Rob Lowe has a Bachelor and a Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech. He’s been the university’s Environmental Programs Manager since 1995. He is a register Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has always been a “data geek” and has helped design and build many of the data systems used by the EHS department. He continues to be involved in web and data development and has been one of the principle architects of both EHS’s Safety Management System (SMS) and the Chemical Waste Module of the SMS. Prior to working at Virginia Tech, he worked for several environmental consulting firms. Rob is currently counting his days to retirement where he can enjoy frosty beverages while captaining his sailboat.