Dr. Jacqueline Michel is an internationally recognized expert in oil and hazardous materials spill response and assessment with a primary focus in the areas of oil fates and effects, non-floating oils, shoreline cleanup, alternative response technologies, and natural resource damage assessment.One of the original founders of RPI, which started in 1977, she now serves at the company President.
by Miles O. Hayes & Jacqueline Michel
Dr. Miles O. Hayes is a coastal geomorphologist with more than 50 years of research experience. He has authored more than 250 articles and reports and three books on numerous topics relating to tidal hydraulics, river morphology and processes, beach erosion, barrier island morphology, oil pollution, and petroleum exploration. He is Chairman of the Board of Research Planning, Inc. (RPI), a science technology company located in Columbia, S.C.