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Thomas Lam

Smithsonian Conservation Institute
conservation scientist
Maryland, Suitland
Thomas Lam has a Ph.D. in Ceramics from Alfred University. After his PhD, Thomas completed a postdoc at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Thomas is a Physical Scientist at the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute (MCI), where he applies his knowledge of material science and characterization skills (scanning electron microscopy electron dispersive spectroscopy (SEM-EDS), cathodoluminescence (CL), X-ray fluorescence (XRF), or microfade testing (MFT) to contribute to the MCI technical studies team. Address: Museum Conservation Institute 4210 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD 20746. lamt@si.edu.