Jay Gan


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    University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, USA

  • Dr Jay Gan is a Full Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, where he also served as the Department Chair in 2007-2010. His research and teaching has a focus on fate, transport, ecotoxicology and pollution management of legacy and emerging contaminants in the environment, soil chemistry, water quality and environmental sustainability. To date he has authored 230 technical journal articles and four edited books. His ISI (Web of Knowledge) citations are 5750 with an H index of 43 (as of January 2016). At UC Riverside, he teaches a large undergraduate student class “Introduction to Environmental Sciences” and a graduate student class “Fate and Transport of Chemicals in Environment.” He currently supervises six Ph.D. students, two postdoctoral scientists and several visiting scholars or students.

    He is an Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Society of Agronomy (ASA) and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). He has previously served as an Associate Editor for Journal of Environmental Quality (2000-2006) and Environmental Pollution (2013-2015), as well as on the Editorial Board of Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry and Environmental Toxicology &  Chemistry