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Roman Szucs has worked at Pfizer Global Research & Development (Sandwich, UK) since 1997.
He obtained his PhD under the supervision of Professor Pat Sandra atthe University of Ghent (Belgium) investigating the separation and quantification of hop bitter acids in beer. This was followed by a post-doctoral position at Unilever Research Laboratory in Vlaardingen (The Netherlands) where the focus of his research was polymer characterisation.
He is a Senior Research Fellow focussing on the development of separation science throughout the Pfizer organisation. He was instrumental in founding the Pfizer Analytical Research Centre with the Universities of Ghent and Tasmania (Australia). This programme has played an important role in progressing Pfizer’s understanding of the application of cutting-edge analytical science across the organisation’s portfolio.
Roman is widely published and his recent publications focus on the development of chromatographic retention prediction based on molecular structure.He was awarded the Chromatographic Society Jubilee Medal in 2010 for his achievements in the field.