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Andrew Maynard Andrew Maynard, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair of Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: 734-647-6856 E-mail: maynarda@umich.edu
Faculty Profile
Video: http://www.youtube.com/v/yYXWHVZU0_g&hd=1

  • Studies the potential health and environmental impacts of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, and serves as Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center.
  • Specific topics include the health, environmental, social and economic impacts of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, synthetic biology and geoengineering; developing science and oversight policy that addresses emergent risks without unnecessarily stifling innovation; risk communication; and enabling members of the public, policy makers, industry and NGO's to make science-informed decisions on risks to human health and the environment.
  • Writes and testifies widely on managing the potential impacts of emerging technologies on society.

Other topics for Andrew Maynard

  • Disasters
  • Emerging technologies
  • Environmental disasters
  • Health communication
  • Innovation
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nuclear energy
  • Oil spills
  • Policy & regulation
  • Radiation
  • Responsible innovation
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk communication
  • Science policy
  • Technology

Topic: Oil spills

Nil Basu, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 764-9490 E-mail: niladri@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Environmental toxicologist, interested in the risk assessment of aquatic pollutants (focus on mercury), development of neurochemical biomarkers and environmental neurotoxicology, and the use of fish and wildlife as sentinels of human and environmental health hazards.      MORE

Alfred Franzblau, MD
Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0758 E-mail: afranz@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Research focuses on work-related musculoskeletal disorders, biological monitoring of chemical exposures, occupational neurological disease, and occupational respiratory disease. Can talk about health effects of oil spills and work-related threats.      MORE

Andrew Maynard, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: 734-647-6856 E-mail: maynarda@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Studies the potential health and environmental impacts of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, and serves as Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center.     MORE

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