THE NOISE CONSULTANCY, LLC
Stephen M. Szulecki
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1990 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
B.S. Environmental Sciences
Minor: Science Teaching Certification
1996 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
M.S. Environmental Sciences
2000 - present Vice President - The Noise Consultancy, LLC, 309 Van Neste Road,
2000 - present Visiting Lecturer - Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey -
Department of Environmental Sciences - Rutgers Air Pollution Training
Programs, New Brunswick, NJ.
2002 - present Visiting Lecturer - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Center for Environmental Training, New Brunswick, NJ.
1992 - 2000 Director - Rutgers Air Pollution Training Program. Department of
Environmental Sciences. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey,
New Brunswick, NJ.
1996 - 2000 Assistant Instructor - Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New
Brunswick, NJ. Department of Environmental Sciences.
1992 Part-time Lecturer - Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey.
Chemistry Department. Environmental Science lecture/laboratory course
Fall 1992 semester.
Professional Education Courses:
Source Sampling for Pollutants (EPA 450)
Odor Field Enforcement
Visible Emissions Evaluation Certification/Recertification
Analytical Methods for Air Quality Standards (EPA 464)
Atmospheric Sampling (EPA 435)
Control of Particulate Emissions (EPA 413)
Control of Gaseous Emissions (EPA 415)
Continuous Emissions Monitoring (EPA 474)
Principles and Practice of Air Pollution Control (EPA452)
Air Sampling for Air Toxics
Air Sampling and Analysis - Team Instructor Spring 1999 (Rutgers University)
Environmental Science I - Instructor 1992 (Middlesex County College)
Acoustical Consultant to the Township of Lawrence, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 2000-present.
Presented Expert Testimony at Planning Board Hearing, Hopewell Township, NJ, representing Nancy and Ronald Goldfuss in the Lexicon Application. July 2004.
Presented Expert Testimony in Circuit Court, Jasper County, Missouri, regarding: William C. Beall vs. James A.Wilbert, Mo-Kan Dragway, Inc., et al. March 2004.
Attended Professional Training Course, Noise Control for Buildings, Manufacturing Plants, Equipment and Products, November 10-14, 2003 in Orlando, FL. Sponsored by Hoover & Keith, Inc, Houston, TX. Certificate of Achievement Awarded.
Attended Professional Training Course, FHWA Traffic Noise Model (TNM), November 4-7, 2003 in Franklin, TN. Sponsored by Bowlby & Associates, Inc., Franklin, TN. Certificate of Achievement Awarded.
Occupational Noise Exposure Assessment for US State Dept. Employees (Firing Range Instructors), Virginia, May 2003.
Reviewer: EPA Course 452: Principles and Practices of Air Pollution Control (Student Manual and Instructors Guide for a classroom/lecture based training course). Produced by Ices, LTD., under contract from USEPA, Air Pollution Training Institute. September 2002-February 2003.
Independent consultant to Rutgers University on a research project entitled: "Road Noise Educational Outreach Program," for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, January 2002-September 2002. Provided expertise in the areas of residential acoustical construction, the efficacy of low cost sound attenuation measures, and the development of training/outreach materials for professionals and the public at large.
Attended Professional Training Course, Noise Control and Low-noise Product Design, October 25-26, 2001 in Portland, ME at Noise-Con 2001. Sponsored by The Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA.
Presented Expert Testimony on Acoustical Study For Long Branch, NJ vs. Koplitz, November 2001, finding for Client.
Acoustical Modeling for BFI, Inc. Tremley Point Marine Transfer Station, Linden, NJ; McDonald's Inc., East Brunswick and Somerset, NJ; Recycling Specialists Inc., Jersey City, NJ; (partial listing).
Acoustical Studies for City of New York; New York City Police Department; Bristol Meyer Squibb, Inc., Lawrenceville, NJ; Nissan Corporation, Canton, MS; Ethicon, Inc., Bridgewater, NJ; Pewter Village Apartments, Collingswood, NJ; Manalapan Township vs. Raceway Park, Inc., Manalapan, NJ; (partial listing).
