Instructor's Summary

Dr. Andre Scheffer


Dr. Andre Scheffer, PhD, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Instrumental Analytical Chemist with over 35 years of industrial experience in Analytical and Chemical Laboratory Management. His expertise extends over the fields of Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectrometry (MS) and High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) such as environmental testing, drug testing and pharmaceutical analyses. Further, his extensive experience covers the Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data, Uncertainty Measurement, Process Analyzers, Sampling and Sample Preparation, Experimental Design Program, Agilent Technologies ChemStation Chromatography Data Systems Software, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Problem Solving of Data Security and Laboratory Auditing. He is currently the Applications Chemist Manager of Chemetrix where-in he is responsible for training the users of Agilent Technologies GC, GC-MS, HPLC and UV-VIS instruments as well as developing methods for laboratories.

Dr. Scheffer has been actively associated in both industrial and academic environments for most of his professional career. With his dedication and professionalism, he has occupied several challenging positions such as Analytical Laboratory Programme Manager, Laboratory Manager and a prominent Professor of different international Universities in Lebanon, UK and South Africa.

Dr. Scheffer has PhD, Master and Bachelor degrees in Analytical & Organic Chemistry.