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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Environmental Sciences 375  

Environmental Science 375

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor John Reinfelder, Environmental Science Building, Cook Campus (732/932-9540)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Tamar Barkay, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology, CC; Ph.D., Maryland
Microbial transformation of metals

Anthony Broccoli, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers Climate modeling, climate change

Brian T. Buckley, Administrative Director of Laboratories, EOSHI; Ph.D., North Carolina State
Analytical chemistry of environmental science

Joanna Burger, Professor of Biology, FAS-NB, and of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D., Minnesota
Behavioral ecology, ecotoxicology, ecological risk

Keith R. Cooper, Professor of Toxicology, CC; Ph.D., Rhode Island
Xenobiotic metabolism and diseases of aquatic animals; animal models

Joan G. Ehrenfeld, Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D., CUNY
Wetland ecology, soil ecology, ecosystems ecology, pollution impacts on ecosystems

Paul G. Falkowski, Professor of Geological Sciences and Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., British Columbia Evolution and ecology of marine phytoplankton and symbiotic algae

Donna E. Fennell, Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering, CC; Ph.D., Cornell Bioremediation; wastewater treatment; bioprocess modeling; anaerobic processes

Jennifer Francis, Associate Research Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Washington
Polar meteorology, remote sensing, air-sea-ice energy transfer

Michael A. Gallo, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Albany Medical College
Food additives; phototoxins; dermatotoxicology

Panos Georgopoulos, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Environmental modeling

Daniel Gimenez, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Minnesota
Soil structure; water movement and solute transport through soils; soil quality

William Goldfarb, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Columbia
Environmental water resources; hazardous substances law and policy

Robert M. Goodman, Executive Dean of Cook College, Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D., Cornell Diversity and function of microorganisms in natural environments

Fred Grassle, Director, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Duke
Ecology of marine bottom-dwelling organisms

Max M. Haggblom, Professor, Biotechnology Center for Agriculture and the Environment, CC; Ph.D., Helsinki
Environmental and applied microbiology; biodegradation and bioremediation

Robert P. Harnack, Professor of Meteorology, CC; Ph.D., Maryland
Synoptic and climatic aspects of meteorology

Jun-Yan Hong, Associate Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., UMDNJ Environmental toxicology; human susceptibility to environmental diseases

Weilin Huang, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Michigan. Physicochemical treatment processes; fate and transport of pollutants

Joseph V. Hunter, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers Source, fate, and detection of water and soil pollutants

Sidney A. Katz, Professor of Chemistry, FAS-C; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Environmental, nutritional, and toxicological aspects of trace elements

Stanley E. Katz, Research Professor of Microbiology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Antibiotic residues in tissues and soils

Kathleen I. Keating, Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Yale
Trace element nutrition, plankton community structure and defined media for zooplankton and phytoplankton culture

Lee Kerkhof, Associate Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., California (San Diego)
Marine microbiology and molecular biology; microbial population dynamics

Uta Krogmann, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Hamburg-Harburg
Solid-waste management and engineering, biosolids, recycling, waste minimization, anaerobic digestion, composting

Jerome J. Kukor, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Michigan
Biochemistry of microbial degradation of aromatic and aliphatic compounds

Paul J. Lioy, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Human exposure to pollutants; air pollution; industrial hygiene; risk assessment

Gediminas Mainelis, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Cincinnati
Biological and nonbiological aerosols, exposure monitoring and control

Monica Mazurek, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, CC; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles.) Air quality engineering; organic geochemistry; analytical chemistry for environmental systems

James R. Miller, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Maryland Meteorology; atmospheric modeling

George H. Nieswand, Professor of Environmental Systems Engineering, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Environmental systems analysis

Christopher C. Obropta, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Stevens
Watershed management stormwater best management practices

Claire E. Reimers, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Oregon State
Marine carbon cycle; sedimentary geochemistry

John R. Reinfelder, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Trace metal biogeochemistry of aquatic systems; phytoplankton ecology

