Robert Cook

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Louisiana State University

LSU Superfund Research Program leader - Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals in Contaminated Soils

 

 

Contact:

Phone: (225) 578-2980

Fax: (225) 578-3458

E-mail: rlcook@lsu.edu

Office: 636 Choppin Hall

Websitehttp://www.lsu.edu/science/chemistry/people/academic_contact_pages/Professors/cook.php

 

Research Interest, Expertise:

  • Humic materials
  • Natural organic matter
  • Interactions of inorganic and organic compounds with humic materials

 

Recent Publications:

2015

Nwosu, U.G., Cook, R.L. 2015. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Electron Paramagnetic Spectroscopic Comparison of Hydrophobic Acid,
Transphilic Acid,and Reverse Osmosis May 2012 Isolates of Organic Matter from the Suwannee River. Environ Eng Sci. 32(1):14-22. PMCID: PMC4283068
 
2013

dela Cruz, A.L, Cook, R.L., Dellinger, B.H., Lomnicki, S.M., Donnelly, Kirby C., Kelley, M. A., Cosgriff, D. 2013. Assessment of Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals in Soils and Sediments from Three Superfund Sites. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts.16(1):44-52. Doi: 10.1039/C3EM00428G. PMCID: PMC3907510

 

2012 

dela Cruz A.L., Cook R.L., Lominicki, S.M., & Dellinger, B. 2012. Effect of Low Temperature Thermal Treatment on Soils Contaminated with Pentachlorophenol and Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals. Environmental Science & Technology. 46 (11): 5971–5978. Doi: 10.1021/es300362k. PMCID:PMC3381800 

 

2011

dela Cruz, A.L., Gehling, W., Lomnicki S.M., Cook, R.L., & Dellinger, B. 2011. Detection of Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals at a Superfund Wood Treating Site. Environmental Science and Technology. 45(15):6356-65. Doi: 10.1021/es2012947. PMCID:PMC3167238