Dr. Liptak is a member of the ecological survey team at EnviroScience where he specializes in wetlands ecology, wetland restoration, and mitigation wetland design. Dr. Liptak earned his Ph.D. at Ohio State University under the noted wetland ecologist Dr. William Mitsch, and completed his graduate research on the created wetlands at the Olentangy River Wetland Research Park in Columbus. He has over 15 years of experience in wetlands research and consulting, and is a Certified Ecologist (Ecological Society of America). His main responsibilities at EnviroScience include wetland restoration, mitigation planning, wetland assessments and delineations, technical report preparation, and permitting. Dr. Liptak has experience in preparing mitigation plans for many different projects, including wetland creation, restoration and enhancement, as well as preparing upland restoration and prairie planting plans. Dr. Liptak has extensive experience with terrestrial, aquatic and wetland surveys for projects of all sizes. He is a pre-qualified consultant certified to complete aquatic and terrestrial ecological surveys, wetland delineations, waterways permitting, and wetland mitigation design for Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) projects. He is a member of the Society of Wetlands Scientists and the Ecological Society of America. He regularly gives seminars on wetland issues and regulations within the state of Ohio.