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Dr. Simon Nelms

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Expertise: ICP-MS & ICP-OES Applications
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Simon is a former ICP-OES and ICP-MS applications specialist who has been part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. team for almost 20 years (save for a two-year, post-doctorate sabbatical at the Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements in Geel, Belgium). His instrumentation experience has meandered through the whole range of trace elemental analysis applications, with a particular focus on clinical and pharmaceutical analysis along the way. Simon now focuses on atomic absorption, ICP-OES and ICP-MS applications and products for the pharmaceutical, environmental, clinical and food markets in Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Analytical Chemistry and a Ph.D. in research involving ICP-MS method development from the University of Hull, UK, and is a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC).