Daniel Ferreira

Assistant Chair and Associate Professor of Environmental Science Kennesaw State University

Daniel Ferreira is currently teaching environmental science at Kennesaw State University and have recently been promoted to Assistant Chair of the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology. Danie teach one to two courses per semester, perform research with my graduate and undergraduate students, and serve on multiple committees including the curriculum and assessment committee, department P&T committee, and the Faculty Senate.

Specialties: He has a strong background in environmental science with a focus on groundwater hydrology and soil chemistry. His work history in the environmental field makes me ideally suited to give students a practical, real-world oriented learning experience. His current research project investigates a potential remediation mechanism for radiocesium contaminated soil in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

PhD, Soil Science 2008 - 2012
M.S., Geological Sciences 2006 - 2008
B.S., Environmental and Resource Sciences 1997 - 2001
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Investing in Water Quality: Florida Takes a Proactive Strategy for Sustainable Infrastructure

Dan Ferreira - April 26, 2024

Amid a national conversation on infrastructure and environmental sustainability, Florida positions itself at the forefront with a significant financial commitment to investing in water quality. Governor Ron DeSantiss recent announcement of a $1.

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Renewable Energy Sources are Too Unpredictable to be the Sole Answer for Decarbonizing Energy Generation

Dan Ferreira - August 14, 2023

The urgent need to address climate change is a global priority, and the race towards a carbon-neutral future is a complex and challenging undertaking. As the planet has experienced one of the hottest months on record in July 2023, the calls to combat the climate crisis are resonating louder than ever before.

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