Gordon Johnson

Gordon Johnson

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Gordon Johnson is the manager of the environmental affairs regulatory department at the PBF Energy LLC Refinery in Martinez, California. Gordon has been teaching energy classes in the MSEM program since 1998 and is on the academic advisory board for the USF Energy Systems program.

He has extensive experience in wastewater treatment, groundwater and soil remediation, air regulatory compliance, hazardous waste minimization and elimination, new regulation advocacy, and environmental permitting (CEQA et al.). Gordon has a BS in chemistry from Oregon State University and is a proud graduate of USF’s MSEM program.


  • B.S. in Chemistry, Oregon State University
  • M.S. in Environmental Management, University of San Francisco