Section Editors

Section Board for 'Environmental and Sustainable Science and Technology' (85)

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Prof. Dr. Dibyendu Sarkar
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Stevens Institute of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering, Hoboken, United States
Interests: Trace Element Biogeochemistry; Green Technology; Environmental Quality; Environmental Remediation; Environmental Geochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Jega Veeriah Jegatheesan
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School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne 3000, Australia
Interests: water (treatment, distribution, modeling); wastewater (MBR, membranes in agriculture, aquaculture); saltwater intrusion; resource recovery (mine tailing ponds, dye and salt from textile effluent); novel technologies (forward osmosis, membrane distillation)
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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Belgiorno
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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, via Giovanni Paolo. II n. 132, 84084, Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: Advanced oxidation processes; Treatment of organic fraction of solid waste; Odors monitoring and control; Membrane biological reactors
Prof. Dr. John Dodson
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(i) Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, Building 41. Room 154A, University of Wollongong NSW 2522 Australia, and (ii) Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yanta District, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710065, China
Interests: human impact on environment; climate change; Australia; China and Pacific
Prof. Dr. Elza Bontempi
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123, Brescia, Italy
Interests: eco-materials; municipal solid waste stabilization; waste management; sustainability evaluation; air quality; heavy metals
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Dr. Peter Hooda
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Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing - Kingston University, Surrey KT1 1LQ, UK
Interests: Fate of contaminants in terrestrial and aquatic environments
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Prof. Dr. Kwang-Ho Choo
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Kyungpook National University, Department of Environmental Engineering, Daegu 702-701, Korea
Interests: membrane bioreactor; electrocatalysis; photocatalysis; metal oxide; quorum quenching
Dr. Pilar Gayán Sanz
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CSIC - Instituto de Carboquimica (ICB), Department of Energy and Environment, Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: captura de CO2; combustion; fluidized beds
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Prof. Dr. Faisal I. Hai
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Stategic Water Infrastructure Lab, School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: membrane; biological; enzymatic and adsorption technologies for wastewater treatment/reuse; energy/resource recovery from wastewater/biosolids
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Prof. Dr. Sang Don Kim
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School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), 123 Cheomdangwagiro, Buk-gu, Gwangju, 61005, Korea
Interests: Aquatic toxicology; Water chemistry; Bioavailability of trace metals; Chemical analyses and toxicity bioassays; Fate and effects of pollutants in water; sediment and soil environments; Development of environmental standards; Ecological risk assessment; Biological monitoring in aquatic systems
Prof. Dr. Prashant Kumar
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Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE), University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: exposure assessment; modelling and inequalities; indoor air quality; energy-pollution nexus; transport emission modelling; air pollution dispersion modelling; pollution control and environmental policies; green infrastructure interventions and health mapping; air-climate interactions
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Dr. Miren López de Alda Villaizán
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Water, Environmental and Food Chemistry Unit (ENFOCHEM), Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC), C/ Jordi Girona 18-26, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: environmental analytical chemistry; priority and emerging organic contaminants (polar pesticides, drugs of abuse, pharmaceuticals, cytostatics, estrogens, endocrine disrupting compounds, Watch List); advanced analytical techniques (online solid phase extraction, liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry, Orbitrap MS); water quality, reuse, and management; environmental monitoring; risk assessment; sewage epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Ichiro Minami
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Division of Machine Elements, Luleå University of Technology, 97187 Luleå, Sweden
Interests: chemical structure of surface; chemical analysis f surface; chemical reactions to deposit a coating; mechanical properties (lubrication) of surface
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Prof. Dr. Janusz Nowotny
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School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
Interests: Materials for energy; oxide semiconductors; sustainable energy
Prof. Dr. Armando J. D. Silvestre
