The Research Triangle Park

TCDG 2016 Winter Workshop: Practical Method Development for Ion Chromatography

Event Sponsor

riangle Chromatography Discussion Group (TCDG)

Event Contact

Brenda Fletcher
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The Frontier | 800 Park Offices Drive, RTP, NC Feb 18 8:30 am - Feb 18 1:00 pm

Workshop Schedule

Practical Method Development for Ion Chromatography

(Light Breakfast Items and Drinks)

8:30 – 9:00am – Check-In

9:00am – TCDG Items & Speaker Introduction


9:05am to ~10:15

  1. Ion Chromatography
  2. History of technique and instrumentation
  3. Theory of separation
  4. Column Composition
  5. Suppressor technology
  6. Column Selectivity and Selection
  7. Ion Exchange separation Mechanisms
  8. Achieving Trace level detection


10:15am to 10:30am – Break (light breakfast)


10:30am to 11:45am

  1. Practical Applications for Power Industry
  2. Matrix effect for Analysis
  3. Liquid Handling for precision and accuracy
  4. Method Optimizations
  5. Demystify common myths
  6. Summary/Overview/Q&A


About Dr. Jay Gandhi

Dr. Gandhi brings 20+ years of proficiency with virtually all analytical instrumentation and the techniques of Environmental, Petrochemical and Pharmaceutical testing and research. Instrument experience includes Gas and Liquid Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, Infra-red, Atomic Emission, and Inductive Coupled Plasma – Mass Spectrometer, among others. His work includes active participation in method development with governing bodies such as the EPA and ASTM. In his spare time, he enjoys teaching at the University of Houston as a visiting research fellow.