Personal profile

Education

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (October 2006); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dissertation: “Atmospheric Deposition Monitoring to Assess Trends in Atmospheric Species”

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (May 1998) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Thesis:  “Activated Carbon Adsorbents from Waste Tires for Air Quality Applications”

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING summa cum laude (December 1996); Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN. Undergraduate research: “Groundwater Extraction Wells in the Remediation of Contaminated Aquifers”

Research Interests

Air Quality

Atmospheric Deposition

Laboratory Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Teaching

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT................................................................................................ August - December 1998

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lectured in undergraduate/graduate class under mentoring for teaching technique and effectiveness

Professional Information

Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)

ASTM: Committee D19 on Water, Committee D22 on Air Quality, and Committee E11 on Quality and Statistics

Tau Beta Pi (national honor society for engineering students)

Technical Advisory Board, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Valparaiso University

Previous Positions

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER................................................... January 2002 – April 2007

National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP), Illinois State Water Survey

Ensured quality of data from national wet deposition monitoring program of 350+ active stations

Prepared and reviewed quality system documents (quality management plan, QA plans, SOPs)

Coordinated annual audits of NADP analytical laboratories

 

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT............................................ January 2001 - January 2002

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Assisted in design and construction of pilot plant for capture and recovery of volatile organic compounds

 

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT.............................................. May 1996 - December 2000

Illinois State Geological Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Evaluated activated carbons for removal of mercury (Hg0 & HgCl2) and volatile organics from gases

Education / Academic qualification

Civil Engineering, MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Civil & Environmental Engineering, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Civil Engineering, BS, Valparaiso University

Keywords

  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • Air Quality
  • Atmospheric Deposition
  • Environmental Engineering

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Research Output 1997 2017

10-Month characterization of the aerosol number size distribution and related air quality and meteorology at the Bondville, IL Midwestern background site

Bullard, R. L., Singh, A., Anderson, S. M., Lehmann, C. M. B. & Stanier, C. O. Apr 1 2017 In : Atmospheric Environment. 154, p. 348-361 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

meteorology
air quality
aerosol
particle
optical property

Season-long ammonia flux measurements above fertilized corn in central Illinois, USA, using relaxed eddy accumulation

Nelson, A. J., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Rood, M. J., Myles, L. T., Lehmann, C., Bernacchi, C., Balasubramanian, S., Joo, E., Heuer, M., Vieira-Filho, M. & Lin, J. May 28 2017 In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 239, p. 202-212 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

flux measurement
eddy
ammonia
maize
corn

Acid rain and its environmental effects: Recent scientific advances

Burns, D. A., Aherne, J., Gay, D. A. & Lehmann, C. M. B. Dec 1 2016 In : Atmospheric Environment. 146, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewEditorial

Deposition of organic nitrogen

Li, Y., Schichtel, B. A., Walker, J. T., Schwede, D. B., Chen, X., Lehmann, C. M. B., Puchalski, M. A., Gay, D. A. & Collett, J. L. Aug 2 2016 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 31, p. E4435

Research output: Research - peer-reviewLetter

Increasing ammonia concentration trends in large regions of the USA derived from the NADP/AMoN network

Butler, T., Vermeylen, F., Lehmann, C. M., Likens, G. E. & Puchalski, M. Dec 1 2016 In : Atmospheric Environment. 146, p. 132-140 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

atmospheric deposition
ammonia
trend
monitoring network
programme

Press / Media