Director of the SmartState Center for Environmental Nanoscience and Risk
University of South CarolinaProfessor Jamie Lead is endowed professor and Director of the SmartState Center for Environmental Nanoscience and Risk at the University of South Carolina, which investigates a nanoscale behaviour from nanomaterial synthesis, characterization, fate and behaviour, toxicology and the social sciences. His research aims to understand nanoscale phenomena in the environment and he is interested in investigating natural nanomaterials, manufactured nanomaterials and their interactions. He has published > 150 journal articles with a web of sciences h-index of 37 (Google Scholar = 48). Professor Lead is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the Institute of Nanotechnology and the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and is Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier journal NanoImpact.