Alex Hodgson is the Acting Applications Manager at VUV Analytics, Inc. In his almost 5 years at VUV, he has been instrumental in research focused on fuels analysis, specifically the ASTM D8267 jet fuel method and the diesel method. He also lead the charge in the creation of vacuum ultraviolet applications for the flavor and fragrance industries, among a variety of other VUV-related endeavors. Prior to coming to VUV Analytics, Alex was a member of the Center for Disease Control’s team in Atlanta, where his research was on tobacco exposure biomarkers. He earned a B.S. in biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.S. in biochemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology.