Applied Sciences — Section Editors

Section Board for 'Environmental and Sustainable Science and Technology' (38)

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Prof. Dr. Dibyendu Sarkar
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA
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Interests: trace element biogeochemistry; green technology; environmental quality; environmental remediation; environmental geochemistry
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Sustainable Environmental Remediation
Prof. Dr. Jega Veeriah Jegatheesan
School of Civil, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne 3000, Australia
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Interests: water (treatment, distribution, modelling); wastewater (MBR, membranes in agriculture, aquaculture); salt water intrusion; resource recovery (mine tailing ponds, dye and salt from textile effluent); novel technologies (forward osmosis, membrane distillation)
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Membranes: Membranes: Fouling, Scaling and Aging
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Technologies
Special Issue in Membranes: CESE-2018: Membrane Technologies for Water Sustainability
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Concentrate Management and Resource Recovery for Sustainable Future
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Belgiorno
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, via Giovanni Paolo. II n. 132, 84084, Fisciano (SA), Italy
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Interests: Advanced oxidation processes; Treatment of organic fraction of solid waste; Odors monitoring and control; Membrane biological reactors
Prof. John Dodson
(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
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Interests: human impact on environment, climate change, Australia, China and Pacific
Prof. Elza Bontempi
INSTM and Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
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Interests: fly ash; heavy metals stabilization; embodied energy; air particulate matter
Dr. Peter Hooda
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing - Kingston University, Surrey KT1 1LQ, UK
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Interests: Fate of contaminants in terrestrial and aquatic environments
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Environmental Fate of Emerging Organic Micro-Contaminants
Prof. Dr. Kwang-Ho Choo
Kyungpook National University, Department of Environmental Engineering, Daegu 702-701, Korea
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Interests: membrane bioreactor; electrocatalysis; photocatalysis; metal oxide; quorum quenching
Dr. Pilar Gayán Sanz
CSIC - Instituto de Carboquimica (ICB), Department of Energy and Environment, Zaragoza, Spain
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Interests: captura de CO2; combustion; fluidized beds
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advances in Oxygen Carrier for Energy Applications
Prof. Dr. Faisal I. Hai
Strategic Water Infrastructure Laboratory, School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
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Interests: membrane, biological, enzymatic and adsorption technologies for wastewater treatment/reuse, energy/resource recovery from wastewater/biosolids
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Technologies
Special Issue in Membranes: CESE-2018: Membrane Technologies for Water Sustainability
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Concentrate Management and Resource Recovery for Sustainable Future
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Emerging Organic Contaminants in Wastewater
Prof. Dr. Sang Don Kim
School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), 123 Cheomdangwagiro, Buk-gu, Gwangju, 61005, Korea
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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
Chair in Air Quality & Health, Founding Director, Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
Tel. +44 (0)1483 682762; Fax: +44 (0)1483 682762
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Interests: air quality monitoring/modelling; ultrafine/nanoparticles/aerosols; exposure assessment; emission modelling; indoor air quality
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Nanomaterials in CO2 Capture
Dr. Miren López de Alda
Water and Soil Quality Research Group; Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC); C/ Jordi Girona 18-26, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: Environmental Analytical Chemistry, priority and emerging organic contaminants (polar pesticides, drugs of abuse, pharmaceuticals, cytostatics, estrogens, endocrine disrupting compounds, disinfection by-products), water quality, environmental monitoring, advanced analytical techniques (on-line solid phase extraction, liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry, Orbitrap MS)
Prof. Dr. Ichiro Minami
Division of Machine Elements, Luleå University of Technology, 97187 Luleå, Sweden
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Interests: chemical structure of surface; chemical analysis f surface; chemical reactions to deposit a coating; mechanical properties (lubrication) of surface
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Lubricant Additives
Prof. Janusz Nowotny
School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
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Interests: Materials for energy, oxide semiconductors, sustainable energy
Prof. Armando J. D. Silvestre
CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Tel. c; Fax: +351 234 370 084
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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.
