Dr Anne Virden , Ph.D

Product Manager Micro-materials

About Dr Anne Virden

Dr Anne Virden is a product manager in the micro-micromaterials group based in Malvern Panalytical’s Malvern office. She looks after products that measure particle size, shape and chemistry in the micron size range using technologies including laser diffraction, analytical imaging, and Raman spectroscopy. With over 15 years’ experience analysing particles across a wide range of application areas she is bringing this knowledge to guiding the development of Malvern Panalytical’s micro materials products.

Anne lives in Worcestershire with her partner and when not working she likes to be outside exploring, usually on bikes, running or swimming.

Dr Anne Virden

Career pathway

Dr Anne Virden joined Malvern Panalytical in 2007 from the University of York where she received her Ph.D. in physics, studying the magnetic properties of nanoparticle systems. She joined as a technical specialist for laser diffraction, providing customer training, demonstrations, and applications advice for Mastersizer and Spraytec customers (where her favourite things were the weird and wonderful applications of the Spraytec). In 2014 her role expanded to include analytical imaging and Raman spectroscopy and providing support for Morphologi customers. Anne moved into product management in 2020 using her experience to work across the micro-materials portfolio.

Anne loves to find out more about the applications where Malvern Panalytical’s technologies are used. She believes in using the expertise of Malvern Panalytical to help customers to get the most out of their measurements and enable them to improve their products and processes. 

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