Dr. Katherine Bakeev is the new director of analytical services and support at optical spectroscopy and laser systems company !%B&W Tek Inc.%! of Newark, Del. 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. She will recruit and train a new team to serve as analytical consultants to enhance service and application support for the company’s global customers, with a particular focus on its handheld and portable Raman systems. Most recently, Bakeev served as chief scientist at CAMO Software.