Annette Bunge

Colorado School of Mines

Annette Bunge is Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.  Her research over more than 30 years has focused on understanding skin barrier function to chemicals contained in liquids, particulate materials, and solid residues that contact the skin as medicines or during environmental or occupational exposures.  This research is multidisciplinary and she collaborates with scientists and engineers in pharmacy, toxicology, dermatology, spectroscopy and other fields at research facilities around the world.  She has provided expert opinion on dermal absorption and human health risk assessment to government agencies in the United States, Europe and Canada.