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ORAU names Steven Bartell as technical specialist

Cardno consultant brings wealth of ecology experience to his current role

Steven M. Bartell, Ph.D., has joined ORAU as a technical specialist.

In his role, Bartell will serve as a neutral third-party liaison between a panel of scientific reviewers and a group of stakeholders concerning the recovery of three endangered species in the Missouri River Basin. He had previously served as one of the scientific reviewers on the panel.

Steve Bartell

Steven Bartell

“We are extremely excited to welcome Steven to ORAU’s peer review team,” said Jeff Miller, Ph.D., ORAU senior vice president and director of government services. “His extensive experience as an ecologist specializing in ecological modeling, risk analysis, damage assessment, sustainability and so much more provides ORAU with critical knowledge and skills to enhance our environment-related capabilities.”

Bartell serves part-time as a principal and technical director of environmental modeling at Cardno, a global infrastructure, environmental and social development company based in Australia. Bartell is a prolifically published scientist, having authored or co-authored dozens of books, book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Bartell earned his doctoral degree in Oceanography and Limnology from the University of Wisconsin, where he also earned a master’s degree in plant ecology. He graduated magna cum laude from Lawrence University with a bachelor’s degree in biology.

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ORAU, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, provides science, health, and workforce solutions that address national priorities and serve the public interest. Through our specialized teams of experts and access to a consortium of more than 150 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local, and commercial customers to provide innovative scientific and technical solutions and help advance their missions. ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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