Rick Andrew
Product Testing/Certification Columnist

Rick Andrew is NSF’s Director of Global Business Development–Water Systems. Previously, he served as General Manager of NSF’s Drinking Water Treatment Units (POU/POE), ERS (Protocols) and Biosafety Cabinetry Programs. Andrew has a Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He can be reached at (800) NSF-MARK or email: [email protected]

Gary Battenberg

Gary Battenberg is a Business Development Manager – Senior for Argonide Corporation. Previously, he was Technical Manager, Water Treatment Department of Dan Wood Company. Prior to that, Battenberg was Technical Support and Systems Design Specialist with Parker Hannifin Corporation. His nearly four decades of experience in the water industry include a proven, successful track record in areas of sales, service, design and manufacturing of water treatment systems. Battenberg’s technology base covers mechanical and adsorptive filtration, ion exchange, UV sterilization, RO and ozone technologies. He has worked in the domestic, commercial, industrial, high-purity and sterile water treatment arenas. A contributing author to WC&P International magazine and a member of its Technical Review Committee since 2008, Battenberg was voted one of the magazine’s Top 50 most influential people in the water treatment industry in 2009. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or by phone (407) 488-7203.

Peter S. Cartwright

Peter Cartwright, PE, President of Cartwright Consulting Company, entered the water purification and wastewater treatment industry in 1974 and has had his own consulting engineering firm since 1980. He has a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota (1961) and as a registered Professional Engineer in that state, has provided consulting services to more than 250 clients globally. Cartwright’s expertise includes high-technology separation processes such as RO, UF, MF, UF electrodialysis, deionization, carbon adsorption, ozonation and distillation. He has authored over 300 articles, written several book chapters, presented over 300 lectures in conferences around the world and is the recipient of several patents. Cartwright also provides extensive expert witness testimony and technology training courses. A founding member of the Technical Review Committee for Water Conditioning & Purification International magazine, he is also on the Editorial Advisory Committee of Industrial WaterWorld magazine and is on the Editorial Advisory Board for Filtration News. Cartwright, a recipient of both the Award of Merit and Lifetime Member Award from the Water Quality Association (WQA), was the 2016 McEllhiney Distinguished lecturer for the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Research and Educational Foundation and presented over 35 lectures throughout the world on groundwater contamination mitigation. Previously, he was Technical Consultant to the Canadian Water Quality Association. Cartwright holds membership in the American Filtration Society, American Society of Plumbing Engineers, NGWA, WQA and other related organizations. He can be reached at: (952) 854-4911; fax (952) 854-6964; [email protected] or www.cartwright-consulting.com

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Brooke K. Mayer
Dr. Brooke K. Mayer is an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering as part of the Opus College of Engineering at Marquette University. She holds bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees in civil engineering with an emphasis in environmental engineering from Arizona State University. She is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Arizona.




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