Theodore B. Henry
Professor, Institute of Life and Earth Sciences; Acting Executive Dean of the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, Heriot-Watt University (HWU)
Ted Henry is a Professor of Environmental Toxicology in the Institute of Life and Earth Sciences and is the Acting Executive Dean of the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society at Heriot-Watt University (HWU). He is also Adjunct Professor in the Center for Environmental Biotechnology and Department of Forestry Wildlife and Fisheries at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.
His research program has investigated the environmental implications of particles (engineered nanoparticles and nano/microplastic particles) for over 15 years. In the context of microplastics his research publications have addressed research methodology, particle toxicology (including bioavailability, absorption, and bioaccumulation), sorption and bioavailability of substances associated with particles upon exposure, contamination of seafood products, and communication about the environmental implications of plastics with industry groups and the public. He is the co-coordinator of the Consortium for Plastics and Sustainability at HWU. He is based in Edinburgh UK, but has research projects in various locations including Campinas, Brazil, where he and his wife live.