Mining, Minerals & Asbestos Experts

Mining, Minerals & Asbestos Experts

Our experts work in a wide variety of technical areas, and therefore support multiple industries and types of services that RJLG provides. With expertise ranging from materials characterization to industrial hygiene and environmental services, from chemistry to technology development. 

For ease of navigation, our experts are listed in their most active areas of service to RJLG clientele, but a more detailed description of each staff member’s experience and expertise can be found on their bio page. Mining and mineral experts are below, or click on the menu to the left to go straight to another area of expertise. To learn more about each expert, click their name in their profile card below.

Bryan R. Bandli, Ph.D.

Mineralogist & Microscopist
  • Mineral & Materials Characterization
  • Microscopy
  • Asbestos
  • Electron Backscatter Diffraction
  • Mines & Quarries
  • Talc

    Richard J. Lee, Ph.D.

    CEO & Consulting Scientist
    • History of Regulations
    • Concrete Failure Analysis
    • Non-Commercial Asbestos
    • Asbestos Identification
    • Electron Diffraction
    • Methodology Development

      Monica McGrath-Koerner

      Consulting Scientist
      • Mineral Characterization
      • Microscopy
      • Asbestos Identification
      • Talc
      • Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
      • Selected Area Diffraction (SAED)

        Matthew S. Sanchez, Ph.D.

        Principal Investigator
        • Mineral Characterization
        • Microscopy
        • Talc
        • Vermiculite
        • Asbestos

          Drew R. Van Orden, P.E.

          Registered Professional Engineer
          • Asbestos
          • Amphibole Identification & Quantification
          • Mines & Quarries
          • Worker Exposure
          • Statistical Analyses
          • Quality Control