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Orbital appoints trace measurement specialist

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Orbital Gas Systems has announced the appointment of Jacob Tivey as its trace measurement specialist.

Tivey will be involved in the company’s research into adsorption phenomena.

Having recently graduated from the University of Birmingham, UK, with a foundation degree in engineering fundamentals, as well as a bachelors and masters degree in chemical engineering, Tivey will leverage his research to develop state-of-the-art technology with Orbital.

Nicholas Clough, President and CSO for Orbital, said: “The focus of Jake’s masters degree was the study of trace measurement and adsorption phenomena in gas sampling systems; an area relatively unknown to the wider gas industry. In terms of trace measurement applications in gas sampling, Jake is at the forefront and we will utilise his expertise in Orbital’s patented VE Technology®, which offers significant trace measurement capability. We are proud to welcome him to the team.”

Tivey added: “Through collaboration with the University of Birmingham and Orbital Gas Systems, I produced my final report, based on hundreds of hours of research and experimental work on adsorption phenomena. After a summer internship with Orbital in the UK, I am excited to now join the Orbital US team and contribute to the growth of ever-more innovative gas solutions.”

Tivey is a member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), the global professional membership organisation for chemical, biochemical and process engineers and is working towards gaining chartership.

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