Michelle Kerr

Michelle Kerr works as a Chemist and Group Leader in US Environmental Protection Agency's Region 5 Chicago Regional Laboratory Mass Spectrometry Group. She has been on-staff with US EPA for seven years, four of which were in the Superfund Division managing clean ups of National Priorities List hazardous waste sites. Previous experience included research fellowships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and EPA, and a position in the Wastewater Treatment Process research group at the world’s largest wastewater treatment plant (Stickney Water Reclamation Plant). While at EPA, Michelle has been commended for developing laboratory analytical capacity, work as a Shoreline Cleanup and Assessment Team leader at an oil spill response of national significance, and for service and leadership as Co-Chair of EPA’s National Engineering Forum.

Michelle also currently holds an Adjunct Faculty position with Roosevelt University’s Department of Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Roosevelt University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Earth and Environmental Sciences concentrating in Geochemistry.

Contact Information: [email protected]; 312-886-8961