About the Author
Dean Rood is now an independent consultant after working as the Manufacturing Engineering Manager at the capillary GC column manufacturing facility of Agilent Technologies in Folsom California. Prior to holding this position, Dean was an Applications and Technical Support Chemist for 11 years. Dean has presented over 500 classes, seminars and papers on GC and related chromatographic techniques. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Chromatographic Science, co-writes the monthly column on GC Troubleshooting and Problem Solving, and has authored numerous papers and book chapters on analytical chromatography.