Albert Robbat, Jr.
Department of Chemistry
Tel: 617-627-3474 Fax: 617-627-3443
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry
Ph.D., 1980, Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, PA
Selected Recent Publications
"Effects of Extreme Climate Events on Tea (Camellia sinensis) Functional Quality Validate Indigenous Farmer Knowledge and Sensory Preferences in Tropical China", S. Ahmed, J.R. Stepp, C. Orians, T. Griffin, C. Matyas, A. Robbat, S. Cash, D. Xue, C. Long, U. Unachukwu, S. Buckley, D. Small, E. Kennelly, PlosOne, 2014, 9, 1-13.
"Two-dimensional gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, physical property modeling and automated production of component maps to assess the weathering of pollutants", P.M. Antle, C.D. Zeigler, D.G. Livitz, A. Robbat, Jr. J Chrom A, 2014, 1364, 223–233.
"Retention Behavior of Alkylated Polycyclic Aromatic Sulfur Heterocycles on Immobilized Ionic Liquid Stationary Phases", P. M. Antle, C.D. Zeigler, and A. Robbat, Jr., J Chrom A, 2014, 1361, 255-264.
"A New Spectral Deconvolution – Selected Ion Monitoring Method for the Analysis of Alkylated Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Complex Mixtures", A. Robbat Jr. and N.M. Wilton, Talanta, 2014, 125, 114–124.
"A more accurate analysis of alkylated PAH and PASH and its implications in environmental forensics", P.M. Antle, C.D. Zeigler, N.M. Wilton and A. Robbat, Jr., Intern. J. Environ. Anal. Chem., 2014, 94, 332-347.
"New Spectral Deconvolution Algorithms for the Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Sulfur Heterocycles by Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography-Quadrupole Mass Spectrometery", P.M. Antle, C.D. Zeigler, Y. Gankin, and A. Robbat, Jr., Anal. Chem., 2013, 85, 10369-10376.
"Comprehensive Profiling of Coal Tar and Crude Oil to Obtain Mass Spectra and Retention Indices for Alkylated PAH Shows Why Current Methods Err", C. Zeigler and A. Robbat, Jr., Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012, 46, 3935-3942.
"Toward the Accurate Analysis of C1-C4 Polycyclic Aromatic Sulfur Heterocycles", C. Zeigler, N. Wilton, A. Robbat, Jr., Anal. Chem., 2012, 84, 2245-2252.
"Tracking Juniper Berry Content in Oils and Distillates by Spectral Deconvolution of Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Data", A. Robbat Jr., A. Kowalsick, J. Howell, J. Chrom. A, 2011, 1218, 5531-5541.
"Subsurface detection of fossil fuel pollutants by photoionization and gas chromatography/mass spectrometry", A. Robbat Jr., T. Considine, P. M. Antle, Chemosphere, 2010, 80, 1370–1376.
"Rapid Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Less
Abundant Compounds in Distilled Spirits by Direct Injection with Ethanol-Water
Venting and Mass Spectrometric Data Deconvolution", K. MacNamara, M. Lee, and A. Robbat Jr., J. Chrom. A, 2010, 1217, 136–142.
Additional publications can be found HERE.