Author: Yoshio Ikezawa earned a master’s degree in polymer science from Kyoto Institute of Technology.
He has been working in the application development and product development department in Shimadzu Corporation since 2009. He started the microplastic project 3 years ago and started the development of an automatic preparation device. He is currently one of experts in ISO/TC147/SC2/JWG1 to promote “sample preparation” to realize the standardization of sample preparation of samples containing microplastics.
Presenter: Dr. Ruth Marfil-Vega has 20 years of expertise in environmental chemistry and engineering in the US and Europe. She has worked with the EPA and the utilities industry to design and execute comprehensive solutions for addressing new environmental and water quality issues. Ruth continues working with environmental stakeholders since she joined Shimadzu four years ago to make sure that analytical instrumentation and workflows support their success. She graduated from the University of Valladolid (Spain) with a BSc in Chemistry, and from the University of Cincinnati with PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering.
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