Jerry D. Messman – Senior Analytical Scientist

Jerry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry and mathematics, with a minor in physics, from Chadron State College (Chadron, Nebraska USA) and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in analytical chemistry from the University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland USA). Jerry’s formal educational background also includes a post-doctoral appointment in the chemistry department at the University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, Arkansas USA). During his post-doctoral tenure, Jerry had supervisory responsibility for a department-wide laser laboratory in which he also conducted applied research in analytical laser ionization spectrometry.




As the sole founder of Stranaska Scientific LLC, Dr. Messman continues to serve as Senior Managing Director where he still retains insightful leadership responsibility for all management and scientific activities of the company. As a former leader of NIST’s high-accuracy chemical spectrophotometry program, Jerry leverages his prior work knowledge and experiences in the national metrology institute (NMI) setting to instill a unique calibration laboratory culture and training mindset in analytical spectrophotometric metrology based on a meticulous scientific approach to ensure metrological rigor and measurement data integrity. Jerry still maintains his laboratory management sales responsibilities for ensuring the timely flow of responses to customer requests for quotation. Read More >>