From the Client’s Perspective: Lab Testing and Quality Assurance
Nov 17, 2020 1:05 PM - 1:50 PM
Derek Averill is a high-energy analytical chemist who enjoys coaching scientists through challenging projects. After earning his Ph.D. in chemistry, Derek went on to become a Technical Support Specialist at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments. In 2018 Derek transitioned from Shimadzu Scientific Instruments to become the Lab Director at Cutting Edge Solutions in Santa Rosa, California. Since early 2019 Derek has been the Chief Science Advisor for Sonoma Lab works. As the Chief Science Advisor Derek mentors and guides Sonoma Lab Works’ scientists through chemistry challenges.
Outside the lab, Derek is an avid rock climber, cyclist, and outdoor enthusiast.