Meet Dr. Mark Wiencek

Principal Microbiologist, Contec Inc


Dr. Mark Wiencek

Principal Microbiologist

Mark Wiencek, PhD, is a distinguished microbiologist serving as the Principal Microbiologist at Contec, Inc. With an impressive academic background, he holds a B.S. in Marine Biology from UNC-Wilmington, an M.S. in Microbiology from North Carolina State University, and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Maryland.

With over 25 years of valuable industry experience in microbiology and microbial ecology, Mark has been instrumental in advancing the field of microbial control across various applications, including water treatment, medical devices, and environmental surfaces in built environments. His research focuses on developing cutting-edge cleaning tools and innovative chemistries to effectively manage microbial and hazardous drug contamination in cleanrooms, pharmacies, and healthcare facilities.

Recognized for his expertise, Mark has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and remains an active member of esteemed organizations such as ASHP, NHIA, PDA, APIC, ISSA, and ASTM. He frequently shares his insights and research findings as a distinguished presenter at conferences and events hosted by these esteemed institutions.