Welcome to the KEG Lab at Chapman University!

Led by principal investigator Dr. Christopher Kim, the Kim Environmental Geochemistry Lab is located in the Schmid College of Science and Technology at Chapman University.

Combining laboratory studies, field sampling, and research at X-ray synchrotron facilities, members of the Kim Environmental Geochemistry Lab conduct independent research on current environmental problems involving metal contamination in natural settings.


The Kim Environmental Geochemistry (KEG) Lab @ Chapman

  1. Bullet5/13: Spring semester Chapman University Student Research Day

  2. Bullet5/23:  Commencement

  3. Bullet6/8-8/14:  Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

  4. Bullet8/16-8/21:  V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, Czech Republic

Important Dates

  1. BulletCongrats to recent KEG Lab members and future dentists Lena Buckendorf and Christina Chi, who have started dental school at UOP and Loma Linda, respectively.

  2. BulletThe KEG Lab’s first publications to come out with student lead authors have recently been published or are currently in press; congrats to Becca Chesne, James Dale, and John Stegemeier!

  3. BulletDr. Kim has recently received two grants from the NSF: a 1-year grant investigating arsenic bioaccessibility and bioavailability (read more here) and a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) grant to provide summer research opportunities for community college students at Chapman (see here).

Latest News

Kim Environmental Geochemistry Lab

Schmid College of Science and Technology

Chapman University

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866


http://www.chapman.edu/envgeo v5.4 updated 11/7/14

EnvGeoLab video, created by lab member Andrea Capranico