Gary M. Birk, P.E.
Managing Partner at Tersus Environmental
Gary Birk is the founder and Managing Partner for Tersus Environmental.
He has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University and holds registrations as a Professional Engineer in North Carolina, Virginia and Florida.
Well-known for his
contributions to in situ anaerobic groundwater remediation, he
has worked on over 200 enhanced reductive dechlorination projects in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
focus is on engaging cutting-edge sustainable green technologies that help environmental consulting companies restore or remediate groundwater and soil at challenging sites associated with Fortune 500 companies, the U.S. Departments of Energy
and Defense, and NASA
Gary has worked extensively in the field of bioremediation and environmental consulting on soil and groundwater assessments and cleanups.
His experience includes two decades as an environmental contractor and consultant focused on project management of multiphase, multidisciplinary environmental design and construction projects, predominantly for industry and utilities.
has authored Design Tools for in situ bioremediation that have advanced the state-of-the-practice in estimating substrate application rates.