PhD Research - Kendra Garner

MESM, Water Resources Management, UC Santa Barbara; BA, Environmental Science, Colorado College

Kendra Garner is building a compartmental multimedia model of the fate, transport, and transformations of engineered nanomaterials to determine their mass distributions and concentrations in the environment. Because the release of nanomaterials into the environment is highly variable, the model incorporates both spatial and temporal variations. That makes it possible to estimate initial exposure concentrations experienced by various species so that we can identify the risk associated with the manufacture and use of nanomaterials. 

Year Admitted:
Research Areas: Water Quality, Fate and Transport, Eemerging Pollutants, Nanomaterials
Faculty Advisor: Arturo Keller


Keller, A. A.; Garner, K.; Miller, R. J.; Lenihan, H. S. (2012) Toxicity of Nano-Zero Valent Iron to Freshwater and Marine Organisms. PLoS ONE, 7 (8), e43983.

Garner, K; Keller, A. A. (2014) Emerging Patterns for Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment: A Review of Fate and Toxicity Studies. Submitted.