Reviewer: EPA Course 413: Control of Particulate Emissions (Student Manual and Instructors Guide for a classroom/lecture based training course). Produced by Ices, LTD., under contract from USEPA, Air Pollution Training Institute. May-October 1999.
Reviewer: OL2000: Basic Concepts in Environmental Sciences-Module 1 (computer based training course). Produced by North Carolina State University, under contract from USEPA, Air
Pollution Training Institute. January 1998.
Provided Technical Assistance to NJDEP/NJDOT/NJDMV to establish training for DMV personnel to audit the soon to be privatized vehicle inspection facilities and existing inspection & repair facilities under the new I/M program, 1998.
Consultant to Liberty Lakes (Burlington, NJ) regarding odor impact at their facility from a local landfill, 1998.
Consultant to Township of Roxbury, New Jersey. Air pollution implications of the decommissioning of 150 year old explosive facility in their jurisdiction, 1997.
Provided technical assistance to NJDEP/NJDOT on the use of exhaust carbon monoxide as a surrogate for the evaluation of smoke output from heavy-duty diesel vehicles, 1996.
Certified as an Instructor by Successful Completion of Visible Emissions Evaluation Instructor's Course, sponsored by USEPA, Research Triangle Park, NC. December 1990.
Relevant Skills and Certifications
Certified in Community Noise Investigations in the State of New Jersey at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, December 1999, December 2001, December 2003. (2 year certification).
Developed noise models that provide for the sound attenuation due to a barrier and the propagation effects.
Prepared numerous Sound Level Measurement Protocols to satisfy environmental and occupational noise measurement objectives.
Certified in Visible Emissions Evaluation at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ and Eastern Technical Associates, Cary, NC.
Developed and administered a professional education program.
Prepared grant proposals and contracts.
Developed professional education courses and teaching materials.
Operated field/laboratory analytical instrumentation and equipment.
Evaluated control technologies for stationary and mobile sources.
Evaluated and designed emission capture, transport, and measurement/monitoring systems.
Supervised technical and non-technical personnel.
Associations, Awards, and Other Activities
Air and Waste Management Association-member, Noise & Vibration Committee, 1992-present,
Certificate of Appreciation from American Industrial Hygiene Association , New Jersey Section, June 2000.
Faculty Advisor, Environmental Sciences Club, 1997-2000.
Mid-Atlantic States Section of Air & Waste Association 42nd Annual Conference, Pre-conference workshop Co-Chairman, October 1996.
American Industrial Hygiene Student Chapter, Advisor, 1992-93, 1997-2000.
Conference Presentations and Lectures
Status of Training at the Rutgers Area Training Center. Presented at the 5th Annual Air Pollution Training Contracts' Conference, December 2-5, 1997, Raleigh, NC. Invited.
Fundamental of Air Sampling. To be presented at the 42nd Mid-Atlantic States Section of the Air & Waste Management Association Pre-Conference Workshop, Environmental Testing Issues Impacting Industries, October 28, 1996, Invited.
Classroom Courses vs. Distant Learning Courses, Training Curriculum Development and the Status of Training at the Rutgers Area Training Center. Presented at the 4th Annual Air Pollution Training Contracts' Conference, September 25-27, 1996, in Raleigh, NC. Invited.
Evaluation of Visible Emissions, (Student Manual), Revised 2004. 119 pages. Robert Hague and Stephen Szulecki. Copyright Pending.
Odor Enforcement, (Student Manual), 47 pages, Revised 1997. Stephen Szulecki and Robert Hague.
The Clean Air Act (CAA) and New Jersey, (Fact Sheet), 1996. B.Turpin, M. Achtau, S. Szulecki, L. Zussman and B. Motherwell. Rutgers Cooperative Extension Publication.
Critical Assessment of Methodologies for the Detection and Measurement of Odors in Ambient Air, 1995. 49 pages. Stephen Szulecki.
Air Sampling and Analysis Laboratory Manual, Manganelli, R.M., Szulecki, S.M., 1990. Copyright pending.