John Bannister, PE

Senior Air Quality Scientist, Statistician

John has worked in industry and with government agencies to support a data-driven approach to decision-making, planning, and operations. He has been working in natural resources and environmental science since 2002. John focuses on statistical analysis and modeling, experimental planning and design, and research project development and management. He has developed monitoring and alert systems, as well as automated reporting tools, allowing clients to continuously monitor their data collection performance and anticipate analysis results.

For the Owens Lake Dust Mitigation Project in California, John has designed field studies, produced final analyses of study results, interfaced with regulatory agencies, and contributed to long-term project planning. His technical experience includes extensive use of database and scripting languages, data graphics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and analysis of remote-sensing imagery. John is also a registered Professional Civil Engineer (in AK, OR, WA) with experience in civil and structural engineering design.

His previous work experience includes positions as a field engineer for a major oil and gas company, and as a research manager for a project to redefine structural lumber design values.