BMCC Experts — Environmental and Sustainability Issues

  • Brahmadeo Dewprashad
    Expertise: Using Case Studies in College Science Education; Addressing College Students’ Misconceptions About Chemistry; Chemistry Education; Use of Technology to Facilitate Science Learning; The Chemistry
    and Pharmacology of Alternative Medications; Medicinal use of Indigenous Plants of the Caribbean.
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  • Cheryl J. Fish
    Expertise: Environmental and Sustainability Issues in the Humanities; Sustainability-Themed Poetry; Eco-Poetics and Place-Based Poetry; Environmental Justice and Literature/Film; Nineteenth Century
    African-American Travel Literature and women’s travel writing; Film by Indigenous Sami people of Scandinavia.
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  • Adolfina Koroch
    Expertise: Plant Ecology and Physiology.
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  • Abel Navarro
    Expertise: Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Bioremediation; Bio-removal of Heavy Metals from Drinking Water.
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  • Kibrewossen Tesfagiorgis
    Expertise: Global Flood Monitoring Systems, World Water Resources, Remote Sensing and Hydrology.
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  • Chiaki Yanagisawa
    Expertise: High-energy, Particle and astro- particle physics; in particular, neutrinos found in the atmosphere and caused by the sun, supernova explosions, cosmic rays, dark matter and proton decay. Also:
    Global Warming, Sea-Level Rises, Ice Ages and Carbon Cycles.
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