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Dr. Martinez completed his PhD in Analytical Chemistry at the Universidad Central de Venezuela (Venezuela) and Université de Pau (France) in an exchange program by a bilateral agreement.  His doctoral work was focused on analyzing elemental composition in crude oil and its fractions using Laser Ablation ICP MS and LIBS by a new methodology.  As a post-doctoral associate with the National Center for Forensic Science, Dr. Martinez’s main research interest involves developing new application Laser Ablation in Forensic Spectroscopy and working on new methods and protocols.