Adron Systems LLC is a privately held software development company.  We specialize in mass spectrometer data systems, file conversion and information extraction.

Adron Systems is organized as a member-managed limited liability company according to State of Minnesota laws.  Our company was formed in 2002.

Our customers include government agencies, universities, analytical instrument suppliers (OEMs) and research institutions.

Founder and CEO

Adron Systems was founded by Richard B. Opsal, PhD (Analytical Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington). Experiences include:

  • Assistant Professor at Bemidji State University (Bemidji, MN) in the mathematics and computer science department. Responsible for teaching computer science programming courses including CS1 (Python), CS2 (C++), and Event Driven Programming (Qt).
  • Vice President and Co-Founder at ProLab Resources (Madison, WI). Responsible for migration of the Vector/2™ and EnviroLink™ mass spectrometer data systems. Provided the framework for ProLab's Extend MS products and OEM consulting services.
  • Director of Software Development at Teknivent Corporation (St. Louis, MO). Responsible for continued development and design of the Vector/2 and EnviroLink data systems.

    (Teknivent Corporation was the original developer of the Vector/2 and EnviroLink line of data systems. Dr. Opsal was a key player in the development of these systems, first as a Scientific Programmer, and later as Director of Software Development.)

  • Post Graduate work at Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik (Garching, Germany). Data system development for CARS (Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Spectroscopy). Research energy transfer between excited sodium atoms and hydrogen molecules.
  • Graduate work at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN). Development of time-of-flight mass spectrometers and associated data system. Research the use of laser ionization for mass spectrometry and gas chromatography.