William (Ed) Corl is the deputy director of the NAVSEA Laboratory Quality & Accreditation Office (LQAO) in Norfolk, Virginia and had worked for LQAO since 2006 and in the field of environmental chemistry since 1989. He oversees the Navy Shipyard materials and engineering laboratory accreditation program and also coordinates work on various areas of environmental data planning, sampling, and analysis. He previously worked for 12 years performing environmental analysis for the Naval Public Works Laboratory at the Norfolk Naval Base and then 6 years in the technical support division for NAVFAC Atlantic where he served as in-house expert on emerging contaminants, analytical chemistry and analysis, and risk assessments as part of the Environmental Restoration (ER) program. Ed earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry in 1989, a master's degree in environmental chemistry in 1997, and a Ph.D. in environmental engineering in 2015 - all at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. He is a certified environmental chemist by the National Registry of Certified Chemists (NRCC).