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Jessica Staymates

Jessica's research interests include optical microscopy analysis of microparticles, explosives and narcotics trace detection, Forensics, and inkjet printing technology. As a forensic toxicologist, she focuses on the forensic aspects of explosives and narcotics detection which include microparticle analysis, trace residue collection efficiency, and optimal collection media. Current efforts include sampling in a cargo environment and studying emerging illicit drug trends.

Publications

A Standards and Measurement Infrastructure for Calibration, Verification and Optimization of Trace Explosives Detection Systems

Author(s)
John G. Gillen, Jennifer R. Verkouteren, R M. Verkouteren, Marcela N. Najarro, Edward R. Sisco, Matthew E. Staymates, Jessica L. Staymates, Robert A. Fletcher, Jeffrey A. Lawrence, Elizabeth L. Robinson, Alexander T. Bulk, Joseph A. Bennett, Shinichiro Muramoto, Thomas P. Forbes
Current national priorities in homeland security have led to an unprecedented level of utilization of explosives trace detection (ETD) systems for

The effect of reusing wipes for particle collection

Author(s)
Jessica L. Staymates, Matthew E. Staymates, Jeffrey A. Lawrence
This work addresses the need for a method to measure the collection efficiency performance of surface wipe materials as a function of wipe reuse number. The
Created October 9, 2019