Prof. Martin Scheringer
Head of "Pharmacokinetic Modelling" research group
Martin Scheringer is a professor of environmental chemistry at Masaryk University and works in the research program on Environmental Chemistry and Modeling at RECETOX. He holds a diploma in chemistry from the Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, and a doctoral degree and a habilitation from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich, Switzerland. He has worked for 25 years in the fields of environmental and human exposure assessment, environmental persistence and long-range transport of organic chemicals, and chemical risk and hazard assessment and has developed a suite of environmental fate models and human pharmacokinetic models. Since 2015, he has been an Associate Editor of the journal, Environmental Science & Technology, published by the American Chemical Society.
In addition to his scientific research, he has worked at the science-policy interface and provided scientific input to the POP Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. Martin Scheringer has conducted many projects with UN Environment and the OECD, is a lead author of the chapter on Chemicals and Waste of UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook, GEO-5, and is a founding member and the current chair of the International Panel on Chemical Pollution, IPCP. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Germany Chemical Society, and the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.
He has published more than 250 publications listed in the WoS with 8200 citations and an h-index of 49. He is currently involved in the planning of the new BSc and MSc study programs in Environmental Health Sciences.