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Amina Tithi

IGC FELLOW    |   Global Change Center

Ph.D. Student  •   School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Kang Xia

Research Interests: Environmental pollution and human health 


Amina Tithi will begin her PhD research in fall 2022 working with Dr. Kang Xia in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences. She holds MS and BS degrees in pharmaceutical sciences, and brings experience from working in both the academic and industrial sectors to influence her doctoral pursuits. Raised in Bangladesh and a first-generation immigrant to the U.S., Amina strives to steward environmental and public welfare and to improve environmental conditions and quality of life for vulnerable and under-served communities across the globe. For her doctoral research, Amina will study the environmental fate and impact of emerging contaminants, including pharmaceutical and personal care products on aquatic environment and agro-ecosystems.