Dr. Massmann received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the Ohio State University and the Ph.D. degree from the University of British Columbia. He has taught courses in civil engineering at the University of Washington, the University of Illinois, and Michigan Technological University. Dr. Massmann’s work on environmental and water resources issues has received national recognition, including the Rudolf Hering Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineering in 1990 and the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation in 1988. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board (1992-1997) and as a member of the Environmental Restoration Priority System Panel for the National Research Council (1992-1994). He has also served as a consultant to the Finnish Ministry of the Environment and to the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB). Professor Massmann also served on the Columbia River Comprehensive Impact Assessment Peer Review Committee (1995-1997) and on the Hanford Advisory Board (1999-2001). He was appointed to the Fate and Transport Subcommittee of the Washington Department of Ecology Science Advisory Board (1996-2000) and assisted them in developing risk-based clean-up standards at contaminated sites. He also served on the Washington Department of Ecology Technical Advisory Group charged with establishing the standards for review of applications for underground artificial storage projects (2000-2002) and is a past member of the Mercer Island Utility Board (2004-2011).