2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
Randy S. Kertes, a 1984 Rider Geosciences graduate, received his M.S. degree in geology from the University of Cincinnati in 1995, where he concentrated in sedimentary textures, and currently holds the rank of Adjunct Instructor. Randy is a Senior Project Manager with Sadat Associates in Trenton, NJ, and he has a broad background in Environmental Sciences, particularly soil, lake, and groundwater remediation, environmental assessments, and air quality issues. A valued member of the Rider University Science Advisory Board, Randy also was the creator of, and driving force behind, the multidisciplinary and innovative Centennial Lake Watershed Restoration Project on campus. As a result of all of his contributions to Rider, Randy has been honored by the University and the Rider University Alumni Association, and was inducted into the Rider Science Stairway of Fame in June 2009.
Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
- Environmental Geology
Selected Publication Titles and Sources:
- Characterization, beneficial reuse, and pollutant loading model of sediments from Strawbridge Lake, Moorestown, NJ. Fifteenth Annual Contaminated Soils Conference.
- Residual pesticide contamination in soils - A case study of an orchard. Fourteenth Annual Contaminated Soils Conference.
- Comparative petrographic maturity of river and beach sands and implications for the origin of quartz arenites. Journal of Geological Education.