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Jean-Claude Bonzongo

Professor Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences
Office 308 Black Hall Lab 211 Black Hall, 307 Black Hall, 309 Black Hall, 324 Black Hall Work Phone: (352) 392-7604 Website: Website


Dr. Bonzongo is a biogeochemist, and he has been working on pollution prevention and control for more than 3 decades. His research focuses on both toxic metals and emerging pollutants, and uses fundamental knowledge in thermodynamics, geochemistry, microbiology, and toxicology. The ultimate goal is to develop environment friendly techniques for protection or remediation of natural and engineered systems.

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Primary Research Area

Water Systems

Other Research Areas

Environmental Nanotechnology

Research Interests

Biogeochemistry of trace metals, Remediation – and – Understanding of the complex interplay between engineered nanomaterials and both ecosystem functions and living organisms


Biochemistry, 1982, University of Brazzaville, Congo
Ecology, 1984, University of Rennes, France
Environmental Chemistry, 1990, University of Rennes, France