## Charles Waggoner, PhD

Director and Research Professor
Mississippi State University

Dr. Waggoner is responsible for the design, fabrication, and operation of test stands used to conduct life cycle testing of filters to NQA-1 quality requirements. Filter testing activities have been conducted at MSU for over a decade. Initial filter testing was conducted under a joint effort between the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management and EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response with respect to the proposed Hazardous Waste Combustor Maximum Achievable Control Technology. Work has since been conducted for various DOE sites and also for the National Nuclear Security Administration. Dr. Waggoner is a member of the ASME CONAGT Main Committee, Filtration Subcommittee, Technology Subcommittee, and several project teams.