Bernd W.K. Diehl was born in 1960. He completed his studies (Dr. rer. Nat Dipl. Chemist) in Organic chemistry and NMR spectroscopy at Philipps University Marburg in 1988.
Bernd has worked at Bayer Research Center (1988-1990) as a head of NMR spectroscopy and he is a founder and CEO of Spectral Service AG (since 1990) at Cologne Germany. Bernd is also a founder of Steelyard Analytics Inc. (founded 2017) that is located at Manassas, the USA. During working on the industry, Bernd has had professorships in University of Marburg and Bonn (NMR spectroscopy, 1998-2000), University of Applied Science Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (NMR spectroscopy, since 2013) and University of Würzburg (mass spectrometry, 2015-2019), as well as guest professorship in Loyola University Chicago in 2017.
Bernd has received the title of an honorary professor from the Hochschule Bonn-Rhein Sieg (HBRS) for his efforts on lecturing and work on the field of chemical industry for 30-years. He is also president of I.L.P.S. (International Lecithin and Phospholipid Society).
Prof. Bernd Diehl has been involved in developing and publishing over 50 NMR methods for analyzing food products, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Within last years he has also supported in total eight degree theses at HBRS and Spectral Service AG.