Andrew Mansfield Head of Flow Chemistry, Syrris
Syrris is celebrating 15 years of creating pioneering flow chemistry solutions this year, and we have gained a wealth of knowledge and experience which we are keen to share in this blog. We will be covering a wide range of topics including latest flow chemistry research, developments in flow technologies, benefits of flow, we will share tips, report on interesting topics at leading conferences and much more! It is not all about serious topics, however: look out for the brilliant chemistry cartoons from our contributing cartoonist, Brendan Burkett.
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About Dr. Andrew Mansfield
Andrew was formerly a Research Chemist at Pfizer and spent much of his career focusing on introducing flow chemistry technologies, meaning Andrew is well placed to lead Syrris’ flow chemistry offering. Read Andrew’s bio here.
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