Jay Gan, Ph.D., is a professor of Environmental Chemistry and a Water Quality Specialist in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Riverside , where he also served as the Department Chair in 2007-2010. He has a B.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Zhejing University in China and completed postdoc work in agrochemicals, at the UN-International Atomic Energy Agency's Laboratories in Austria, and postdoc work in environmental chemistry at the University of Minnesota. He is a Principal Investigator for the Exploring the Importance of Aging in Contaminant Bioavailability and Remediation NIEHS R01 grant and recently completed an NIEHS R01 grant titled: Development of Stable Isotope Based Methods to Predict Bioavailability of Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants in Sediments. His research interests include: emerging contaminants in the environment, bioavailability of organic contaminants, pesticide runoff and mitigation in urban environments, and chiral contaminants. For more information please refer to Dr. Gan's faculty profile.