Brahm Prakash

Mr. Prakash earned his M.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Oklahoma in 1984, and M.S. and M.Tech. in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology New Delhi, is currently the Applications Scientist at Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc. Columbia, Maryland supporting and conducting environmental analysis and method development with a strong emphasis in GC/MS, GC/MS/MS and LCMSMS. Brahm is the ASTM D19 committee member on water and an ISO delegate and expert on various methods. While working at Shimadzu Brahm has published and written several app notes on GCMS, GCMSMS and LCMSMS applications using Shimadzu instruments.

Prior to joining Shimadzu, since 1994, he had been associated and worked on numerous on-site contracts for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which provided support to the Agency’s Superfund, ground water, surface water & and Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW) programs. While at EPA Mr. Prakash had developed/authored and co-authored five (5) EPA methods for emerging contaminants including two semi-volatile methods EPA method 526 and EPA method 527 and two EPA volatile methods for measurement of purgeable organic compounds in drinking water by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry including EPA Method 524.3 and EPA Method 524.4. Brahm also published and co-authored several technical journal related articles including Cyanogen Chloride ICR method 524.2 (Information Collection Rule). For EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD) division he was the project leader for “Hydrofracking” work assignment.

In addition to work at consensus organizations, Brahm Prakash has also given over 20 podium and poster presentations at national, international and local laboratory and association conferences.

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