Assistant Professor, Chemistry
PhD (Alberta), B.Sc. (Arizona State)
5-138P, City Centre Campus10700 – 104 AvenueEdmonton, AB780-633-3447
Matthew Ross is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Sciences at MacEwan University. His multidisciplinary research encompasses areas such as environmental chemistry, analytical chemistry and toxicology, and focuses on understanding the sources, transport and fate of anthropogenic pollutants in the environment.
Available to supervise senior students' independent study.
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Gerner, N.; Kone, M.; Ross, M. S.; Pereira, A. S.; Ulrich, A.; Martin, J.; Liess, M. Stream Invertebrate Community Structure at Canadian Oil Sands Development is Linked to Concentration of Bitumen-derived Contaminants. Sci. Total Environ. 2017, 575, 1005-1013.
Ross, M. S.; Pereira, A. S.; Fennell, J.; Davies, M.; Johnson, J.; Sliva, L.; Martin, J. W. Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Naphthenic Acids in Natural Waters Surrounding the Canadian Oil Sands Industry. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 3196-3203.
Ross, M. S.; Wong, C. S.; Martin, J. W. Isomer Specific Siotransformation of Perfluorooctane Sulfonamide in Sprague-Dawley Rats. Environ. Sci. Tech. 2012, 46, 12796-12805.
Martin, J. W.; Asher, B. J.; Beesoon, S.; Benskin, J. P.; Ross, M. S. PFOS or PreFOS? Are Perfluorooctane Sulfonate Precursors (PreFOS) Important Determinants of Human and Environmental Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) Exposure? J. Environ. Monit. 2010, 12, 1979-2004.
Ross, M. S.; Verreault, J.; Letcher, R. J.; Gabrielsen, G. W.; Wong, C. S. Chiral Organochlorine Contaminants in the Blood and Eggs of Glaucous Gulls (Larus hyperboreus) from the Norwegian Arctic. Environ. Sci. Tech. 2008, 42, 7181-7186.
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