Dr. Simonich’s current research focuses on the measurement, fate, transport, and toxicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) transformation products during remediation and atmospheric transport.
Dr. Staci L. Simonich is a Professor and Assistant Department Head in Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at Oregon State University. She is also a Professor in OSU’s Department of Chemistry. Dr. Simonich received her Ph.D. in chemistry from Indiana University in 1995. Prior to joining Oregon State University in 2001, she worked in the consumer product industry with Procter & Gamble for 6 years. Her laboratory’s research focuses on understanding the fate, chemistry and transport of semi-volatile organic compounds, as well as human and environmental exposure to these pollutants, and has received extensive press coverage. She received the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry/Roy F. Weston Environmental Chemistry Award in 2001, the NSF Career Award in 2003, OSU’s Impact Award for Scholarship in 2013, and OSU’s Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award in 2015. Her research has been published in Science, Nature, Environmental Health Perspectives, Environmental Science & Technology, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, and the Journal of Geophysical Research. She was a member of the National Academies’ Committee on “The Significance of International Transport of Air Pollutants” and the UNECE Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution. She is currently Associate Editor for the American Chemical Society journal, Environmental Science &Technology Letters.
Ph.D. 1995, Indiana University
College of Agricultural Sciences
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
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