25/11/2020 Farewell party.
20/11/2020 Congratulations to Rakesh on the successful defense of his PhD thesis.
17/11/2020 Dr Urban gave seminar lecture (“Customized sample introduction systems for mass spectrometric analysis”) in the National Cheng Kung University.
09/11/2020 Congratulations to Chun-Pei on the successful defense of his MSc thesis.
03/07/2020 Congratulations to Decibel Elpa for receiving awards from the NCTU for her recent publications in Talanta and Analytical Chemistry, and to Rakesh Prabhu for receiving award from the NCTU for his recent publication in Nature Protocols.
01/07/2020 We welcome the new members of our team.
12/06/2020 Cake day.
05/06/2020 Taking graduation photos.
24/03/2020 Congratulations to Tzu-Hsien on the successful defense of his MSc thesis.
14/02/2020 Congratulations to Decibel on passing the qualification exam to become PhD candidate.
10/01/2020 The ion mobility spectrometer has arrived in the lab, and will soon be used in our projects.
30/12/2019 Group dinner.
19/12/2019 Hsiang-Ting and Yu-Ting attend the International Conference on Emergent Functional Matter Science, and present a poster.
08/12/2019 Chun-Pei is attending the CSLT conference, and presenting a poster on the ion-mobility project.
13/11/2019 Dr Urban gave seminar lecture (“Mass Spec – old dog new tricks”) in the Kaohsiung Medical University.
30/10/2019 Farewell party for Chun-Ming and Pei-Han.
22/10/2019 Congratulations to Chun-Ming and Pei-Han on the successful defenses of their MSc theses.
04/09/2019 Our team members (Prof. Urban, Chun-Pei, Kai-Chiang, and Chi-Hsiang) attended the Demo Pitch organized by MOST, and presented the progress in the development of portable platform for skin metabolite analysis.
23/07/2019 Lab dinner.
10/07/2019 We welcome the new MSc and BSc students joining our lab this summer.
12/06/2019 Cake day.
05/06/2019 Taking group photos.
03/06/2019 Congratulations to Rakesh Prabhu for receiving awards from the NCTU for his recent publications in Analyst, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, and Reaction Chemistry & Engineering.
25/05/2019 Pei-Han Liao and Chun-Ming Chang attended the 25th Symposium on Analytical Technologies in Taichung, and presented their research work.
04/05/2019 Tzu-Hsien Yang attended the 2019 Graduate Students Symposium of the ACS International Chemical Science Chapter of Taiwan, and won the recognition for Excellent Oral Presentation.
19/04/2019 Prof. Vinoth Kumar (Kaohsiung Medical University) visited our laboratory, and gave a lecture in our department.
03/04/2019 Prof. Min-Yeh (Victor) Tsai (Tamkang University) visited our laboratory, and gave a lecture in our department.
27/02/2019 Prof. Min-Chieh (Eric) Chuang (THU) visited our laboratory, and gave a lecture in our department.
07/01/2019 Congratulations to Hao-Chun on the successful defense of his MSc thesis.
20/12/2018 Lab member and alumni dinner.
16/12/2018 Congratulations to Rakesh on passing the qualification exam to become PhD candidate.
05/12/2018 Students from the National Chu-Pei Senior High School visit our lab.
21/11/2018 Prof. Sung-Fang Chen (NTNU) visited our laboratory, and gave a lecture in our department.
27/09/2018 Dr Urban received the 21st New Faculty Research Award from the NTHU.
14/09/2018 Congratulations to Cheng-Hao and Hui-Hsien on the successful defenses of their MSc theses.
28/05/2018 Taking graduation photos (NCTU students).
23/05/2018 Dr Urban gave an invited talk (“Mass spectrometry with on-line sample preparation and delivery”) in the National Sun Yat-sen University in Kaohsiung.
21/02/2018 Congratulations to Pei-Chi on the successful defense of her MSc thesis.
09/02/2018 Rakesh, Hui-Hsien, and Hao-Chun participate in the 2018 NTHU-KAIST-KYOTO (NKK) Junior Chemists Symposium held in the NTHU. Rakesh gives an oral presentation (“Programmable sample flow rate scanner for evaluating the type of detector sensitivity”). Hui-Hsien and Hao-Chun present posters (“Recording kinetics of continuous liquid-liquid extraction by means of real-time mass spectrometry” and “Automated fizzy extraction as a convenient way of sample treatment prior to mass spectrometric analysis”).
