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2004-present Assistant Professor, Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University. Current research interests include statistical modeling of human exposure to environmental contaminants and benefit-cost analysis of environmental health regulatory policies and interventional programs. Teaching interests include statistics, decision analysis, environmental chemistry, and policy analysis

2001-2004 Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas.

1993-1997 Staff Engineer, McNamee, Porter, Seeley, Inc., Ann Arbor , MI.
Assisted municipalities and industrial wastewater dischargers in complying with state, federal and local regulations, including permit applications, industrial pretreatment standards, surface water quality standards, and toxicity identification.

1990-1993 United States Peace Corps, Community Development Engineer , Cameroon.
Provided technical support and management assistance to rural construction projects


2001 Carnegie Mellon University, Ph.D. in Engineering & Public Policy, and Civil & Environmental Engineering

1990 Stanford University , M.S. in Environmental Engineering

1989 Harvard University , A.B. in Chemistry


2003 American Water Works Association Publications Award and Small Systems Division Best Paper Award (Publications Award is selected from among the divisional award winners)

1999 Herbert L. Toor Award for Outstanding Engineering and Public Policy Ph.D. Qualifying Exam Paper, “Estimating the Cost of a Revised Arsenic Drinking Water Standard.”

1999 Teresa Heinz Scholarship for Environmental Research