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Piero R. Gardinali

Professor; Director of the Freshwater Resources Division

Southeast Environmental Research Center

Office: MSB 356

Phone: 305-348-6354


Research Areas

  • Analytical and environmental chemistry with a focus in the field of organic mass spectrometry
  • Water quality and water sustainability, including identifying microplastic pollution
  • Environmental monitoring and assessment
  • Environmental forensics
  • Hydrocarbon chemistry


  • B.S., Universidad Simon Bolivar
  • M.Sc., Universidad Simon Bolivar
  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University