Mr. Vinakos joined PTL as a Particle Characterization Chemist I before advancing to his current position as Particle Characterization Chemist III, and Team Leader.
In his present supervisory role, Mr. Vinakos directs the Count/Scope/Nano group, taking the lead on complex projects, and providing detailed technical review of analytical data. Mr. Vinakos serves as a mentor to new chemists, taking an active role in laboratory safety training. His practical experience and industry training with scanning electron microscopy (SEM) is a valuable compliment to particle data obtained through a variety of characterization techniques.
Mr. Vinakos received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from DePaul University, and a Master of Science degree in Biotechnology and Chemical Science from Roosevelt University.