Mengya Tao

Graduate Student Researcher


Bren Hall 1324

University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5080

IEE Research Areas: 


UC Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology

Research Description: 

Mengya’s interest lies in understanding the life -cycle impacts of chemicals and materials by integrating the concepts of pollution prevention, remediation, and risk assessment. Her current research is focused mainly on the study of the QSAR (Quantitative-Structure-Activity-Relationship) model and its application in predicting a chemical’s physio-chemical properties, as well as its effects on ecology and human health.


BS: Environmental Science and Management, Tongji University
MESM: Pollution Prevention and Remediation, UC Santa Barbara