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CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: sustainable extraction and upgrading of added-value compounds from biomass, addressing mainly bioactive compounds through the use benign solvents; new bio-based polymers derived from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and new functional (nano)composite materials and biomaterials based on biopolymers and cellulose (nano)fibers
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Dr. Vicente Mariscal
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Institute of Plant Biochemistry and Photosynthesis (IBVF) Avda. Américo Vespucio, 49 41092, Seville, Spain
Interests: Soil microbial communities in Andalusian paddies;Plant-cyanobacteria symbiosis;Microalgae Biotechnology
Prof. Neus G. Bastús
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Institut Català de Nanosciència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2), Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Inorganic Nanoparticles; Nanomaterials; Nanocrystals; Nanobiotechnology; Nanoparticle Synthesis; Nanoparticle Preparation; Nanostructures
Dr. Miguel Oliveira
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Department of Biology and CESAM, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: nanotoxicity; endocrine disruption; personality; micro(nano)plastics effects and characterization; emerging contaminants; biosensors
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Prof. Dr. Pietro Picuno
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School of Agricultural, Forest, Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Basilicata, Via dell’Ateneo Lucano, n.10 – 85100 Potenza (PZ), Italy
Interests: Agricultural, Forest and Biosystems Engineering; Environmental and Ecological Engineering; Farm Buildings and Rural Land; Rural built heritage; Sustainable building materials; Greenhouse technology; Plastic and biodegradable materials for protected cultivation; Rural landscape analysis and planning; Integration of multi-temporal data into a GIS environment; Agricultural biomass and plastic waste management & valorization
Prof. Dr. Christian Kennes
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences, University of La Coruña, La Coruña, Spain
Interests: waste gas treatment; wastewater treatment; fermentation technology; biodegradation; bioconversion; biofuels; biorefinery
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Prof. Dr. Pellegrino Conte
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Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry Science (SAAF), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: Fast field cycling NMR relaxometry; Solid state NMR spectroscopy; Biochar; Natural organic matter; Soils; Environment; Environmental remediation; Environmental sustainability
Dr. Jean-Michel Roger
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1. ITAP, INRAE, Univ Montpellier, Institut Agro—Montpellier Supagro, 34060 Montpellier, France
2. ChemHouse Research Group, F-34096 Montpellier, France
Interests: chemometrics; near infrared spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Craig T. Simmons
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College of Science and Engineering & National Centre for GroundwaterResearch and Training, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Interests: groundwater; hydrogeology; groundwater modelling
Prof. Francesco Fiorillo
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Department of Science and Technology, University of Sannio, 82100 Benevento, Italy
Interests: Hydrogeology; Karst springs; Hydrology; Landslides; Floods
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Prof. Dr. Guillaume Dayma
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Faculty of sciences, University of Orleans/ICARE-CNRS, Orleans, France
Interests: oxidation; kinetic modeling; chemical kinetics; reaction kinetics; reactors; thermochemistry; reaction mechanisms; combustion
Prof. Dr. Jack Rechcigl
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Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, University of Florida, Wimauma, FL 33598, USA
Interests: soil fertility; effects of fertilizers on surface and groundwater; fertilizer requirements for tropical grasses; sustainable agriculture
Dr. Rafael López Núñez
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IRNAS-CSIC, Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology of Seville, Avda Reina Mercedes 10, 41012-Sevilla, Spain
Interests: compost; composting; municipal solid waste; odors monitoring and control; biochar; soil organic matter; heavy metals; urban agriculture; nitrogen; mineralization; XRF; agricultural sciences; nutrient dynamics; organic waste recycling; soil science; soil fertility
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Heras
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: biomass; biowastes; aqueous-phase reforming; hydrodechlorination water treatment; mesoporous carbon; doped carbon; environmental chemistry
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Dr. Fernandez Velasco Leticia
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Department of Chemistry, Royal Military Academy, Avenue Renaissance 30, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Interests: functionalized nanoporous materials; adsorption in gas and liquid phases; photocatalysis; modelling of water sorption isotherms; improved CBRN respiratory protection
Dr. Roberto Maria Pellegrino
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Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology, University of Perugia, Via del Giochetto, Building B, 06123, Perugia, Italy.
