Carsten Paul is a marketing manager in the HPLC group at Thermo Fisher Scientific, based in Germering, Germany. Carsten joined Thermo Fisher Scientific as Application Specialist in 2012 working on applications for Charged Aerosol Detectors. Later he was involved in different functions for the launches of all Thermo Scientific Vanquish HPLC and UHPLC systems, including the latest additions of Vanquish Duo and Vanquish Core. Carsten is by education an environmental chemist and holds a PhD from the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena in Analytical Chemistry. For his studies he used MS-based metabolomic technologies to study the molecular interaction of unicellular algae.