Donald Lucas is a Staff Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a Professional Researcher in the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. He received his BS in Chemistry from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from UC Berkeley. He has developed methods to measure chlorinated hydrocarbons, hydrocarbons, metals, and particles in combustion systems, and is currently using engineered nanoparticles to measure metals such as lead and arsenic in the environment. In addition to work funded by the NIEHS Superfund Research Program, he performed research funded by the Western States Petroleum Association, Texaco, and Chevron, as well as the DOE, US EPA, the California Air Resources Board, and the California EPA. He was an author on the SB521 report to the Governor of California that recommended removing MTBE from gasoline, and worked with the California EPA to develop a multimedia review for pollutants. In addition to his research interests, he was the Deputy Director of the EH&S Division at LBNL, and chaired the Lab's Safety Review and Laser Safety Committees.