October 11, 2013

Senior Practitioners Promoted to Associate at Geosyntec, MMI Engineering

Geosyntec Consultants is pleased to announce the promotion of a new group of practitioners to the role of Associate in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Please join us in congratulating these experienced engineers, scientists, and innovators in their new roles within the firm.

Russ Abell
Associate
Boston

Russell Abell, P.G., has more than 15 years of experience in conducting soil and groundwater contamination investigations throughout the United States and in Europe, with a particular focus on vapor intrusion assessment and mitigation projects. Russ recently co-presented on the topic of sustainability for urban campus expansions during the 2012 annual conference of the Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association. Contact Russ at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tony Byrne
Associate
MMI Engineering - Teesside / York

Tony Byrne has more than 30 years of experience in operations and asset management as well as in providing technical safety engineering support for the power, petroleum, and natural gas sectors in the U.K. He continues to advance the state of the practice as a member of the U.K. Carbon Capture and Storage Association's Health and Safety and Environmental Working Groups. He also is a member of the U.K. Energy Institute committee developing guidelines for carbon capture and storage risk management. Contact Tony at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Julia Caprio
Associate
Knoxville

Julia Caprio has more than 25 years of experience in the environmental sector specializing in project quality management, the preparation and review of quality assurance project plans, and the development of quality assurance management plans. She also conducts data verification, data evaluation, data validation, and quality assurance audits, including laboratory and on-site field audits. Her data validation experience includes chemical, radiological, and geotechnical parameters for sediments, soil, groundwater, and surface water, among other media. Contact Julia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kirk Craig
Associate
Phoenix

Kirk Craig, P.E., has more than 17 years of experience as an environmental engineer specializing in the characterization and remediation of impacted soil, soil gas, and groundwater at industrial and commercial properties. Kirk's experience includes the design, construction, optimization, and operation and maintenance of more than 40 remediation systems located throughout the United States. Contact Kirk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Gavin Grant
Associate
Toronto

Gavin Grant, Ph.D., PEng, is a civil engineer with more than 10 years of experience specializing in the fate and behavior of dense non-aqueous phase liquid. For the past three years, Gavin has been instrumental in the development and commercialization of the Self-sustaining Treatment for Active Remediation (STAR) technology for Geosyntec. He also is the co-developer of the DNAPL3D-MT multiphase contaminant fate and transport numerical model. Contact Gavin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Syed Rehan
Associate
Oakland

Syed Rehan, P.E., is a civil engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the design of remediation systems for sites impacted by chlorinated solvents and petroleum hydrocarbons. He also leads teams responsible for planning, designing, and implementing soil vapor extraction systems, dual phase extraction systems, air sparging systems, and sub-slab depressurization systems. Syed is a leader within Geosyntec's vapor intrusion practice in Oakland and also consults on issues related to stormwater compliance and the design of stormwater best management practices. Contact Syed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Irfan Shaikh
Associate
MMI Engineering - Houston

Irfan Shaikh, C.S.P., T_??__V F.S. Eng., is a chemical engineer with more than 15 years of experience specializing in risk assessments, risk management, process safety management, and reliability assessments. He performs qualitative risk assessments for: onshore production, processing, and petrochemical facilities; fixed, floating, and mobile oil and gas offshore installations; and, pipelines, terminals, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) midstream facilities. Irfan continues to advance the state of the practice as a presenter at conferences devoted to process safety and risk management in the oil and gas industry. Contact Irfan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scott Sheridan
Associate
Richmond

Scott Sheridan, P.E., is an environmental engineer with 15 years of experience in the permitting, design, closure, and long-term management of municipal solid waste disposal facilities. Within this area, he specializes in the application of innovative design techniques of value to his clients, such as the use of mechanically stabilized earth walls to cost-effectively increase landfill capacity where site constraints limit the available space for landfill development. In addition, Scott's practice includes stormwater management, leachate and wastewater management and treatment, and forensic environmental engineering. Contact Scott at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Chris Voci
Associate
Philadelphia

Chris Voci, P.G.,is a hydrogeologist and environmental consultant with more than 20 years of experience in the assessment and characterization of contaminated sites; the design, management, and implementation of environmental remediation systems under federal, state, and voluntary regulatory programs; and, the provision of permitting, compliance, and oversight services for unconventional natural gas site development. Contact Chris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

James Wang
Associate
Columbia, MD

Yu-Sheng (James) Wang, Ph.D., P.E., is a civil engineer with more than 25 years of experience in environmental assessment and groundwater remediation with a special emphasis on emerging and innovative remediation technologies. He has played a key role in the development of Geosyntec's capabilities in the area of electrokinetically (EK) enhanced groundwater remediation, a technology that he first began to develop while on the faculty at Northeastern University. Contact James at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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