Scientist, QA/QC, Calibration, Validation and Audit Laboratory
Janae Csavina joined the Calibration and Validation Laboratory for the NEON project in 2012 as the QA/QC scientist. Her role includes assessing and mitigating uncertainty, aiding development of techniques, and implementing quality control for the calibration and validation of atmospheric and aquatic monitoring sensors. Janae earned a BS (2004) in Chemical Engineering and a MS (2008) in Civil Engineering from Ohio University where her early research at the Biofuels Research Laboratory focused on algae for carbon sequestration, gasification, and biodiesel. She also received her MS (2010) and PhD (2012) in Environmental Engineering from University of Arizona. For her dissertation research in the Superfund Research Program she analyzed metal and metalloid contaminant transport around smelting and mining operations in Arizona and Australia. Her industry experience includes water treatment, chemical manufacturing, and pollution prevention.