Ralph M. Paroli of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in Ottawa, Ontario, has started his term as 2016 chairman of the ASTM International board of directors.
ASTM’s board is made up of 25 leaders from an array of companies, associations and government bodies worldwide.
Since 2013, Paroli has served as a research and development director in Measurement Science and Standards at NRC. Prior to that, he was director of Building Envelope and Structure at NRC’s Institute for Research in Construction. He has more than 30 years of experience in spectroscopy and thermal analysis.
An ASTM member since 1994, Paroli has served on its board since 2011. He also served a term on the ASTM Committee on Standards, the body that reviews and approves all technical committee recommendations for actions on standards.
Paroli holds a B.Sc. in analytical chemistry from the University of Concordia in Montreal, and a Ph.D. in physical and inorganic chemistry from McGill University, Montreal.
Adapted from press release by Joseph Green
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