Experts Roster

Scientific talent involved in EDF's efforts to measure methane emissions

David Allen, Ph.D.  
University of Texas at Austin  
Melvin H. Gertz Regents Chair in Chemical Engineering
Chair of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board

Brent Bailey, M.S.  
Coordinating Research Council, Inc.  
Executive Director

Donald R. Blake, Ph.D.  
University of California, Irvine  
Professor, Chemistry and Earth System Science

Daniel Carder  
West Virginia University  
Director, Center for Alternative Fuels Engines and Emissions

Nigel Clark, Ph.D.   
West Virginia University  
Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
George B. Berry Chair of Engineering

Eric Crosson, Ph.D.  
Chief Technology Officer

Kenneth J. Davis, Ph.D.   
Pennsylvania State University
Professor, Meteorology
Co-Chair, North American Carbon Program Science Steering Group
Chief Science Officer, CarbonNowCast

Adrian Down 
Duke University  
Doctoral Student

Steven Edburg, Ph.D.   
Washington State University  
Assistant Research Professor, Laboratory for Atmospheric Research, 
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Thomas Ferrara, M.S.  
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates  
Project Manager

Matthew Fraser, Ph.D.   
Arizona State University  
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability 
Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Executive Director, Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technology Center

Birnur Guven, Ph.D.  
Houston Advanced Research Center  
Research Scientist, Environmental Modeling

Mike Hannigan, Ph.D.   
University of Colorado  
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Matthew Harrison, P.E.  
URS Corporation  
Senior Greenhouse Gas Project Manager

Al Hendler, M.S.  
URS Corporation  
Project Manage

Scott Herndon, Ph.D.  
Aerodyne Research, Inc. 
Physical Chemist and Principal Scientist, Center for Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry

Daniel Hill, P.E.  
Texas A&M University  
Department Head, Professor and holder of the Noble Chair

Touche Howard, M.S.  
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates
Research Engineer

Lucy Hutyra, Ph.D.   
Boston University  
Assistant Professor, Earth & Environment

Robert Jackson, Ph.D.   
Duke University  
Nicholas Professor of Environmental Sciences

Derek Johnson, Ph.D.
West Virginia University  
Research Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Anna Karion, Ph.D.  
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
University of Colorado at Boulder   
Research Scientist 

David Kittelson, Ph.D.  
University of Minnesota  
Frank Rowley Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Charles Kolb, Ph.D.  
Aerodyne Research, Inc.  
President & CEO

Jeff Kuo, Ph.D., P.E.   
California State University, Fullerton  
Professor & Program Coordinator, Environmental Engineering

Patrick Laine, Ph.D.  
University of Houston  
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2, Atmospheric Chemistry

Brian Lamb, Ph.D.   
Washington State University  
Regents Professor, Laboratory for Atmospheric Research, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

David Lary, Ph.D.  
University of Texas at Dallas  
Professor, Center for Space Science

Michael Levi, Ph.D.   
Council on Foreign Relations  
David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment
Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change

Hailin Li, Ph.D.   
West Virginia University  
Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Anthony Marchese, Ph.D.  
Colorado State University  
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Director, Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory

Jim McCarthy  
Innovative Environmental Solutions  

David McKain  
West Virginia University  
Supervisory Engineer, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Kathryn McKain  
Harvard University  
Graduate Student, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Jana Milford, J.D., Ph.D.  
University of Colorado, Boulder  
Professor and Department Chair, Mechanical Engineering 

Jennifer Miskimins, Ph.D., P.E.  
Colorado School of Mines  
Associate Professor, Petroleum Engineering

Maria Obiminda Cambaliza, Ph.D.   
Purdue University   
Post-Doctoral Staff

Diane Pataki, Ph.D.  
University of California, Irvine  
Associate Professor, Earth System Science and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Director, Center for Environmental Biology

Gabrielle Pétron  
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
University of Colorado at Boulder   
Earth Systems Research Laboratory Associate Scientist

Nathan Phillips, Ph.D.   
Boston University  
Professor, Department of Earth and Environment
Acting Director of the Sustainable Neighborhood Lab

David Picard  
Clearstone Engineering  

Charles Powars 
St. Croix Research 

Kuldeep Prasad, Ph.D.   
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 
Mechanical Engineer

Chris Rella, Ph.D.   
Research Fellow

Allen Robinson, Ph.D.  
Carnegie Mellon University  
Raymond J Lane Distinguished Professor, 
Professor and Head Department of Mechanical Engineering
Professor Engineering and Public Policy

Melanie Sattler, P.E.  
University of Texas at Arlington 
Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

Robert F. Sawyer, Ph.D.   
University of California, Berkeley  
Class of 1935 Professor of Energy Emeritus 
Professor of the Graduate School
Senior Research Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

John H. Seinfeld, Ph.D.   
California Institute of Technology  
Louis E. Nohl Professor 
Professor of Chemical Engineering

Paul B. Shepson, Ph.D.   
Purdue University   
Professor, Analytical and Atmospheric Chemistry 

Isobel Simpson, Ph.D.  
University of California, Irvine  
Associate Research Specialist, Atmospheric Chemistry

David Steele, Ph. D. 
System Engineer

R Subramanian, Ph.D.  
Carnegie Mellon University
Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering  

David Sullivan, Ph.D.  
University of Texas at Austin  
Research Associate, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources

Colm Sweeney, Ph.D.  
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 
University of Colorado at Boulder   
CIRES, Research Scientist 

Robert Talbot, Ph.D.  
University of Houston  
Director of Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science 
Professor, Atmospheric Chemistry

Pieter Tans, Ph.D.  
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 
University of Colorado at Boulder   
Senior Scientist, Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory

Eben Thoma, Ph.D.  
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Physical Scientist

Vincent Torres, M.S.   
University of Texas at Austin  
Associate Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources

Amy Townsend-Small, Ph.D.  
University of Cincinnati  
Assistant Professor, Departments of Geology and Geography

Tracy Tsai, Ph. D.
System Engineer

Joseph von Fischer, Ph.D.   
Colorado State University  
Associate Professor, Department of Biology

Scott Wayne, Ph.D.   
West Virginia University  
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Mike Whelan, M.B.A.   
Pipeline Research Council  
Director, Research Operations

James Whetstone 
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 
Special Assistant to the Director for Greenhouse Gas and Climate Science Measurements

Bryan Willson, Ph.D.  
Colorado State University  
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Founder and Co-director, Engines and Energy Conversion Lab
Program Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)

Steven Wofsy, Ph.D.   
Harvard University  
Abbott Lawrence Rotch Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science
Associate of Harvard Forest
Area Dean for Environmental Science & Engineering

Dan Zimmerle, MSME  
Colorado State University  
Assistant Research Professor
Powerhouse Energy Institute

Mark Zondlo, Ph.D.  
Princeton University 
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering