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Fadwa Al-Taher

Research Chemist/GC-MS Specialist(815) 507-1421
As a Research Chemist-GC-MS Specialist, Fadwa performs analytical method development and validation for GC/GC-MS test methods and routine and non-routine GC/GC-MS analysis for R&D and QC purposes. This includes screening and detection of residual solvents, fatty acids, amino acids, and pesticides in food ingredients or botanical extracts. She is also project leader for coordination of the quality system for ISO 17025 accreditation for the Research and Analytical Center at FutureCeuticals.

When asked what Fadwa likes best about the company, she said, “This is a family-owned company that not only takes care of the employees but also the community. Everyone is friendly and easy to get along with.”

Fadwa has a M.S. Analytical Chemistry - Illinois Institute of Technology; M.S. Journalism- Roosevelt University; B.S. Chemistry and B.A. English Writing- University of Illinois at Chicago. Before joining FutureCeuticals in the Fall of 2017, she spent about 15 years in academia in research and teaching. Other industry experience includes quality control and research in the environmental and food industries. Fadwa has authored and co-authored scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Food Contaminants and Additives, Journal of Food Protection and the Journal of AOAC International. She also co-edited a book titled “Intentional and Unintentional contaminants of Food and Feed”, as well as authored and Co-authored book chapters.