16/01/2018 Dr Urban gave an invited talk (“Sampling and analyzing metabolites and drugs in skin excretions”) in the 2018 Bilateral Symposium on Cutting-Edge Chemistry between Malaysia and Taiwan.
14/10/2017 Dr Urban gave an invited talk (“Skin metabolite analysis enabled by micropatch sampling and mass spectrometry”) in the Mass Spectrometry For Clinical Diagnosis Conference held in Kaohsiung.
19/09/2017 Dr Urban received teaching award from the NCTU.
21/08/2017 Dr Ewelina Dutkiewicz – former member of the team – is visiting our new laboratory. Refurbishment is underway.
31/07/2017 Our laboratory is moving to the NTHU campus located nearby.
31/07/2017 Congratulations to Pei-Han on the successful defence of her MSc thesis.
28/06/2017 Pei-Chi Wu and Pei-Han Liu attend the Annual Conference of the TSMS held in Taichung. They present posters.
26/06/2017 Congratulations to Ewelina Dutkiewicz and Pei-Han Liu on winning the best paper award in the competition organized by DAC (1st prizes).
12/06/2017 Cake day.
05/06/2017 Cheng-Hao Chang and Rakesh Prabhu attend the 65th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics in Indianapolis (USA). They present posters.
25/05/2017 Taking graduation photos around the NCTU campus.
07/05/2017 Pei-Chi Wu and Rakesh Prabhu gave oral presentations in the Graduate Student Conference of the ACS International Chemical Science Chapter of Taiwan held in Taipei. Pei-Chi’s presentation “Cool mist scavenging of gas-phase molecules as a new sample processing procedure” was awarded.
01/04/2017 Spring break: 01/04/2017 – 05/04/2017.
07/03/2017 We welcome Decibel Elpa who is going to carry out her PhD project in our lab.
27/02/2017 Dr Urban gave an invited video talk over the internet (“Mass spectrometry as a versatile and green analytical platform”) during the International Conference on Green Chemistry & Nanotechnology (GCNOC-2017) held in St Aloysius College in Mangalore (India).
27/01/2017 Dr Urban joins the editorial board of HardwareX (Elsevier).
26/01/2017 Lunar New Year break is from 26th January (Thursday) to 1st February (Wednesday).
11/01/2017 Congratulations to Ewelina Dutkiewicz on the successful defence of her PhD thesis. (Photos: members of Urban Lab and the examiners).
29/12/2016 Dr Urban gave an invited talk (“Mass spectrometry as a versatile tool to investigate low-volume samples and dynamic processes”) in the Department of Chemistry at the National Tsing Hua University.
05/12/2016 Dr Urban gave an invited talk (“Upgrading chemical extractions for modern analytical chemistry”) in the Department of Chemistry at the National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei).
03/12/2016 Congratulations to Cheng-Hao Chang (1st year MSc student in Urban Lab) for winning the BASF company award for his scientific achievements. The award was handed over in a ceremony taking place in Taichung (during the Annual Conference of the Chemical Society Located in Taipei).
17/11/2016 Dr Urban gave an invited talk (“Mass spectrometry as a versatile tool to investigate low-volume samples and dynamic processes”) in the Department of Chemistry at the National Taiwan University (Taipei).
27/10/2016 Dr Urban gave an invited talk (“Construction of simple automated sample processing systems for mass spectrometry”) during the Mass Spectrometry Workshop held in the Academia Sinica (Taipei).
22/10/2016 Rakesh Prabhu gave the talk entitled “Bubble-in-oil microgasometry for flask-free microliter-scale assays” in the Gakushuin-NCTU Symposium held in Tokyo (Japan).
21/09/2016 Congratulations to Ya-Ru on the successful defence of her MSc thesis. (Photo: members of Urban Lab and the examiners).
19/09/2016 The theme issue on Quantitative Mass Spectrometry, edited by Pawel Urban, has been published by the Philosophical Transactions A journal (Royal Society).
19/07/2016 We welcome the new member of our team, Jin-Yu, who is going to carry out his BSc research project.
