Defended Theses

LC/MS Studies

Max Hecht, Doctor’s Degree, 2020, “Advances in the development of a point-of-care mass spectrometer test

Ruta Hecht, Doctor’s Degree, 2020, “Novel eluent additives for LC-MS based bioanalytical methods”

Artur Gornischeff, Doctor’s Degree, 2020, “Study of ionization efficiencies for derivatized compounds in LC/ESI/MS and their application for targeted analysis

Waseem Ahmad Iftikhar, Master’s Degree, 2020, “Determination antibacterials in river water by solid phase extraction using LC-MS/MS”

Joshua Onyeka Osagu, Master’s Degree, 2020, “Simultaneous Determination of Selected Antimicrobial Agents In Sewage Sludge By Pressurised Liquid Extraction And LC-MS/MS”

Jaanus Liigand, Doctor’s Degree, 2019, “Standard substance free quantification for LC/ESI/MS analysis based on the predicted ionization efficiencies

Piia Liigand, Doctor’s Degree, 2019, “Expanding and improving methodology and applications of ionization efficiency measurements

Ernesto de Jesus Zapata Flores, Master’s Degree, 2018, “Determination of free diisocyanates in polyurethane foam”

Maarja-Liisa Oldekop, Doctor’s Degree, 2017, “Characterization of amino acid derivatization reagents for LC-MS analysis

Elmo Libek, Master’s Degree, 2017, “Predicting the hydrophobicity of ionic substances with HPLC

Gunnar Printsmann, Master’s Degree, 2017, “Screening of Estonian groundwater for regulated and emerging contaminants

Asko Laaniste, Doctor’s Degree, 2016, “Comparison and optimisation of novel mass spectrometry ionisation sources

Ruta Veigure, Master’s Degree, 2016, “Development and validation of UHPLC-MS/MS method for analysis of sedative drugs and their metabolites in blood plasma”

Jaana Heiter, Master’s Degree, 2016, “Synthesis and testing of monolithic poly(styrene-divinylbenzene) stationary phases in PEEK tubing

Piia Liigand, Master’s Degree, 2015, “Expanding the electrospray ionization efficiency scale in positive and negative mode ESI

Jaanus Liigand, Master’s Degree, 2015, “Electrospray ionisation efficiency scales: mobile phase effects and transferability

Vahur Toss, Master’s Degree, 2013, “Evaluation and solving of crucial problems in glyphosate groundwater analysis with SPE HPLC/ESI/MS

Kristo Kleemann, Master’s Degree, 2013, “Ionization efficiency changes in electrospray ionization source on the example of amines

Kristel Ets, Master’s Degree, 2013, “Studying ESI ionization efficiency on different mass spectrometers

Karin Kipper, Doctor’s Degree, 2012, “Fluoroalcohols as components of LC-ESI-MS eluents: usage and applications

Riin Rebane, Doctor’s Degree, 2012, “Advanced method development strategy for derivatization LC/ESI/MS

Hanno Evard, Master’s Degree, 2012, “Study of paperspray ionization and its possible applications”

Asko Laaniste, Master’s Degree, 2012, “Development of polymethacrylate monolithic columns for HPLC”

Anneli Kruve, Doctor’s Degree, 2011, “Matrix effects in liquid-chromatography electrospray mass-spectrometry

Erik Berlin, Master’s Degree, 2011, “Stability testing of nitrocellulose based propellants using stabilizer depletion”

Gert Suurkuusk, Master’s Degree, 2010, “Validation of the gas chromatographic method for THC, CBD and CBN determination”

Ragne Auling, Master’s Degree, 2009, “Development of LC-MS method for determination of glyphosate residue in wheat”

Riin Rebane, Master’s Degree, 2008, “Determination of amino acid content of honey by HPLC – method development and analysis of results”

Allan Künnapas, Master’s Degree, 2007, “Comparison of sample preparation methods for LC-MS pesticide residues analysis”

Anneli Kruve, Master’s Degree, 2007, “Matrix effects in LC/ESI/MS analysis of pesticide residues. Comparison of sample preparation methods”

Kadi Künnapas, Master’s Degree, 2007, “Liquid chromatographic determination of Sudan dyes I – IV”

