Dr. Onno de Noord

Shell Global Solutions
Principle Research Scientist/Consultant for Advanced Data Analyses
Haarlem, Netherlands
Onno de Noord recently retired as Principal Research Scientist at Shell Global Solutions in Amsterdam, where he spent most of his professional career. He studied Pharmacy at the University of Groningen, where he specialized in Analytical Chemistry and Chemometrics. At his university he held a teaching job in Instrumental Analysis, and he graduated from the Chemometrics Research Group in 1984 on Multivariate Data Analysis for Quantitative Structure Pharmacokinetics Relationships. From 1985-1988 he headed the laboratory division at Pharma-Bio Research International, before joining the Shell Research Laboratory in Amsterdam as research chemometrician. In Shell he worked in several research areas, mainly related to Process Analytical Chemistry and Process Chemometrics. Long collaborations existed with the Free University of Brussels (Prof. D.L. Massart) and the University of Amsterdam (Prof. A.K. Smilde), while more recently collaborations were started with the Technical University of Valencia (Prof. A.J. Ferrer) and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Dr. H. Martens). He has been chairman of the Dutch Chemometrics Society, chaired the second ICRM and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Chemometrics. He (co-)authored more than 45 papers in peer reviewed journals, as well as many internal Shell reports, and he lectured at several universities, conferences and symposia. At present Onno de Noord is consultant for advanced data analysis, among other things in the “Partners in Science” projects Shell Netherlands has with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague.