Dr. Herschel Clopper
PhD, ChE, CQE, PMC, CMC
Herschel Clopper, vice-president and senior associate of Boston Environmental & Engineering Associates, Inc., has been a practicing Chemical Engineer, Quality Engineer, and Environmental Engineer, and Professional Consultant for more than 35 years. His professional affiliations include the past offices of Historian and Staff Instructor for the Boston Section of the American Society for Quality, and memberships have included the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Society for Quality, and the Society of Professional Consultants. Dr. Clopper presently conducts and directs environmental investigations for the surveying of sites for contamination of indoor air quality, for contamination of soil and groundwater; and proposing and overseeing the execution of remediation plans, and the conducts and directs the assessment activity for verification of successful remediation.
Dr. Clopper graduated from Rice University in Houston Texas with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and from MIT, in Cambridge, MA with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, and a Masters of Science in Chemical Engineering. He holds a Program Managers Certificate awarded by Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA. Dr. Clopper has also completed numerous state of the art, technical programs sponsored by leading industry technical companies including among others, the Mold Testing and Remediation training programs sponsored by EMSL Analytical, Inc., New York.
During his professional career, he has worked at five Fortune 500 companies in the chemical, photographic, fiber optic, electronic equipment development, and environmental industries in various capacities including research, engineering, manufacturing, management, and plant design and construction. His engineering positions have included environmental engineer, development engineer, production engineer, process engineer, and quality assurance engineer. His management positions have included quality management in manufacturing, contract procurement, senior management, and corporate director level positions in research, engineering, project management, program management, and new product development and introduction. Prior to joining Boston Environmental & Engineering Associates Inc., he was Corporate Director of Quality for Hybricon, and a Principal of CLOPPER CONSULTING, assisting small and moderate sized companies in the improvement of their internal processes and educational programs for their employees.
Dr. Clopper’s impressive credentials additionally have included teaching positions as Assistant Professor at Catholic University, Washington, D.C., and Adjunct Professor in the School of Industrial Management and in the School of Management at WPI. He is presently an Adjunct Professor at the National Graduate School instructing students across the US.