Don Chernoff was educated at the University of Chicago (B.S. Chemistry 1973, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry 1978). He has more than 30 years of industrial research and engineering experience, including 8 years at Standard Oil (Ohio), now BP, and 2 years at Boehringer Mannheim, now Roche Diagnostics. In 1990, he founded Advanced Surface Microscopy, Inc., an independent analytical research and testing laboratory.

Experience with AFM and NanoParticles.