sonicCARE™: improved gravity sedimentation process and apparatus
Toxicity and risk assessment
CRC CARE’s students are researching into the fate and dynamics of contaminants, and are developing methods for estimating the reasonable maximum exposure and risk to human health and ecosystems.
Environmental risk assessment of nanomaterials for soil and groundwater remediation.
Development of a risk assessment model.
Mobility of Fe-based manufactured nanoparticles in soil.
Developing mechanism-based bioassays for predicting toxicity of environmental contaminants.
Ecotoxicity of zero-valent iron nanomaterials to microorganisms involved in contaminant biodegradation.
Evaluation of the residueal toxicity of hydrocarbon contaminated soils.
Illicit drugs in the environment: toxicity and remidial options.
Assessing the health risk of mixed organic and inorganic contaminants.
Evaluation of interaction toxicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and metals.
Earthworm biomarkers for monitoring persistent organic pollutants.
Health Risk assessment of mixed contaminants: Interactions of metals on the uptake of polyaromatic hydrocarbons in human liver cells.
Bioavailability and human health risk of heavy metal mixtures.
Arsenic in rice: Genotypic variation and its bioavailability with respect to human health risk assessment.