Rula Deeb, Ph.D., BCEEM, PHP, has joined Geosyntec Consultants as a principal civil and environmental engineer based in California.
She has more than 25 years of experience in private practice and academia addressing the cross-media fate and transport of contaminants and the remediation of complex soil and groundwater sites impacted by nonaqueous phase liquids.
Dr. Deeb provides strategic consulting for environmental remediation challenges, litigation support, and research and development into new techniques and solutions that aid in site investigations and the characterization of emerging contaminants. Her research and investigations during the past 20 years have promoted awareness and improved the understanding of the sources, occurrence, fate and transport, and behavior of several of the most challenging environmental contaminants of today.
In 2010, Dr. Deeb earned an Industry Recognition Award for her outstanding contribution as a member of the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council’s (ITRC) Remediation Risk Management team. She also is among the key researchers engaged in the National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering program, which brings together emerging engineering leaders from industry, academia, and government to discuss pioneering technical work and leading edge research in various engineering fields and industry sectors.
Press Release, January 13, 2014