Urban Sewer Epidemiology – Kevin Bisceglia, PhD – Hofstra University


For monitoring drug use, sewer surveillance is akin to conducting a urine-based drug test on an entire city. Compared to traditional survey techniques, it should provide information faster and with improved special revolutions.

Dr. Kevin Bisceglia is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Hofstra University. His research interests are environmental and analytical chemistry, water quality, and the chemical fate and transport in the built environment. Dr. Bisceglia’s teaching interests include general and environmental chemistry, active learning in STEM Education, and analytical chemistry. Prior to joining Hofstra, he founded the Chemistry Department at Bard High School Early College Queens, a satellite campus of Bard College that grants A.A. degrees to New York City public school students, and worked in the Chemical Sciences Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Learn more about Dr. Kevin Bisceglia here.