Clive Smith – Principal Scientist

Sphere Fluidics

Clive Smith read Chemistry at University College Cardiff (B.Sc., 2.1, Honours, 1980) and completed a synthetic chemistry Ph.D. there under Dr Garry Procter (1980-3). He completed two post-doctoral fellowships, first at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (1983-5) and then at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School (1985-88). Moving into industry he worked at Cruachem Limited, Glasgow as their senior research chemist (1988-91) and then moved to GlaxoSmithKline as a synthetic organic chemist (1991-2009). A third post-doctoral fellowship was completed in the Microdroplet group at Cambridge University (2009-2012) and is currently a principal scientist working on picodroplet ESI-MS at Sphere Fluidics Limited.