Fundings & News

EPA-STAR 1.2 M from 2021-2024

State of Florida/UM- Firefighter Cancer Initiative – $20,000 funding for 2022

Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management – $70,000 for 2023 (co-PI)

NSF Award $60,000 from 2023-2026

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.26 million to FIU chemist Professor Natalia Soares Quinete as part of a $9 million initiative to research children’s chemical exposures from soil and dust.

Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ found in tap water raise questions for scientists

REU student studies Biscayne Bay oysters’ exposure to PFAS

Florida oysters found to have toxic “forever chemicals”

Chemicals taint Biscayne Bay oysters. What FIU study says about our drinking water safety

Forever Chemical accumulation in deer and fish

Soil and Groundwater contaminated by PFAS

Check out this funded research to assess PFAS leaching from biosolids and e-waste in collaboration with College of Engineering

New NSF award for “Collaborative Research: Design of High Entropy Alloy Electrocatalysts for Mineralization of Total Organic Carbon in Municipal Wastewater“- collaboration between Jim Englehardt at UM and Natalia Quinete at FIU

Concerns over Coliforms in flooded areas in Miami Dade and Broward:

Undergraduate experience in our lab