received her Ph.D. degree from Vienna University of Technology. In 1998 she joined the Division of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, BOKU Vienna, first as an Assistant Professor (1998–2003), and from 2003 onwards as Associate Professor. In 2011 she was Guest Professor for Analytical Chemistry at the Humboldt University, Berlin. From 2010–2014 she was key researcher of the Austrian Centre for Industrial biotechnology, ACIB, where she was responsible for the core facility of metabolomics. Since March 2014, she has been a Professor at the Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Vienna. Her research is devoted to elemental speciation analysis, metallomics and metabolomics.