Current Members



P. Lee Ferguson

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Environmental analytical chemistry and applications of high resolution mass spectrometry to trace organic contaminant analysis, environmental fate and effects of carbon nanomaterials in the aquatic environment, proteomics in environmental toxicology, and mechanisms of environmental endocrine disruption in aquatic organisms


Heather M. Stapleton

Associate Professor of Environmental Health

Conducts research on human exposure to organic contaminants, particularly, flame retardants, phthalates, polyfluorinated alky substances (PFAS), and pesticides



Heileen Hsu-Kim

Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Aquatic chemistry and geochemistry, trace element environmental chemistry, nanogeoscience, mercury biogeochemistry, water-particle surface processes.


Avner Vengosh

Nicholas Distinguished Professor of Environmental Quality