Dr. Robert Clifford

Columbia, Maryland, USA
PhD, GM of Marketing, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Dr. Robert (Bob) Clifford received his Bachelor’s degree from Glassboro State College, now Rowan University in New Jersey, his Master’s degree from Villanova in Pennsylvania, and his Ph.D. from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He has published and presented over 125 papers in the fields of food, pharmaceutical, environmental, energy, geology, material science, photonics, and marijuana. However, his true love is in food. His first chemistry job was as a summer intern at Campbell Soup Company where he was hired as a full time employee. After he went back to graduate school he took another job as intern at the FDA where he was also hired as a full time employee. After graduating with his Ph.D. he left the FDA for Shimadzu where he has worked for the last 25 years.  Bob was recently promoted from Marketing Manager of Food & Consumer Products to General Manager of Marketing.