Alan F Rawle DFIETI, C.Sci., B.Tech., Ph.D, C.Chem., FRSC
Organization:Applications Manager at Malvern Panalytical
Alan Rawle has almost 40 years’ experience in various aspects of science and technology. Alan has a degree in industrial chemistry and a Ph.D in supported alloy catalysts both acquired at Brunel University, London, UK. Since 1990, Alan has been with Malvern Instruments as the Applications Manager based in Westborough, MA, USA.
Dr Rawle has spent many years working on the ISO TC24/SC4 (Particle Characterization) standardization committee assisting the writing of documentary standards in light scattering, small angle x-ray scattering, image analysis, zeta potential, and dispersion as well as his own interest in the theory and practice of sampling. He has presented Short Courses at Pittcon for over 10 years on these topics.
Dr. Rawle is CoChair of E 56.02, the Characterization SubCommittee of the ASTM E56 Committee on Nanotechnology and is also a member of 8 other ASTM Committees including cement and cannabis. He has been the Technical Author (i.e. writer) for ASTM standards in particle size, zeta potential, calculation among others. Dr. Rawle is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), a Distinguished Fellow of the International Engineering and Technology Institute (DFIETI), and a regular contributor to ResearchGate.
Title presentation: ‘Yes, nano is safe’