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Environmental engineer

Peter James McAllister, Australian Environmental engineer. Achievements include development and implementation of systems to treat cyanide in water, herbicides and other toxics in soil and water; mathematics modeling of complex microbial systems Postgraduate scholar University Grants Commission, New Zealand, 1986, Massey scholarship, New Zealand, 1986. Member New Zealand Biotech Association (founding member 1989), New York Academy Sciences.

Background

McAllister, Peter James was born on August 7, 1965 in Whangarei, New Zealand. Son of Carol Brian and Delphine Una (Anderson) McA. Married Rosalie May Cull, January 30, 1988.

Education

Bachelor Tech with honors, Massey University, New Zealand, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Massey University, New Zealand, 1990.

Career

Research engineer, Alapharm, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 1980-1987;senior biotechnologist, CRA ATD, Sydney, Australia, 1990-1992;specialist environmental scientist, Comalco Bell Bay, Launceston, Australia, 1992-1993;senior environmental scientist, CRA ATD, Melbourne, Australia, 1993-1996;laboratory superintendent, RTZ CRA, Melbourne, 1996;manager environmental science Rio Tinto Research and Technology Development, RTZ CRA, Melbourne, since 1997. Course development consultant Latrobe U., Melbourne, 1992-1994. Course development consultant Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development and implementation of systems to treat cyanide in water, herbicides and other toxics in soil and water. Mathematics modeling of complex microbial systems.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Sampling and Analysis for Environmental Monitoring, 1992. Inventor in field.

Membership

Member New Zealand Biotech Association (founding member 1989), New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Rosalie May Cull, January 30, 1988.

father:
Carol Brian McAllister

mother:
Delphine Una (Anderson) McAllister

spouse:
Rosalie May Cull