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Acid-base studies

Elisabeth Parman, Master’s Degree, 2020, “Determination of pKa values of fluorocompounds in acetonitrile using 19F NMR”

Sofja Tšepelevitš, Doctor’s Degree, 2018, “Experimental studies and modeling of solute-solvent interactions

Märt Lõkov, Doctor’s Degree, 2018, “Basicity of some nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon bases in acetonitrile

Andre Leesment, Master’s Degree, 2018, “Gas phase acidity measurements of superacids using FT-ICR method”

Agnes Heering, Doctor’s Degree, 2017, “Experimental realization and applications of the unified acidity scale

Karl Kaupmees, Doctor’s Degree, 2014, “Acidity and basicity in non-aqueous media: importance of solvent properties and purity

Sofja Tšepelevitš, Master’s Degree, 2014, “Extraction prediction model

Märt Lõkov, Master’s Degree, 2014, “The Basicities of Representatives of Some Compound Families in Acetonitrile

Agnes Suu, Master’s Degree, 2013, “Experimental realization of unified acidity scale

Lauri Lipping, Doctor’s Degree, 2011, “The acidity of strong and superstrong Brönsted acids, an outreach for the “limits of growth”: a quantum chemical study

Agnes Kütt, Doctor’s Degree, 2008, “Studies of Acid-Base Equilibria in non-Aqueous Media

Eva-Ingrid Rõõm, Doctor’s Degree, 2007, “Acid-Base Equilibria in Nonpolar Media

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Cultural Heritage Objects

Pilleriin Peets, Doctor’s Degree, 2020, “Development of instrumental methods for the analysis of textile fibres and dyes

Markus Veinla, Master’s Degree, 2019, “Development of an HPLC and FT-ICR-MS tandem-instrument for the analysis of complex natural materials”

Anu Teearu, Doctor’s Degree, 2017, “Development of MALDI-FT-ICR-MS methodology for the analysis of resinous materials

Liisa Eero, Master’s Degree, 2017, “Quantitative analysis of paper using ATR-FT-IR Spectroscopic Method”

Eliise Tammekivi, Master’s Degree, 2017, “Determination of binding material in oil paints using GC-MS method”

Pilleriin Peets, Master’s Degree, 2016, “Method development for textile dye analysis on the example of red dyes

Philippa Alice Hayes, Master’s Degree, 2013, “ATR-FT-IR and multivariate analysis of paints and coating materials

Signe Vahur, Doctor’s Degree, 2010, “Expanding the possibilities of ATR-FT-IR spectroscopy in determination of inorganic pigments

Anu Teearu, Master’s Degree, 2009, “Investigation of pigments with ATR-FTIR spectroscopy”

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Supramolecular Analytical Chemistry

Sigrid Selberg, Doctor’s Degree, 2019, “Synthesis and properties of lipophilic phosphazene-based indicator molecules

Alo Rüütel, Master’s Degree, 2018, “Synthesis of bambusuril macrocycles and investigation of their binding properties”

Kristjan Haav, Doctor’s Degree, 2017, “Quantitative relative equilibrium constant measurements in supramolecular chemistry

Juuli Nõges, Master’s Degree, 2016, “Differentiation of similar receptor-anion binding affinities using an NMR-based method

Sandip A. Kadam, Doctor’s Degree, 2015, “Anion receptors: synthesis and accurate binding measurements

Sigrid Selberg, Master’s Degree, 2015, “Novel lipophilic pH indicator molecules based on iminophosphoranes

Astrid Pung, Master’s Degree, 2014, “Computational estimation of receptor-anion binding in solution

Kerli Martin, Master’s Degree, 2014, “Building binding scales of simple carboxylate anions by synthetic receptors

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Metrology and Quality Assurance in Chemistry

Kodjovi Hippolyte-Fayol Toulassi, Master’s Degree, 2019, “Software tool for validation of chromatographic analytical method”

Hanno Evard, Doctor’s Degree, 2016, “Estimating limit of detection for mass spectrometric analysis methods

Martin Vels, Master’s Degree, 2013, “Software tool for validation of analytical HPLC procedures

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Mari Kass, Master’s Degree, 2020, “Developing a Method for the Separation of Europium from a Mixture of Sm-Eu-Gd”