BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH - Dr. Michael G. Waldon received his Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Waldon retired from the Louisiana university systems after working a total of 20 years at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. His research focused on water quality modeling and monitoring in streams, lakes, and wetlands, with a particular emphasis on TMDL and wasteload allocation determinations in Louisiana, and on modeling spills in the Mississippi River and other Louisiana water bodies.
Following his academic retirement, Dr. Waldon worked for one year as Director of Water Services for WPI, a Virginia Tech affiliated corporation. He also served as an adjunct professor with the Virginia Tech Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
In 2000, Dr. Waldon joined the US Department of Interior’s Everglades Program Team (EPT) serving as senior hydrologist, The EPT is a DOI team of senior scientists providing increased scientific and technical capacity to assess potential impacts of south Florida restoration efforts on the Everglades. In his position, Dr. Waldon provided scientific and technical support to the Department of Interior, participated in Everglades monitoring design and analysis, and oversaw development of a suite of wetland hydrology and water quality models.
Since retirement from federal service in 2012, Dr. Waldon has been available for consulting engagements, and continues to be active in research and community service.
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(last updated March 15, 2021)