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Andrew Maynard Andrew Maynard, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair of Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: 734-647-6856 E-mail:
Faculty Profile

  • Studies the potential health and environmental impacts of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, and serves as Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center.
  • Specific topics include the health, environmental, social and economic impacts of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, synthetic biology and geoengineering; developing science and oversight policy that addresses emergent risks without unnecessarily stifling innovation; risk communication; and enabling members of the public, policy makers, industry and NGO's to make science-informed decisions on risks to human health and the environment.
  • Writes and testifies widely on managing the potential impacts of emerging technologies on society.

Other topics for Andrew Maynard

  • Disasters
  • Emerging technologies
  • Environmental disasters
  • Health communication
  • Innovation
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nuclear energy
  • Oil spills
  • Policy & regulation
  • Radiation
  • Responsible innovation
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk communication
  • Science policy
  • Technology

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