Curriculum Vitae

E. SCOTT BAIR

November 2009


Address


231 Mendenhall Lab telephone: 614.761.1536 [home]

Department of Geological Sciences telephone: 614.292.6197 [office]

The Ohio State University fax: 614.292.7688

Columbus, OH 43210 e-mail: bair.1@osu.edu


Education


Ph.D., Geology, specializing in hydrogeology, The Pennsylvania State University, 1980

M.S., Geology, specializing in hydrogeology, The Pennsylvania State University, 1976

B.A., with Honors in Geology, College of Wooster, 1973

Geology Summer Field Camp, University of Illinois, 1971


Continuing Education


U.S. Geological Survey, 1994, Training Course - Modeling Transport of Ground Water Solutes

E3 Inc., 1994, Short Course - Mathematical Modeling of Ground Water

Princeton University, 1982, Short Course - Concepts in Modeling Fluid Flow and Solute Transport

University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1981, Short Course - Pollutant Movement in Groundwater

University of Missouri, 1980, Short Course - Design of Dewatering and Depressurizing Systems


Employment


The Ohio State University, Department of Geological Sciences, Columbus, Ohio

Chair: June 1999 to July 2005

Full Professor: 1997; Associate Professor: 1991; Assistant Professor: 1985

[joint appointment in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering]


National Ground Water Association, Westerville, Ohio

Short-Course Instructor: 1987 – present; Principles of Ground Water Flow, Transport, and Remediation; Design and Analysis of Aquifer Tests; Artificial Recharge and Induced Infiltration


U.S. Geological Survey-Water Resources Division, Columbus, Ohio; 1986 to 1999 – Hydrologist (part-time)


Stone & Webster Engineering Corp., Boston, Massachusetts; 1979 to 1985 – Geologist, Geotechnical Division


Bucknell University, Department of Geology & Geography, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Assistant in Instruction:

1975-1979


Invited Workshops


Geoscience Advisory Board – Building Strong Geoscience Departments, sponsored by NSF-Division of Undergraduate Education, November 2005, Carleton College,


Teaching Hydrogeology in the 21st Century, On the Cutting Edge – Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty, co-leader, sponsored by NSF-Division of Undergraduate Education, Lincoln, Nebraska, July 2005.


Building Strong Geoscience Departments: Developing Pathways to Strong Programs for the Future, sponsored the NSF-Division of Undergraduate Education, College of William & Mary, Virginia, February 2005.


Geology and Human Health, On the Cutting Edge – Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty, sponsored by NSF-Division of Undergraduate Education, Chico Hot Springs, Montana, May 2004.


Honors and Awards


2000 – Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lecturer, Geological Society of America, Hydrogeology Division

1998 – Fellow, Geological Society of America

1997 – Ohio State University Honors Program, Upper-Level Course Development Award, “Science in the Courtroom,” $13,000)

1997 – Distinguished Teaching Award, Department of Geological Sciences, The Ohio State University

1993 – Sabbatical leave from The Ohio State University to the U.S. Geological Survey

1991 – University’s Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award, The Ohio State University

1988 – Distinguished Teaching Award, Department of Geological Sciences, The Ohio State University

1973 – Sigma Xi Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio

1972 – U.S. Geological Survey/National Association of Geology Teachers Summer Fellowship


Professional Affiliations


Certified Professional Geologist - Indiana, #515

Geological Society of America - Hydrogeology Section

Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers

American Association of Petroleum Geologists


Recent Grants and Contracts


2003 – National Science Foundation, ‘A Civil Action’ – Using the Landmark Trial for Learning Environmental Geoscience and the Connection Between Geology and Human Health. Division of Undergraduate Education, Course, Curriculum & Laboratory Improvement, Educational Materials Development, $356,000 (PI).


