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Development Chemist

Athena Spencer is a Development Chemist for the Water Treatment division at QualiChem.  Her responsibilities include the formulation of water treatment products, stability testing, development and implantation of test methods for quality control, and performing analytical analysis on field samples.  Athena is also responsible for management of analytical instrumentation including:   spectrophotometers (UV-vis, infrared), chromatographs (gas, liquid, and ion), auto-titrators, and elemental analysis. 

Athena’s previous experience includes more than five years in an independent analytical laboratory where she functioned as the Gas Chromatography Lab Manager.  While working in the laboratory, Athena developed numerous analytical methods used to test a variety of samples.  She was responsible for the validation of these methods and the qualification of the instruments used in the methods conforming to FDA requirements.

Athena received her B.S. in Chemistry from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA.  She is a member of AWT.