Yolanda Hedberg Joins Chemistry Faculty

hedberg.jpgWe are delighted to announce that Professor Yolanda Hedberg, from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, has joined Western chemistry. Prof. Hedberg's research interests includes the health aspects of different materials and chemicals, corrosion mechanisms, and reactions at interfaces of relevance for health and environment. Examples of ongoing research areas include skin allergies to different metals and chemicals, hazard and risk assessment of different metals and their health effects, corrosion properties of implant materials and inhaled metal particles, as well as interactions between proteins and metals. Welcome to Western!