Dr. Dora Chiang

Technical Strategy Leader for Emerging Contaminants, CDM Smith



Dora is technical strategy leader for emerging contaminants at CDM Smith. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and has over 25 years of experience in the areas of contaminated site investigation, remediation and water treatment. She has worked collaboratively with clients to build the understanding of emerging contaminants from sampling, analysis, site investigation, treatment, site management to long term O&M. Dora is also very active on technology transfer with active roles in the company and the communities to share the state of the practice and technology innovation on emerging contaminants. She was invited editors on 1,4-dioxane special issue (Winter 2016) and PFAS special issue (Spring 2018) for Remediation Journal and she is also the ITRC PFAS team training subgroup co-lead and plays an important role on PFAS remediation subgroup.