Ron Xu

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Analytical Technologist
Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
(705) 766-0395


Areas of Expertise

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Computer Software for Lab Automation

Current Activities

  • Conduct a variety of chemical testing.
  • Perform quality control procedures and inter-lab tests.
  • Ensure samples are analyzed and consistent with the requirements of Ontario regulations.
  • Maintain, update and enhance laboratory workstations.
  • Update, develop and review analytical methods.
  • Train students and partners in routine methods and operating procedures.
  • Provide lab support for students, partners and ministry staff.
  • Update computer software for computer application interfaces, analytical instrument optimization and lab automation.
  • Design, implement and test new software to improve lab turnaround times and enhance lab load capacities.
  • Provide lab support for samples submission.


  • Development of automation software for analytical autosamplers 
  • High performance TP workstation
  • High performance DOC-Si workstation


  • M.Sc., Chemistry, Laurentian University, Canada
  • M.Sc., Information & System Science, Carleton University, Canada