People

Co-Directors

Ferguson

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 of per-and-polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment
  • Polymer additives and microplastics in the aquatic environment
  • Mechanisms of environmental endocrine disruption in aquatic organisms
Stapleton

Heather M. Stapleton

Associate Professor of Environmental Health

  • Human exposure in indoor environments
  • Use of silicone wristbands to measure human exposure
  • Chemical exposures and cancer risk
  • Targeted & Nontargeted mass spectrometry methods applied to environmental samples
  • Effects of halogenated organic contaminants (e.g. BFRs, PFAS) on thyroid hormone regulation

Faculty

Hsu-Kim

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.

Vengosh

Avner Vengosh

Nicholas Distinguished Professor of Environmental Quality