11/07/2016 Congratulations to Ting-Ru on the successful defence of her MSc thesis. (Photo: members of Urban Lab and the examiners).
04/07/2016 We welcome new members of our team: Chia-Ying, Hui-Hsien, and Hao-Chun.
28/06/2016 Dr Urban gave an invited talk (“Topical drug analysis/imaging using mass spectrometry and related topics”) in the Gordon Research Conference on Bioanalytical Sensors held in Newport (USA).
22/06/2016 Congratulations to Ting-Ru on winning the student’s research paper award in the competition organized by DAC (1st prize).
17/06/2016 Congratulations to Ssu-Ying on successful defence of her MSc thesis. (Photo: members of Urban Lab and the examiners).
07/06/2016 Ting-Ru and Ya-Ru attend the ASMS conference in San Antonio (USA). They present posters, and give an overview of our work with open-source electronic modules in a workshop session. (Photo: Ting-Ru, Ya-Ru and other delegates in the ASMS conference).
04/06/2016 Commencement celebration in the NCTU. Ewelina, Ssu-Ying, Ya-Ru, and Ting-Ru attend the ceremony.
16/05/2016 Ewelina Dutkiewicz (PhD candidate from our laboratory) is giving a talk (“Skin metabolomics approach for the development of biomarkers in psoriatic disease”) in the Metabolomics Conference in Osaka, Japan.
25/03/2016 Dr Urban gave an invited talk “Automated sample processing and delivery for real-time mass spectrometric analysis” during the Bruker Day symposium held in Taipei.
15/02/2016 We welcome new member: Cheng-Hao.
13/02/2016 We welcome new member: Rakesh.
28/12/2015 Ewelina Dutkiewicz has become PhD candidate today. Congratulations!
16/12/2015 Dr Urban gave a seminar talk “Skin metabolomics enabled by direct mass spectrometry” in the National Tsing Hua University.
06/12/2015 Dr Urban gave an invited talk “Mass spectrometric monitoring of biochemical reactions and extractions” in the Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society Located in Taipei held in the National Dong Hwa University in Hualien.
21/11/2015 Ewelina Dutkiewicz (PhD student from our laboratory) gave a talk “Psoriatic skin metabolomics enabled by hydrogel micropatch sampling and mass spectrometry” in the 41st Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Dermatological Association held in Taipei.
19/11/2015 Dr Urban gave an invited talk “Monitoring enzymatic reactions by mass spectrometry” during the GIST-NAIST-NCTU Joint Symposium.
01/11/2015 Ewelina Dutkiewicz (PhD student from our laboratory) gave a talk about the skin metabolomics project during the Gakushuin-NCTU student symposium.
21/10/2015 Dr Urban gave a science talk for juniors in a high school in Taichung. Students from our laboratory, Ting-Ru and Ya-Ru, assisted at this outreach activity.
29/07/2015 Congratulations to Kai-Ta on successful defence of his MSc thesis after 2 years of work in the lab.
15/07/2015 Students from our lab helped to organize the TSMS 2015 conference.
03/07/2015 We welcome new members: Pei-Chi and Pei-Han.
26/06/2015 Congratulations to Shih-Hao on successful defence of his MSc thesis after 2 years of work in the lab.
25/06/2015 Congratulations to Shih-Hao on receiving the student’s research paper award in the competition organized by DAC (1st prize).
29/05/2015 Congratulations to Chih Lin on winning the grant for his undergraduate research project offered by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan.
21/04/2015 The College of Science (NCTU) has awarded Prof. Pawel Urban with the Young Scholar Award.
24/03/2015 Jie-Bi’s paper in the Analyst has been selected as ‘Hot’ article.
10/12/2014 Congratulations to Shih-Hao on receiving the student’s paper award from NCTU for his work on the RAMSAY-1 project.
23/11/2014 Ewelina Dutkiewicz won the best poster award in the Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society Located in Taipei.
22/11/2014 The Chemical Society Located in Taipei has awarded Prof. Pawel Urban with the Outstanding Young Chemist Award.
12/09/2014 Congratulations to Jie-Bi Hu on successful defence of his PhD thesis after 3 and a half years of intensive research effort.
