Service & Support

GPC Systems Tech Support

Reza Farasat, Ph.D.
Technical Specialist, GPC
Reza Farasat received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Alabama, Birmingham where he researched phase transitions of polymers and inorganic materials in their bulk, as well as nanosize, to determine the effects of nanoconfining on phase transitions. For more than 10 years he has worked as a chemist, senior chemist, and analytical chemist in industry and academia focusing on polymer characterizations and gel permeation chromatography. Before joining Tosoh Bioscience, Reza was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Tulane University. There, he spent time developing instrumentation and methods for monitoring polymerization reactions. At Tosoh, Reza is responsible for assisting customers with a variety of GPC System technical issues.
Justin Timmons
GPC Customer Support Specialist
Justin is the GPC Customer Support Specialist for Tosoh Bioscience LLC. His responsibilities include instrument installations for our EcoSEC GPC systems and technical support. Justin graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst). His undergraduate research included synthesis of organic conjugated polymers for their application in semiconductors and solar cells. He later broadened his expertise with research in organic flame retardant epoxies and adhesives. Before joining Tosoh Bioscience LLC he was the Director of the UMass Amherst GPC Facility.