Dr. Vivek Mathrani
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Vivek Mathrani, PhD, DABT is a toxicologist at the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). He provides technical support in human health risk assessment and toxicology to support risk-based remediation of dozens of contaminated property under DTSC’s Site Mitigation and Restoration Program, and on PFAS hazard assessments for DTSC’s Safer Consumer Products Program. Vivek currently co-leads the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council’s (ITRC) Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC) team and has been a contributing member to its Risk Assessment, Environmental Molecular Diagnostics, and Green and Sustainable Remediation teams. Vivek earned his doctoral and master’s degrees in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of California, Davis. His bachelor’s degree in Chemistry is from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. He resides and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.