Mike Colucci, Ph.D. – Sales Director
North America, South America, and Russia
As North and South America Sales Director, Dr. Mike Colucci oversees Applied Spectra’s sales in South America, and Russia. As well as heading up the company’s direct sale of instruments in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Mike brings an impressive 20 years of sales experience in the analytical instrumentation industry. He received his B.A. and M.S. degrees in the Geological Sciences from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., and a Ph.D in the same field from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. He has published in several scientific journals including the Journal of Petrology and Geology.
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Dr. Mike Colucci
Jong Yoo, Ph.D. – President and CEO
Europe, Australia, and Japan
Dr. Jong Yoo, President and CEO, oversees Applied Spectra’s Asian distributors, as well as directs sales of instruments from Europe, Australia, and Japan.
Dr. Yoo worked as a Senior Process Engineer for Applied Materials in Santa Clara, CA and also served as a Visiting Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He has over 35 technical publications in journals including the Journal of Applied Physics, Applied Physics Letters, and Analytical Chemistry. He also currently holds four patents. Dr. Yoo received his B.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and his M.S. from Stanford University, all in Mechanical Engineering.
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Dr. Jong Yoo
President and CEO
Dr. Zhenhuan Chi – Sales Director
West/Southwest United States, China, India, Taiwan
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Dr. Zhenhuan Chi
CR Cho – General Manager, Applied Spectra Korea
Korea, Southeast Asia
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General Manager, Applied Spectra Korea
Dr. C. Derrick Quarles Jr. – Director of Business Development/Applications
As Director of Business Development, Dr. C. Derrick Quarles Jr. oversees Applied Spectra’s sales and distributors in Europe and Australia. Dr. Quarles brings a background in glow discharge spectroscopy, as well as an extensive research background, including experience as a guest researcher at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2011. He also had a Fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA (2011-2013) as a chemist in the Inorganic and Radiation Analytical Toxicology Branch. Dr. Quarles is published in a variety of journals including, Metallomics, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, and Spectrochemica Acta, Part B.
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Dr. C. Derrick Quarles Jr.
Director of Business Development/Applications