Michael J. Brisson is a technical adviser at the Savannah River National Laboratory (Aiken, South Carolina). The lab, an applied science facility and a national laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, focuses on environmental management, national and homeland security, and energy security.
An ASTM International member since 2005, Brisson is past-chair of the air quality committee (D22). He is chair of the subcommittees on methods of test (C26.05) and quality assurance, statistical applications, and reference materials (C26.08) in the nuclear fuel cycle committee (C26). He is also a member of the committees on metal powders and metal powder products (B09), soil and rock (D18), water (D19), performance of buildings (E06), nuclear technology and applications (E10), quality and statistics (E11), and homeland security applications (E54). Brisson has been honored with D22’s Award of Merit, the Moyer D. Thomas Award, and Awards of Appreciation, C26’s Harlan J. Anderson Award, Awards of Appreciation, and Awards of Achievement, and D18’s Richard S. Ladd Standards Development Award. He also received the J.A. Thomas President’s Leadership Award in 2009.
With Savannah River National Laboratory since 1988, Brisson was previously a chemist at Beecham Products.
Outside ASTM International, Brisson is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and the Project Management Institute. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the College of Charleston and an master’s degree in hazardous waste management from the National Technological University.