Alan Ford

Alan Ford is currently a lab manager at GRT Rubber Technologies, focusing on the development of rubber compounds. �Previously, he was a staff scientist at Alakai Defense Systems, focusing on the development of chemometric algorithms for the detection of CBRNE materials using Raman spectroscopy. �He also has previous research experience working on laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy applications, IR studies of polycyclic aromatic compounds, and design of computer codes for large data management in cluster computing. �He holds a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry from the University of Arkansas and an M.S. and B.S. in chemistry from Arkansas State University.