Since this January, Victor Augusto Xavier Da Silveira (from Brasil), a first-year EACH student has been a team member of the PRG project “Development of laser-based pen-type probe-MS system for the analysis of cultural heritage objects” led by associate professor Dr. Signe Vahur at UT chair of analytical chemistry.

Victor working on the laser-MS system

Victors’ main task in the project is the maintenance and customization of MS equipment needed for the laser-MS system. Victor has a degree in chemical engineering and a background in the maintenance and troubleshooting of various mass spectrometric equipment. Such knowledge and skills have been very helpful to the project and Victor has done a very good job. With his help, the first promising results with the project were obtained recently:

All the best to Victor and Dr. Signe Vahur’s PRG team for future experiments!

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