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Person Details: Dominic M. Di Toro

Superfund Research Program

Dominic M. Di Toro

University of Delaware
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
356 DuPont hall
Newark, Delaware 19716
Phone: 302-831-4092
Fax: 302-831-3640


Research Briefs



  • Carbonaro RF, Atalay YB, Di Toro DM. 2011. Linear free energy relationships for metal-ligand complexation: bidentate binding to negatively-charged oxygen donor atoms. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 75:2499-2511. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.02.027 PMID:21833149 PMCID:PMC3151533
  • Farley KJ, Carbonaro RF, Fanelli CJ, Costanzo R, Rader KJ, Di Toro DM. 2011. TICKET-UWM: a coupled kinetic, equilibrium, and transport screening model for metals in lakes. Environ Toxicol Chem 30(6):1278-1287. doi:10.1002/etc.518 PMID:21381089 (Completed with ARRA Funds)


  • Atalay YB, Carbonaro RF, Di Toro DM. 2009. Distribution of proton dissociation constants for model humic and fulvic acid. Environ Sci Technol 43:3626-3631. doi:10.1021/es803057r PMID:19544864


  • Phillips KL, Sandler SI, Greene RW, Di Toro DM. 2008. Quantum mechanical predictions of the Henry's law constants and their temperature dependence for the 209 polychlorinated biphenyl congeners. Environ Sci Technol 42:8412-8418. PMID:19068826
  • Shough A, Doren DJ, Di Toro DM. 2008. Polyfunctional methodology for improved DFT thermochemical predictions. J Phys Chem A 112(42):10624-10634. doi:10.1021/jp804784s PMID:18823103


  • Davidson T, Chen H, Di Toro DM, D'Angelo G, Costa M. 2006. Soluble nickel inhibits HIF-prolyl-hydroxylases creating persistent hypoxic signaling in A549 cells. Mol Carcinog 45(7):479-489. PMID:16649251


  • Bisceglia KJ, Rader KJ, Carbonaro RF, Farley KJ, Mahony JD, Di Toro DM. 2005. Iron(II)-catalyzed oxidation of arsenic(III) in a sediment column. Environ Sci Technol 39(23):9217-9222. PMID:16382945
  • Carbonaro RF, Mahony JD, Halper EB, Walter AD, Di Toro DM. 2005. Experimental and modeling investigation of metal release from metal-spiked sediments. Environ Toxicol Chem 24(12):3007-3019. PMID:16445079
  • Di Toro DM, McGrath JA, Hansen DJ, Berry WJ, Paquin PR, Mathew R, Wu KB, Santore RC. 2005. Predicting sediment metal toxicity using a sediment biotic ligand model: methodology and initial application. Environ Toxicol Chem 24(10):2410-2427. PMID:16268143
  • Dombrowski PM, Long W, Farley KJ, Mahony JD, Capitani JF, Di Toro DM. 2005. Thermodynamic analysis of arsenic methylation. Environ Sci Technol 39(7):2169-2176. PMID:15871252


  • Hellweger FL, Farley KJ, Lall U, Di Toro DM. 2004. Greedy algae reduce arsenate. Limnology and Oceanography 48(6):2275-2288.
  • Rader KJ, Dombrowski PM, Farley KJ, Mahony JD, Di Toro DM. 2004. Effect of thioarsenite formation on arsenic(III) toxicity. Environ Toxicol Chem 23(7):1649-1654. PMID:15230317


  • Dombrowski PM, Long W, Farley KJ, Mahony JD, Capitani JF, Di Toro DM. 2003. Computed and observed redox chemistry of methyl arsenic species. In: Abstracts Of Papers Of The American Chemical Society. pp.002GEOC.Part1.
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