1999 – U.S. DOE, “Hydrologic Testing and Ground Water Flow and Contaminant Transport Modeling of the Roberts-Dawson Mine/FGD Grout Injection Site,” U.S. DOE, Pittsburgh, PA, $50,000. (Co-PI)


1997 - Ohio Coal Development Office/American Electric Power, "Groundwater and Surface Water Monitoring Program: Use of FGD Material to Mitigate Acid Mine Drainage," $294,664 (Co-PI)


1996 - U.S. EPA Region V/Ohio DNR-Oil & Gas, "Assessment of Ground-Water Quality Impacts Caused by Recycling and Landfarming of Solid Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Wastes," $24,900 (PI)


1995 - Village of Plain City, "Delineation of Capture Zones of the Plain City, Ohio, Wellfield Using Computer Simulation," $18,294 (PI)


1994 - U.S. Department of Agriculture, "The Ohio Buried Valley Aquifer Management Systems Evaluation Area, Pike County, Ohio," project extension, $400,000 (Co-PI)


1993 - U.S. Geological Survey, "Use of Chlorofluorocarbons to Validate Predictive Groundwater Flow Models," $21,000 (PI)


1993 - U.S. Department of Agriculture, "The Ohio Buried Valley Aquifer Management Systems Evaluation Area," $360,000, interdisciplinary, multi-federal agency project in Pike County, Ohio (Co-PI)


1991 - U.S. EPA Region V/Ohio EPA, "User's Guide, Documentation, and Example Study for CAPZONE: An Analytical Flow Model used in Delineating Traveltime-Related Wellhead Protection Areas," $23,226 (PI)


1991 - National Science Foundation, "Solute Transport with Convective Instability in Groundwater," $166,109 (Co-PI)


1990 - U.S. Geological Survey/Ohio Water Resources Center, 1990, "Development of a Buried Valley Aquifer Management Model - Phase II," $16,123 (Co-PI)


1990 - U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research Service, "The Ohio Buried Valley Aquifer Management Systems Evaluation Area," $1,600,000 over a five-year period as part of a $6,000,000 interdisciplinary, multi-federal agency project in Pike County, Ohio (Co-PI)


1990 - U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research Service, "Assessing and Modeling Water Quality Benefits of Water Table Management Systems," $100,000 (Co-PI)


1989 - U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Ohio Water Resources Center, "Development of a Buried Valley Aquifer Management Model - Phase I," $13,654 (Co-PI)


1989 - U.S. EPA Region V, "The Effectiveness of Methods Used to Delineate Wellhead Protection Areas for Municipal Wells Using Common Hydrogeologic Settings in Ohio," $41,028 (PI)


Publications – Books and Book Chapters


Bair, E.S., and T.D. Lahm, 2006. Applied Problems in Groundwater Hydrology, Prentice Hall / Pearson Education, 212 p. with CD.


Bair, E.S., 2001. Models in the Courtroom, M.G. Anderson and P.D. Bates eds., in Model Validation: Perspectives in Hydrological Science, John-Wiley & Sons, Ltd., London, p. 57-77.


Bair, E.S., 1995. Chapter 9 - Hydrogeology, in Environmental Hydrology, eds. A. Ward and W. Elliot, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, p. 285-310.

 

Bair, E.S., A.E. Springer, and G.S. Roadcap, 1992. CAPZONE - An Analytical Flow Model for Simulating Confined, Leaky Confined, and Unconfined Flow to Wells with Superposition of Regional Water Levels: International Ground Water Modeling Centers, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, 193 pp.


Parizek, R.R., and E.S. Bair, 1990. Ground-water exploration using shallow geothermal techniques, in: Water Resources in Pennsylvania: Availability, Quality and Management (Chap. 9), S.K. Majumdar, E.W. Miller, and R.R. Parizek, eds., Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Typehouse of Easton, Philipsburg, NJ,  pp. 80-95.


Publications - Refereed Papers


Bair, E.S., and T.D. Lahm, 2006. Applied Problems in Groundwater Hydrology, Prentice Hall / Pearson Education, 212 p. with CD.


Tomastik, T.E., M.D. Van Oort, E.S. Bair, and D.A. Hodges, 2004. Water rights dispute – the effects of a quarry dewatering operation in northwest Ohio. Proceedings, 2004 NGWA Ground Water and Environmental Law Conference, Chicago, Illinois, p. 139-150.


Bair, E.S., and M.A. Metheny, 2002. Remediation of the Wells G & H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts, Ground Water, vol. 40, no 6, p. 657-668.


Englemann, C.J.K., A.D. Ward, A.D. Christy, and E.S. Bair, 2002. Application of the BASINS database and NPSM model on a small Ohio watershed, Jorn. American Water Resources Association, vol. 38, no. 1. p. 289-300.


