Emil holds advanced degrees in chemistry from Rutgers and Seton Hall Universities and has worked in Pharma since 1970, developing lab and process analytical methods and introduced NIRS to Pharma in 1983 applications. He has published over six dozen articles in refereed journals, 300 magazine columns, and presented over 200 technical papers.
Emil contributed to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (2005-2020), Spectroscopy (1987-2007), and Contract Pharma (2013 -). He has written and edited several texts and chapters: “Handbook of NIR Analysis” (4th edition in progress), “Pharmaceutical and Medical Applications of NIRS” (1st & 2nd editions), “Molecular Spectroscopy Workbench,” and chapters on NIR applications to life sciences. sits on magazine editorial boards, is active in SAS, was a founder of CNIRS, and was the 2002 chair for IDRC.
He has been teaching college (adjunct) since 1979 and presents short courses (NIR, Raman, and PAT/QbD) for the various organizations, is a consultant in the field of NIR with various pharmaceutical companies, instrument manufacturers, and the FDA; was a member of the FDA-PAT sub-committee, and the PAT Expert Committee for the USP. He was the 2004 recipient of the EAS Achievements in NIR Award and holds more than a dozen patents.