Environmental Toxicology

Sam Patton

UCR Phone:
Email: samuel.patton@email.ucr.edu
UCR Major Professor: Haizhou Liu
Degree Program: Ph.D.

Sam Patton

Tennessee State University, B.S., Chemistry

Research Focus

Currently studying how solution chemistry impacts the efficiency of UV based treatment of organic contaminants like 1,4-dioxane and NDMA.



  • AWWA June 2015 – Investigating the Impacts of Bromide on Lead Release in Drinking Water (Poster) – S. Patton*, H. Liu
  • ACS Western Regional Meeting Nov 2015 - Comparison of Two UV-Based Advanced Oxidation Processes (UV/AOPs) on 1,4-dixoane Removal for Water Reuse Application (Oral) - L. Li*, S. Patton, K. Ishida, H. Liu
  • ACS National March 2016 - UV/Persulfate degradation of 1,4-dioxane and kinetics modeling on radical contribution (Poster) – S. Patton*, L. Li, H. Liu

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Environmental Toxicology Graduate Program
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