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Vilmos Kertesz
Vilmos Kertesz
                            
Research Staff Scientist 


B M.Sc., Chemistry, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, 1994
Ph.D., Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary, Research Mentor: Dr. Gyorgy Inzelt, 1997
Postdoctoral Associate, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Research Mentor: Dr. James Q. Chambers, 1998 - 2000
Postdoctoral Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Research Mentor: Dr. Gary J. VanBerkel, 2000 - 2001
Head of Electrochemical Software Development, Gyor, Hungary, 2001 - 2004
Postdoctoral Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Research Mentor: Dr. Gary J. Van Berkel, 2004 - 2006
Staff Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2006 - 2010
Associate Professor, Szechenyi University, Gyor, Hungary, 2011 - 2012
R&D Project Director, Szechenyi University, Gyor, Hungary, 2011 - 2012
Staff Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2012 - Present

 

 

Research Interests:

Analytical Chemistry focusing Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation and Applications

BulletAtmospheric pressure surface sampling and ionization methods for
    high throughput analysis and chemical imaging
    (http://www.ornl.gov/sci/ms_imaging_center/) of analytes on
    surfaces (tissue sections, etc.)

BulletLaser ablation coupled to liquid capture sample collection, transfer and
     ionization

BulletInterfacing electrochemistry and mass spectrometry

    Bullet Better understanding the inherent electrochemistry involved in
        electrospraymass spectrometry

    Bullet Broadening the use of electrochemistry/electrospray mass
        spectrometry (EC/ES-MS) technique

    Bullet Use of EC/ES-MS as a tool to solve analytical problems

    Bullet Electrochemically modified electrodes (PANI, PPy, PMB)

    Bullet Mimicking enzymatic redox processes with electrochemistry

 

Awards and Honors:

2013 Beynon Prize for best publication in
Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.

2010 R&D 100 Award: Surface Sampling Probe for Mass Spectrometry

2009 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Southeast Region Excellence in Technology Transfer Project of the Year: Surface Sampling Probe for Mass Spectrometry

 

Professional Societies:

American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Member


Patents:
 

Pat. No.  

 Title

1

8,637,813 System and method for laser assisted sample transfer to solution for chemical analysis

2

8,519,330

Systems and methods for laser assisted sample transfer to solution for chemical analysis

3

8,497,473 Electrospray ion source with reduced analyte electrochemistry

4

8,117,929

Control of the positional relationship between a sample collection instrument and a surface to be analyzed during a sampling procedure using a laser sensor

5

8,084,735

Pulsed voltage electrospray ion source and method for preventing analyte electrolysis

6

8,003,937

Electrospray ion source with reduced analyte electrochemistry

7

7,995,216

Control of the positional relationship between a sample collection instrument and a surface to be analyzed during a sampling procedure with image analysis

8

7,295,026 Automated position control of a surface array relative to a liquid microjunction surface sampler

Copyrights:

Copyright. No.

Title

1

TXu 1-685-968

HandsFree Surface Analysis

2

TXu 1-880-737

LMJ Points Plus v2.6

Selected Publications:

(68) Kertesz, V.; Paranthaman, N.; Moench, P.; Catoire, A.; Flarakos, J.; Van Berkel, G. J. “Liquid Microjunction Surface Sampling-HPLC-MS/MS Profiling of Acetominophen, Terfenadine, and Their Metabolites in Whole-Body Rat Thin Tissue Sections.” Bioanalysis, submitted.

(67) Lorenz, M.; Ovchinnikova, O. S.; Kertesz, V.; Van Berkel, G. J. Controlled Resonant Surface Tapping-Mode Scanning Probe Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging.” Anal. Chem., in press.

(66) Ovchinnikova, O. S.; Lorenz, M.; Kertesz V.; Van Berkel, G. J. Laser Ablation Sampling of Materials Directly into the Formed Liquid Microjunction of a Continuous Flow Surface Sampling Probe/Electrospray Ionization Emitter for Mass Spectral Analysis and Imaging.” Anal. Chem. 2013, 85, 10211-10217.

(65) Van Berkel, G. J.; Kertesz, V. “Continuous Flow Liquid Microjunction Surface Sampling Probe Connected On-lIne with HPLC/MS for Spatially Resolved Analysis of Small Molecules and Proteins.” Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2013, 27, 1329-1334.

(64) Lorenz, M.; Ovchinnikova, O. S.; Kertesz V.; Van Berkel, G. J. Laser Microdissection and Atmospheric Pressure Chemical ionization Mass Spectrometry Coupled for Multimodal Imaging. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2013, 27, 1429-1436.

(63) Kertesz V.; Van Berkel, G. J. “Automated Liquid Microjunction Surface Sampling-HPLC-MS/MS Analysis of Drugs and Metabolites in Whole-Body Thin Tissue Sections,” Bioanalysis 2013, 5, 819-826.

(62) Bhandari, D.; Kertesz, V.; Van Berkel, G. J. “Rapid Quantitation of Ascorbic and Folic Acids in SRM 3280 Multivitamin/Multielement Tablets using Flow-Injection Tandem Mass Spectrometry,” Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2013, 27, 163-168.

(61) Van Berkel, G. J.; Kertesz, V. “ Utilizing the Inherent Electrolysis in a Chip-Based Nanoelectrospray Emitter System to Facilitate Selective Ionization and Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Alkylporphyrins,” Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2012, 403, 335-343.

(60) Ovchinnikova, O. S.; Kertesz, V.; Van Berkel, G. J. “Combining Transmission Geometry Laser Ablation and a Non Contact Continuous Flow Surface Sampling Probe/Electrospray Emitter for Mass Spectrometry-Based Chemical Imaging,” Rapid. Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2011, 25, 3735-3740.

(59) Parson, W. B.; Schneider, B. B.; Kertesz, V.; Corr, J. J.; Covey, T. R.; Van Berkel, G. J. “Rapid Analysis of Isobaric Exogenous Metabolites by Differential Mobility Spectrometry – Mass Spectrometry,” Rapid. Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2011, 25, 3382-3386.

(58) Ovchinnikova, O. S.; Kertesz, V.; Van Berkel, G. J. “Combining Laser Ablation/Liquid Phase Collection Surface Sampling and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry,” Anal. Chem. 2011, 83, 1874-1878.

(57) Ovchinnikova, O. S.; Kertesz, V.; Van Berkel, G. J. “Molecular Surface Sampling and Chemical Imaging Using Proximal Probe Thermal Desorption/Secondary Ionization Mass Spectrometry,” Anal. Chem. 2011, 83, 598-603.

(56) Kertesz, V.; Van Berkel, G. J. “Electronic Control of Analyte Electrolysis in Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Using Repetitively Pulsed High Voltage,” Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 2011, 303, 206-211.

(55) Peintler-Krivan, E.; Van Berkel, G. J.; Kertesz, V. “Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxypyrrole)-modified emitter electrode for substitution of homogeneous redox buffer agent hydroquinonein electrospray ionization mass spectrometry,” Rapid. Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2010, 24, 3368-3371.

 

Book Chapters:

G.J. Van Berkel, V. Kertesz
Chapter 3 - Electrochemistry of the Electrospray Ion Source in Electrospray and MALDI Mass Spectrometry: Applications, Second Edition, Ed. Richard B. Cole, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010.

V. Kertesz, G.J. Van Berkel
Chapter 13 - Chemical Imaging with Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry in Mass Spectrometric Imaging: History, Fundamentals and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology Series, Eds. S. S. Rubakhin and J. V. Sweedler, Springer Science, 2010.

 

 Provided by Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Chemical Sciences Division 
Rev: February 2014