Shane Snyder

Research Focus Group Membership: 
Research Focus Group 1

B.A., Chemistry, Thiel College – Greenville Pennsylvania, 1994
Ph.D., Environmental Toxicology and Zoology”, Michigan State University – East Lansing, Michigan, 2000

College Affiliations: 

College Of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College Of Public Health
College Of Engineering

Research Interests: 

Indentification of contaminant mixtures in water with the potential to impact human and/or environmental health; advanced analytical techniques such as GC and LC QTOF technologies; in vitro bioassay screening of chemicals and mixtures isolated from the environment; metabolomic profiling of environmental contaminants using QTOF and in vitro bioassays; development and evaluation of advanced water treatment technologies and subsequent byproduts and wastestreams

Environmental Health Research & Expertise: 

Dr. Shane Snyder is the Co-Director of the Arizona Laboratory for Emerging Contaminants and the Co-Director of the Water & Energy Sustainable Technology centers at the University of Arizona.  For nearly 20 years, Dr. Snyder’s research has focused on the identification, fate, and health relevance of emerging water pollutants. Dr. Snyder and his teams have published over 150 manuscripts and book chapters on emerging contaminant analysis, treatment, and toxicology, and he currently serves as an editor-in-chief for the international journal Chemosphere. Dr. Snyder has been invited to brief the Congress of the United States on three occasions on emerging issues in water quality. He has served on several US EPA expert panels and is currently a member of the EPA’s Science Advisory Board drinking water committee. He was recently appointed to the World Health Organization’s Drinking Water Advisory Panel and was a member of the US National Academy of Science’s National Research Council Committee on Water Reuse. Dr. Snyder also is a Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore.