Principal Investigator: Philippe Buhlmann

Philippe Buhlmann joined the faculty of the University of Minnesota as assistant professor in September 2000, received tenure in 2005 and was appointed to full professor in 2013. He is currently the Director of Graduate Studies for the Chemistry department. Following undergraduate and graduate studies in the group of Dr. Wilhelm Simon at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich in Switzerland, he received his Ph.D. in 1993. Subsequently, he did postdoctoral studies at The University of Tokyo with Dr. Yoshio Umezawa as a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. From 1994 to 2000, he was an assistant professor in the department of chemistry, school of science, at The University of Tokyo. Since 1993, he has published more than 100 scientific articles. Phil's research interests focus on electrochemical sensors and the development of chemically selective scanning tunneling microscopy.

Professional Affiliations

American Chemical Society - Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry - New Swiss Chemical Society - Chemical Society of Japan - The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry


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