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Merlin K. L. Bicking, Ph.D.

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Merlin Bicking is currently President, ACCTA, Inc. and provides consulting and training services for clients in the food, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, biomedical device, scientific instrument, environmental testing, and water purification device industries. He has worked for Twin City Testing Corporation (Technical Director of the Chemistry Department), and Battelle Memorial Institute (Principal Research Scientist and manager of the HPLC laboratory). He has also served as Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the State University of New York-Buffalo. His professional experience includes more than 20 years in analytical problem-solving, method development, and project management. He was one of the first researchers to demonstrate the practical application of lasers in analytical chemistry, and has authored two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency methods (Method 8315, Formaldehyde and Method 548, Endothall). Dr. Bicking was also the first to report the use of supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) for determination of Oil and Grease, and the first to use statistical experimental design strategies for SFE optimization. He has delivered more than 35 presentations at local, national, and international meetings, and published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and a Ph.D. in Organic-Analytical Chemistry from Iowa State University.

Contact Dr. Bicking at (651) 731-3670.


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