Lyle D. Burgoon, Ph.D.
Dr. Lyle D. Burgoon is a computational toxicologist, biostatistician, bioethicist and risk assessor. He develops computational models, including virtual organisms and artificial intelligence, to predict chemical effects in human populations and ecosystems. His bioethics work focuses on applied ethics challenges in chemical/drug safety and science.
Dr. Burgoon spent over 12 years in the government sector. His unclassified work at the US Army included leading and developing an Anticipatory Intelligence Unit focused on chemical and biological warfare agents, as well as leading the development of virtual agriculture models (plants and livestock) to assess the potential impacts of a nuclear weapon detonation on food security and logistics.
At the US EPA, Dr. Burgoon led toxicological and risk assessments of environmental chemicals, including work on hydraulic fracturing, ambient air pollutants, hazardous air pollutants, PCBs, and metals.
Today, Dr. Burgoon and his team help clients overcome challenges, in the laboratory, in the courtroom, and on the battlefield.
Dr. Burgoon is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Michigan State University.