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Cellulosic Materials
Special Issue in Materials: Advances in Cellulosic Materials 2014
Special Issue in Materials: Biobased Nanocomposite Functional Materials
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Bacterial Cellulose Composites
Special Issue in Materials: Advanced Biopolymer-Based Nanocomposites and Hybrid Materials
Prof. Dr. Rajender S. Varma
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
Tel. (513)-487-2701; Fax: (513)-569-7677
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Interests: organic chemistry; nanotechnology; synthetic organic chemistry; heterogeneous analysis; synthetic heterocyclic chemistry; nano-catalysis; microwave assisted organic synthesis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Greener and Sustainable Chemistry
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Nano-Catalysts and Their Applications
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Sustainable Nanoparticles - Their Synthesis and Catalytic Applications
Special Issue in Molecules: Nanocatalysis
Special Issue in Catalysts: Sustainable Nanocatalysts for Organic Transformations
Dr. Gang Wei
Hybrid Materials Interfaces Group, Faculty of Production Engineering and Center for Environmental Research and Sustainable technology (UFT), University of Bremen, D-28359 Bremen, Germany
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Interests: graphene; nanomaterials; biomolecular self-assembly; biomaterials; sensors; biosensors
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Graphene and Graphene Oxide in Biomedical Application
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Self-Assembled Bio-Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: New Materials and Techniques for Environmental Science
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Biomimetic and Bioinspired Materials: Synthesis and Applications
Special Issue in Sensors: Electrospinning Nanomaterials for Label-Free Sensors
Prof. Dr. Rupali Datta
Department of Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
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Interests: Phytoremediation, plant-microbe interactions, plant adaptation to abiotic stress, phytotechnologies
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Sustainable Environmental Remediation
Prof. Dr. Saro Lee
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
Tel. 821053538179
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Interests: GIS application in Geological Hazard and Geological Resources
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Geoinformatics
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Machine Learning Techniques Applied to Geoscience Information System and Remote Sensing
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Applications of Remote Sensing and Geospatial Information Systems to Earth Observations
Prof. Hyun-Seog Roh
Department of Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, 1 Yonseidae-gil, Wonju, Gangwon 26493, South Korea
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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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Catalysts: Nanocatalysts for Hydrogen Production for Fuel Cells
Prof. Dr. Dino Musmarra
Department of Engineering, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Real Casa dell’Annunziata, Via Roma 29, 81031 Aversa (CE), Italy
Tel. +39 0815010400; Fax: +39 0815010200
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Interests: innovative applications for biomass valorisation; value-added compound production; green molecule production; advanced treatment technologies; biorefinery; green extraction processes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Molecules: Green Compounds from Bio-Sources: Characterizations, Innovative Productions and Advanced Technological Applications
Prof. Dr. Almudena Hospido
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (Spain). Department of Chemical Engineering. Environmental Biotechnology Research Group
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Interests: Environmental management, environmental engineering, Life Cycle Assessment, Carbon footprint, Water footprint, Energy efficiency
Prof. João P. S. Catalão
Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, R. Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
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Interests: power system operations and planning; hydro and thermal scheduling; wind and price forecasting; distributed renewable generation; demand response and smart grids
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Energies: Demand Response Optimization for Smart Energy Systems
Prof. Dr. Stefano Loppi
Department of Life Sciences, University of Siena, Banchi di Sotto, 55, 53100 Siena SI, Italy
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Interests: biomonitoring; bioaccumulation; biodiversity; air quality; air pollution; heavy metals; lichens
Prof. N.C. Markatos
Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 9 Heroon Polytechniou Street, Zografou Campus, 15780 Athens, Greece
Tel. +302107723126; Fax: +302107723228
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Interests: CFD; Turbulence; Environment; Fluid Mechanics; Fuel Cells; Wind Engineering; Heat Exchangers; Environmental Engineering; Industrial Safety; Risk Assessment; Environmental and Energy Processes
Prof. Dr. Angeles Sanroman Braga
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Vigo. Isaac Newton Building. Campus Lagoas-Marcosende s/n, Vigo 36310, Spain
Tel. + 34 986 81 23 83
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Interests: advanced oxidation processes, electrochemical treatments, soil remediation
Dr. José A. González-Pérez
CSIC-Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología de Sevilla (IRNAS). Avda. Reina Mercedes 10, Seville 41012, Spain
Tel. 954 624 711 / 954 624 002
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Interests: Soil sciences and organic geochemistry, humic substances
Prof. Dr. Norman Q. Arancon
University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St. , Hilo. Hawaii 96720, USA
