Duration: 45 minutes
- Learn how to detect and identify microplastic particles using IR microscopy
- Understand different separation techniques used to collect and observe samples
- Explore current techniques researchers used to examine microplastic pollution
David Schiering, Ph.D.
Founder and Principal, Czitek
Dr. David W. Schiering is a founder and principal of Czitek, a small company dedicated to the development and marketing of vibrational spectroscopy products. He has more than thirty (30) years of experience in the business of instrumentation for chemical measurements. In his career Dr. Schiering has either been a key contributor or leader in the development of ground-breaking vibrational spectroscopy technologies in the fields of infrared microspectroscopy, portable and hand held FT-IR and Raman instruments and methods, vibrational spectroscopy applications in security and defense, and Raman spectroscopy for threat detection in airport screening. Dr. Schiering, who has authored more than 25 publications on various aspects of vibrational spectroscopy, holds a PhD in analytical chemistry from Miami University, where he is also an adjunct Assistant Professor of Chemistry.