Lab Manager

Dr Hugo Schmidt was the CARES Lab Manager from 2016-2022. He designed and implemented safety standards to the CARES lab across the needs of our various programmes. He also planned and achieved Platinum GreenMark Award for Laboratory Sustainability for CARES.

Read: Dr Hugo Schmidt, CARES Lab Manager, takes ACSEL attendees on a tour of the CARES labs
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Read: CARES C4T laboratory receives the inaugural BCA Green Mark for Laboratories Platinum Award



Research Interest

Key Publications

Schmidt, Hugo. “Explosive Precursor Safety: An Application of the Deming Cycle for Continuous Improvement.” Journal of Chemical Health and Safety, vol. 26, no. 1, 2019, pp. 31–36,

Schmidt, Hugo G. “Use of Lean Six Sigma Methods to Eliminate Fume Hood Disorder.” Journal of Chemical Health and Safety, 2019, p. S1871553219300222,

Schmidt, H. (2018) Anatomy of an incident—Multiple failure of safety systems under stress 25 (2): 6-11