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Hazardous Materials in the Hydrologic Environment: The Role of Research by the U.S. Geological Survey Appendix B Biographical Sketches of Committee Members GEORGE M. HORNBERGER obtained his Ph.D. from Stanford University (hydrology) in 1970. He also holds a bachelor's (1965) and a master's (1967) degree in civil engineering from Drexel University. As a professor at the University of Virginia, he is currently interested in modeling of environmental systems with uncertainty, hydrogeochemical response of small catchments, and transport of bacteria in porous media. Dr. Hornberger is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. LISA ALVAREZ-COHEN is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, where she teaches classes on Hazardous and Industrial Waste Treatment Process and Environmental Microbiology. She received her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering and Sciences from Stanford University. Dr. Alvarez-Cohen's research interest include experimental research and modeling of microbial processes in porous media, bioremediation of contaminated aquifers, innovative hazardous waste treatment technologies, and application of cometabolic biotransformation reactions. KENNETH R. BRADBURY is a research hydrogeologist/professor with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, University of Wisconsin-Extension, in Madison, Wisconsin. He received his Ph.D. (hydrogeology, 1982) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his A.M. (geology, 1977) from Indiana University, and his B.A. (geology, 1974) from Ohio Wesleyan University. His current research interests
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Hazardous Materials in the Hydrologic Environment: The Role of Research by the U.S. Geological Survey include ground water flow in fractured media, ground water recharge processes, wellhead protection, and the hydrogeology of glacial deposits. CONSTANCE HUNT received her BS in wildlife biology from Arizona State University, and her MA in public policy from the University of Chicago. She is a senior program officer with the World Wildlife Fund, where she directs the freshwater ecosystem conservation program, including projects to promote restoration of the upper Mississippi River basin, coordination with South Florida restoration efforts, involvement in national water resources policy, and international river conservation efforts. Previously, she conducted inter-agency coordinator projects, wetland evaluations and delineations, permit processing, and environmental impact analysis while on the staff of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. DAWN S. KABACK is a hydrogeochemist who received her Ph.D. in geological sciences from the University of Colorado in 1977. Presently, she is Interim Director of the Colorado Center for Environmental Management in Denver. Until recently, Dr. Kaback managed the ground water research group (Environmental Sciences Section) at the DOE Savannah River Laboratory in Aiken, South Carolina. Her work involves aquifer characterization and development of innovative technologies to improve environmental restoration of contaminated soils and ground water. Previously, she worked for Conoco in the R&D department where she had a variety of assignments related to environmental effects of mining, geochemical exploration, and clastic diagenesis as applied to petroleum exploration. DAVID H. MOREAU is director, Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina and also professor in the departments of City and Regional Planning and Environmental Sciences and Engineering. Dr. Moreau received a B.Sc. (civil engineering, 1960) from Mississippi State University, a M.Sc. (civil engineering, 1963) from North Carolina State University, a M.Sc. (engineering, 1964) from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. (water resources, 1967) from Harvard University. Dr. Moreau has been a consultant to United Nations Development Program, Water Management Models for Water Supply; New
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Hazardous Materials in the Hydrologic Environment: The Role of Research by the U.S. Geological Survey York City, review of water demand projections; and Water for Sanitation and Health Program (AID), financing of water supply and waste disposal. FREDERICK G. POHLAND is Professor and Edward R. Weidlein Chair of environmental engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh. He received his Ph.D. in civil engineering from Purdue University in 1961. Dr. Pohland research interests include environmental engineering operations and processes; water and waste chemistry and microbiology; solid and hazardous waste management; and environmental impact monitoring assessment and remediation. Dr. Pohland is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. FRANK W. SCHWARTZ received his Ph.D. in geology in 1972 from the University of Illinois. He is currently Ohio Eminent Scholar in Hydrogeology at Ohio State University. Dr. Schwartz has been an active consultant to government and private industry since 1972. Most of his work has involved project management, report review, technical advice, the development and application of computer models, and field investigations. Dr. Schwartz is a member of the Water Science and Technology Board. LEONARD SHABMAN received a Ph.D. in agricultural economics in 1972 from Cornell University. He is a professor at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Department of Agricultural Economics. Dr. Shabman has conducted economic research over a wide range of topics in natural resource and environmental policy, with emphasis in 6 general areas: coastal resources management; planning, investment, and financing of water resource development; flood hazard management; federal and state water planning; water quality management, and fisheries management. MITCHELL J. SMALL a professor at the Carnegie Mellon University, in the Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy Departments. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Dr. Small, has interests in mathematical modeling of environmental quality; statistical methods and uncertainty analysis; human risk perception and decision making.
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Hazardous Materials in the Hydrologic Environment: The Role of Research by the U.S. Geological Survey ALAN T. STONE received his B.S. in chemistry from the University of Maryland-College Park in 1978, his M.S. in 1981 and Ph.D. in 1983 in environmental engineering from the California Institute of Technology. He is currently a professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. His research interests are in the area of chemical kinetics and mechanisms; reactions at surfaces; abiotic degradation of organic pollutants; redox reactions; precipitation and dissolution of minerals, environmental chemistry of soils, sediments, and aquifers. DAVID A. WOOLHISER received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, with minors in Meteorology and Geophysics, from the University of Wisconsin in 1962. Dr. Woolhiser retired from the USDA Agricultural Research Service in 1991 after a 30 year career and is currently a Faculty Affiliate in civil engineering at Colorado State University and a hydrologist in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is known for his work on the hydrology and hydrometerology of arid and semiarid rangelands, simulation of hydrologic systems, numerical modeling of surface runoff, erosion and chemical transport, and probabilistic models of rainfall and runoff. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
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