Lucas Applegarth

LUCAS APPLEGARTH

Multidisciplinary Chemist | Project Management | Supervisor | Technical Support

84 Sleeman Avenue, Guelph, ON N1H 6G4 ■ Tel: +1-519-760-1994 ■ lucasapplegarth@gmail.com

 

PERSONAL STATEMENT

Being part of an interdisciplinary team is of great value to me as I am a firm believer in collaboration. I am an industry-driven and highly multidisciplinary chemist that enjoys innovating processes and creating new technology by being hands-on. Having the ability to own my work gives me a sense of pride and ability to produce high-quality data that impacts business directives. I am fully capable of working efficiently under pressure and meeting deadlines with a high attention to detail, organization and excellent communication skills.

 

Method Development | Safety | Operational Management | Multidisciplinary Collaboration
GLP & GMP | Data Analysis | Reporting | Materials Science

Instrumentation: HPLC, Raman, IR, UV-Vis, DSC, NMR, MS, Microscopy, Chromatography

 

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Physical Organic Chemistry,

Durham Univ., UK & SONY, Germany – 2010

Thesis: Towards Engineering and Understanding of Guest-Host Interactions – http://etheses.dur.ac.uk/169/

 

Master of Chemistry (M.Chem.) with Honours, (Combined Bachelor and Master degree), Durham Univ., UK – 2005

Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE:

RESEARCH SCIENTIST AND TEAM LEAD

Mirexus Biotechnologies, Guelph, ON                                                                                          March 2016 – May 2017

·         Managed the chemistry and biochemistry R&D to increase the number of product in the pipeline

·         Build new relationships and manage research clients; both in industry and academia

·         Formulate applications, characterize these for validation and technical support

·         Evaluate procedures, develop new methods and laboratory safety (GLP)

·         Added $200,000 to the sales pipeline

·         Support manufacturing in validation and cGMP

 

ONTARIO CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE TALENT EDGE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Mirexus Biotechnologies, Guelph, ON                                                                                           April 2015 – March 2016

·         Conduct independent and team research for the application of new nanotech to global industries; pharmaceutical and healthcare

·         Developed and introduced new techniques to extend the lab’s capabilities; spray drying, UV-Vis analysis, DLS and chromatography methods

·         Supervision of day-to-day operations of R&D, project coordination

 

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – Analytical Chemistry

UoG, Guelph ON                                                                                                                                  Sept 2013 – April 2015

·         Conduct research and manage various projects for renewable resource industry.

·         Managed analytical spectroscopy for industrial research contracts

·         Developed two new methods and optical cells to reach 400oC and 25 MPa

·         Write technical documentation, SOPs, training manuals.

 

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW – Analytical Chemistry

UoG, Guelph ON                                                                                                                                   May 2010 – Sept 2013

·         Laser microscopy facilities manager

·         Team leader of analytical spectroscopic chemistry

·         Investigate and characterize organic and inorganic contaminants in aqueous industrial systems

·         Developed methods for predicting speciation and constructed two new analytical tools to reach 300oC and 15 Mpa

 

VICE CHAIR

MADD, Wellington County, ON                                                                                                      Oct 2012 —Present

·         Serve as a board member of the charity and volunteer-based organization.

·         Lead, organize and coordinate charity events.

·         Communication officer for the law enforcement, community, and radio talk shows.

 

PH.D. CO-OP RESEARCH SCIENTIST

SONY Laboratories, Germany,                                                                                                       Feb 2006

·         Research the mechanism of electro-optic applications.

·         Building an analytical method to understand internal workings of LCD technology

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Emergency First Aid, CPR Level, AED Training, University of Guelph — 2017

Critical Communication Skills for Emerging Leaders, Schulich Business School, Toronto – 2016

B2B Sales, MaRS — 2016

GMP – Long Distance Learning – 2016

Worker Safety Awareness, OSG — 2015

WHIMIS Training, OSG — 2015

TGD Class 7 Training Certificate, University of Guelph — 2014

Foundations of Project Management – Mitac Workshop, University of Guelph — 2014

Managing Me For Staff – Time Management Workshop, University of Guelph — 2014

Nuclear 101, MNR(McMaster) — 2013

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