Shane A Snyder
Chief, Science / Technology Officer
Professor, BIO5 Institute
Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Professor, Environmental Science-Ext
Professor, Public Health
Primary Department
(520) 621-2573
Work Summary
I am an Environmental Engineering with training in Toxicology and Chemistry. My primary field of expertise is identification, health assessment, and fate of environmental pollutants. I also work in the field of drug discovery from natural products. My team and I also develop novel analytical techniques for ultra-trace analysis, including on-line sensor systems.
Research Interest
Dr. Shane Snyder is a Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Arizona and the Co-Director of the Arizona Laboratory for Emerging Contaminants. He also holds joint positions as a professor both in the College of Public Health and in the College of Agriculture. 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 peer-reviewed 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. Dr. Snyder has served on numerous US EPA expert panels and is 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. Dr. Snyder was a member of the National Academy of Science’s National Research Council Committee on Water Reuse. Dr. Snyder also is a Distinguished Adjunct Professor at King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia and a visiting professor at the National University of Singapore. Keywords: Environmental Pollution; Environmental Engineering; Drug Discovery; Human Cell Bioassays; Advanced Analytical Analyses; On-line Sensors