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Global Sales and Support Team

We are here to help you with your X-ray CT needs. Call, email, or connect with us on LinkedIn. You can also book a consultation meeting with us from the "TALK TO AN EXPERT" button at the right top of this page.

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Aya Takase | Director of X-ray Imaging

Rigaku Americas Corporation | Texas, USA

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Aya holds a PhD in engineering from Osaka University and a MA in physics from Tokyo University of Science and has been with Rigaku for 24 years. She started in the X-ray Diffraction Application Lab and transitioned to X-ray Imaging in 2017. Her goal: Help non-expert X-ray users achieve expert results with less time and effort. She has worked on many projects designing automated and user-friendly X-ray instruments and analysis software. She is very passionate about helping people learn more about X-rays and working with X-ray users to solve their specific problems. Want to learn more? Connect with Aya on LinkedIn.

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Angela Criswell | Senior Scientist

Rigaku Americas Corporation | Texas, USA

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Angela holds a PhD from Rice University and has been with Rigaku for 20 years. She started in the Macromolecular Crystallography Applications lab focusing on X-ray techniques to study structural biology. She has gained expertise in a number of X-ray methods in her tenure at Rigaku, including small angle X-ray scattering and X-ray computed tomography. Angela likes working with customers to find the best fit for their samples while addressing their specific experimental questions. Want to learn more? Connect with Angela on LinkedIn.

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Peter Oberta | Managing Director

Rigaku Innovative Technologies Europe | Prague, The Czech Republic

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Peter holds a Ph.D. in Physics with a focus on X-ray optics and imaging methods from the Institute of Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Palacky University. After a few years at the Swiss Light Source, he joined the Rigaku Prague R&D team in 2012. He was involved in several X-ray detector and optics development projects and is now more active on the management side of Rigaku Prague. Peter is passionate about X-ray technology and is always available to explain to customers the principles and current limits of this technology. He loves challenging samples and always tries to find a way how to meet customer requirements. Want to learn more? Connect with Peter on LinkedIn.

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Natalie Müller | Application Scientist

Rigaku Europe SE | Neu-Isenburg, Germany

natalie.muller@rigaku.com | +49 6102 7799 971

Natalie holds an M.Sc. in biosciences from the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, and has been with Rigaku for one year. Since then, she has been responsible for the CT Demo Lab in RESE (Neu-Isenburg, Germany) as an Application Scientist. In addition to her scientific education, she has several years of experience in sales and marketing. She knows how to identify the customer's needs and is always ready to answer their questions. “Nothing is impossible” is her motto. Natalie is always eager to take care of the customer from the initial inquiry to possible product training and provide solution-oriented support. Want to learn more? Connect with Natalie on LinkedIn.

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Marco Roeder | Sales Manager CT

Rigaku Europe SE | Berlin, Germany

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Marco graduated OSZ KIM with a degree in communications, radio technology, and electronic engineering. He started his career as a sales engineer and later managed sales groups and trained sales teams. As a salesperson with an engineering degree, he has been helping customers to select the right analytical tool to solve their problems for 19 years. He has worked in the X-ray computed tomography (CT) industry for most of his career and has developed in-depth knowledge of the technique and its applications. He is known for always putting his customers first, so much so that he will recommend people to talk to his competitors if he finds his business and the customer’s needs are not a good match. Want to learn more? Connect with Marco on LinkedIn.

Service Team

Our service engineers are experts on X-ray instruments. They have been trained at Rigaku facilities by senior engineers from our headquarters in Japan.

OUR SERVICE HELP DESK:

General: support@rigaku.com | 1-888-362-2324 (answered 24/7) [281-362-2300 x 132]
Europe, the Middle East and Africa local: RESE@rigaku.com | +49 (0) 6102-77999 51