Management & Board

Dr. Randally Purves, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Purves is one of the world’s foremost experts in the development of FAIMS (high-field asymmetric waveform ion mobility spectrometry) instrumentation and applications. Dr. Purves is a pioneer in developing FAIMS technology and in 2001 he co-founded Ionalytics, an instrument company specializing in FAIMS devices for use with mass spectrometry. Ionalytics was acquired by Thermo Electron (now Thermo Fisher Scientific) in 2005 and Dr. Purves was part of the Thermo team involved with the commercial release of an integrated FAIMS product for use with a TSQ Quantum mass spectrometer in 2006.  Dr. Randy Purves obtained his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Alberta. Dr. Purves has over 25 years of experience working with mass spectrometry.