Cheryl Trusty

CHERYL TRUSTY
Research Scientist
Analytical chemist specializing in microanalysis, sample characterization, material analysis of fibers, polymers and pharmaceuticals, using infrared spectroscopy, and related microanalytical techniques. Experience includes sample preparation techniques, photomicrography, and Micro-FTIR. Extensive analytical expertise using diverse spectroscopic techniques to isolate and identify unknowns.

EDUCATION:
  • M.S., FDN/Biochemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, 1988
    Chemistry Minor, North Georgia College, 1982
    B.A., Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, 1981
  • Infrared Spectroscopy I: Interpretation of Infrared Spectra, Bowdoin College, Brunswick Maine, 1990
  • Infrared Spectroscopy II: Instrumentation, Polymer Spectra, Sample Handling and Computer Assisted Spectroscopy, Bowdoin College, Brunswick Maine, 1991
  • Infrared Spectroscopy III: Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry, Bowdoin College, Brunswick Maine, 1991
OTHER:
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • International Association of Pyrographic Artists (IAPA)
  • Atlanta Orchid Society