Metheny, M.A., and E.S. Bair, 2001. The Science Behind A Civil Action – The Hydrogeology of the Aberjona River, Wetland and Woburn Wells G and H, West, D.P. and R.H. Bailey, eds., in Guidebook for the Geological Field Trips in New England, 2001 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, p. D1-D25, Boston, Massachusetts.


Lahm, T.D. and E.S. Bair, 2000. Regional depressurization and its impact on the sustainability of freshwater resources in an extensive midcontinent variable-density aquifer. Water Resources Research, vol. 36, no. 11, p. 3167-3177.


Bair, E.S., 2000. Developing analytical and communication skills in a mock trial course based on the famous Woburn, Massachusetts, case. Journal of Geosciences Education, vol. 48, p. 450-454.


Lahm, T.D., and E.S. Bair, and J. VanderKwaak. 1998. Role of salinity-derived variable-density flow in the displacement of brine from a shallow, regionally extensive aquifer. Water Resources Research, vol. 34, no. 6, p. 1469-1480.


Sheets, R.A., E.S. Bair, and G.L. Rowe, 1998. Use of 3H/3He ages to evaluate and improve groundwater flow models in a complex buried-valley aquifer. Water Resources Research, vol. 34, no. 5, p. 1077-1089.


Gupta, N., and E.S. Bair, 1997. Variable-density flow in the midcontinent basins and arches region: Water Resources Research, vol. 33, no. 8, p. 1785-1802.


Springer, A.E., E.S. Bair, and D. Beak, 1996. Surface-applied tracer test at the Ohio Management Systems Evaluation Area: Environmental & Engineering Geosciences, vol. 2, np. 4, pp. 453-464.


Bair, E.S., and T.D. Lahm, 1996. Variations in capture-zone geometry of partially penetrating wells in unconfined aquifers: Ground Water, vol. 34, no. 6, p. 842-852.


Cunningham, W.L., E.S. Bair, and W.P. Yost, 1996. Hydrogeology and simulation of ground-water flow at the South Well Field, Columbus, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Invest. Report 95-4279, 56 pp.


Jagucki, M.L., C.D. Finton, A.E. Springer, and E.S. Bair, 1995. Hydrology and water quality of the Management Systems Evaluation Area near Piketon, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigation Report 95-4139, 117 pp.


Lahm, T.D., E.S. Bair, and F.W. Schwartz, 1995. Use of stochastic simulation and geophysical logs to characterize spatial heterogeneity in hydrogeologic parameters: Math. Geology, vol. 27, no. 2, p. 259-278.


Cunningham, W.L., E.S. Bair, and W.P. Yost, 1996. Hydrogeology and simulation of ground-water flow at the South Well Field, Columbus, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Invst. Rept. 95-4279, 56 pp.


Jagucki, M.L., C.D. Finton, A.E. Springer, and E.S. Bair, 1995. Hydrology and water quality of the Management Systems Evaluation Area near Piketon, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigation Report 95-4139, 117 pp.


Lahm, T.D., E.S. Bair, and F.W. Schwartz, 1995. Use of stochastic simulation and geophysical logs to characterize spatial heterogeneity in hydrogeologic parameters: Math. Geology, vol. 27, no. 2, p. 259-278.


Dumouchelle, D.H., and E.S. Bair, 1994. Ground-water levels and directions of flow near the Industrial Excess Landfill, Uniontown, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigation 94-4136, 17 pp.


Nortz, P.E., E.S. Bair, A. Ward, and D. White, 1994. Interactions between an alluvial-aquifer wellfield and the Scioto River, Ohio, USA: Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 2, no. 4, p. 23-34.


Bair, E.S., 1994. Model (in)validation -- a view from the courtroom: Ground Water, vol. 32, no. 4, p. 530-531.


Ward, A.D., S.E. Nokes, S.R. Workman, N.R. Fausey, E.S. Bair, M.L. Jagucki, T. Logan, and S. Hindall, 1993. Description of the Ohio buried valley aquifer agricultural management systems evaluation area, Trans. American Society Agricultural Engrs, vol. 36, no. 1, p. 69-79.


Chapman M.J., and E.S. Bair, 1992. Mapping a brine plume using surface geophysical methods in conjunction with ground-water-quality data: Ground Water Monitoring Review, vol. 12, no. 3, p. 203-209.


