George Lozefski

Lab Manager, Field & Education/Outreach Coordinator

George Lozefski, Laboratory Manager, Field & Education/Outreach Coordinator

George Lozefski is the Laboratory Manager and Field & Education/Outreach Coordinator at the NYC Urban Soils Institute. As a dedicated and passionate scientist and educator, George has conducted environmental research at Columbia University’s Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory for over ten years, and has been teaching geosciences courses for over ten years at CUNY – Brooklyn College. He teaches soil science courses at the New York Botanical Garden’s School of Professional Horticulture. George conducts soil science and soil testing workshops and provides training in soil quality test evaluations for academic and community settings. He manages technical and consulting services for soil restoration and remediation projects. George Lozefski also conducts research in green infrastructure including stormwater capture, soil structure, infiltration, water and soil quality, and biogeochemistry.

George received his B.S. in Geology at CUNY – Queens College and M.A. in Environmental Science at CUNY – Brooklyn College.