Dr. Richard A. Crocombe

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Crocombe, Richard A.
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SPIE Membership: 17.4 years
SPIE Awards: Fellow status | Senior status | 2019 SPIE Community Champion
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Area of Expertise: Portable analytical instrumentation, Raman, Miniature spectrometers, Infrared, X-ray fluorescence, Handheld spectrometers
Websites: Personal Website | Company Website
Social Media: LinkedIn
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4404-8519
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Set up Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting in in 2017, focusing on go-to-market strategies for miniature and portable spectrometers, working with both early-stage and mature companies.
Formerly worked for PerkinElmer, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Axsun Technologies and Bio-Rad (Digilab) developing spectroscopic instrumentation and applications.
Extensive product development & program management experience, developing breakthrough instrumentation.
Many publications on portable spectroscopy in refereed journals.
Editor of two-volume book, "Portable Spectroscopy and Spectrometry", published by John Wiley in 2021.
Co-chair of SPIE DCS 'Next-Generation Spectroscopic Technologies' for ten years.
2020 President of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.
Willams-Wright Award for Industrial Spectroscopy in 2012.

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