Loretta Fernandez

Assistant Professor Email: l.fernandez@neu.edu Phone: 617.373.5461


Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., Northeastern University
B.A., Tufts University

Area(s) of Expertise

Environmental organic chemistry; Passive sampling methods for organic contaminants in water and sediments; Transport, transformation, and biological exchange of organic contaminants in the environment

Assistant Professor Fernandez has a joint appointment with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering


473 Snell Engineering Center

A simpler way to test for water pollution

Assistant professor Loretta Fernandez has developed a straightforward method for determining the concentration of contaminants likely to end up in the tissues of organisms living in polluted waterways.