Research Engineer II
Assistant Environmental Quality Lab Manager
Responsible for managing maintenance and workflow through the Environmental Quality Laboratory's environmental organic analysis instrumentation suite. This includes three single quadrupole GC/MS systems with headspace, thermal desorption, SPME and liquid injection sample introduction systems; one LC/TOFMS (time of flight mass spectrometer); one LC/QqQ (triple quadrupole) mass spectrometer; a quaternary HPLC with diode array and light scattering detectors. Joe customizes instrumentation platforms and performs method and workflow development to support research programs in the laboratory. He also is loaned to other parts of the university as a roving chromatography instrumentation troubleshooter.