31/07/2014 Kai-Ta’s work on spectral imaging of non-linear reactions has been highlighted in Chemistry World magazine.
03/07/2014 We welcome new members: Ting-Ru and Ya-Ru.
30/06/2014 Dr Urban is giving an invited talk “Automated Systems for Sample Delivery to Mass Spectrometer Enhanced by Open-Source Electronics” in the annual conference of the Taiwan Society for Mass Spectrometry held in Taichung.
20/06/2014 Congratulations to Hsu on receiving the student’s research paper award in the competition organized by DAC (1st prize).
18/06/2014 Congratulations to Ewelina on receiving the student’s paper award from NCTU for her work on sweat analysis.
27/03/2014 Next week the group meeting will be on Wednesday (02/04/2014) at 4:00 PM. The laboratory will be closed from 03/04/2014 to 06/04/2014. The laboratory will work on 12/04/2014 (Saturday) according to the academic calendar.
06/02/2014 Group meetings resume after the break (Thursdays, 2:00 PM).
27/01/2014 We welcome new members: Mariusz Belka and Weronika Hewelt-Belka.
05/12/2013 Dr Urban is giving a talk “Mass Spectrometric Methods with High Sensitivity, Spatial, and Temporal Resolution” in the mini-symposium for co-operation between NCTU and Hokkaido University.
20/11/2013 Kai-Ta Hsieh, Jie-Bi Hu, and dr Urban are attending the GIST-NAIST-NCTU joint symposium (21-22 Nov., 2013) in Nara, Japan. Dr Urban is giving a talk “Mass Spectrometric Toolkit for Metabolomics Studies”. Shih-Hao Chiu and Hsu Ting are attending the annual meeting of the Chinese Chemical Society Located in Taipei (23-24 Nov., 2013).
12/09/2013 Welcome the new group members: Gopinathan Manavalan and Rajesh Rattinam.
01/08/2013 Welcome the new group members: Shih-Hao Chiu, Kai-Ta Hsieh, Ssu-Ying Chen, and Robert.
15/07/2013 Deutsche Welle has published an interview with our PhD candidate – Jie-Bi Hu.
30/06/2013 Jie-Bi Hu is attending 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to Chemistry.
17/04/2013 Jie-Bi Hu has become PhD candidate today. Congratulations!
11/02/2013 This week the group meeting is cancelled (14/02/2013).
27/12/2012 In spring semester, the weekly group meetings will be on Thursdays, starting at 2:00 PM.
22/12/2012 Due to the New Year’s celebration, the laboratory will close on 1st and 2nd January, 2013.
14/11/2012 The long-awaited motorized fluorescence microscope has been installed in our lab.
15/09/2012 Welcome the new group members: Ewelina Czerniec-Michalik and Ewelina Dutkiewicz.
11/09/2012 Welcome the new group members: Sampath Gunathilake and Vaseetharan Sathasivam.
09/07/2012 Welcome the new group member: Hsu Ting.
29/06/2012 Our final-year graduate students (Po-Han Li and Te-Wei Tseng) received awards in the competition organized by the Department of Applied Chemistry.
24/04/2012 Welcome the new group member: Dr Mathi Kandiah.
10/04/2012 This week’s group meeting (scheduled for 12/04/2012) is cancelled. Next group meeting will be on 19/04/2012 at 9:30 am.
20/03/2012 We are looking forward to the seminar by Dr Yi-Sheng Wang (Academia Sinica): Friday (23/03/2012), 2:00 pm; room 210.
27/02/2012 New schedule for weekly group meetings: Thursday, 9:30 am (starting on 08/03/2012).
06/02/2012 After the winter break, weekly group meetings will be scheduled every Saturday at 10:00 am.
20/01/2012 Winter break: from 22nd till 27th January, 2012.
22/12/2011 Our new GC-MS has been installed.
22/12/2011 Christmas party will be tomorrow (23/12/2011) at 6 pm. Visitors are welcome.
06/12/2011 We are looking forward to host Professor Marek Trojanowicz next week (11/12/2011 – 18/12/2011). All are welcome to join the seminars on Tuesday (13th Dec) and Thursday (15th Dec).
02/12/2011 Our new ion trap MS has been installed.
01/12/2011 Recruitment of undergraduate and graduate research students is open now.