SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSurplus announced today that it has hired service veteran Roswell Pund as a senior service engineer. With over 25 years of experience, Pund will help the company to expand its rapidly-growing services division, which includes preventive and corrective work for a wide variety of research instruments.
While at Thermo Scientific, Pund served as Technical Site Manager and Service Engineer at Biogen Idec's San Diego campus, where he managed over 1000 laboratory instruments. He personally performed preventive and corrective work on most of the HPLCs, LCMSs, GCMSs and FPLCs on the site. Over his career he has gained expertise in a wide range of laboratory equipment including mass spec and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometry.
Prior to Thermo Scientific, he managed the neutron generator laboratory at San Diego State University, where he was adjunct professor of Physics. Pund was also Senior Irradiator Systems Engineer at Nicolet Imaging Systems, and has worked at Pfizer, Sterigenics International, Ion Beam Applications, and General Atomics.
Since 2002, BioSurplus has assembled a team of scientific experts to pioneer leading edge solutions for every stage of the lab equipment lifecycle. From providing a website of dynamic inventory, as well as live and online auctions, to developing software solutions that allows clients to manage their own equipment, to offering turnkey solutions for selling surplus assets, BioSurplus is dedicated to maximizing the value and use of laboratory equipment for its customers. To this end, it has become a leading supplier of pre-owned laboratory instruments and equipment management services.
BioSurplus is headquartered in San Diego and has large showrooms in San Diego and the San Francisco Bay Area. BioSurplus offers services nationally and sells equipment worldwide. For more information, please visit the corporate website at www.BioSurplus.com.