Faculty Profiles

P. Lee Ferguson
Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Gross Hall, Room 379, Dept. of Civil & Environ. Engineering, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5460
(919) 660-5219



Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook 2002

Parks, AN, Chandler, GT, Portis, LM, Sullivan, JC, Perron, MM, Cantwell, MG, Burgess, RM, Ho, KT, and Ferguson, PL. "Effects of single-walled carbon nanotubes on the bioavailability of PCBs in field-contaminated sediments." Nanotoxicology 8 Suppl 1 (August 2014): 111-117. Full Text

Parks, AN, Burgess, RM, Ho, KT, and Ferguson, PL. "On the likelihood of single-walled carbon nanotubes causing adverse marine ecological effects." Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 10.3 (July 2014): 472-474. Full Text

Bisesi, JH, Merten, J, Liu, K, Parks, AN, Afrooz, ARMN, Glenn, JB, Klaine, SJ, Kane, AS, Saleh, NB, Ferguson, PL, and Sabo-Attwood, T. "Tracking and quantification of single-walled carbon nanotubes in fish using near infrared fluorescence." Environmental science & technology 48.3 (January 15, 2014): 1973-1983. Full Text

Dong, W, Macaulay, LJ, Kwok, KW, Hinton, DE, Ferguson, PL, and Stapleton, HM. "The PBDE metabolite 6-OH-BDE 47 affects melanin pigmentation and THRβ MRNA expression in the eye of zebrafish embryos." Endocrine disruptors (Austin, Tex.) 2.1 (January 2014).

Levin, ED, Cauley, M, Johnson, JE, Cooper, EM, Stapleton, HM, Ferguson, PL, Seidler, FJ, and Slotkin, TA. "Prenatal dexamethasone augments the neurobehavioral teratology of chlorpyrifos: significance for maternal stress and preterm labor." Neurotoxicol Teratol 41 (January 2014): 35-42. Full Text

Dodder, NG, Maruya, KA, Ferguson, PL, Grace, R, Klosterhaus, S, Guardia, MJL, Lauenstein, GG, and Ramirez, J. "Occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern in mussels (Mytilus spp.) along the California coast and the influence of land use, storm water discharge, and treated wastewater effluent." Marine Pollution Bulletin 81.2 (2014): 340-346. Full Text

Schierz, A, Espinasse, B, Wiesner, MR, Bisesi, JH, Sabo-Attwood, T, and Ferguson, PL. "Fate of single walled carbon nanotubes in wetland ecosystems." Environ. Sci.: Nano 1.6 (2014): 574-583. Full Text

Khan, IA, Aich, N, Afrooz, ARMN, Flora, JRV, Schierz, PA, Ferguson, PL, Sabo-Attwood, T, and Saleh, NB. "Fractal structures of single-walled carbon nanotubes in biologically relevant conditions: Role of chirality vs. media conditions." Chemosphere 93.9 (November 1, 2013): 1997-2003. Full Text

Parks, AN, Portis, LM, Schierz, PA, Washburn, KM, Perron, MM, Burgess, RM, Ho, KT, Chandler, GT, and Ferguson, PL. "Bioaccumulation and toxicity of single-walled carbon nanotubes to benthic organisms at the base of the marine food chain." Environ Toxicol Chem 32.6 (June 2013): 1270-1277. Full Text

Khan, IA, Afrooz, ARMN, Flora, JRV, Schierz, PA, Ferguson, PL, Sabo-Attwood, T, and Saleh, NB. "Chirality Affects Aggregation Kinetics of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes." ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 47.4 (February 19, 2013): 1844-1852. Full Text