Coffee Break: Nanotechnology & Material Sciences

Presented by Brian Strohmeier, PhD
Senior Surface Scientist at Avery Dennison Corporation
February 10 2:00-2:30p EST

Advanced materials characterization techniques are one of the key components in modern nanotechnology and materials science research and development. This Coffee Break will provide a brief perspective on the importance of analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy to the diverse field of materials science. No matter what types of complex materials your work involves, the Pittcon 2021 Technical Program, Short Courses, Networking Sessions, and Exposition can improve your knowledge of the most recent advances in materials characterization techniques and increase your problem-solving skills.

About Brian Strohmeier

Brian Strohmeier has been a member of the Pittcon General Organizing Committee for 27 years and served as the Program Chair in 2004. He has 40 years experience in materials surface science and nanotechnology. Brian received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Delaware Valley College (now University), a M.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry from Lehigh University, a Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh, and an M.A. degree in Leadership and Liberal Studies from Duquesne University. His industrial scientific career has spanned numerous companies including Alcoa, PPG, Thermo Scientific, U.S. Steel, and others. He is currently a Senior Surface Scientist at Avery Dennison Corporation. Brian has authored/co-authored 68 publications, two patents, and 140 presentations (51 invited) at scientific conferences and meetings.

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