Jenny Nelson PhD

Jenny Nelson

Position Title
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Viticulture & Enology and Applications Scientist at Agilent Technologies

Unit
Viticulture & Enology


Bio

Dr. Nelson's focus is in trace elemental analysis for the food and beverage industry. Projects include but are not limited to:

  • determining geographic origins
  • studying toxic and life essential elements
  • identifying elemental contamination from packaging and processing.

To accomplish these challenging projects, state-of-the-art instrumentation from Agilent Technologies is used. Analytical techniques include

  • MP-AES and ICP-OES for total elemental analysis
  • ICP-MS for total trace elemental analysis
  • HPLC-ICP-MS for elemental speciation analysis