Vaughan Langford Syft Technologies Director - Applications & Marketing

Dr. Vaughan Langford

BSc(Hons), PhD

Principal Scientist / Consultant

Vaughan joined Syft in 2002 after completing his PhD in Physical Chemistry at the University of Canterbury (1997) and post-doctoral fellowships at the Universities of Geneva, Western Australia, and Canterbury.

As manager of Syft’s contract laboratory, Vaughan has worked extensively with customers to understand their analysis needs and develop market-tested SIFT-MS solutions.

Vaughan has experience across all SIFT-MS application areas, but has particular expertise in environmental and food industry applications. He is an expert in SIFT-MS application and method development.

In addition to the technical aspects of his role, Vaughan attends and presents on many of Syft’s webinars and attends various conferences on our behalf.

Selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry (SIFT-MS) has a unique set of benefits that meet the needs of a very wide range of users from academia to corporate R&D to front-line industry.

Join our series presenter, long-term SIFT-MS applications chemist and Principal Scientist at Syft Technologies, Dr Vaughan Langford for an all-new approach to online learning!  Vaughan provides six conversational overviews describing areas of application of SIFT-MS from environmental monitoring to food research to pharma to the electronics industry.

Here is an outline of the series, which will run on Tuesdays from April 7 to May 19:

  • Part 1: Environmental Monitoring
  • Part 2: Indoor Air Quality and Workplace Safety Monitoring
  • Part 3: Food, Flavor and Agriculture
  • Part 4: Biomedical and Pharma
  • Part 5: Material Emissions and Semiconductor Industry
  • Part 6: Routine Laboratory Analysis and Novel Research!
  • Part 7: SIFT-MS Application FAQs and Open Q&A

Note that these brief sketches include content never before presented in webinars or application notes – key academic research papers are highlighted.

Benefit from Vaughan’s long SIFT-MS applications experience! Register now to attend these free webinars.

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See the episodes on-demand as they air below: