Prof Forbes Patricia

Prof Forbes Patricia

South Africa



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Work and Research

The development of novel sampling and analytical methods for environmental pollutants, including denuder based sampling techniques for gas and particle phase semi-volatile air pollutants; the use of lichen biomonitors; novel graphene-based materials for volatile organic compounds; and the synthesis and application of quantum dot based fluorescence sensors. Target analytes include polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, pesticides, personal care products and pharmaceuticals.

Fields Of Expertise

Environmental analytical chemistry