Dr. Claudia Walecka-Hutchison is an EH&S Remediation Manager at The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan. In this capacity, Claudia is involved in the development of site-specific solutions for Dow's global remediation portfolio. Claudia also actively supervises research studies and specializes in bioremediation and fate and transport of a wide array of site contaminants including petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, and emerging contaminants. She is a member of ITRC Remediation Management of Complex Sites and PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) teams. Prior to joining Dow in 2013 she worked for URS, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and Northern Arizona University. Claudia received a master's degree in hydrology in 1999 and a Ph.D. in soil, water and environmental science in 2005 from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.