Past Workshops

TCDG Fall Workshop

December 5, 2017

Registration begins at 8:30am

Attendance $15 ACS Member, $20 Non-ACS Member

Vendor Tables $50

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TCDG Spring Workshop May 23, 2017 8:30-12:00

800 Park Offices Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709


Alternative Chromatography Techniques

Learn how to use different chromatography techniques and have your questions answered by leading industry experts!


Topics Covered:

The Effect of Dual Detection Flash Chromatography on Purification Time and Solvents Used

Adam Lesniowski, Field Application Specialist, BUCHI Corporation

Overcoming the Challenges of Ion Chromatography Analysis in Pharmaceutical Industry – Importance of Organic Modifiers

Shibu Paul, Ion Chromatography Specialist, Metrohm USA

An Introduction to Supercritical Fluid Chromatography Technologies

Andy Aubin, Principal Consulting Chemist, Waters Corporation


TCDG 2016 Winter Workshop February 18, 2016 8:30-12:00

800 Park Offices Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Practical Method Development for Ion Chromatography

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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 the Instructors


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.