Scientific Solutions 


An Independent Consultant Serving 

the Writing, Marketing and Educational Requirements of the Analytical Science Community


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AAAS/SSE STEM volunteer program is looking for retired scientists and engineers to help K-12 science teachers make science more interesting.

Rob has been a volunteer for the past 7 years. Interested in joining the program? Click here for details


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Profile of Founder and Principal Consultant

Robert Thomas is the founder and principal consultant of SCIENTIFIC WRITING SOLUTIONS - a company specializing in technical  and scientific writing. He has a background as an analytical chemist who is exceptionally strong in the application of atomic and mass spectrometric analytical techniques for carrying out trace element determinations. His expertise is founded on 14 year’s experience as a metallurgical chemist in the iron and steel industry, together with 20 years experience in the Inorganic Product Group of the Perkin-Elmer Corporation (now PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences) - a leader in analytical laboratory equipment. He has a detailed knowledge of how analytical instrumentation is used to solve complex trace element problems and specifically a wealth of experience in the application, training, product development and marketing of atomic spectroscopic (AS) instrumental techniques. He is particularly proficient at writing about the applicability of AS instrumentation to solve real world problems found in the environmental, biomedical, geological and industrial application areas. For the past 10 years he has worked as a freelance science writer, with  over 60 journal publications and two chemistry textbooks credited to his name. His major strengths include:

  • An expert in trace element analysis and how the scientific community utilizes trace element techniques to solve their analytical problems

  • Thirty five years experience in the application of atomic spectroscopic techniques, including X-ray fluorescence, (XRF), atomic absorption (AA), atomic emission (ICP-OES) and inorganic mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

  • Vast knowledge about creating and writing scientific literature, including journal papers, magazine articles, application notes, product specifications, newsletters pieces, instrument brochures and  presentation material

  • Particularly skilled at writing about complex scientific material and making it easy to understand for a non-technical audience

  • A detailed understanding of the scientific publishing process, including articles, papers and textbooks

  • Experienced in the implementation and design of technical websites.

  • Intimate knowledge of introducing new analytical instrumentation into the marketplace and training a sales organization on how to sell these new products.

  • Excellent communication skills, based on 30 years dealing with customers/users of scientific equipment and making presentations to large audiences

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2017, PittCon Short Courses 

Rob Thomas is teaching two  Short Courses at the 2017 Pittsburgh Conference in  Chicago :

HOW TO SELECT AN ICP-MS

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NEW GLOBAL GUIDELINES ON ELEMENTAL IMPURITIES IN PHARMACEUTICAL MATERIALS

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