Richard Jack

Richard is Director of Environmental and Industrial marketing at Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporation and involved with environmental applications for over 15 years. Working with regulatory agencies around the world, he assists these agencies in developing robust analytical methods that are eventually used for compliance monitoring. Richard is an EPA Scientific Advisor for the EPA’s panel on Hydraulic Fracturing, a coauthor for EPA 557 and an ASTM D19.09 subcommittee chairman for hydraulic fracturing related to water impacts. Previously, Richard was a product manager for Dionex and Hitachi High Technologies were he designed analytical instrumentation including ion chromatography, HPLC systems, pumps, autosamplers and a variety of detectors. Prior to analytical instrumentation, Richard worked at Clontech laboratories in Palo Alto, CA. Richard did his post doctoral work at Virginia Tech and was involved in vaccine development then worked as an environmental scientist involved in bioremediation of toxic compounds in soils. Richard received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Anaerobic Microbiology from Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, VA and his Masters in Ecology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.

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