Victor J. Bierman Jr., PHD, BCEEM, is a Senior Scientist Emeritus at LimnoTech with 45 years of experience in the development and application of water quality models for eutrophication and the transport and fate of toxic chemicals, leading to his publication of over 100 technical papers and reports. He is a former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Expert in Environmental Exposure Assessment, and a former Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He is also a Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member (by Eminence) of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. Dr. Bierman conducts research and development on projects for federal, state and regional government clients. He also provides scientific peer review, litigation support, and expert testimony on a variety of environmental issues for government agencies, and industrial, regulatory and private clients. Dr. Bierman is a leading expert in the assessment and solution of problems related to nutrients, dissolved oxygen, nuisance algal blooms, nitrogen fixation, exotic species, and ecosystem processes. He is also a leading expert in toxic chemical transport, fate, partitioning, and bioaccumulation. Dr. Bierman has conducted studies in watersheds, lakes, major rivers, estuaries, coastal marine systems, the Great Lakes, and at U.S. EPA Superfund sites. He works at one of LimnoTech’s other staff locations in Greensboro, North Carolina.