Environmental Chemistry Faculty and Research
Assistant Professor Chemical Oceanograpy, School of Fisheries and Marine Sciences, UAF. (Associated Faculty UAF Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
|Margaret Darrow||Associate Professor of Geological Engineering, UAF Institute of Northern Engineering (Associated Faculty UAF Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry) |
Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2007 (Engineering: Arctic Engineering)
Professor Darrow's research interests include behavior of unfrozen water in frozen soils, frost heaving, soil physics, slope stability, and thermal analysis of influence of structures on frozen ground.
Research Chemist, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (Affiliated Faculty UAF Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
|Larry Duffy||Professor of Biochemistry, UAF Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry |
Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1977. (Neurochemistry/Protein Chemistry & Biochemistry)
Professor Duffy's research focuses on wildlife and human environmental health, mercury toxicity and environmental ethics and justice.
|Tom Green||Professor of Chemistry, UAF Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry |
Ph.D. University of Tennessee, 1984. (Organic Chemistry)
Professor Green's research in Environmental chemistry focuses on synthesis and use of cyclodextrins as catalysts in Environmental remediation.
|Jenn Guerard||Assistant Professor, UAF Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,|
Ph.D. The Ohio State University, 2009 (Environmental Sciences).
Professor Guerard's research focuses on investigating the photo- and redox transformation reactions of organic constituents in aqueous systems.
|Lisa Hoferkamp||Associate Professor, University of Alaska Southeast (Juneau) Department of Environmental Sciences, (Affiliated Faculty UAF Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry) |
Ph.D. University of Neuchatel (Switzerland), 1995 (Inorganic chemistry)
Professor Hoferkamp's research centers on the transport, deposition and attenuation of heavy metal and organic pollutants in high latitude environments. Heavy metal studies in my lab include characterization of the lead and copper species associated with high organic carbon soils under anaerobic conditions.
|Mary Beth Leigh|
Assistant Professor, UAF Department of Biology and Wildlife, Institute of Arctic Biology (Associated Faculty UAF Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry)
|Jingqiu Mao||Assistant Professor, CNSM Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geophysical Institute|
Ph.D.: Pennsylvania State University 2007
Professor Mao's research is aimed at understanding the evolution in time and space of the trace gas composition of the atmosphere, using field/lab measurements, global modeling and satellite observations.
|Todd M. O'Hara||Associate Professor, UAF Department of Biology and Wildlife, Institute of Arctic Biology (Associated Faculty UAF Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry)|
Ph.D. The Medical College of Virginia, 1988; DVM University of Wisconsin, 1992. (Wildlife Toxicology)
Professor O'Hara's research interests are focused on environmental and wildlife toxicology of marine mammals, subsistence use foods, and Arctic contaminants.
|Brian Rasley||Associate Professor of Chemistry, UAF Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry|
Ph.D. Georgetown University, 1998. Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry)
Professor Rasley's research includes work in the areas of Environmental analytical chemistry and inorganic and organometallic synthesis.
|Bill Simpson||Professor of Chemistry, UAF Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry|
Ph.D. Stanford University, 1995. (Environmental and Atmospheric Chemistry)
Professor Simpson's research investigates Arctic radical chemistry through field and satellite instruments of trace gases and reactive radicals, with a particular focus on how environmental surfaces produce and consume reactive radicals.
|Tom Trainor||Professor of Chemistry, UAF Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry|
Ph.D. Stanford University, 2001. (Aqueous Geochemistry; Surface Chemistry)
Professor Trainor's research is focused on understanding the chemistry of environmental interfaces in order to improve both conceptual and quantitative models of the fate, transport and geochemical cycling of trace elements.