News
Congratulations to Lizzie on successfully defending her thesis! August 2016
Congratulations to Even on winning a 3rd-year fellowship! August 2016
Phil, Maral, Jinbo and Xue travelled to Atlanta to present research at Pittcon! March 2016
Maral successfully defended his thesis! Congratulations Dr. Mousavi! January 2016
Jesse successfully defended his thesis! Congratulations Dr. Carey! December 2015

Congratulations to Xue on winning a 3rd-year fellowship! Way to go! August 2015

Jinbo won his 3rd-year talk on the 14th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium June 2015 read more

Jinbo presented his research at Bell Labs' Nobel Prize Celebration and U.S. Future X Days. April 2015 read more

Phil, Jesse, Maral and Jinbo travelled to New Orleans to present their research at Pittcon! March 2015

Research paper published on Anal. Chem. featured work done by our high school researcher Kieu Ho. Nice job Kieu! February 2015 read more

Xue passes her oral exam, becoming a Ph. D canidate and earning a Masters Degree January 2015

Dr. T. Madhusudana Reddy Ph.D. Assistant Professor at
Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, Arrives for his sabbatical from January 2015 to January 2016
  • First year graduate students Evan Anderson and Xin Chen join the group November 2014
  • Shogo Ogawar returns to Japan October 2014
  • Maral wins a Graduate Student Research Award from the Eastern Analytical Symposium June 2014
  • Jinbo Hu presents his research at IPRIM (Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering at the University of Minnesota)
    winning Best Poster for the Nanostructrual Materials and Processes program May 2014
  • Dr. T. Madhusudana Reddy Ph.D. Assistant Professor at
    Sri Venkateswara University,
    Tirupati, India, will be visting us for sabbatical from October 2014 to November 2015
Hiromasa Ishigaki returns to Japan, May 2014
Xu Zou begins his new job in Seattle at Peripheral Visions Inc. May 2014
Xu Zou successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis May 2014
Graduate student Hiromasa Ishigaki from Wakayama University in Japan, arives to study with the Buhlmann group for 2 months March 2014
  • Several Buhlmann group members presented at pittcon this year. Adam Dittmer, Jesse Carey, Maral Mousavi, and Xu Zou presented posters on there research. Maral and Phil also give oral presentations March 2014
  • Jinbo Hu passes his oral examinations, earning his Masters Degrees and becoming a Ph.D. candidate, June 2012 December 2013
  • Yao Zhang and  Xue Zhenhave joined the Buhlmann Research Group, November 2013
Group pumpkin carving fun, pictures. October 2013
  • Jinbo Hu passes his written exam October 2013
  • Website redesign, most of the pages will be updated over the course of the next week October 2013
  • Phil presents a talk at the Midwestern Universities Analytical Chemistry Conference at Universityof Notre Dame October 2013
  • Koichi returns to Japan. October 2013
  • Goodbye group lunch outing for Koichi. October 2013
  • Shogo Ogawar from Hitachi Corp. Japan, arrived to spend 1 year researching with the Buhlmann group. September 2013
  • Two Papers from the Buhlmann group in the same issue of Analytical chemistry, Maral's paper is an Editors' Highlight, September 2013
  • Xu receives a 2013-2014 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship September 2013
  • Maral receives the 2013-2014 Excellence Fellowship-Graham N. Gleysteen Fellowship in Chemistry September 2013
  • Adam, Jesse and Maral present their research at the Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium June 2013
  • Phil Buhlmann is appointed full Professor May 2013
  • Phil Buhlmann and Xu Zou give oral presentations on their research at Pittcon, Jesse Carey, Adam Dittmer, Maral Mousavi, and Xu Zou present posters about their research March 2013
  • Secil Koseoglu begins here postdoctoral research with Prof. Robert Flaumenhaft at Harvard Medical School, January 2013
  • End of Year party at Phil's December 2013
  • Secil Koseoglu successfully defends her Ph.D. thesis, December 2012
  • Jinbo Hu and  Yue Fiona Qi have joined the Buhlmann Research Group, November 2012
  • Koichi Nishimura of Hitachi Corp. Japan, arrived to spend 1 year researching with the Buhlmann group. October 2012
  • Aniko returns to Hungary, we will miss you! September 2012
  • Phil becomes the Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Chemistry, July 2012
  • Eric Olson starts his Post Doc with Dr. Yogish Kudva (Mayo Clinic, Endocrinology Department) and Professor Steve Koester (University Minnasota, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering), July 2012
  • Eric Olson successfully defends his Ph. D thesis, July 2012
  • Maral Mousavi passes her oral examinations, earning her Masters Degrees and becoming a Ph.D. candidate, June 2012
  • Xu Presents his research at the Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium June 2012
  • Undergradate reseachers: Jason Brennan, Rajvi Mehta, Alli Blonski, Andrew Szeliga graduate. Congratulations!, May 2012
  • Li Chen leaves to starts work at United Science, May 2012
  • Li Chen successfully defends her Ph.D. thesis, May 2012

  • Li Chen, Elizabeth Lugert-Thom and Eric Olson participate in graduation ceremonies, April 2012

  • Maral Mousavi passes her written exam, April 2012
  • Adam Dittmer and Jesse Carey pass their oral examinations, earning their Masters Degrees and becoming Ph.D. candidates, March 2012
  • Phil honored at the University Innovations 2012 celebration event, March 2012 News Article

A new section has been added to the site featuring this and other news articles featuring the Buhlmann Group

  • Introductory Tutorial on Ion-Selective Electrodes!

