Michael Loewenstein is the current Vice President of Scientific Consulting at Q Labs LLC in Cincinnati, OH. Mr. Loewenstein earned his B.S. in Microbiology, with a research focus in Molecular Genetics and Cellular Physiology from The Ohio State University. After graduation in 2011, Michael obtained a position in Corporate R&D Microbiology at Procter & Gamble before joining Q Labs in January 2019.
Throughout his career, Michael has developed a passion for “end-to-end” Microbiology – from product development and formulation, through microbiological control of manufacturing. He has published several articles and given numerous public presentations on this and related subjects.
Michael is an active member of AOAC INTERNATIONAL. He is an expert reviewer for the AOAC Research Institute, a member of the Technical Programming Committee, and has served on the micro contaminants ERP and Advisory Panel for CASP. He is also spearheading efforts to form a Legionella Advisory Panel within the AIMS program and presented several times at the AOAC Midyear and Annual Meetings on the topic of Legionella testing.
Additionally, Michael currently serves in a volunteer capacity for several other professional associations, including as Vice-Chair of the Microbiology Committee, and founding member of the Microbial Hygiene Task Force for the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), and on the Cooling Water Subcommittee of the Association of Water Technologies (AWT).