- B&W Tek Names Bakeev Analytical Services Director
NEWARK, Del., Jan. 22, 2013 — Dr. Katherine Bakeev is the new director of analytical services and support at optical spectroscopy and laser systems company B&W Tek Inc., the company announced earlier this month.
She will be responsible for creating and growing a services business unit focused on analytical services and technical support for B&W Tek’s molecular spectroscopy instruments.
“As part of our business growth strategy, she will recruit and train a new team to serve as analytical consultants to enhance our service and application support for our global customers, with a particular focus on our handheld and portable Raman systems,” said Chief Operating Officer Dr. Jack Zhou.
Previously, Bakeev served as chief scientist at CAMO Software. Before that, she was a product specialist at FOSS and a principal scientist at GlaxoSmithKline. She has been recognized for her ability to provide innovative scientific contributions to meet business needs and for her leadership of cross-functional teams.
For more information, visit: www.bwtek.com
- molecular spectroscopy
- Spectrum analysis concerned with the spectra formed by transitions in molecules.
- raman spectroscopy
- That branch of spectroscopy concerned with Raman spectra and used to provide a means of studying pure rotational, pure vibrational and rotation-vibration energy changes in the ground level of molecules. Raman spectroscopy is dependent on the collision of incident light quanta with the molecule, inducing the molecule to undergo the change.
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