Philippe Buhlmann's and Li D. Chen's recent review and tutorial: Ion-Selective Electrodes With Ionophore-Doped Sensing Membranes covers topics essential for graduate students or others starting work in the field of ion selective electrodes. It also contains a review of recent work in this field.

A PDF can be downloaded here.

This review will be a chapter in the eight volume book series:Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials, which will be avalible soon.

Ion-Selective Electrodes With Ionophore-Doped Sensing Membranes. In Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials; Steed, A. W., Ed, Gale P., Ed; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: New York, 2012; Vol. 5, 2539. (www.wileyonlinelibrary.com/ref/smc)

  • Dr. Ibrahim Yilmaz returns to Turkey, Noveber 2011
  • Jesse Carey passes his written exam November 2011
  • Adam Dittmer passes his written exam October 2011
  • Masafumi Miyake returns to Japan October 2011
  • Li visits China for her traditional Chinese wedding . September 2011
  • Aniko our new postdoc arrives from Hungary! September 2011
  • Tiantian Zhang returned to China. August 2011
  • Eric gets married! Congratulations!! June 2011
  • Lando student, Sarah Nelson, from St. Catherine University, joins the group for the summer. June 2011
  • Maral Mousavi joined the Buhlmann Research Group. May 2011
  • Fun with Group Bowling. Febuary 2011
  • Dr. Ibrahim Yilmaz, of Turkey, joined the Buhlmann Research Group. January 2011
  • Xu Zou successfully defended his Oral examination and was accepted in the Doctoral program! January 2011
  • Jesse Carey has joined the Buhlmann Research Group. December 2010
  • Adam Dittmer joins the Buhlmann Research Group. December 2010
  • David Gingery successfully defends his Ph. D. Thesis. December 2010
  • Xu Zou passed his written examination. November 2010
  • Masafumi Miyake, of Hitachi Corp. Japan, arrived to spend 1 year researching with the Buhlmann group. October 2010
  • Scott Thorgaard begins his Post Doc work in Allen J. Bard's group at the University of Texas, Austin. October 2010
  • Scott Thorgaard sucessfully defends his Ph. D thesis.. October 2010
  • ChunZe Lai and Dong Wang move to Princeton NJ. September 2010
  • Li gets married! Congratulations!! August 2010
  • ChunZe Lai successfully defended her Ph.D thesis. June 2010
  • Lizzie gets married! Congratulations! November 2009
  • Xu Zou has joined the Buhlmann Research Group. November 2009
  • Phil has returned from Japan, July 31, 2009
  • Tiantian arrives from Sichuan University as a visting student for 2 years September 2009
  • Yusuke Sato, student from University of Tokyo, visits for 3 weeks March 2009
  • Annie left to New Jersey for her start of new life. Take care, Annie. June 25, 2009
  • Secil presented her work in 3rd Year Graduate Student Symposium. June 2, 2009
  • Chunze recevied Honorable Mention for Graduate Fellowship of American Chemical Society-Division of Analytical Cheimstry, 2009~2010, May 2009
  • Phil has escaped to Japan on his sabbatical! March-July 2009
  • Mary Messner succesfully defended her Master's Thesis March 2009
  • Numerous group members attend PittCon 2009, Chicago IL

Chunze presents her first oral presentation! Lizzie, Li, Secil, and Laura (undergrad) present posters in the Ionophore-Based ISE section.

  • Yusuke Sato, student from University of Tokyo, visits for 3 weeks March 2009
  • Eric passes his Oral Examination to become a Ph. D. Candidate

Congratulations! January 2009

  • Chinese New Year Dumpling Party!- Oh...I'm stuffed. :-) January 2009
  • Li passes her Oral Examination to become a Ph. D. Candidate

Congratulations! January 2009

  • Chunze's JACS paper is accepted December 2008
  • Eric and Li pass their Written Examinations November 2008
  • Lizzie gets engaged! Oct 2008


Introdutory Tutorial on Ion-Selective Electrodes!

Philippe Buhlmann's and Li D. Chen's recent review and tutorial: Ion-Selective Electrodes With Ionophore-Doped Sensing Membranes covers topics essential for graduate students or others starting work in the field of ion selective electrodes. It also contains a review of recent work in this field.

A PDF can be downloaded here.

This review will be a chapter in the eight volume book series:

Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials