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Jose Peralta-Videa

 
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Jose Peralta-Videa
Research Specialist, Chemistry

Dr. Jose R. Peralta-Videa is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemistry and the Environmental Science and Engineering PhD program. He earned a Doctor in Science degree from the Genetic Center in the Postgraduate College at Chapingo, Mexico in 1986 and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2002. His current research is focused in the area of nanotoxicology, with an emphasis on the toxicity of nanoparticles in terrestrial systems. He is interested in using analytical techniques to quantify impacts on food quality in crop plants exposed to nanoparticles. He has published more than 150 referred articles, 10 book chapters, and 4 manuals/booklets. As Senior Research Associate of Dr. Gardea-Torresdey, Chair of Chemistry Department, Dr. Peralta-Videa is active member of the University of California Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (UC CEIN). UTEP is the branch of UC CEIN responsible for investigating the interaction of nanoparticles with terrestrial plants.

KEYWORDS

  1. Heavy metals
  2. Nanotechnology
  3. Phytoremediation
  4. Plant physiology

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  1. Cross-cutting: Emerging Technologies: Information Technology, Biotechnology & Nanotechnology