David Stahl, an environmental microbiologist at the University of Washington, has been selected to serve as Chief Scientist for the EMSL user program. David will fill this position as a dual appointment and maintain his teaching and research at the UW. As Chief Scientist, he will lead efforts to build user communities in EMSL’s science theme research areas, reach out and raise awareness of EMSL to the BER PI community, and provide additional biology expertise.
David brings an international reputation in studying the application of molecular microbial ecology to environmental engineering. He’s received funding from DOE’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research and is a member of BER’s Advisory Committee. In 2012, he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Before joining the UW in 2000, David held positions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and at Northwestern University. He received his bachelors’ degree in Microbiology from the UW and his masters and PhD in Microbiology from the University of Illinois.
David will spend one week each month at EMSL and then work remotely the remainder of each month from the UW’s Seattle campus.
Stahl, D.A. – Chief Scientist for the EMSL user program. Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, PNNL. Richland, WA.