie fellow)

-2008, PhD, University of York (Marie Curie fellow)

-2004, Exchange, University of Alcala

-2002(3), MSc, University of Warsaw

Developed/co-developed concepts and areas of research (2011 onwards)

  • Effervescent tablet-induced extraction
  • Microscale assay involving acoustically actuated droplets pinned onto thread
  • ‘Protein clock’ with urea-urease reaction
  • Flow rate scanner
  • Dry ice fog extraction
  • Dual-chamber sampling mass spectrometry
  • Luciferase luminescence color switching
  • Cool mist scavenging
  • Plug-volume-modulated dilution
  • Imaging-based microgasometry
  • Fizzy extraction of molecules into gas phase
  • Biochemical timer reaction
  • 1D, 2D and 3D spectral imaging of chemical reactions
  • Robotics-assisted mass spectrometry assay (RAMSAY)
  • Droplet-in-oil fusion for microscale chemical assays
  • Internet-of-things for analytical chemistry
  • Open-source electronics in chemistry
  • Automated extractions coupled on-line with mass spectrometry
  • 3D-printed digital microfluidic interface for mass spectrometry
  • Automated control of biochemical reactions
  • Micropatch-arrayed pads (MAPA) for profiling topical drugs on skin surface
  • Hydrogel micropatch sampling for skin metabolomics
  • Enzymatic reaction-diffusion waves observed by mass spectrometry
  • Mass spectrometric imaging of single filamentous cells


h-graph, data from March 2020 (Scopus)


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