Stephen Mezyk, PhD
1. Nitrosamine carcinogenesis
2. Wastewater remediation - removing chemical contaminants for direct potable reuse
3. Estrogenic effects in treated waters
I am a Professor of Physical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at CSULB with over 30 years of research studying radiation- and radical-induced chemistry. I now has over 180 peer-reviewed articles, have given 50 invited talks, and most importantly, I have nearly 300 conference presentations by my research students. My research at CSULB has been funded from multiple external grants, totalling over 8 million dollars. My current research for BUILD is focused on remediating chemically-contaminated waters, notably quantitatively removing antibiotic and estrogenic steroid activity using advanced oxidation process technologies, as well as some toxicology investigations of these contaminant chemicals.