David Singleton

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Executive in Residence in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

David  Singleton Profile Photo
David Singleton Profile Photo

Bio

David Singleton is an Executive in Residence in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke University. His research interests lie in microbial ecology and environmental microbiology, especially in soils and sediments.  He has a particular interest in the bioremediation of contaminants and the identification, isolation, and description of novel species of bacteria. He has served on the editorial board of Applied and Environmental Microbiology and maintains an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, where he previously taught and performed research. He currently serves as the Executive Administrative Director for the NSF-funded Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr), an organization with the mission to improve the health of people in indoor spaces through manipulation of the microbial communities that live there.

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Georgia, 2002

Positions

  • Executive in Residence in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering