Dr. Matthias Thommes, Quantachrome’s Director of Applied Science since 2001 has accepted the prestigious position as a Full Professor and Head of the Institute for Separation Science and Technology at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany.
This institute is part of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department, which offers one of the leading chemical engineering programs in Germany. Founded in 1743, the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg is today one of Germany's top comprehensive research universities with approximately 40,000 students. The University is consistently ranked highly in both national and international rankings including the QS World University Ranking and the Reuters Top 100 World’s Most Innovative Universities ranking.
Under Dr. Thommes’ leadership, Quantachrome’s Science Department was established and achieved over the last decade world-wide recognition in the area of adsorption and porous materials characterization. He worked in close collaboration with various universities and holds positions as visiting professor at the University of Edinburgh, UK and Lorraine University, France. Now, after more than 17 extremely successful years at Quantachrome in Boynton Beach Fl, Dr. Matthias Thommes, wants to pursue a new stage in his career in academia. Quantachrome and Anton Paar very much regret to see Dr. Thommes leave, however we will continue to work in close collaboration with Prof. Thommes after he has resumed his new responsibilities on July 1 2018 at the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Dr. Katie Cychosz joined Quantachrome Instruments in 2010 and is currently the Analytical Service and Research Manager.
Dr. Francisco Sotomayor joined Quantachrome Instrument’s scientific team in September 2016. As Application Scientist,
Dr. Thibault is currently product manager for several key products in Quantachrome’s extensive lineup. He is Quantachrome’s product specialist for the Aquadyne DVS, iSorbHP, Dynasorb, VStar and ChemStar product lines.
Dr. Thomas joined Quantachrome as Technical Service Manager. Since then he has provided expert technical assistance not only to our engineering, sales, service, customer training and laboratory functions, but also to existing and potential customers and overseas representatives alike. Dr. Thomas is currently Quantachrome’s International Sales Manager.
Quantachrome Instruments is pleased to welcome on a regular basis leading scientists in the fields of adsorption, porous materials synthesis and characterization.