Dr. Isaac (Joe) Brenner currently serves as a consulting scientist in geo-environmental analytical science and technologies. He is actively involved in instrumental and methods development for solution and solids analysis using ICP-AES and ICP-MS. He specializes in preparing environmental laboratories for ISO/EC 17025 accreditation using Standard Methods and US EPA procedures, including sampling strategies and preparation, preparation of SOPs, instruction, and QA/QC
He obtained his Ph.D. in Geochemistry from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel in 1980. Dr. Brenner was a guest scientist in several academic institutions (Technical University Graz, Austria, Earth Dynamics Science Center, National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan) and in the past in the Laboratoire de Chimie Analytique Bio Inorganique et Environnement, (LCABIE) CNRS, Pau, France, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, Faculty of Chemistry, Autonoma University, Barcelona, Spain).
He was head of the application labs in Jobin Yvon in Longjumeau, France, an environmental application specialist in the Varian Research Center, Palo Alto, California, USA and a consulting scientist in Thermo Fisher Scientific in Madrid, Spain and in the UK.
In these positions, he specialized methodologies for axial and radial ICP-AES and ICP-MS. Brenner is an adviser for compliant analysis of waters and wastes at the Dan City Authority (EGODAN) in Israel..
Dr. Joe Brenner has delivered more than 600 oral presentations, short courses, round table discussions, at universities, international symposiums, research institutes, and instrument manufacturers and has 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications