David F. Alden, P.E.

David provides technical support for Tersus’s portfolio of biotechnology-based solutions to manage complex, challenging environmental liabilities and reduce costs for site closure. He is a graduate of Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Mexico, where he majored in Civil Engineering with a focus on waste-water treatment, and he holds registration as a Professional Engineer in North Carolina. Alden worked for 4 years in the upstream oilfield sector performing offshore well tests and completion design and installation in the Gulf of Mexico. He participated in the in situ oil-shale extraction experiment in the Piceance Basin in Northwestern Colorado, where protecting groundwater was the main challenge. Alden recently specialized in groundwater studies, completing a Master’s Degree at Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble, France.

David is a member of the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC), a public/private coalition working to reduce barriers to using innovative environmental technologies that reduce compliance costs and maximize clean-up efficacy. He is currently an active member of the ITRC’s Remediation Management of Complex Sites Team and is the recipient of the 2015 ITRC Industry Affiliates Program Award in recognition of his outstanding service.

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