David Adamson and Travis McGuire Promoted to Principal Roles with GSI

GSI Environmental is pleased to announce the promotion of David Adamson and Travis McGuire to the position of Principal.  This promotion is in recognition of the significant contributions Dave and Travis have made to strengthen and grow GSI’s core services, develop and maintain strong client relationships, recruit and mentor our staff, and expand GSI’s technical capabilities into new areas.

Travis McGuire, P.E.  TMjsmMr. McGuire’s practice areas include all aspects of site assessment and remediation, including due diligence, site investigation, risk assessment, remedy screening and selection, remedial design and cost analysis, and remedy implementation.  He has provided expert testimony and expert support for litigation projects involving various environmental matters, including chemical impacts to soil and groundwater, vapor intrusion, remediation design and costs, and Superfund cost allocation.  He has also served as Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator for several Department of Defense research projects to advance DoD’s environmental restoration efforts.  He has published the results of this work and other research efforts in technical journals and has presented at numerous conferences.  Travis earned B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Environmental Science from McNeese State University in 2000, and his M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Rice University in 2002.   

David Adamson, Ph.D., P.E.DAsm  Dr. Adamson’s practice areas include research and development, site investigation, characterization, and remediation. He has extensive expertise in projects dealing with natural attenuation, source zone characterization, emerging contaminants, matrix diffusion, and the development and testing of innovative treatment technologies. He has served as a Principal Investigator or co-Principal Investigator on multiple DoD-sponsored research projects, including those focused on 1,4-dioxane, PFAS, innovative long-term monitoring approaches, enhanced amendment delivery systems, and improved characterization and treatment methods for contaminants in low permeability matrices. Dave earned his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa in 2000. He also worked as a post-doctoral research associate at Cornell University, and has held the positions of research scientist and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Rice University. He currently serves as a lecturer at Rice in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

For more information, please see their bios in the Principals section of the GSI website. Contact Dave and Travis at 713-522-6300 or email Dave at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Travis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.