Charles William Gardner, Ph.D., PMP

Director of Product Management

Charles William Gardner, Ph.D., PMP
Director of Product Management

Dr. Gardner is responsible for leading project management activities within ChemImage and the implementation of project management best practices across a portfolio of internally and externally funded hyperspectral imaging-based detection projects and programs.

From the development of transportable instrumentation for the detection of biothreat materials and fingerprint characterization, to the development of stationary and robot-mounted instrumentation for standoff detection of chemicals and explosives on environmental surfaces, Dr. Gardner’s diverse experience has served ChemImage well since 2001.

He earned his BS in Analytical Chemistry and Doctorate in Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh, holds over a dozen patents, and has presented dozens of technical publications and papers in his field.

Dr. Gardner is a long-standing member of the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh and the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, and serves on the ASTM Committees for both Molecular Spectroscopy (E-13) and the Sampling and Analysis of Atmospheres (D-22).

He enjoys gardening and trap shooting, and is a member of the Pine Creek Community Band as a percussionist.