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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Richard G. Luthy Ph.D., P.E., D.E.E.

Superfund Research Program

Richard G. Luthy Ph.D., P.E., D.E.E.

Stanford University
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Terman Engineering Bldg M-52
Stanford, California
Phone: 650-723-3921
Fax: 650-725-8662


Hazardous Waste Sites

Hunters Point

  • Stanford University: Activated Carbon as a Multifunctional Amendment to Treat PCBs and Mercury

San Pablo Bay

  • Stanford University: Activated Carbon as a Multifunctional Amendment to Treat PCBs and Mercury




  • Ela WP, Sedlak DL, Barlaz MA, Henry HF, Muir DG, Swackhamer DL, Weber EJ, Arnold RG, Ferguson PL, Field JA, Furlong ET, Giesy JP, Halden RU, Henry T, Hites RA, Hornbuckle KC, Howard PH, Luthy RG, Meyer AK, Saez AE, vom Saal FS, Vulpe CD, Wiesner MR. 2011. Toward identifying the next generation of superfund and hazardous waste site contaminants. Environ Health Perspect 119(1):6-10. doi:10.1289/ehp.1002497 PMID:21205582 PMCID:PMC3018501
  • Ghosh U, Luthy RG, Cornelissen G, Werner D, Menzie CA. 2011. In-situ sorbent amendments: a new direction in contaminated sediment management. Environ Sci Technol 45:1163-1168. doi:10.1021/es102694h PMID:21247210 PMCID:PMC3037809



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