Faculty - Benjamin Kocar

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Benjamin Kocar

Assistant Professor

Parsons Laboratory
Room 48-413
15 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Telephone: 617.324.7746 Email: kocar@mit.edu Assistant: Brenda Pepe / pepebe@mit.edu


  • B.S. 2000, soil and environmental science, Montana State University, Bozeman
  • B.S. 2000, chemistry-biochemistry, Montana State University, Bozeman
  • M.S. 2002, soil and environmental chemistry, Montana State University, Bozeman
  • Ph.D. 2008, geological and environmental sciences, Stanford University

Research Interests

  • Soil and Aqueous Biogeochemistry
  • Impacts of Soil Physical/(Bio)Chemical Heterogeneity on the Cycling of Elements
  • Nutrient Cycling in Terrestrial Environments
  • Fate and Transport of Contaminants