Bowen Du is a research scientist focusing on applying high resolution mass spectrometry and QTOF techniques to investigate environmental fate of organic contaminants and other water quality issues in the Puget Sound. He holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Northeast Forestry University in Harbin, China, a M.S. in Environmental Science and a Ph.D. in Ecological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences from Baylor University. He is interested in identifying how anthropogenic activities and other environmental stressors influence the sustainability of water resources by studying persistence, bioaccumulation, and potential consequences of various stressors influencing environmental quality. He is particularly interested in exploring the influence of urban stormwater on the environmental fate and hazard of emerging anthropogenic chemicals around Puget Sound area.