- University of Massachusetts, B.S. Zoology
- College of William and Mary, M.A. Marine Science
- Kent State University, Master of Public Health, Environmental Health
- “Method and apparatus for reducing the mineral scaling potential of water used in a heated appliance” USPTO patent 9,061,924
- “Water treatment system” USPTO patent 10,843,108
- “Process for re-mineralizing water deficient in magnesium” USPTO Application 20110100890
- “Water treatment system,” number EP2723467B1
- Water Quality Association
- Award of Merit 2018
- Certified Master Water Specialist, Chair of Water Sciences Committee, Government Affairs Committee, Public Health Advisory Board, active participation in numerous technical task forces
- American Water Works Association
- The American Public Health Association
- Brotman, Mark J. (2019). Radium, Barium, and Strontium: Achieving Compliance with Ion Exchange. Proceedings of the American Water WorksAssociation, Denver, Colorado, June, 2019.
- Brotman, Mark J. (2017). Reduction of Strontium with Residential Ion Exchange Water Softeners. Proceedings of the Kent State University Graduate Research Symposium, Kent, Ohio.
- Brotman, Mark J., and Mason, Samuel A. (2005). A comparison of wastes produced by arsenic removal by adsorptive media versus coagulation with high rate filtration. Proceedings of the National Groundwater Association's Naturally Occurring Contaminants Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
- Brotman, Mark J. (2004). Recirculating aquaculture systems for tropical islands. Proceedings of the World Aquaculture Society meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii.
- Brotman, Mark J. (2003). Meeting the Arsenic Challenge with POU and POE. Proceedings of the Water Quality Association annual convention, Chicago, Illinois.
- Brotman, Mark J. et al (2001). Arsenic Guidebook. Kinetico Incorporated, Newbury, Ohio.
- Brotman, Mark J. (1999). The Northern Marianas College Aquaculture Extension Program. Aquaponics Journal, (13)9/10.
- Brotman, Mark J. (1992). A comparison of three gear types at two locations for the final grow-out of the bay scallop, Argopecten irradians irradians, on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Journal of Shellfish Research, 11(1).
As Senior Research Scientist and member of Kinetico’s Innovation group, Mark Brotman is relied upon to research and develop point-of-use, whole house and municipal drinking water treatment equipment. His research of water treatment equipment includes theory, experimental design, test rig construction, data analysis, reporting, and presentations to internal and external stakeholder groups. Mark gives seminars on the nature of specific contaminants and their treatment, and supports individual dealers, technical service departments and other divisions with focused research and guidance on water issues. Brotman actively supports water development projects in Central America and Africa with site visits and technical leadership.
Prior to Kinetico, Brotman worked as Acting Associate Director for Research at the Northern Marianas College on Saipan, having starting there as Aquaculturist, Research and Extension. Brotman served as the Northern Marianas’ Supervisor of Fisheries Research and Management Section for the Department of Lands and Natural Resources, where he began as a Fisheries Biologist III. Brotman’s career includes the Peace Corps as a teacher and Fisheries Advisor in Western Samoa.
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