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Address: 137 Johnson Hall

Phone: 724-357-3275


Jan Wachter, associate professor, has a B.S. in Biology, an M.S. in Environmental Health, and a Doctor of Science degree in environmental health. He also has an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a certified safety professional, a certified industrial hygienist, and a certified hazardous materials manager, as well as being a certified reliability and quality engineer.

Jan has over twenty years of service with the federal government, working largely in the national laboratory research complexes of the Department of Energy. While with the Department of Energy, Jan served as deputy director of Operations; director of the Environment, Safety, and Health Division; and chief of a number of research and development branches. Jan has more recently been an environment, safety, and health consultant with TMS, Inc., and EG&G, Inc.

  • Safety Sciences Department
  • Johnson Hall, Room 117
    1010 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3017
  • Fax: 724-357-3992
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.