Interests: analytical biochemistry; high resolution mass spectrometry; metabolomics; lipidomics; sample preparation
Prof. Dr. Robert Meier
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Pro-Deo Consultant, 52525-Heinsberg, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany
Interests: Data Science and Analytics; Plant Control; Industry 4.0; Analytical Chemistry; Materials Modelling; Molecular Modelling; Artificial Intelligence; Chemical Processes
Prof. Dr. Marek Gołębiowski
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Department of Environmental Analysis, Laboratory of Analysis of Natural Compounds, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: gas chromatography mass spectrometry; high-performance liquid chromatography; solid phase microextraction; insect lipids, plant waxes; polutants; organic compounds; pharmaceuticals in the environment; analytical methods; method validation
Dr. Tomohiro Tabata
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Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, Kobe University 3-11 Tsurukabuto, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Interests: municipal solid waste treatment; disaster waste management; renewable energy; life cycle assessment; sustainability assessment; fuel poverty
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Prof. Dr. Shlomo Nir
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Department of Soil and water Sciences, The R.H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Interests: water purification; clay nano-composites; processes combining filtration with degradation
Prof. Dr. Franz Jirsa
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University of Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry, Institute of InorganicChemistry, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: environmental chemistry; heavy metals in the environment; bioaccumulation in aquatic plants and animals; bio indication using fish and other sentinel organisms; ionic liquids for heavy metal removal from natural waters; applications for heavy metal analyses in difficult matrices
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Dr. Andrew May
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Department of Civil, Environment and Geodetic Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Interests: Emissions, transport, and fate of air pollutants; indoor environmental quality
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Prof. Dr. Rajender S. Varma
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1) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ORD National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
2) Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, Olomouc, Šlechtitelů 11, 783 71 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: organic chemistry; nanotechnology; synthetic organic chemistry; heterogeneous analysis; synthetic heterocyclic chemistry; nano-catalysis; microwave assisted organic synthesis
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Dr. Gang Wei
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Hybrid Materials Interfaces Group, Faculty of Production Engineering and Center for Environmental Research and Sustainable technology (UFT), University of Bremen, D-28359 Bremen, Germany
Interests: graphene; nanomaterials; biomolecular self-assembly; biomaterials; sensors; biosensors
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Prof. Dr. Robert W. Peters
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Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294-4440, USA
Interests: environmental engineering; water and wastewater treatment; hazardous waste treatment; advanced oxidation processes; water chemistry; competitive adsorption; treatment of heavy metal wastes
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Dr. Juan Manuel Paz-García
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences, University of Malaga, 29071, Malaga, Spain
Interests: Lithium-ion batteries; battery recycling and reuse; reactive-transport modeling; electrokinetic remediation
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Dr. Gerhard Soja
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1. AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Konrad Lorenz-Str. 24, 3430 Tulln, Austria
2. University for Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Muthgasse 107, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: Climate change adaptation; soil conservation; carbon sequestration; biochar
Prof. Dr. Edoardo Rotigliano
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Department of Earth and Marine Sciences, University of Palermo - Via Archirafi 22, 90123 Palermo, Italy
Interests: Landslides; Water erosion; GIS/Geostatistics for hazard analysis, modelling and mapping; Extreme (seismic/rainfall) landslide triggering events; Fluvial geomorphology and Floods; Applied geography and climate change; Theoretical geomorphology
Prof. Mario Parise
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Department of Earth and Geo-Environmental Sciences, Università Aldo Moro di Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: karst; geological hazards; sinkholes; susceptibility to collapse; landslides; slope movements mapping; hydrogeology; flash flood
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Dr. Matteo Prussi
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European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Directorate C - Energy, Transport and ClimateEnergy Efficiency and Renewables - Unit C.2JRC-ISPRA, Via E. Fermi 2749, TP 023 I- 27027 Ispra (VA), Italy
Interests: Energy conversion technologies; System analysis (climate change); Net energy efficiency of bioenergy systems; Life Cycle Assessment; Bioenergy and biofuels • Assessment of sustainability; Socio-economic impacts of energy systems; Transport policies
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Dr. Hayato Terayama
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Department of Anatomy, Division of Basic Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara-si, Kanagawa 259-1193, Japan
Interests: Anatomy; Andrology; Environmental medicine
Dr. Jose Antonio Rodriguez Martin
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Departamento de Medioambiente, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria INIA, Crta. de la Coruña, km 7.5, 28040, Madrid, Spain
Interests: environmental pollution; heavy metals; plant bioindicator; spatial analysis and soil pollution
Prof. Dr. Seoktae (Steve) Kang
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea
Interests: biofilm; membrane process; environmental nanotechnology
Prof. Dr. Juan García Rodríguez
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Univ Complutense Madrid, Fac. Ciencias Quim, Dept Ingn Quim, Grp Catalisis & Proc Separac CyPS, Avda Complutense S-N, E-28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Adsorption processes; Catalytic wet air oxidation; Synthesis and characterization of carbon materials; Wastewater treatments
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Prof. Dr. Marco Petitta
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Hydrogeology, Earth Sciences Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: quantitative hydrogeology; groundwater management and protection; isotope hydrogeology; groundwater modeling; aquifer pollution and remediation
Prof. Dr. Michael Kornaros
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, 1 Karatheodori Str., University Campus – Rio, 26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: biomass valorization; biofuels production; microalgae cultivation; bio-based products; anaerobic digestion; agroindustrial wastes; biorefinery
