Patricia Wilkinson graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.Sc. in Chemistry in 1988 and from Brandeis University with a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1993. Pat’s research during graduate school involved the study of the solution structure of organic ion pairs by NMR spectroscopy. Following graduate school, Pat was employed as an NMR applications scientist for Bruker BioSpin Corporation for 14 years where she conducted user training and customer demonstrations, participated in the development of new hardware and software products and applications, and provided technical support for customers. She joined the staff of the University Instrumentation Center in June of 2007.
Dr. Wilkinson maintains and trains users in the operation of scientific analytical instrumentation including NMR, IR, UV/VIS, and optical rotation. She is well versed in many different applications of NMR spectroscopy.