R. Lee Lippincott Ph.D. is a Research Scientist 1 with the New Jersey DEP Division of Science, Research, and Technology. He is also an assistant professor of Chemistry at TCNJ and MCCC. Lee is in charge of managing the state's A-280 safe drinking water research program as project manager and the results of his research are published in many technical journals. His primary research is focused on emerging contaminants in New Jersey's ground and surface water supplies that are used as sources for drinking water. Lee has served the ITRC Perchlorate Team as a sub-team colead for the analytical subgroup and is currently the sub-team colead on the chemical and physical Treatment subgroup.
Lee is a former chairman of the New Jersey AWWA Research and Technology Transfer Committee and participates in the New Jersey Drinking Water Quality Institute as a technical resource on the testing and treatment subcommittees.