Professor Jim Scrivens

School of Science & Engineering, Teesside University, UK

Discover the New Skills Centre for the Biomanufacturing Industry

Jim Scrivens, Professor of Mass Spectrometry at Teesside University, discusses how Teesside University prioritizes industrial collaboration and the design of the National Horizons Centre, which will provide facilities and space to support the biosciences and biomanufacturing industry.

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Professor Jim Scrivens

School of Science & Engineering, Teesside University, UK

Professor Jim Scrivens obtained his PhD from the University of Manchester, UK. After University he joined ICI, at Wilton on Teesside, to undertake research using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR). He then became involved in mass spectrometry, initially as process control tool and then later to characterise complex mixtures. Together with his co-workers he carried out research to develop new approaches to characterise polymer systems. These included chromatographic, thermal, modelling and instrumental studies. Jim became very active in instrumental development and pioneered industrial uses of novel ionisation approaches and tandem mass spectrometry. After leaving ICI (after 28 years) Jim became a Professor in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick. Jim left Warwick in 2015 and is now Visiting Professor at Teesside University.