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Interests: compost, vermicompost, earthworms, soil ecology, organic soil amendments
Dr. Talal Yusaf
Pro Vice-Chancellor I International and Partnerships Portfolio, Federation University Australia, Office A101c I Building A I Mt Helen Campus, PO Box 663, Ballarat, VIC 3353, Austrilia
Fax: +61 7 4631 2526
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Interests: renewable energy; energy generation; conversion and Storage; alternative fuels for internal combustion engine; microalgae fuel; mechanical method for water treatment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Energies: Alternative Fuels for the Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) 2013
Special Issue in Energies: Renewable Energy for Agriculture
Special Issue in Energies: Energy for Agriculture
Special Issue in Energies: Energy and Water, Current and Future Crisis
Special Issue in Energies: Recent development in the field of biofuels from agricultural industry
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Renewable Fuels
Special Issue in Energies: Energy and Water for World Agriculture 2019
Prof. Dr. Angel Irabien
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
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Interests: Chemical Engineering, Siustainable Chemistry and Engineering, Carbon Capture and Utilization
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Carbon Capture Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS)
Prof. Dr. Robert A. Varin
Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Tel. 519-888-4567
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Interests: nanostructured and amorphous materials for solid state hydrogen storage; nanostructure superconductors
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Energies: Hydrides for Hydrogen Generation, Storage and Rechargeable Batteries
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Solid State Hydrogen Generation and Storage
Special Issue in Energies: Hydrides: Science and Technology
Prof. Dr. Jason K. Levy
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, University of Hawaii, Kapolei, HI 96707, USA
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Interests: fuzzy systems; evolutionary algorithms; neural networks; artificial intelligence; network security
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
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 the Public Sector, Environment and Health
Special Issue in Sensors: Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (CICN) 2019: All Contributions Welcome
Prof. Dr. Ki-Hyun Kim
Air Quality and Materials Application Lab, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-Ro, Seoul 04763, Korea
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Interests: material engineering, metal-organic framework, air quality, air purification, environmental monitoring; volatile organic compounds
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sensors: Monitoring of Odorous Compounds in the Environment
Special Issue in Sensors: Direct and Indirect Sensing of Odor and VOCs and Their Control
Special Issue in Sensors: Sensing of Toxic and Hazardous Metals in Various Environmental Media
Special Issue in Sensors: Odor Detection: Electronic Nose, Olfactometer, and Advanced Instrumentation
Special Issue in Sensors: Sensing of Scent, Fragrance, Smell, and Odor Emissions from Biota Sources
Special Issue in Sensors: Modern Technologies for Sensing Pollution in Air, Water, and Soil
Special Issue in Sensors: The Use of New and/or Improved Materials for Sensing Applications
Special Issue in Environments: Volatile Organic Compounds in Environment
Special Issue in Environments: Odor and VOCs: Human Perception, Sensing, and Treatment
Special Issue in Sensors: Metal-Organic Frameworks for Various Sensing Applications
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Advanced or Conventional Materials as Sorbent
Prof. Dr. Ramaraj Boopathy
Department of Biological Sciences, Nicholls State University, 114 Gouaux Hall, Thibodaux, LA 70310, USA
Tel. 985-448-4716; Fax: 985-493-2496
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Interests: Environmental Microbiolgy; Biological Treatment of Wastewater; Biodegradation of Hazardous Chemicals; Bioremediation; Environmental Biotechnology for Sustainable Environment
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Water-Energy-Environment Nexus (WEEN-2019)
Prof. Dr. Hicham Idriss
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
Tel. +966-12 285 2444
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Interests: hydrogen production; metal oxides; surface reactions; surface spectroscopy; Photocatalysis; Heterogeneous catalysis
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Marotta
Industrial Chemistry, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Materials and Industrial Production, University of Naples Federico II, 80125 Naples, Italy
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Interests: advanced oxidation processes of biorefractory pollutants in aqueous solution; fate of xenobiotics in the aquatic environment; kinetic modelling 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
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Cu and Cu-Based Nanoparticles: Applications in Catalysis
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Photocatalytic Processes for the Abatement of Persistent Organic Pollutants and Metals
Prof. Dae Sung Lee
Department of Environmental Engineering, Research Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Kyungpook National University, 80 Daehak-ro, Buk-gu, Daegu 41566, Republic of Korea
Tel. +82-53-950-7286; Fax: +82-53-950-6579
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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
Physics Department, University of Trento, I-38123 Povo, Trento, Italy
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Interests: materials science; laser-surface interaction; laser-ablation for nanomaterials production; photocatalysis; water splitting; water purification
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