Applied Spectra, Inc, welcomes Dr. Zhenhuan Chi to the company as Asia Sales Director.
Dr. Zhenhuan Chi will oversee direct sales of LIBS and laser ablation products throughout much of Asia. His familiarity with the region and understanding of local industries will be invaluable when promoting Applied Spectra’s instruments and assisting the company’s team of scientists to develop new features and future products. Dr. Chi’s extensive research experience in material analysis, instrument development, and environmental analysis using spectroscopic methods provides the technical background necessary to drive sales, as well as identify new Asian markets.
Dr. Zhenhuan Chi previously worked as a regional sales manager in the Spectroscopy Products Division of Renishaw, Inc. He did pioneering work on the quantitative analysis of protein secondary structures with Raman spectroscopy and chemometrics and has over twenty publications in journals, including the Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, and Biochemistry. Formerly a Research Associate at the Oak Ridge National Lab, Dr. Chi holds a B.Sc. degree from Peking University and Ph.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh, both in Chemistry.