2009 Lecturer | Dr. Paul Bertsch

About the Lecturer

Paul M. Bertsch is professor of environmental chemistry and toxicology at the University of Kentucky. He is also Georgia Power professor emeritus of environmental and soil chemistry at the University of Georgia; a faculty member in the interdisciplinary toxicology program at the University of Georgia; an adjunct professor in the marine biomedicine and environmental sciences program at the Medical University of South Carolina; and an adjunct professor of environmental systems engineering and science at Clemson University.


His research focuses on the mechanisms controlling the fate, transport, and bioavailability/toxicity of contaminants in the environment and on the development of novel minimally invasive remediation strategies for contaminated sites.