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Pavel Matousek

Chief Scientific Officer

Pavel has worked at the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire for over 20 years. He pioneered the concepts of Kerr-gated Raman spectroscopy, Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy and introduced Transmission Raman Spectroscopy into pharmaceutical analysis. Pavel has published over 170 peer reviewed articles, 10 patents and has co-edited a book on Raman spectroscopy. He is the recipient of 2009 Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy from the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS) and the 2002 and 2006 Meggers Awards from the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS). Recently, he acted as the Chair of the Meggers Award Selection Committee and the Program Chair of FACSS 2011 (Reno, NV). Presently, he is the Chair of Coblentz Award selection committee and the Chair-Elect of SAS’ Publications Committee. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Applied Spectroscopy and Analyst and the Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Raman Spectroscopy.

Pavel is a founding director of Cobalt, a Fellow of the RSC, a Fellow of the SAS, an STFC Fellow and a Visiting Professor of University College London.