Prof. Dr. Pat Sandra has an academic and entrepreneurial track record of over 40 years in the field of analytical chromatography.
In 1986 he founded the Research Institute for Chromatography (RIC), a world-class enterprise supplying research, method development and education services to international chromatography, mass spectrometry and electrophoresis customers.
He was promoted Full Professor of Separation Sciences in 1988. He was extraordinary professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (1991-2000) and at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (1998-2013). He was director of the Pfizer Analytical Research Centre (PARC) from 2003 to 2011.
Dr. Sandra has co-authored over 550 scientific publications and presented over 300 invited lectures at scientific meetings. He has received numerous international awards including three honorary doctor degrees. He appeared # 4 on the TOP 100 power list published by Analytical Science magazine.