|For further information contact:
Isabelle Gorrillot, D.Sc.
Assoc. Dir. for Technology Transfer
Research & Sponsored Programs
Fax (937) 775-3781
G. Allen Burton, Jr. Ph.D.
Institute for Environmental Quality
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435
G. Allen Burton, Jr. is a Professor and Director of
the Institute for Environmental Quality at Wright State University. He obtained
a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Science from the University of Texas at Dallas
in 1984. From 1980 until 1985 he was a Life Scientist with the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental
Sciences at the University of Colorado. Since then he has had positions as
a NATO Senior Research Fellow in Portugal and Visiting Senior Scientist in
Italy and New Zealand. Dr. Burton’s research during the past 20 years
has focused on developing effective methods for identifying significant effects
and stressors in aquatic systems where sediment and stormwater contamination
is a concern. His ecosystem risk assessments have evaluated multiple levels
of biological organization, ranging from microbial to amphibian effects. He
has been active in the development and standardization of toxicity methods
for the U.S. EPA, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), Environment
Canada, and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Dr. Burton has served on numerous national and international scientific committees
and review panels, has had approx. $5.6 million in grants and contracts, and
over 150 publications dealing with aquatic system responses to stressors.
See also: http://www.wright.edu/~allen.burton