B.S., Natural Resources and Environmental Management, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Certifications and Registrations

  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Certified in Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH), #11972

Professional Experience

As a Senior Project Manager, Luke Nienhaus is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) with more than 14 years of broad occupational, environmental, health and safety consulting experience, with special emphasis in indoor environmental quality, industrial hygiene, and due diligence focusing on occupational exposures, asbestos, lead-based paint, and microbial contamination. He has extensive experience conducting large-scale asbestos inspections, microbial investigations, water damage remediation oversight, and lead-based paint inspections and risk assessments in schools, offices, industrial facilities, government buildings, and residences. He has recently focused efforts on building health sciences, including sustainable indoor air quality in response to the current pandemic.

Professional Affiliations & Honors

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – National Member
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association, Chicago Local Section – Board Member (2016-2018)
  • Chicagoland Safety, Health, & Environmental Conference – Committee Member (2017-2018)


  • “How Clean is Clean? Deploying Fluorescents and Surrogate Pathogens to Characterize a Cleansed Workplace” American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, 2021
  • “Conventional vs. New Technologies for Evaluating and Validating Engineering Controls through SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic and Beyond” – Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, 2021