Springer, A.E., and E.S. Bair, 1992. Comparison of methods used to delineate capture zones of wells: 2. confined/unconfined stratified-drift aquifer: Ground Water, vol. 30, no. 5, p. 908-917.


Bair, E.S., and G.S. Roadcap, 1992. Comparison of methods used to delineate capture zones of wells: 1. leaky-confined fractured-carbonate aquifer: Ground Water, vol. 30, no. 2, p. 199-211.


Gupta, N., and E.S. Bair, 1992. Regional variable-density flow in the Mt. Simon waste injection reservoir: Proceedings, Fifth International Conference - Solving Ground Water Problems with Models, IGWMC-NGWA, Dallas, TX, p. 497-510.


Bair, E.S., C.M. Safreed, and E.A. Stasny, 1991. A Monte-Carlo-based strategy for determination of traveltime-related capture zones of wells using convex hulls as confidence regions: Ground Water, vol. 29, no. 6, p. 849-855.


Bair, E.S., A.E. Springer, and G.S. Roadcap, 1991. Delineation of traveltime-related capture areas of wells using semianalytical flow models and particle-tracking analysis: Ground Water, vol. 29, no. 4, p. 387-397.


Childress, C.J.O., R.A. Sheets, and E.S. Bair, 1991. Hydrology and water quality near the South Welll Field, Southern Franklin County, Ohio, with emphasis on the simulation of ground-water flow and transport of Scioto River: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4080, 78 pp.


Bair, E.S., R.A. Sheets, and S.M. Eberts, 1990. Particle-tracking analysis of flow paths and traveltimes from hypothetical spill sites within the capture zone of a well field: Ground Water, vol. 28, no. 6, p. 884-892.


Eberts, S.M., E.S. Bair, and J.T. de Roche, 1990. Geohydrology, ground-water quality, and simulated ground-water flow, Geauga County, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Invest. Report 90-4026, 117 pp.


Bair, E.S., and S.E. Norris, 1990. Expert testimony for the plaintiffs in the case that brought Ohio ground-water law into the 20th century: Ground Water, vol. 28, no. 5, p. 767-774.


Eberts, S.M., and E.S. Bair, 1990. Simulated effects of quarry dewatering near a municipal well field: Ground Water, vol. 28, no. 1, p. 37-47.


Bair, E.S., and R.K. Digel, 1990. Subsurface transport of inorganic and organic solutes from experimental road spreading of oil-field brine: Ground Water Monitoring Review, vol 10, no. 3, p. 94-105.


Dorsey, J.D., A.D. Ward, N.R. Fausey, and E.S. Bair, 1990. A comparison of four field methods for measuring saturated hydraulic conductivity: Transactions American Society of Agricultural Engineers, vol. 33, no. 6, p. 1925-1931.


Sedam, A.C., S.M. Eberts, and E.S. Bair, 1989. Ground-water levels, water quality, and potential effects of toxic-substance spills or cessation of quarry dewatering near a municipal ground-water supply, southern Franklin County, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 88-4138, 111 pp.


Bair, E.S., and S.E. Norris. 1989. Ground-water levels and flow near the Industrial Excess Landfill, Uniontown, Ohio: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-272, 11 pp.


Bair, E.S., 1987. Analysis of hydraulic gradients across the host rock at the proposed Texas Panhandle nuclear-waste repository site: Ground Water, vol. 25, no. 4, p. 440-447.


Bair, E.S., 1987. Regional hydrodynamics of the proposed high-level nuclear-waste repository sites in the Texas Panhandle: Journal of Hydrology, vol. 92, p. 146-179.


Bair, E.S., T.P. O'Donnell, and L.W. Picking, 1985. Potentiometric mapping from incomplete drill-stem test data: Palo Duro Basin Area, Texas and New Mexico: Ground Water, vol. 23, no. 2, p. 198-211.


Bair, E.S., and T.P. O'Donnell, 1985. Hydrodynamics of aquifers and aquitards at proposed high-level nuclear-waste repository sites, Palo Duro Basin, Texas, USA: Proceedings, 17th Congress of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, Tucson, AZ, p. 596-611.


Bair, E.S., and T.P. O'Donnell, 1983. Uses of numerical modeling in the design and licensing of dewatering and depressurizing systems: Ground Water, vol. 21, no. 4, p. 411-420.


