Water Expert Bio: Dr. Paul Rosenfeld

Paul Rosenfeld, PhD - Water & Soil ExpertDr. Paul Rosenfeld is the Co-Founder and Principal Environmental Chemist at Soil Water Air Protection Enterprise (SWAPE). His focus is the fate and transport of environmental contaminants, risk assessment, and ecological restoration.  His project experience ranges from monitoring and modeling of pollution sources as they relate to human and ecological health.

Dr. Paul Rosenfeld, PhD conducts contaminant fate and transport modeling in all environmental media.  As an expert in his field, Dr. Rosenfeld has evaluated the water quality of thousands of water systems throughout the United States.

Paul Rosenfeld, PhD is an environmental chemist and remediation scientist with over 20 years of experience conducting remedial investigations and evaluations, risk assessments and developing cleanup programs for sites impacted by chlorinated solvents, petroleum hydrocarbons, dioxins/furans, pesticides, PCBs, perchlorate, heavy metals and asbestos.

Throughout Dr. Rosenfeld’s career he has served as a Adjunct Professor and Lecturer with UCLA’s School of Public Health where he provided instruction to medical doctors regarding human health risks of exposure to environmental contaminants.  He frequently presents at nationally-recognized conferences on the environmental occurrence and human health consequences associated with gasoline additives and chlorinated solvents and emerging contaminants, such as atrazine, 1,2,3-trichloropropane, PBDE, and PFOA.

Dr. Rosenfeld is a recognized, well-published expert in areas of odorant speciation, odor abatement, and has provided consulting services for the bio-solids and composting industries in odor reduction.


  • Ph.D. from the University of Washington in Soil Science with a focus on volatile organic compound filtration.
  • Masters Degree from U.C. Berkley in Organic Waste Economics
  • Bachelors Degree from U.C. Santa Barbara in Environmental Studies, with a focus on waste water treatment.