Zachary Hopkins

Zachary R. Hopkins is a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. He received a BS degree in chemical engineering in 2012 and an MS degree in civil and environmental engineering in 2014 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has studied occurrence and treatment of a wide range of organic micropollutants including ultraviolet filters, antibiotics, and 1, 4-dioxane. Beginning in 2017, his research focused on the occurrence and treatment of legacy and emerging per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). In 2018, he was awarded the Thomas R. Camp Scholarship from the American Water Works Association for work pertaining to PFASs. He has previously presented work on these topics at the American Chemical Society and the American Water Works Association conferences.

Contact Information: zrhopkin@ncsu.edu; 301-518-7697