Bair, E.S., and R.R. Parizek, 1982. Predicting dewatering rates and designing deep-well dewatering systems for surface mines: Trans., Society of Mining Engineers of the American Association of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, vol. 270, p. 1951-1957.


Bair, E.S. and R.R. Parizek, 1981. Numerical simulation of potentiometric surface changes caused by a proposed open-pit anthracite mine: Ground Water, vol. 19, no. 2, p. 190-200.


Bair, E.S., and R.R. Parizek, 1976. Detection of permeability variations revealed by a shallow geothermal technique: Ground Water, vol. 16, no. 5, p. 254-263.

 

Publications - Government Reports and Conference Proceedings


Bair, E.S., and others, 2009. “Report by the Expert Panel Evaluating the 2007 Bainbridge Township Gas Invasion,” Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Division of Mineral Resources Management (in press).


U.S. EPA, 2001, “Study of the Risks Associated with Class I Underground Injection Wells, Class I UIC Program,” Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water Report to Congress, 77 p. (panel member)


Ward, A., S.Workman, J. Wu, N. Fausey, S. Bair, E. Desmond, 1991. Measuring and modeling solute transport through the root zone at the Ohio Management Systems Evaluation Areas, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 145-148, in Preferential Flow, Water Movement and Chemical Transport in the Environment, Proc. 2nd Int. Symp., eds. D. D. Bosch and K. W. King, ASAE  701P0006.


Desmond, E., A. Ward, S. Bair, N. Fausey, S. Workman, 1991. Spatial and temporal nitrate concentrations in an unconfined aquifer, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 189-192, in Preferential Flow, Water Movement and Chemical Transport in the Environment, Proc. 2nd Int. Symp., eds. D. D. Bosch and K. W. King, ASAE  701P0006.


Bair, E.S., R.K. Digel, and M.S. Chapman, 1989. Ground-Water Quality Changes Resulting from Surface Application of Oil-Field Brine: Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Brine Management Research Report, 69 p.


Report of the State of Ohio Oil and Gas Regulatory Review Commission, 1987, pursuant to Executive Order 86-35, submitted to Governor Richard Celeste.


Bair, E.S., 1984. Impact of deep mining and strip mining on aquifer recharge rates, southern anthracite field, Pennsylvania: Proceedings, National Water Well Association Conference on the Impact of Mining on Ground Water, Denver, CO, p. 165-178.


Recent Invited Colloquia, Seminars, and Presentations


AGI / AGU / GSA, Policy Makers Workshop, Washington, D.C., “Teaching Science to UnScientists – Lessons Learned from Teaching a Mock Trial Course,” May 2007


Bucknell University, College of Engineering, “Remediation of the Wells G&H Superfund Site,” April 2007.


Northern Illinois University, Geoscience Department, “Beyond the Landmark ‘A Civil Action Trial’ – What the Judge, Jury, and John Travolta Didn’t Know,” April 2007.


University of Dayton, Sigma Xi All-Campus Science Lecture, “Beyond the Landmark ‘A Civil Action Trial’ – What the Judge, Jury, and John Travolta Didn’t Know,” October 2006.


Clemson University, President’s Seminar Series, “Beyond the Landmark ‘A Civil Action Trial’ – What the Judge, Jury, and John Travolta Didn’t Know,” October 2005.


National Science Foundation / National Association of Geology Teachers ‘Teaching Hydrogeology in the 21st Century, “Woburn Flow & Transport Model – A Spreadsheet Tool for Teaching the General Concepts of Modeling,” Lincoln, Nebraska, July 2005.


State University of New York – Geneseo, “Beyond the Famous ‘A Civil Action’ Trial – What the Judge, Jury, and John Travolta Didn’t Know,” American Rock Salt Distinguished Lecturer, 2005.


National Research Council, “TCE and PCE Concentrations Delivered to the Plaintiffs’ Homes in the Landmark ‘A Civil Action’ Trial, Washington, D.C., February 2005.


Pardee Symposium on Geology and Human Health, “Contaminants Delivered to Residents of Woburn, Massachusetts: 1964-1979,” Geological Society of America, Denver, Colorado, November 2004.

