Accomplishments

  • Co-developer (with Ken Skinner) of the Dynamic Characterization Strategy/Dynamic Verification Strategy (DVS), an expedited approach to environmental site closure that has been well received and praised by regulators.
  • Winner of the 2006 National Environmental Partnership Summit “Most Collaborative Best Practice” award with Ken Skinner for the development and implementation of the Dynamic Characterization Strategy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
  • Developed the data quality objectives (DQOs) for soils and concrete at a Department of Energy site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • A primary author of the Remedial Design/Remedial Action Work Plan for ETTP Zone 1 (1800 acres)
  • A primary author for Phased Construction Completion Report (PCCR) for the K-901 and Duct Island Areas at ETTP (680 acres)brochure pic
  • Co-developer and key author of the K-1420 Combined Probe Technology Test for sensing co-contaminants in subsurface soils
  • Chief Scientist for the $17M Remedial Action Assessment Subcontract at a Department of Energy site in Paduah, Kentucky
  • Project manager and lead scientist for numerous Remedial Investigations and Treatability Studies totaling more than $10M
  • Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Geology, Auburn University
  • Chairman of Auburn University’s Radiological Safety Committee
  • Member of the College of Science and Mathematics Curriculum Committee and Member and chair of the Department of Geology Curriculum Committee at Auburn University