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Academic Service

Research Integrity Officer - Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (February 2018 - Present)

  • Promote and support the responsible conduct of research; developed innovative training and informational resources
  • Manage intake and processes for research misconduct allegations; developed and maintained integrity policies
  • Conduct training sessions and workshops for campus researchers and students on the responsible conduct of research


Doctor of Philosophy in Civil and Environmental Engineering; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (October 2006). Dissertation: “Atmospheric Deposition Monitoring to Assess Trends in Atmospheric Species”

Master of Science in Environmental Engineering in Civil Engineering; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (May 1998). Thesis:  “Activated Carbon Adsorbents from Waste Tires for Air Quality Applications”

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering summa cum laude; Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN (December 1996). Undergraduate research: “Groundwater Extraction Wells in the Remediation of Contaminated Aquifers”

Research Interests

Air Quality

Atmospheric Deposition

Laboratory Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Professional Information

Association of Research Integrity Officers (ARIO)

Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)

Tau Beta Pi (national honor society for engineering students)


Previous Positions

Quality Assurance Manager - Illinois State Water Survey (January 2002 – April 2007)

  • 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 analytical laboratories.

Education/Academic qualification

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

Award Date: Oct 31 2006

Civil Engineering, MS, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Award Date: May 31 1998

Civil Engineering, BS, Valparaiso University

Award Date: Dec 31 1996


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


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