A worldwide expert, with 40 years experience, in Total Organic Carbon (TOC), high purity, ultrapure, reclaim and recycle water systems, with profound expertise in instrumentation, automation, and organic contamination oxidation systems using ozone, UV, ion exchange and catalysts. Accomplished writer of over 35 technical articles published in Ultrapure Water, A2C2, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Semiconductor International, The Journal of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology.
Four times nominated and recipient of Pharmaceutical Engineering’s “Article of the Year” award given to a single article out of over 100 published articles for any given year.
Co-Chairman, Contributing author and Chapter Leader of ISPE “Baseline Guide for Pharmaceutical Water and Steam Systems”. Revisions 1, 2, and 3
Co-chairman and Coordinating Author of the ISPE “Approaches to Commissioning and Qualification of Pharmaceutical Water and Steam Systems” Good Practice Guide
Contributing author to the ISPE Good Practice Guide on Ozone
Technical Editor of the Journal of the Institute of Environmental and Science Technology (IEST), Technical Reviewer of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Chairman of the Water and Steam Forum of ISPE, Founder/Chair of the Discussion Forums of ISPE, Former member of the Technical Advisory Board of A2C2 magazine.
Education: University of Wisconsin and Ruppin Institute – degree in Agriculture and Genetics. MS – Hebrew University – Agricultural Water Systems. Doctoral work on Computerization of Drip Irrigation Systems. Bilingual in English and Hebrew. Working knowledge of 5 additional languages.
Member of International Standards Committees: ASTM E-55, IEST (WG 14644 Contamination Control – authors of ISO-14644), ASTM D-19.03, ISPE (International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering) Steering Committee member for Communities of Practice Standards: Critical Utilities
Former Chairman of ISPE Committees: Membership Services, Publications, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Website. Former Steering Committee member of COPs: HVAC and PAT