Technician - Analytical Chemistry (Mass spectrometry), Faculty of Science
Dr Cooper is a member of the Anaytical Services team in The School of Chemistry. He has extensive experience in the use of Mass Spectrometry to investigate a wide range of analytes.
Contribute to J12ANM Analytical Measurement module for Dept of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Dr Mick Cooper is currently researching: Analysis of combustion products, especially PAHs, by conventional organic analytical techniques, and by stable isotopic analysis, in order to ascertain their… read more
MEREDITH, W, GOMES, R.L, SNAPE, C.E, COOPER, M and SEPHTON, M.A., 2010. Hydropyrolysis over a platinum oxide catalyst as a preparation technique for the compound-specific carbon isotope ratio measurement of C27 steroids. Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry. 24, 501-505 BRIGGS, J., LARGE, D.J., SNAPE, C., DRAGE, T., WHITTLES, D., COOPER, M., MACQUAKER, J.H.S. and SPIRO, B.F., 2007. Influence of climate and hydrology on carbon in an early Miocene peatland Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 253(3-4), 445-454 GOMEZ, X., CASTRO-DIAZ, M., COOPER, M., BLANCO, D., MORAN, A. and SNAPE, C. E., 2007. Study of biological stabilization processes of cattle and poultry manure by thermogravimetric analysis and 13C NMR CHEMOSPHERE -OXFORD-. VOL 68(NUMBER 10), 1889-1897
DRAGE, T.C., BLACKMAN, J.M., COOPER, M.C., PEVIDA, C. and SNAPE, C.E., 2007. High capacity activated carbon adsorbents for CO2 capture in gasification Fuel. in press (In Press.)
Dr Mick Cooper is currently researching: Analysis of combustion products, especially PAHs, by conventional organic analytical techniques, and by stable isotopic analysis, in order to ascertain their origins. The production of biofuels. The analysis of novel organic, biochemical, organometallic and metalloorganic compounds by mass spectrometry.
The remediation and rehabilitation of contaminated land, especially using the techniques of phytoremediation and soils washing. The components of oils and coals. The source apportionment of PAH in the environment by carbon stable isotope analysis. Analysis of small organic products from the degradation of Lignin. Characterisation of novel ionic liquids.
Use of environmental proxies, such as lake sediments, as a means of understanding past climate changes. The statistical analysis of time series data derived from environmental systems, for the understanding of climate change.
The use of novel mass spectrometric techniques in the analysis of organic, biochemical, organometallic and metalloorganic compounds.