Team 1 will sample public water sources statewide to establish a baseline and monitoring protocol moving forward.

Lee Ferguson, PhD | Duke

Dr. Ferguson is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke University. His research focuses on development of methods using high-resolution mass spectrometry for targeted and non-targeted analysis of emerging pollutants in the aquatic environment.


Detlef Knappe, PhD | NC State

Dr. Knappe is a Professor of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at NC State University. His research focuses on source water protection by identifying contaminants through targeted and non-targeted analyses and on the development of treatment approaches for the removal of unregulated contaminants.


Additional Team Members

Mei Sun, PhD | UNC-Charlotte
Gordon Getzinger, PhD | Duke
Abigail Joyce, PhD | Duke
Noelle DeStefano, PhD | NC State
Yuling Han, PhD | UNC-Charlotte

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