John Drexler received his B.S. degree from Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill, USA, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Mich, USA, in 1976, 1978, and 1982, respectively. Drexler serves as an Associate Professor of geology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo, USA. He is trained as a geochemist specializing in microanalytical techniques, with particular emphasis on EMPA techniques to characterize the bioaccessible factors of heavy metals in contaminated media. His research is focused on the characterization of inorganic contaminants for health risk assessments and litigation support. He worked extensively with the EPA on Superfund remediation of heavy metals in mining/milling/smelting sites including Leadville & Aspen, CO, Midvale- Sandy City-Kennecott, UT, Anaconda and Butte, MT. He currently searches bioassay for estimating arsenic bioavailability.
Biography Updated on 10 June 2012