Expertise in: SEM/EDS, FTIR, ICP-OES, gas/liquid/ion chromatography, mass spectrometry
Joe is the manager of chemical operations, overseeing and conducting investigations into metals, plastics, rubber, concrete, composites and finished products.
Many of the investigations he conducts involve contamination, foreign material, corrosion and reverse engineering. He also conducts and oversees analyzes for QA/QC of new materials, and has also been an expert witness in a handful of legal cases.
Prior to his 23 years with Lucideon, Joe spent 10 years as a scientist in a materials analysis laboratory with a leader in medical devices, and one year at an environmental laboratory.
Joe holds a Masters of Science in Chemistry from Stanford University. He is a lifelong member of the American Chemical Society, a 10-year member of ASM International, a 10-year member of Microbeam Analysis Society, and a member and treasurer of the Capital District Microscopy and Microanalysis Society.