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Member of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists

AWARDS / EDUCATION

B.Sc. (Hon)

Ph.D.

 

Bill Lee

Research Scientist - Study leader

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Study the occurrence and fate of priority organic substances in wastewaters and sludge and identify their threats to the conservation and protection of our water resources

  • Occurrence and fate of organic priority substances in the aquatic environment
  • Fate and transport of pharmaceuticals and personal-care products in sewage and sludge
  • Analytical methods development for trace organics
  • Applications of GC and LC-MS/LC-MS-MS
  • Chemical derivatization

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS

Member of the reviewing board on the assessments of nonylphenol, 2-methoxyethanol, 2-ethoxyethanol, and 2-butoxyethanol (PSL 2 substances)

Supervise and train visiting scientists

Reviewer of manuscripts for scientific journals

KEY PUBLICATIONS

Lee, H.B., K. Sarafin and T.E. Peart. 2007. Determination of ß-blockers and ß2-agonists in sewage by solid-phase extraction and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. J. Chromatogr. A, 1148:158-167.

Lee, H.B., T.E. Peart and M.L. Svoboda. 2007. Determination of ofloxacin, norfloxacin, and ciprofloxacin in sewage by selective solid-phase extraction, liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection, and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. J. Chromatogr. A. 1139:45-52.

Brun, G.L., M. Bernier, R. Losier, K. Doe, P. Jackman, and H.B. Lee. 2006. Pharmaceutically Active compounds in Atlantic Canadian Sewage Treatment Plant Effluents and Receiving Waters, and Potential for Environmental Effects as Measured by Acute and Chronic Aquatic Toxicity. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 25:2163-2176.

Lee, H.B., T.E. Peart and M.L. Svoboda. 2005. Determination of endocrine-disrupting phenols, acidic pharmaceuticals, and personal-care products in sewage by solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. J. Chromatogr. A. 1094:122-129.

Lee, H.B., T.E. Peart, J. Chan and G. Gris. 2004. Occurrence of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Wastewater and Sludge Samples in Toronto, Canada. Water Qual. Res. J. Canada. 39:59-65.

Lee, H.B., T.E. Peart and K. Sarafin. 2003. Occurrence of Polycyclic and Nitro Musk Compounds in Canadian Sludge and Wastewater Samples. Water Qual. Res. J. Canada. 38:683-702.

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Pollution & Waste
     Urban
          Pharmaceuticals and personal care products
Water
     Wastewater
          Effluents
          Pharmaceuticals
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