Svitana, Kevin

Kevin Svitana, Ph.D., is chair of the Environmental Studies Program and director of the environmental health and safety major at Otterbein University, and is responsible for creating the university’s outdoor groundwater laboratory where students can gain first-hand experience collecting environmental samples.

With more than 32 years of experience as a geologist and more than 30 years as a hydrogeologist, his diverse professional experience ranges from mineral resource evaluation and environmental impact studies to the assessment and remediation of hazardous waste sites. In addition, Svitana's experience with data collection and analysis for environmental assessment is extensive.

He's an Ohio VAP-certified environmental professional and has completed numerous environmental assessments in accordance with various regulatory structures. Svitana also provides consulting services related to groundwater and geologic assessments.