Kenttämaa Labs

Analytical & Physical Organic Chemistry

Snapshot of the research

Latest News

Congratulations to Hilkka for being presented the NASA Engineering & Safety Center Award!

Collaboration of the Kenttämaa and Chopra labs at Purdue create a machine learing model to help charcterize compounds for drug discovery!

Hilkka was named the Frank Brown Endowed Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in 2016

Hilkka received the Franklin Field and Joe Franklin ACS Award for Distinguished Contribution To Mass Spectrometry in Denver, 2015

Congratulations to Hilkka for being selected as a Member of The Finnish Academy of Science in recognition of her scientific achievements!

Congratulations to Hilkka for being presented 2013 College of Science Leadership Award!


Welcome to our Analytical & Physical Organic Chemistry Laboratories, the Research Group of Professor Kenttämaa in the Department of Chemistry, Purdue University. We are a professional, progressive, and friendly group working on advanced mass spectrometry, novel laser desorption techniques, gas-phase ion-molecule reactions, identification of functional groups in pharmaceuticals, analysis of petroleum and degraded biomass, and many other interesting research areas.

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Recent Publications

Speciation of CuCl and CuCl2 Thiol-Amine Solutions and Characterization of Resulting Films: Implications for Semiconductor Device Fabrication. Murria P, Miskin CK, Boyne R, Cain LT, Yerabolu R, Zhang R, Wegener EC, Miller JT, Kenttämaa HI, Agrawal R. Inorg Chem. 2017 Dec 4;56(23):14396-14407. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01359. Epub 2017 Nov 13.

(-)ESI/CAD MSn Procedure for Sequencing Lignin Oligomers Based on a Study of Synthetic Model Compounds with β-O-4 and 5-5 Linkages. Sheng H, Tang W, Gao J, Riedeman JS, Li G, Jarrell TM, Hurt MR, Yang L, Murria P, Ma X, Nash JJ, Kenttämaa HI. Anal Chem. 2017 Dec 19;89(24):13089-13096. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01911. Epub 2017 Nov 27.


Complete list of publications