I am seeking a position utilizing my analytical skills and experience in instrumentation. From my years of working at UNT’s laboratory of imaging mass spectrometry, the largest mass spectrometry laboratory in the region, I have developed extensive knowledge in problem solving, instrumental theory, method development, and educational training.
Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry/Triple Quadrupole (Agilent)
LCQ DECA XP Plus/Quadrupole Ion Trap (Thermo Scientific)
TSQ 7000/Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer (Thermo Scientific)
820 Inductively-coupled Plasma Mass spectrometry (Varian)/Single Quadrupole equipped with Laser ablation Imaging (New Wave)
MALDI-LTQ-XL/Orbitrap (Thermo Scientific)
Thermo Polaris GCQ with Focus GC/Quadrupole Ion Trap (Thermo Scientific)
L200 Nanomanipulator (Zyvex) mounted on a Nikon AZ 100 microscope stage, equipped with Intensilight Fiber Illuminator (Nikon Instruments)
Almega XR Raman Spectrometer equipped with Olympus BX51 Microscope with mapping capabilities (532 nm and 780 nm).
D500 X-ray powder diffractometer (Siemens)
FTIR (PerkinElmer Spectrum One, Thermo Nicolet iS50)
UV/Vis Spectrophotometer (Shimadzu MiltiSpec-1501, HP 8453)
PARSTAT 2273 & 4000 potentiostats (Princeton Applied Research)
Xcaliber v 2.2 (Thermo Scientific)
ImageQuest v 1.01 (Thermo Scientific)
OMNIC for Almega 7
ChemStation (LC Agilent systems)
Origin Pro 8.5 (OriginLab Corp.)
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. Advisor: Dr. Teresa D. Golden, Fall 2012-May 2016.
B.S. in Chemistry/Minor in Mathematics, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, August 2008-May 2012.
Research Mentor, Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at University of North Texas, Fall 2013-Present.
Mentor TAMS students on their research project by teaching the lab safety and skills, sample preparation techniques, research, and hands-on instrument training.
Conducted projects in:
oThe reitveld analysis of electrodeposited metal incorporated hydroxyapatite.
oMagnetite incorporated hydroxyapatite-based electrochemical sensor for phenolic content in drinking water.
Research Assistant, University of North Texas, Dr. Guido F. Verbeck (PI), Dr. Teresa D.
Golden (Co-PI), January 2014 – 2016.
Direct analyte-probed nanoextraction coupled to Nanospray Mass Spectrometry Applied to Document and Ink Analysis, ink forgery, and redacted documents.
Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas, Fall 2012-Present.
Instructor for general chemistry labs.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ), Grant No. NIJ-2013-3361, Microscopy with direct analyte-probed nanoextraction (DAPNe)-coupled to nanospray mass spectrometry for localized chemical analysis of documents, January 2014-2016.
V. Huynh and Teresa Golden, Handbook of modern coatings volume 1: Surface activation for fabrication of biocoatings, Elsevier, 2016, chapter submitted March 2016.
V. Huynh, M.S. Phelps, T.D. Golden, G.F. Verbeck, Direct analyte-probed nanoextraction (DAPNe) coupled to matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI) for ink on document analysis, Journal of Forensic Science, submitted February 2016.
V. Huynh, Z.J. Sasiene, P.M. Mach, T.D. Golden, G.F. Verbeck, Laser ablation coupled with DAPNe-NSI-MS applied to redacted documents, Science & Justice, submitted January 2016.
V. Huynh, K.C. Williams, T.D. Golden, G.F. Verbeck, Investigation of falsified documents via direct analyte-probed nanoextraction coupled to nanospray mass spectrometry, fluorescence microscopy, and Raman spectroscopy, Analyst 140 (2015), 6553-6562.
L. G. Combs, J. E. Warren, V. Huynh, J. Castaneda, T.D. Golden, R. K. Roby, The effects of metal ion PCR inhibitors on results obtained with the Quantifiler® Human DNA Quantification Kit, Forensic Science International: Genetics 19 (2015) 180-189.
V.Huynh, U. Joshi, J.M. Leveille, T.D. Golden, G.F. Verbeck, Nanomanipulation-Coupled to Nanospray Mass Spectrometry Applied to Document and Ink Analysis, Forensic Science International 242 (2014) 150-156.
ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Invited speaker at University of Central Arkansas, hosted by ACS members on April 5, 2016. Forensic analysis of ink on documents using direct analyte-probed nanoextraction (DAPNe) coupled techniques.
SCIX in Providence, Rhode Island Fall 2015, Speaker Presentation. Forensic application of direct analyte-probed nanoextraction (DAPNe) applied to document ink analysis.
Southwest Regional Meeting, hosted by American Chemical Society (DFW local section) in Fort Worth, TX Fall 2014, Speaker Presentation. Forensic application of nanomanipulation applied to document inks.
American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas, TX Spring 2014, Poster Presentation. Nanomanipulation-coupled to nanospray mass spectrometry applied to document and ink Analysis.
Toulouse Graduate School: The Graduate Exhibition Poster Session, March 1, 2014. Nanomanipulation-Coupled to Nanospray Mass Spectrometry Applied to Document and Ink Analysis. Placed 3rd in physical and mathematical sciences division.
Toulouse Graduate School: The Graduate Exhibition Poster Session, March 3, 2013. Nanomanipulation-Coupled to Nanospray Mass Spectrometry Applied to Document and Ink Analysis. Placed 3rd in physical and mathematical sciences division.
American Chemical Society meeting in San Diego, CA, Spring 2012, Poster Presentation Supercritical fluid extraction of archaeological artifacts prior to radiocarbon dating.