Civil & Environmental engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Dr. Arjun Venkatesan is an Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the occurrence, fate and treatment of toxic chemicals in the environment. Additionally, he develops novel analytical and monitoring approaches to assess human and environmental health risks associated with toxic exposures and drug use. His work on emerging contaminants, funded by NSF, DoD, DOE, USBR etc., has been featured in media, including National Geographic, PBS programming and the National Institutes of Health, among others. Venkatesan received his Master’s in environmental engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2009) and his Ph.D. in environmental engineering from Arizona State University (2013). To date, Dr. Venkatesan has published 50 plus peer-reviewed journal articles on emerging contaminants, wastewater-based epidemiology, and water treatment