Prof. Dr. Dimitrios P. Nikolelis

Laboratory of Inorganic & Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemical Sciences, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
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Dr. Mauro Marini
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National Research Council, CNR-IRBIM, Largo Fiera della Pesca, 2, 60125, Ancona, Italy
Interests: chemical processing in soil; groundwater and sea water of organic and inorganic compounds and pollutants; biogeochemical processes in the sea water column and in the sediment; interactions of pollutants and xenobiotics in marine sediments and in the fishes
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Prof. Dr. Doosam Song
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School of Civil, Architectural Engineering and Landscape Architecture, Sungkyunkwan University, 2066 Seobu-ro, Jangan-Gu, Suwon, 16419, Korea
Interests: Developing low-energy building systems: hybrid air-conditioning systems, radiant floor cooling, cooperative control system coupled with HVAC/lighting/blind system in office buildings; developing advanced ventilation systems: hybrid ventilation systems, bio-filtering systems; developing IoT-based building energy management systems
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Prof. Dr. Xosé Lois Otero-Pérez
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Departamento de Edafoloxía e Química Agrícola. Facultade de Biología, Santiago de Compostela University, Galicia, Spain
Interests: coastal ecosystems evolution; stability and protection
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Prof. Dr. Min-Suk Bae
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Department of Environmental Engineering, Mokpo National University, Yeongsan-ro 1666, 534-729, Mokpo, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
Interests: atmospheric gas and aerosol characterization; carbonaceous aerosols; source apportionment modeling
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Prof. Dr. Joao Carlos Andrade dos Santos
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Department of Physics, Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-environmental and Biological Sciences, CITAB, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, 5000-801, Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: climate variability and extremes; climate change projections; impact and risk assessment on agriculture and forests
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Prof. Dr. Joan Carles Bruno
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Avda. Països Catalans, 26, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
Interests: applied thermal engineering; distributed generation of energy; renewable energy; polygeneration systems
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Prof. Dr. Mónica Calero de Hoces
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, 18071, Granada, Spain
Interests: biomass gasification, pyrolysis, and torrefaction; adsorption of contaminants (mainly heavy metals) by porous solids; advances in mineral processing and management of mining waste; plastic waste management
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Prof. Dr. Rupali Datta
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Michigan Technological University, Department of Biological Sciences, Houghton, United States
Interests: plant biochemistry; environmental remediation; plant–microbe interactions
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Prof. Dr. Saro Lee
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1. Geological Research Division, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), 124, Gwahak-ro Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34132, Korea
2. Department of Geophysical Exploration, Korea University of Science and Technology, 217 Gajeong-ro Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34113, Korea
Interests: GIS application in Geological Hazard and Geological Resources
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Prof. Dr. Hyun-Seog Roh
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Department of Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, 1 Yonseidae-gil, Wonju, Gangwon 26493, Republic of Korea
Interests: hydrogen production; C1 chemistry; desulfurization; microwave catalysis; DeNOx, including the decomposition of NO, and sorption; synthesis of nanoporous materials; liquid phase oxidation of aromatic compounds
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Prof. Dr. Dino Musmarra
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Department of Engineering, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Aversa (81031), Italy
Interests: innovative applications for biomass valorisation; biomass gasification; value-added compound production; green molecule production; advanced treatment technologies; biorefinery; green extraction processes; flue gas desulphurization from thermal power plants; micro-pollutant removal from waste incinerator exhaust gas; industrial wastewater treatment; wastewater treatment by using AOP, innovative renewable fuel technologies; innovative technologies for groundwater remediation
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Prof. Dr. Almudena Hospido
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology Research Group, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: Environmental management; Environmental engineering; Life Cycle Assessment; Carbon footprint; Water footprint; Energy efficiency
Prof. Dr. João P. S. Catalão
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Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, R. Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: power system operations and planning; hydro and thermal scheduling; wind and price forecasting; distributed renewable generation; demand response and smart grids
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Loppi
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: biodiversity; biomonitoring; plants; lichens; mosses; air quality; heavy metals
Prof. Dr. N.C. Markatos
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Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 9 Heroon Polytechniou Street, Zografou Campus, 15780 Athens, Greece
Interests: CFD; Turbulence; Environment; Fluid Mechanics; Fuel Cells; Wind Engineering; Heat Exchangers; Environmental Engineering; Industrial Safety; Risk Assessment; Environmental and Energy Processes
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Prof. Dr. Angeles Sanroman Braga
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Universidade de Vigo. Isaac Newton Building. Campus Lagoas-Marcosende s/n, E-36310Vigo, Spain
Interests: advanced oxidation processes; electrochemical treatments; soil remediation
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Dr. José A. González-Pérez
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CSIC-Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiologia de Sevilla (IRNAS), Sevilla, Spain
Interests: environmental organic geochemistry, including organic matter and soil health; organic contaminants in nature; refractory C forms in nature; molecular characterization of soil organic matter and its agronomic and environmental implications; biogeochemical markers in soils and sediments; the use of advanced techniques for organic matter and biopolymer characterization (GC/MS, Py-GC/MS, FT-IR, ED-XRF, IRMS, CSIA, 13C-MAS-NMR; ultra-high resolution MS, i.e., FT-ICR-MS, etc.)
