Dr. Dustin Jenkins
As Senior Analytical Chemist, Dustin’s key roles include expanding existing analytical instrument capabilities at Smithers' Akron laboratories and developing and validating new methodologies for an array of analytical instruments. His duties center on material benchmarking and characterization capabilities involving various chromatography and spectrometry techniques serving rubber and polymer product manufacturers.
Expertise: Analytical Chemistry
Dustin has over 10 years of experience in organic and inorganic chemistry in academia and research with technical expertise in GC-MS, FT-IR, polarimetry, time-resolved laser spectroscopy, electrochemistry and NMR spectroscopy. Most recently, he was an assistant professor of organic chemistry at Walsh University in North Canton, OH, where he synthesized and identified new organic and inorganic chemical compounds.
Qualifications and Accreditations
Dustin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with Mathematics from Western Kentucky University, as well as a Master of Arts degree and Doctorate in Chemistry from Princeton University.