Francisco accomplished a diploma in Chemical Engineering in 1986 at the Federico Santamaria Technical University in Valvaraiso, Chili. Then, he worked in the field of qualitity control in Aguasin in Santiago de Chili, Chili. Then he moved to Switzerland to work in R&D in organic chemistry at Sochinaz in Vionnaz. In 1989 he started in the MS field as responsible of the platform in the Organic Chemistry institute (ICO) in the UNIL. Since 2002, Francisco is working in the Mass Spectrometry Facility of the Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering (ISIC) in the EPFL as specialist technician.

Interest: mass precision, laboratory equipment, small molecules



1981 – 1986

Chemical engineer in the Federico Santamaria Technical University in Valvaraiso, Chili

1986 – 1988
Aguasin Laboratories, Santiago, Chili

1988 – 1989
Sochinaz Laboratories, Vionnaz, Switzerland

1989 – 2002
Responsible MS platform, ICO, Lausanne, Switzerland

2002 – Present
Specialist Technician in the MS platform in the EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland