Short Course Instructors
| Gerardo Brucker
Gerardo Brucker is Chief Scientist and CTO working at the Granville-Phillips Division of MKS Instruments, located in Longmont, CO. Since 1992 he has been involved in the development and commercialization of scientific instrumentation including quadrupole mass analyzers, ion trap mass spectrometers, high vacuum gauging, time-of-flight mass spectrometers, thermal analysis instrumentation and advanced quartz crystal microbalance systems. He received a B.S. in analytical chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO.) He was responsible for the creation of the Vacuum and Analytical Products division at Stanford Research Systems, Inc. and is presently the CTO for the Pressure Measurement and Process Solutions Groups of MKS Instruments.