BIOGRAPHICAL DATA

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Professional Interests

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Education

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Honors & Awards

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Professional Licenses

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Professional, Technical and Honorary Society Memberships

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Professional Interests:

Biodegradation kinetics xenobiotic compounds (explosives, nerve agents, blister agents, petroleum, oil products, phenolics, etc.)

Human and ecological risk assessment

Mechanisms controlling bioavailability of compounds

Environmental chemistry; environmental analytical chemistry

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Education:

Ph.D., Civil & Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, 1986

M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering, Clarkson College of Technology, 1981

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, 1977

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Experience:

Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, College of Engineering, 2008-present

Environmental & Water Resources Division Head, Texas A&M University, 2007-2008

Assistant Department Head, Dept. of Civil Engr., 2005-2007

Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2000-present

Joint appointment in the Dept. of Environmental & Occupational Health, School of Rural Public Health, 2000-present

Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1993-2000

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1986-1993

Instructor, Clarkson College of Technology, 1983-1985

Research Assistant, Clarkson College of Technology, 1979-1983

Environmental Chemist/Biologist, Hess Oil Virgin Islands Corporation, 1977-1979

Research Assistant, University of Maryland, 1977

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Honors & Awards:

A.P. & Florence Wiley Professor III, 2004-2007, 2007-present

Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow, 2004

Neely 52/Dow Chemical Fellow, 2003-2004

Zachry Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991

Way Cool Scientist, Bill Nye the Science Guy Trading Cards 1996

 Texas Engineering Experiment Station Research Fellow 1996/1997

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Professional Licenses:

Registered Professional Engineer in Texas No. 77555

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Professional , Technical and Honorary Society Memberships:

 American Society of Civil Engineers

 American Chemical Society (Division of Environmental Chemistry)

 Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors

 Association of Women in Science

 Chi Epsilon (Civil Engineering Honor Society)

 International Association on Water Quality

 Water Environment Federation

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