Heather Veith Rectanus PhD, PE
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
Heather has more than 12 years of experience leading or working on a broad range of
environmental research, development, and implementation projects. She specializes
in bioremediation and monitored natural attenuation (MNA) remedial strategies for
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
and Underground Storage Tank (UST) hazardous waste sites. Her interests reside in
technology transfer to integrate the state of the science with field applications, and she
has worked on projects encompassing biosparging designs, biobarrier installation, MNA
assessment, and Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) management strategies.
Prior to joining Geosyntec, Heather worked at Battelle Memorial Institute, where she served in a program management role for the Environmental Services and Technologies (ESAT) and Environmental Security Technology Services (ESTS) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contracts with the Naval Facilities Engineering (NAVFAC) Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC). She also served as conference co-chair for multiple Battelle conferences, including the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds; First International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies; and Tenth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium.