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Julio A. Zimbron, PhD.


Affiliated Faculty Research Innovation Center

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-4343   Office: NA

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Areas of Interest

 Petroleum contamination characterizationPetroleum natural source zone depletion (NSZD)


Dr. Julio Zimbron received his B.S. in Biochemical Engineering from Monterrey Technical Institute in Queretaro, Mexico and holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University. He is also affiliated faculty at Colorado State University. Dr. Zimbron's professional experience spans nearly two decades and includes two years of environmental consulting, five years of industrial research, and seven years of academic research at Colorado State University. Dr. Zimbron’s interests include contaminant natural source zone depletion (NSZD), multiphase flow of LNAPL contaminants, and novel characterization methods of in situ contamination and biodegradation rates.