Dr. Alice Delia is Laboratory Director at Prism Analytical Technologies, Inc. in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. She manages Prism’s Data Analysis Group and is the technical lead on all of Prism’s air testing products, as well as in the analysis and interpretation of all test data. Dr. Delia received her B.S. in Chemistry from Kalamazoo College, and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from the University of Colorado. She has extensive knowledge of atmospheric processes and their implications for air quality compliance and safety. In addition, she is proficient in the operation of Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) instruments and performing the chemical profile interpretation of the GS-MS data.
During her six-year tenure at Prism, Dr. Delia has been responsible for the development and deployment of several new methodologies for air quality testing in homes. On June 19, 2012, Dr. Delia will be delivering a technical paper she co-authored at the American Industrial Hygiene Association Conference & Expo on the topic of tobacco smoke detection using VOC markers. In a previous position as an Environmental Analyst at ASE, Inc., a subsidiary of Booz-Allen-Hamilton, Dr. Delia wrote and presented several presentations to the DOD Environmental Cleanup Office and to the U.S. Congress.