Sia Afshari joined the EDAX Global Marketing team in 2014 as the Program Manager for XRF and has recently been promoted to Global Marketing Manager. He has been involved with development and marketing of analytical instrumentation for over 25 years. He has a broad knowledge of analytical techniques, detection technology, NDT applications, and spectrometric methods especially with XRF/XRD systems. Sia was the Product Manager for RMD Instruments, and prior to RMD with the B&L Analytical Division. Sia holds BS and MS degrees in Nuclear Engineering with graduate studies in Material Science from the University of Massachusetts.