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Prof. Dr. Norman Q. Arancon
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University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St. , Hilo. Hawaii 96720, USA
Interests: compost; vermicompost; earthworms; soil ecology; organic soil amendments
Prof. Dr. Talal Yusaf
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Pro Vice-Chancellor, International and Partnerships Portfolio, Federation University Australia, Office A101c, Building A, Mt Helen Campus, PO Box 663, Ballarat, VIC 3353, Australia
Interests: renewable energy; energy generation; conversion and storage; alternative fuels for internal combustion engine; microalgae fuel; mechanical method for water treatment
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Prof. Dr. Angel Irabien
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Catedrático de Universidad/Chemical Engineering Professor/Head of Department, Departamento de Ingenierías Química y Biomolecular /Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UNIVERSIDAD DE CANTABRIA/UNIVERSITY OF CANTABRIA, ETS de Ingenieros Industriales y de Telecomunicación, Avda. de los Castros, s/n. 39005 Santander, Spain
Interests: Chemical Engineering; Siustainable Chemistry and Engineering; Carbon Capture and Utilization
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Prof. Dr. Robert A. Varin
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Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Interests: nanostructured and amorphous materials for solid state hydrogen storage; nanostructure superconductors
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Prof. Dr. Jason K. Levy
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Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, University of Hawaii, Kapolei, HI 96707, USA
Interests: disaster risk governance; sustainable hazard mitigation; emergency management decision making; natural–technological (na–tech) crises; health-related emergencies; fluvial and marine disasters; global climate change
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Special Issue in Sensors: Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making
Special Issue in Environments: Environmental Risk and Climate Change
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Ecological Economics, Environmental Health Policy and Climate Change
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Advances in Geo-Information for Environmental Forensics and Environmental Risk Management in the Anthropocene
Special Issue in Sensors: Advances in Applied Remote Sensing and Decision Making: Transforming Hazard Assessment and Environmental Management
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Research, Management and Response
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: A Policy Focused Approach to Public Health and Air, Water and/or Soil Pollution
Special Issue in Sensors: Remote Sensing and GIS for Geo-Hazards and Disasters
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Human Health, Risk Analysis and Environmental Hazards
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Spatial Environmental Analysis, Informatics, Planning, Restoration, and Management
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Climate Change and Health: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Natural Hazards and Public Health: A Systems Approach
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Remediation and Analysis of Soil, Air, and Water Pollution
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Spatial Analysis of Pollution and Risk in a Changing Climate
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Human Health, Environmental Informatics and Risk: Managing Hazards in the Information Era
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Natural Hazards and Geospatial Information
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Spatial Analysis for Terrestrial Ecosystems: Advances in Mapping, Analyses and Management
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Advances in Hazard, Risk and Disaster Management
Special Issue in Sensors: Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Remote Sensing in the Age of Intelligence
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Advances in Big Data Analytics and Intelligence
Special Issue in ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: Artificial Intelligence Solutions for Geospatial Analysis: An Integrated Approach
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Advances in Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing (CISC) Paradigms: Applications for Environment and Health
Special Issue in Sensors: Computational Intelligence for Smart Sensor Networks: Possibilities and Prospects for Soft Computing-Based Sensors
Special Issue in Sustainability: Advances in Decision Making and Data Analysis for Sustainable Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Industry 4.0 Era
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Computational Intelligence, Soft Computing and Communication Networks for Applied Science
Special Issue in Water: An Human-Centered Approach to Sustainable Water Management: Applications and Theory in a Data Rich Environment
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Computational Intelligence, Soft Computing and Communication Networks for Applied Science II
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: New Directions in Hazard and Disaster Science: Advances in Applied Sciences II
