Dr. Manali Aggrawal is currently a Sr. Applications Chemist in the Ion Chromatography/Sample Preparation (IC/SP) business unit of the Chromatography and Mass spectrometry (CMD) Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. She has developed and validated > 30 analytical methods using IC, IC-MS, HPAE-PAD and CIC for diverse markets, including the food and beverage, environmental, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. She is the author of several technical and application notes, along with peer reviewed publication in J. Chrom. A, which have focused on the determination of bromate in flour and flour products. Manali obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Delhi University, India and received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Pacific in Stockton, California.