Senior Research Technician
Office: PHY 222
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 35180 or lab ext. 31791
- Experienced in the use of analytical instruments such as GC (FID, TCD, PID, ECD), GCMS,
HPLC, IC, AA.
Proficient in the use of dissolved oxygen, pH, specific ion, and conductivity probes andHack spectrophotometer and Chemetrics diagnostic kits.
Working knowledge of field sampling techniques (bailers, Waterra Pump, snap samplers,peristaltic pumping, soil coring techniques).
Microbiological skills include aseptic technique, microbial enumeration (aerobic/anaerobicplate counts, direct microscope counts, MPN estimates) and sterilization procedures(autoclaving, chemical sterilization, membrane filtration).
Proven capabilities in the design, implementation and monitoring of biodegradation studies(both aerobic and anaerobic), soil column experiments, isotherm experiments,immunological assays, biotechnological assays, isotopic studies, BOD assays.
Proven ability in the set-up, calibration and validation, of new and existing analyticalmethods.
Contaminants analyzed include: petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated compounds,pesticides, alcohols, ethers, fatty acids, inorganics, hydrocarbon gases, standard gases.
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