GeoQuebec 2004, “Concentrations of TCE and Other Toxics Delivered to the Plaintiffs’ Homes in the ‘A Civil Action’ Trial,” Quebec City, Quebec, October 2004.


National Science Foundation / National Association of Geology Teachers ‘On the Cutting Edge Workshop on Geology and Human Health’, “Science in the Courtroom – Using a Mock Trial of the ‘A Civil Action’ Case to Teach Scientific Methods,” Chico, Montana, May 2004.

Ohio Bar Association, “What the Judge, Jury, and John Travolta Didn’t Know in the Famous ‘A Civil Action’ Trial,” Environmental Law Section Annual Meeting, Maumee State Park, April 2004


Brandeis University, “Beyond the ‘A Civil Action’ Trial What the Judge, Jury, and John Travolta Didn’t Know,” Environmental Studies Seminar Series, Waltham, Massachusetts, April 2004


U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virgina, GeoHealth Seminar Series, “How Much Contamination was Delivered to Residents of Woburn from Wells G & H: Results from Linked Transport and Water-Distribution Models,” September 2003


Oberlin College, “Exposure to TCE and Other Toxics in the Municipal Water Supply of Woburn, Massachusetts,” April 2003


Université Lavalle, Quebec, “Exposure to TCE and Other Toxics in the Municipal Water Supply of Woburn, Massachusetts, 1964-1979: Implications to Health Effects Including Childhood Leukemia,” March 2003


Keynote Speaker, NGWA Ground Water Expo 2002, “Intoxicating Cases of Ground Water under the Influence of Surface Water,” Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2002


Academic Teaching - Ohio State University


Earth Sci. 203 – Environmental Geology Earth Sci. 652 – Hydrogeologic Field Studies

Earth Sci. 204 – Water Resources Earth Sci. 661 – Petroleum Geology

Earth Sci. 420 – Petroleum Geology Earth Sci. 751 – Ground-Water Flow Modeling

Earth Sci. 451 – Science in the Courtroom (Honors) Earth Sci. 752 – Contaminant Hydrogeology Geol. Earth Sci. 651 – Hydrogeology Earth Sci. 851 – Caves&Karst, Springs&Geysers


Academic Advising


Ph.D. dissertations – 4, M.S. theses – 31 , B.S. senior theses – 15


Bartkowiak, Brandon (M.S., 2008) Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas

Epp, Kathy (M.S., 2008) Ohio EPA, Twinsburg, Ohio State University

Spahr, Paul (M.S., 2007) Ohio DNR, Columbus, Ohio

Van Oort, Martin (M.S., 2006) GeoTrans, Inc., Sterling, Virginia

Beanland, Shay (M.S., 2004) Eagon & Associates, Worthington, Ohio

Metheny, Maura (Ph.D., 2004; M.S., 1998) McLane Environmental, Princeton, New Jersey

Thomas, Heather (M.S., 2001) General Electric Company, Louisville, Kentucky (out of date)

Riker-Coleman, Kristen (M.S., 2000) Adjunct Professor, Lake Superior College, Duluth, MN

Barton, Andrew (M.S., 1998) Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio (out of date)

Hammer, Matthew (M.S., 1998) SAIC, Cleveland, Ohio

McClenahen, Leslie (M.S., 1997) CH2M-Hill Consultants, Sacramento, California

Erb, Nelson (M.S., 1997) Edward Jones Financial Advisers, St. Louis, Missouri

Hanson, Kristen (M.S., 1997) Terra Aqua Solutions, Toronto, Canada

Lahm, Terry (Ph.D., 1997; M.S., 1993) Associate Dean & Professor, Capital University

Sminchak, Joel (M.S., 1997) Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio

Myer, Eric (M.S., 1997) Vatnaskil Consulting, Reykjavik, Iceland

Finton, Christopher (M.S., 1994) Meiser & Earl Consulting, State College, PA

Springer, Abraham (Ph.D., 1994; M.S., 1990) Professor, Northern Arizona University

Gupta, Neeraj (Ph.D., 1993) Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio

Gross, Mike (M.S., 1992) physics teacher, Temecula Valley High School, California

Payne, Craig (M.S., 1992) Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio (out of date)

Dumouchelle, Denise (M.S., 1992) U.S. Geological Survey, Columbus, Ohio

Cunningham, William (M.S., 1991) U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia

