Suzan de Groot studied analytical chemistry at the Hogeschool Amsterdam and graduated in 1996. She is employed by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE), Movable Heritage Department since 1996. She is currently engaged in Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) and Raman spectroscopy analyses of organic materials, especially plastics in objects of cultural her- itage and modern materials in modern and contemporary art objects. She is also involved in testing physical and mechanical properties of various types of materials and carrying out artificial ageing experiments.
see also: LECTURE 015.014