Prof. Dr. Ki-Hyun Kim
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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-Ro, Seoul, 04763 Republic of Korea
Interests: environmental & biomedical monitoring; air quality & Environmental Engineering; material engineering; coordination polymers; Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
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Prof. Dr. Ramaraj Boopathy
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Department of Biological Sciences, Nicolls State University, 114 Gouaux Hall, Thibodaux, LA 70310, USA
Interests: bioremediation of hazardous chemicals; biofuel; biological treatment of wastewater; antibiotics and nanoparticles in the environment; anaerobic digestion
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Dr. Grazia Accardo
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High Temperature Fuel Cells Group, Center of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Research, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Hwarangno 14-gil 5, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 136-791, Republic of Korea
Interests: Ceramic materials for energy applications; Electrolytes; Material Science and Engineering; Material Characterization; Impedance Spectroscopy; High Temperature Fuel Cells; Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Microbial Fuel Cells
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Prof. Dr. Claudio De Pasquale
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Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Palermo, 90128, Palermo, Italy
Interests: characterization, degradation, and biodegradation of pollutants in complex natural matrices
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Prof. Dr. Hicham Idriss
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1 Department of Chemistry, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
2 SABIC Corporate Research & Development (CRD), KAUST, Thuwal 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia
Interests: hydrogen production; metal oxides; surface reactions; surface spectroscopy; Photocatalysis; Heterogeneous catalysis
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Marotta
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Industrial Chemistry, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Materials and Industrial Production, University of Naples Federico II, 80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: advanced oxidation processes of biorefractory pollutants in aqueous solution; fate of xenobiotics in the aquatic environment; kinetic modeling of oxidation processes of organic substances in water; hazard evaluation in chemical processes; removal of heavy metals from waters by solar photocatalytic technologies; solar chemical processes and photo-assisted selective oxidation processes for green and sustainable chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Carlini
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DEIM at the University of Tuscia, Italy
Interests: Heat transfer modelling; Renewable energy systems; Biofuels; Stirling engines; Disposal of plastic wastes and vegetable exhausted oil.
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Prof. Dr. Kang Su Kim

Department of Architectural Engineering, University of Seoul, Seoul 02504, Republic of Korea
Interests: structural analysis and design of reinforced concrete (RC) and prestressed concrete (PSC) structures; application of composite members; remaining service life of concrete structures; finite element analysis; large-scale testing
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Dr. Luis Pérez Villarejo
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Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Jaén, Campus Científico Tecnológico de Linares, Avenida de la Universidad s/n; 23700 Linares (Jaén), Spain
Interests: Biomass pyrolysis; valorization of agroindustrial by-products; Circular Economy; ceramic materials; alkali-activated materials; geopolymers; nanomaterials; nanoparticles; composites; clay minerals; valorization of industrial wastes; belite and sulphobelite cements; mortars; ceramic foams; materials characterization
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Prof. Dr. Dae Sung Lee
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Department of Environmental Engineering, Research Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Kyungpook National University, 80 Daehak-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu 41566, Republic of Korea
Interests: Radioactive wastes treatment technology; Waste/wastewater minimization technology; Modeling and optimization of wastewater treatment processes; Synthesis and application of hybrid nanostructured materials for removal of micropollutants; Microbial fuel cells; Advanced oxidation processes
Prof. Dr. Antonio Miotello
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Physics Department, University of Trento, I-38123 Povo, Trento, Italy
Interests: materials science; laser-surface interaction; laser-ablation for nanomaterials production; photocatalysis; water splitting; water purification
Prof. Dr. Sergio Montelpare
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Engineering and Geology Department, University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, Pescara, Italy
Interests: climate change; buildings’ sustainability; nZEB design; renewable energies; cultural heritage preservation; buildings’ acoustics
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