David E. Burmaster -
Founder and President
David Burmaster has more than 25 years of technical and
managerial experience working on environmental problems in the private,
public, and academic sectors. He has served as principal investigator and
project manager with responsibility for technical quality, cost, and schedules
for large and small projects. After earning two bachelor's degrees from
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (in biophysics and electrical
engineering) and a master's degree in public policy from Harvard's Kennedy
School of Government, he completed his Ph.D. at MIT's Water Quality Laboratory
in 1978, completing a thesis in conjunction with researchers at Harvard
University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. From 1978 to 1981, Dr.
Burmaster served as the Water Quality staff member at the President's Council
on Environmental Quality, where he wrote numerous reports, supervised contracts,
served on inter agency committees, and analyzed policies and pending legislation.
He then consulted for public and private clients for several years before
founding Burmaster & Associates in 1987 and then Alceon Corporation
in 1989. For the past 20 years, he has focused on toxic substances in the
environment, with specialties including fate and transport of contaminants,
exposure assess ment, risk assessment, hazardous waste management, and
Monte Carlo simulations. Dr. Burmaster is appointed as an Adjunct Associate
Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health, where for six
years he has taught a graduate course in human health and ecological risk
assessment, and was previously appointed for two years as a Lecturer at
the Harvard School of Public Health. He has authored or co-authored over
40 articles on the use of Monte Carlo methods in risk assessment, and
he is a Council Member of the National Society for Risk Analysis.
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