Director of Research, LRC Indoor Testing & Research
Dr. Cole is Director of Research for LRC Indoor Testing & Research, Cary, NC; and formerly Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.
His research focuses on the ecology of indoor environments, with special emphasis on identification and reduction of pollutant reservoirs and sources, bioaerosols, human exposure assessment and control, product evaluation, cleaning and restoration, mold and sewage remediation, and biocides. He has been a contributor to multiple editions of the IICRC S500 Water Damage Restoration Standard and the IICRC S520 Mold Remediation Standard. He holds both a Master of Science degree in Public Health Microbiology, and a Doctor of Public Health degree in Biohazard Science & Occupational Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) and a Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).