Dr. Lee Blaney received his BS and MS degrees in Environmental Engineering from Lehigh University. He completed his PhD in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and immediately started as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). At UMBC, Lee has established a research program focused on (1) the occurrence, fate, transport, and toxicity of contaminants of emerging concern in natural and engineered systems and (2) development of innovative technologies for resource recovery from agricultural and municipal waste. He is the recipient of the Maryland Outstanding Young Engineer Award, the NSF Career Award, and the AEESP Award for Outstanding Teaching in Environmental Engineering and Science.
The occurrence and fate of contaminants of emerging concern in urban water resources