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Dr. Susanne Kern

Dr. Susanne Kern

Dr. Susanne Kern

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Environmental Analytics
Einsiedlerstrasse 31
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 57 56

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry
Lecturer in Ecology / Chemistry and Environment
Head of Research Group Environmental Analytics

Expertise and research interests

Chromatography - mass spectrometry (GC-MS, LC-MS), focus on small organic molecules

High-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS, Orbitrap, Q-TOF)

Structure elucidation by mass spectrometry (EI spectra interpretation, CID/HCD spectra)

Work-up of (aqueous) environmental samples

Trace analysis of (environmental) samples for organic substances

Elemental analysis

Educational background

CAS "Hochschuldidaktik" at PH Zurich (2019/2020)
PhD in Environmental Chemistry/Analytics at ETH Zurich/Eawag (2006-2010)
Bachelor/Master Chemistry at ETH Zurich (2001-2006)

Professional milestones

Research Scientist, Givaudan Switzerland (2010-2018)
Practical work, SQTS in Dietikon (2001)

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed

Other publications

Organisation der ZHAW/Sepawa Summer School