Ed worked for EMSL for more than 20 years and brought more than 30 years of experience in Electron Microscopy and over 25 years in the Environmental Asbestos Industry. Prior to EMSL, Ed ran the Surgical Pathology Department’s TEM laboratory at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Ed was a member of the EIA, ASTM’s D22 Committee on Asbestos and E56 Committee on Nanotechnology where he assisted in authoring a method for Analysis for Nanoparticles by TEM. He is a past board member of AIHA’s AAR Program and Technical Advisory Panel in their Industrial Hygiene Program. Ed was also a past member of AIHA’s Nanotechnology workgroup and assisted in authoring an AIHA fact sheet on Nanoparticle Sampling and Analysis.
He also worked closely with the EPA through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) on design improvements to the Fluidized Bed Asbestos Segregator.