Materials Science Bridges the Gap between Catastrophic Event and its Root Cause

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  • 12:58PM Jul 25, 2013
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Notable catastrophic bridge collapses in Minneapolis and Washington State have garnered public attention related to the structural integrity of many of the nation’s bridges. More cause for concern is the 2013 Report Card published by the American Society of Civil Engineers which states that one in nine bridges in the United States is structurally deficient. […]

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EBSD for Crystal Particle Analysis

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The analysis of a material’s crystallographic properties can provide a researcher with a wealth of information, including the identification, processing history, and much more. Although many techniques can be used to obtain various pieces of information, electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) can give a more complete picture of not only what the substance is, but what […]

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Jason Lupoi, Ph.D. Joins RJ Lee Group as Consulting Scientist and Analytical Chemist

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RJ Lee Group is happy to welcome Jason S. Lupoi, Ph.D. as a consulting scientist and Analytical Chemist for the company. Before joining us, Dr. Lupoi’s research projects mainly focused on the development of data models designed using spectroscopy coupled with other methods, such as chromatography or mass spectrometry, for the analysis of plants, and […]

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Trace Evidence Analysis

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  • 4:42PM Apr 10, 2015
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Trace evidence analysis is the identification and/or comparison of small, possibly microscopic evidence, transferred by contact or discharged by movement during the commission of a crime.

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Asbestos in Spray-on Fireproofing Containing Vermiculite (SOF-V) Webinar Transcripts

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  • 12:38PM Feb 05, 2015
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Webinar Series Transcripts Webinar #1 – Amphibole Asbestos in Vermiculite Webinar #2 – Asbestos Detection in SOF-V LAB.055.1 Method Overview Webinar #3 – Asbestos Detection in Vermiculite Spray-on Fireproofing (SOF-V) – Item No. 198.8 Webinar #1 – Amphibole Asbestos in Vermiculite Click here to download the webinar PDF Presenter:           Matthew S. Sanchez, Ph.D. Date:                    October 29, 2014 […]

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Addressing Polystyrene Manufacturing Issues at the Micro/Nano Scale

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  • 1:26PM Dec 01, 2014
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Challenge: A manufacturer was experiencing production issues associated with polystyrene vessels in a life science application. Our challenge was to investigate the problem, which was impacting multiple product lines, to determine the root cause of failure and provide a means of resolution. Material: Polystyrene is critical to biomedical research and science. Its optical clarity and […]

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