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.

Syft Technologies, Analytical Sciences Group, and GERSTEL invite you to the 2020 North American SIFT-MS User Meeting to be held from July 21 to 23 at the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. This meeting will showcase the latest applications of SIFT-MS and enhancements to products.

We’re delighted to announce that Professor Sheryl Barringer, The Ohio State University, will be our Plenary Speaker for 2020!  Prof. Barringer will present some of her innovative food flavor and food processing research as Chair of Food Science and Technology.

Currently, SIFT-MS is deployed worldwide, providing solutions in a variety of application areas including; health and safety, vehicle testing, semiconductor cleanroom monitoring, consumer product testing, environmental and odor monitoring, and more. SIFT-MS now offers a fully automated direct sampling solution, drastically increasing throughput when running a large number of samples.


Register here!