Nathan M. Reiss, Associate Professor Emeritus of Meteorology, CC; Ph.D., New York
Air-pollution meteorology; physical meteorology

David A. Robinson, Professor of Geography, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Columbia
Climate and climate change

Alan Robock, Professor of Meteorology, CC; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Climate change, climate modeling, soil moisture

Mark G. Robson, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Rutgers
Public health risk assessment; exposure to pesticides

Stuart L. Shalat, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Harvard
Epidemiologic studies of environmental toxins' effects on the fetus and the child

Robert M. Sherrell, Associate Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Marine geochemistry of trace metals and natural radionuclides

Georgiy L. Stenchikov, Research Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Moscow Physical Technical Institute
Climate modeling, cloud modeling, air pollution, computational fluid dynamics, radiative transport, numerical methods

Peter F. Strom, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Biological treatment; hazardous wastes

Gary L. Taghon, Associate Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Washington
Marine ecology

Robert L. Tate III, Professor of Soils and Crops, CC; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Soil microbiology

Paul E. Thomas, Professor of Chemical Biology and Pharmacognosy, EMSP; Ph.D., Ohio State
Metabolism of drugs and environmental chemicals, cytochrome P-450

Lisa A. Totten, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Semivolatile organic contaminant fate and transport; reactivity and QSARs

Barbara J. Turpin, Associate Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Oregon Graduate Institute
Air pollution; the chemistry and physics of atmospheric aerosols

Christopher G. Uchrin, Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Michigan
Math modeling of contamination transport in surface and groundwater

Dana E. Veron, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science, CC; Ph.D., California (San Diego)
Modeling of clouds, radiation, and climate

Constantino Vetriani, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology, and Marine and Coastal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Rome Deep-sea microbiology, thermophiles, microbial adaptations to extreme environments

Christopher P. Weaver, Assistant Research Professor of Meteorology, CC; Ph.D., Scripps
Climate change and feedbacks; land-atmosphere interactions; clouds and earth's radiation budget; numerical modeling

Judith S. Weis, Professor of Zoology, FAS-N; Ph.D., New York
Effects of environmental factors, including pollutants, on development and growth of estuarine organisms

Clifford P. Weisel, Associate Professor of Environmental and Community
Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rhode Island Measurement of environmental constituents to assess human exposure

Lily Y. Young, Professor of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Harvard
Anaerobic microbial metabolism of environmental contaminants; microbial ecology

Junfeng Jim Zhang, Associate Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Air pollution, exposure assessment, atmospheric chemistry and greenhouse gases

Gerben J. Zylstra, Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology, BCAE; Ph.D., Michigan
Genetics and physiology of microbial aromatic hydrocarbon degradation

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Richard Dunk, Research Scientist of Environmental Science, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers Applied meteorology and environmental design

Zhihua (Tina) Fan, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Assessment, air chemistry/pollution, health effects or exposures

Nancy L. Fiedler, Associate Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Bowling Green State
Neurobehavioral and health effects in human exposure to hazardous substances

Robert Hordon, Associate Professor of Geography, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Columbia
Surface and groundwater hydrology; water quality

Howard Kipen, Associate Professor of Environmental and Community
Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., California (San Francisco) Occupational health

Richard Lathrop, Associate Professor of Environmental Resources, CC; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Remote sensing and spatial modeling of terrestrial aquatic ecosystems

Amit Roy, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers Pharmacokinetic modeling

Adjunct Members of the Graduate Faculty

Norberto J. Palleroni, Research Professor of Agricultural Molecular Biology, CC/BCAE; Ph.D., Buenos Aires
Taxonomic and phylogenetic studies of environmentally important bacteria

Alan Stern, Research Scientist, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Energy; Ph.D., Columbia
Population exposures to metals in the environment

Vikram M. Vyas, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Spatial and spatiotemporal geostatistical analysis of environmental; ecological and health indicator data


 
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