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Research Professor and Laboratory Manager at the Center for Environmental Sciences
and Engineering-Institute of the Environment, University of Connecticut

✉ anthony.provatas[at]uconn[dot]edu

Web page : Profile at UConn





- Academic education - Degrees -

  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2002 (Chemistry)
  • M.S., University of Connecticut, 1998 (Chemistry)
  • B.S., Aristotle University, 1992 (Chemistry)

- Appointments -

  • Head of the Organics Environmental Analytical Laboratory at the Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2009-Present
  • Research Scientist at Pfizer Inc., Groton, CT, 2001-2009

- Research Interests/Activities -

  • The analysis of persistent organic pollutants (PFAS, PCBs, pesticides, PAHs and their metabolites) and bioactive compounds (environmental estrogens, cyanotoxins and their analogs) at the part-per-trillion (ppt) level using EPA, NOAA, and Center developed methods.
  • The identification and quantitation of trace level, small bioactive molecules in complex matrices, including food, air, water, soil and biological fluids (blood, urine, saliva, hair, etc.).
  • Support a diversity of research projects related to industrial hemp by providing expertise on the isolation and concentration of bioactive compounds, as well as a quantitative assessment of a wide array of associated compounds such as pesticides, micotoxins and terpenes at ultra-trace levels.