PTLs’ Michael Vinakos to Give Presentation at AFS Filtcon 2018

Michael Vinakos, Particle Characterization Chemist IV and Team Leader at Particle Technology Labs, will be presenting a technical session titled Understanding Particle Size Distributions. Mr. Vinakos’ lecture is one of several offered under the Indoor Air Quality session of the Air/Gas Track.
The session will be offered at the American Filtration & Separations Society’s (AFS) FiltCon 2018 which takes place April 23rd through the 25th, 2018 at the Mystic Lake Conference Center in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The society is a technical, educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the exchange of information among engineers, scientists, and technologists in all areas of the fluid/separation field.

Mr. Vinakos’ presentation will focus on the interpretation of particle size distribution data and how particle size analysis is performed on captured air emissions samples.

The AFS Filtcon conference will feature 6 plenary sessions, 24 technical sessions, an expo featuring exhibitors, a student poster session and networking opportunities. Filtcon will also feature a selection of short courses.
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Mr. Vinakos joined PTL as a Particle Characterization Chemist I before advancing to his current position as Particle Characterization Chemist IV and Team Leader. In his present supervisory role, Mr. Vinakos directs particle sizing & counting techniques as well as the microscopy & image analysis activities within PTL. His role involves leading complex projects and providing detailed technical review of analytical data. Mr. Vinakos received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from DePaul University and a Master of Science degree in Biotechnology and Chemical Science from Roosevelt University.

More information on AFS FiltCon 2018 can be found at: https://afsspring.societyconference.com.