Mayhew, Jennifer (M.S., 1991) mother of two, Lock Haven, PA

Roadcap, George (M.S., 1990) Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, Illinois

Steck, Paul (M.S., 1990) environmental attorney, Goldberg Segalla LLP, Buffalo, New York

Kelley, Mark (M.S., 1989) Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio

Digel, Robert (M.S., 1989) Harding-Lawson Associates, Denver, Colorado (out of date)

Chapman (Springfield), Melinda (M.S., 1988) U.S. Geological Survey, Raleigh, NC

Beard, Tad (M.S., 1988) SAIC, Cleveland, Ohio

Eberts, Sandra (M.S., 1987) U.S. Geological Survey, Columbus, Ohio

Jagucki, Phillip (M.S., 1987) Schlumberger, Columbus, Ohio


Professional Service - Advisory Committees & Boards


Chair, Hydrogeology Division (1800 mbrs, Geological Society of America, November 2009 to October 2010


Associate Editor, Ground Water, National Ground Water Association, September 2001 to 2006


Birdsall-Dreiss Selection Committee, Geological Society of America, 2000-2003


O.E. Meinzer Award Committee, Geological Society of America, 1999-2001


Horton Scholarship Award Committee, American Geophysical Union, 1997, 1998, 1999


Associate Editor, Ground Water, National Ground Water Association, January 1996 to 2001


Hazardous Waste Facility Board, Member, July 1993 to present (appointed by Governors Voinovich, and Taft)


Ohio Geology Advisory Commission, Member, August 1990 to 1991 (appointed by Governor Richard Celeste); 1992 to present (reappointed by Governor George Voinovich)


Ohio Interagency Ground-Water Advisory Council, Executive Committee Member, 1988 to 1990


Member, Oil and Gas Regulatory Review Commission, Member, August 1986 to January 1987 (appointed by Governor Richard Celeste)


Editorial Board, Ground Water, National Ground Water Association, 1982 to 1988


Professional Service - Technical Review of Proposals and Manuscripts


National Science Foundation Hydrogeology Journal

Ohio Water Resources Center Engineering & Environmental Geosciences

Water Resources Research Geology

Journal of Hydrology Geological Society of America Bulletin

Ground Water Transactions, American Soc. Agricult. Engrs.

Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation


Outside Professional Experience - Consulting


E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware

URS-Greiner, Inc., Columbus, Ohio

U.S. EPA, Washington, D.C.

Resource International, Inc., Columbus, Ohio

Argonne National Laboratory, Energy and Environmental Systems Division, Argonne, Illinois

Battelle Memorial Institute, Environmental Sciences Department, Columbus, Ohio

BP America, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio and BP Chemicals, Inc., Lima, Ohio

City of Jeffersonville, Ohio

ERM-Midwest, Incorporated, Columbus, Ohio

Earth Technologies, Inc., Long Beach, California

Franklin County Commissioners, Franklin County, Ohio

Metcalf & Eddy, Incorporated, Columbus, Ohio

Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Division of Geological Survey, Columbus, Ohio

Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Division of Mineral Resources Management, Columbus, Ohio

Ohio Drilling Company, Massillon, Ohio

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency - Division of Ground Water, Columbus, Ohio

Price Development Corporation, Lancaster, Ohio

Scientific Applications International Corporation, Columbus, Ohio

Shieldalloy Metallurgical Incorporated, Newfield, New Jersey

Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts


Outside Professional Experience - Expert Testimony and Trial Preparation


Bratton et al., v. Oberer Development Co., Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, 1999-2001


Cordts et al. v. E. I. DuPont de Nemours, Incorporated, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 1999-2001.


United States of America, et al. v. Excel Corp., et al. v. CTS Corp. et al., U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 1995 to 1997


McNamara et al. v. City of Rittman, Wayne County Common Pleas Court, 1995 to present


Hensley et al. v. City of Columbus, Franklin County Common Pleas Court, 1995 to present


Chance et al. v. BP Chemicals Inc., Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, 1993


Carter et al. v. American Aggregates et al., Franklin County Common Pleas Court, 1993


Village of Brady Lake v. City of Kent, Portage County Common Pleas Court, 1993 to 1997


Lake v. Stark County, Stark County Prosecutor's Office, 1989


Cline v. American Aggregates, Franklin County Common Pleas Court, 1988