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Delphine Bard

Physical Chemist

Delphine Bard

Dr  Delphine  Bard  is  a physical chemist in the Analytical  Science  Unit  at  HSL and has over 15 years’ experience in the measurement  and  characterisation of airborne particles and fibres. During this   time,   she   has  gained  extensive  knowledge  in  physicochemical

characterisation  (e.g.  optical  and electron microscopy, infrared / Raman spectroscopy), workplace measurement strategies and aerosol monitoring.  She also  has  an interest in risk assessment and control banding. In addition, she  has  been  involved  in  the development of national and international guidance on asbestos and nanomaterials. Delphine is currently the technical leader   for  Nanotechnology  within  the  Analytical  Sciences  Unit.  She undertakes and leads research and development work related to nanoparticles and  fibres.  Delphine  actively participates in national and international

initiatives   led  by  the  UK  Nanosafety  Partnership,  the  Word  Health

Organisation (WHO), the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) and the Partnership  for  European  Research  in  Occupational  Safety  and  Health (PEROSH).  She  is  a  member  of  standard committees (Nanotechnology: CEN TC352,  ISO  TC229  and  Assessment  of  Workplace  Exposure to Aerosol: TC 137/WG3).