MichelaRound-table discussion: Are there relationships between method validation, human errors and estimation of measurement uncertainty?

Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM), Italy

Dr. Michela Sega is a chemists and holds a PhD in “Chemical Sciences”, from the University of Torino, Italy. She is a permanent researcher at the Italian Metrology Institute “Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica – INRIM” within the Quality of Life Division. She leads the laboratory of “Primary gravimetric gas mixtures and organic analysis”.

She was the chairperson of the EURAMET Technical Committee on Metrology in Chemistry from 2011 to 2015. Since 2015 she  has been chairing the Technical Committee TC8 “Metrological Traceability” of the International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO). She had a research secondment on gas analysis at the Chemistry Department of the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) in 2005.
Her main research activities are related to metrology in chemistry, mainly focused on gas analysis and organic analysis.
She is member of CITAC (Cooperation on International Traceability in Analytical Chemistry) and Eurachem (A Focus for Analytical Chemistry in Europe) and represents Italy in the EURAMET Technical Committee on Metrology in Chemistry.
She is a technical assessor for the Italian Accreditation Service in the amount of substance field.
She is co-author of about 25 publications on international and national journals.