Charles J. Newell, Ph.D., P.E.

Vice President, Principal Engineer


GSI Chuck Newell 12A0623 informal small Dr. Charles Newell is a Principal Engineer with GSI Environmental Inc. and has more than 31 years of experience as an environmental consultant. He is a member of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, a NGWA Certified Groundwater Professional, and an Adjunct Professor at Rice University. His professional expertise includes site characterization, groundwater and surface water quality modeling, risk assessments, natural attenuation, LNAPL/DNAPL problems, bioremediation, non‐point source studies, software development, and long‐term monitoring projects. He has also served as a technical facilitator for groups trying to reach consensus regarding complex environmental issues.

He has served as a Principal or Co‐Principal Investigator for numerous environmental research and development projects for the Dept. of Energy, American Petroleum Institute, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Defense, and industrial clients. He has extensive experience working with research teams comprised of mixed academic, industrial, and consulting members. Dr. Newell has been awarded the Hanson Excellence of Presentation Award by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Outstanding Presentation Award by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and the 2001 Wesley W. Horner Award by the American Society of Civil Engineers; the 2008 Outstanding Alumni Award from Rice University; and Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) 2014 Project of the Year as a Co‐Principal Investigator.