Environmental and Applied Chemistry

a student working on a blood alcohol project

Analytical and physical chemistry provide measurement techniques that can be used to address challenges facing our comunities ranging from crime to climate change and environmental health. Research programs in this area build on the departments strong traditions of laboratory training and take our techincal expertise to engage with our local community.

Table 1: Environmental and Applied Chemistry Groups
Faculty AdvisorAreas of Interest
Alam Hasson , Ph.D.

Air pollutant monitoring and emissions measurements
Atmospheric chemistry of pollutants
Health impacts of air toxics

Eric Person , Ph.D.

Forensic fire debris analysis
Clandestine laboratory investigation
Water quality testing