Senior Consultant, Pharmaceutical Water Specialists, LLC
With forty+ years of experience, William V. Collentro is a renowned expert in high purity water systems, filtration, and water for injection. In 1998, he wrote Pharmaceutical Water: System Design, Operation, and Validation, with second edition in 2010, which is still regarded as the authoritative text on life science water issues. He holds four patents on purification systems (two U.S. and two international). A highly popular and provocative speaker on water topics at national and forums (including FDA, the International Water Conference, and the Parenteral Drug Association), he has authored over 100 papers, many pioneering new insights and processes. He is the founder and senior consultant for Pharmaceutical Water Specialists in Plymouth, MA, and teaches High Purity Water Systems for the Temple University’s RAQA graduate program.