Gerald Kauffman

Project Director, Water Resources Center, Institute for Public Administration; Assistant Professor, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration · University of Delaware

Prof. Kauffman focuses on drinking water: water supply, water quality, policy, handling droughts and floods.

Public Policy Water Policy Water Supply Water Quality Watershed Planning

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Interdisciplinary expert researcher and author on water quality, environmental health and sustainability issues in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Harmful Algal Blooms Urbanization Sustainability Issues Environmental Contaminants

Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

James Douglass, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

James Douglass studies the interactions among living organisms and the environment in coastal waters, including algae blooms.

Reefs Algae Oysters Water Pollution Marine Biology

Barry H. Rosen, Ph.D.

Expert in cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms and blue-green algae · Florida Gulf Coast University

Barry Rosen studies the nature of freshwater harmful algal blooms and their dynamics.

blue-green algae Cyanobacterial genetics Diatoms Limnology Fish kills

Asli Aslan

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Asli Aslan specializes in Environmental Health Sciences

Watershed Management Wastewater Treatment Global Environmental Health Environmental Molecular Microbiology Environmental Health Sciences

Ty Redd

Professor of Chemistry · Southern Utah University

Specializing in molecular and cell biology, environmental chemistry, environmental contaminants, and macromolecular host guest science

Organic Macrocycles Environmental Contaminants Water Research Physical Science Molecular and Cellular Biology

Molly Nation, Ph.D.

Expert in environmental education · Florida Gulf Coast University

Molly Nation explores environmental issues within formal education settings.

Environmental Change Environmental Education Nature-based Solutions Translational Climate Climate Policy

Ryan S. King, Ph.D.

Research Professor of Biology · Baylor University

Specializing in understanding the availability of phosphorus, nitrogen, and carbon in inland freshwater systems.

Freshwater science to inform policy Community and ecosystem ecology Numeric water-quality criteria Ecological thresholds Streams and rivers

John Dorsey

Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering & Environmental Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Marine Biology Coastal Marine Habitats Water Quality Pollution Ecology Wastewater Treatment

Greg Tolley, Ph.D.

Expert in marine ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Greg Tolley studies estuaries, including the ecology of oyster reefs and the impact of freshwater inflow on estuarine ecosystems.

Science Education Water Quality Physiology of Estuarine Organisms Freshwater Inflow Estuaries and Estuarine Ecosystems

Robert Weaver, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Weaver's areas of expertise include coastal flooding, coastal transport, water quality and littoral processes.

Coastal Flooding‎ Coastal Eco-engineering 2D and 3D Circulation Modeling Coastal Transport Water Quality

Nora Egan Demers, Ph.D.

Expert in health and pollution · Florida Gulf Coast University

Nora Demers researches the effects of stressors on biological systems.

Human Health Effects of Stressors on Biological Systems Community Engagement Immunology Environmental Pollutants

Mary Lusk

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Mary Lusk focuses her research on well water and septic system.

Urban Water Quality, Stormwater, and Low Impact Development for Urban Areas Onsite Wastewater Treatment (Septic Systems) Urban Fertilizer Ordinances Pathogens in Water Bodies Urban Agriculture

Michael L. Parsons, Ph.D.

Expert in coastal water health · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Parsons studies the causes of harmful algal blooms and how their toxins can impact marine and human lives.

Phytoplankton Ecology Coral Reef Ecology Ciguatera Outbreaks Coastal Water Health Plankton Ecosystems

Kelli Hunsucker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Hunsucker investigates biofouling prevention methods for marine growth and eco-engineering techniques for ecosystem enhancement.

Marine Education Oceanography UVC Biofilms Biofouling

Joseph Reichenberger

Professor of Civil Engineering & Environmental Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Water Recycling Systems Water Quality Studies Treatment Facility Hydraulics Hydraulic Modelling of Water Systems Water and Wastewater Treatment

AJ Reisinger

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

AJ Reisinger’s research focuses on how human activities affect levels of nutrients and impair the quality of soil and water.

Urban Ecology Pollution Pharmaceuticals Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystems Soil, Water, and Aquifer Remediation

Brian LaPointe, Ph.D.

Research Professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute · Florida Atlantic University

Brian Lapointe’s research interests include algal physiology and biochemistry, marine bioinvasions and marine conservation.

Marine Bioinvasions Coral Reef Ecology Algal Physiology Biochemistry Seagrass Ecology

Keith Schneider

Professor · University of Florida

Keith Schneider’s research focuses on food safety and understanding foodborne illnesses.

Food Safety Foodborne Illnesses