Contact / Address
Department Analytical Chemistry
Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
Building 4.0, Room 218
Phone: 0341 235 4768
- Analysis, occurrence and fate of persistent, mobile and toxic substances (PMT)
- Transformation of anthropogenic organic contaminants in the environment and during water treatment
- Identification of transformation products
- Occurrence and fate of tire-borne organic contaminants
- Analysis, occurrence and fate of water-soluble polymers
|Since 2022||PostDoc, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Department of Analytical Chemistry|
|2019-2022||PostDoc and Lecturer,University of Applied Science Fresenius|
|2015-2019||PhD in Chemistry at University of Applied Science Fresenius/University of Leipzig|
|2013-2015||Master Bio- and Pharmazeucial Analysis University of Applied Science Fresenius|
|2008-2012||Bachelor Chemical Technology, University of Applied Science Darmstadt|
Publication without UFZ-affiliation
I. J. Neuwald, D. Hübner, H. L. Wiegand, V. Valkov, U. Borchers, K. Nödler, M. Scheurer, S. E. Hale, H. P. H. Arp, D. Zahn: Occurrence, Distribution, and Environmental Behavior of Persistent, Mobile, and Toxic (PMT) and very Persistent and very Mobile (vPvM) Substances in the Sources of German Drinking Water, Environmental Science and Technology, 2022, 56, 10857-10867
G. Gollong, I. J. Neuwald, J. Kuckelkorn, R. Junek, D. Zahn: Assessing the protection gap for mobile and persistent chemicals during advanced water treatment - A study in a drinking water production and wastewater treatment plant, Water Research, 2022, 221, 118847
I. J. Neuwald, D. Hübner, H. L. Wiegand, V.
Valkov, U. Borchers, K. Nödler, M. Scheurer, S. E. Hale, H. P. H. Arp, D. Zahn: Ultra-short-chain PFASs in the
Sources of German Drinking Water: Prevalent, overlooked, difficult to remove,
and unregulated, Environmental Science
and Technology, 2022, 56, 6380-6390
K. Müller, D. Hübner, S. Huppertsberg, T. P.
Knepper, D. Zahn: Probing the chemical complexity of tires:
Identification of potential tire-borne water contaminants with high-resolution
mass spectrometry, Science of the Total Environment, 2022, 802, 149799
I. J. Neuwald, M. Muschket, D. Zahn, U.
Berger, B. Seiwert, T. Meier, J. Kuckelkron, C. Strobel, T. P. Knepper, T.
Reemtsma: Filling the knowledge gap: A suspect screening study for 1300
potentially persistent and mobile chemicals with SFC- and HILIC-HRMS in two
German river systems, Water Research, 2021, 204, 117645
P. Hehet, N. Köke, D. Zahn, T.
Frömel, T. Rößler, T. P. Knepper, M. Pütz: Synthetic cannabinoid receptor
agonists and their human metabolites in sewage water: Stability assessment and
identification of transformation products, Drug Testing and Analysis,
2021, 13, 1758
D. Zahn, T. Frömel: Finding a needle in a haystack – analyte-driven tools and
techniques for information extraction and prioritization of chemicals from
environmental (chromatography-)HRMS nontarget screening data, Current
Opinion in Environmental Science & Health, 2020, 18, 70-78
S. Huppertsberg, D. Zahn, F. Pauelsen, T.
Reemtsma, T. P. Knepper: Making waves: Water-soluable polymers in the aquatic
environment: an overlooked class of synthetic polymers?, Water Research,
2020, 181, 115931
I. J. Neuwald, D. Zahn, T. P. Knepper:
Are (fluorinated) ionic liquids relevant environmental contaminants?
High-resolution mass spectrometric screening for per- and polyfluoroalkyl
substances in environmental water samples led to the detection of a fluorinated
ionic liquid, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2020, 412,
K. Müller, D. Zahn, T. Frömel, T. P.
Knepper: Matrix effects in the analysis of polar organic water contaminants
with HILIC-ESI-MS, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2020, 412,
D. Zahn, I. J. Neuwald, T. P. Knepper: Analysis of mobile chemicals in the aquatic
environment – current capabilities, limitations, and future perspectives, Analytical
and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2020, 412, 4763-4784
D. Zahn, R. Meusinger, T. Frömel, T. P. Knepper: Halomethanesulfonic acids – a new
class of polar disinfection byproducts: standard synthesis, occurrence, and
indirect assessment of mitigation options, Environmental Science and
Technology, 2019, 53, 8994-9002
S. Schulze, D. Zahn, R. Montes, R. Rodil,
J. Quintana, T. P. Knepper, T. Reemtsma, U. Berger: Occurrence of emerging
persistent and mobile organic contaminants in European water samples, Water Research, 2019, 153, 80-90
D. Zahn, P. Mucha, V. Zilles, A. Touffet, H. Gallard, T. P. Knepper, T. Frömel:
Identification of mobile and persistent transformation products of
REACH-registered chemicals and their occurrence in surface waters, Water Research, 2019, 150, 86-96
N. Köke, D. Zahn, T. P. Knepper, T.
Frömel: Multi-layer solid-phase extraction and evaporation – enrichment methods
for polar organic chemicals from aqueous matrices, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2018, 410, 2403-2411
D. Zahn, T. Frömel, T. P. Knepper: Halogenated methanesulfonic acids: A new class
of organic micropollutants in the water cycle, Water Research, 2016, 101, 292-299