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Section Board for 'Environmental Catalysis' (63)

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Prof. Dr. Jean-François Lamonier
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Unité de Catalyse et Chimie du Solide, Université Lille, Faculté des Sciences et Technologies, UMR CNRS 8181, 59652 Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; environmental catalysis; VOC catalytic oxidation; plasma-catalysis; transition metal oxides; material surface characterization
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Prof. Dr. Jun Wang
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Key Laboratory for Green Chemical Technology of State Education Ministry, School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300350, China
Interests: environmental chemical; catalytic materials
Prof. Dr. Avelina García-García
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Department of Inorganic Chemistry and Institute of Materials, University of Alicante, Sant Vicent del Raspeig, 03690 Alicante, Spain
Interests: ceria-based materials; removal of pollutants from vehicles; Soot combustion; NOx reduction; PNA; co oxidation at low temperatures; dry reforming of methane
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Dr. Dehua Xia
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School of Environmental Science and Technology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Interests: disinfection; photocatalysis/catalysis; advanced oxidation process (AOP)
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Prof. Dr. Oriana Piermatti
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Laboratory of Green Synthetic Organic Chemistry, CEMIN – Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology, University of Perugia, Via Elce di Sotto, 8, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis; metal nanoparticles; sustainable organic process; green chemistry; new organic-inorganic material
Dr. Hui Zhang
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Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Resource and Environmental Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430079, China
Interests: environmental catalysis; advanced oxidation processes (AOPs); persulfate-based AOPs; fenton-based AOPs; electrochemical AOPs (EAOPs); ozonation and ozone-based AOPs
Prof. Dr. Juan García Rodríguez
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Catalysis and Separation Processes Group (CyPS), Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: adsorption processes; catalytic wet air oxidation; synthesis and characterization of carbon materials; wastewater treatments; 3-D printing of carbon materials
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Turek
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Clausthal University of Technology, Institute of Chemical and Electrochemical Process Engineering, Leibnizstr 17, D-38678 Clausthal Zellerfeld, Germany
Interests: heterogeneous catalysts; adsorbents; gas-diffusion electrodes; reactor modeling; electrochemical cells
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Dr. Salomé Soares
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Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering - Laboratory of Catalysis and Materials (LSRE‐LCM), Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 4200‐465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis: environmental catalysis; air and water treatment; energy conversion; preparation and characterization of catalysts and materials: carbon materials and metal oxides; nanostructured materials; smart textiles
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Prof. Dr. Changjin Tang
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School of Environment, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
Interests: Environmental catalysis; Air pollution control; NOx removal from stationary source; Selective catalytic reduciton; Ceria-based catalysts
Prof. Dr. Hongxing Dai
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Department of Environmental Chemical Engineering, School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Environment and Life, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing 100124, China
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; environmental catalysis; photocatalysis; methane combustion; VOCs removal
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Dr. Tomas Ramirez Reina
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Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: Heterogeneous Catalysis; Reaction Engineering; Low-Carbon Energy; Biomass upgrading; CO2 conversion
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Dr. Aurora Santos
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Chemical Engineering and Materials Department, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Chemical Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Wastewater treatments; Soil and Groundwater Remediation; Advance Oxidation Processes; Chemical Oxidation; Chemical Reduction; Surfactant enhanced remediation; Reactive Transport Modelling; Applied Kinetic; Chemical Reactors; Organic Pollutants
Prof. Dr. Francisco José Maldonado-Hódar
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Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences. University of Granada, Granada, Spain
Interests: carbon nanomaterials and nanocomposites; synergism between phases; adsorption; environmental catalysis
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Prof. Dr. Pedro B. Tavares
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Departamento de Química, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: wastewater treatment; advanced oxidation processes; environmental catalysis; materials surface characterization; LED photocatalysis; oxide ceramics; catalysts; perovskites; thin films; electronic microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Soghomon Boghosian
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, GR 265 04 Patras, Greece
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; molecular structure; In-situ & operando Raman spectroscopy in catalysis; thermodynamics; inorganic coordination complexes.
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Prof. Dr. Anton Naydenov
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Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: environmental catalysis; reaction kinetics; mechanistic models of catalytic reactions; experimental investigation and mathematical modeling of different types of catalytic reactors; development of computation procedures for identifying the kinetics and mechanisms of catalytic reactions
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Dr. Paraskevi Panagiotopoulou
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School of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, GR-73100 Chania, Greece
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; materials synthesis and characterization; reaction kinetics; reaction mechanisms; hydrogen production; Steam reforming reactions; CO2 utilization
Prof. Dr. Hyun-Seog Roh
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Department of Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, 1 Yonseidae-gil, Wonju, Gangwon 26493, Korea
Interests: hydrogen production; C1 chemistry; desulfurization; microwave catalysis; DeNOx including decomposition of NO and sorption; synthesis of nanoporous materials; liquid-phase oxidation of aromatic compounds
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Prof. Dr. Yunbo Yu
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Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science (RCEES), University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Interests: environmental catalysis; air pollution control; development of catalysts for the exhaust emission control of diesel engines
Prof. Dr. Xin Tu
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Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
Interests: plasma catalysis; CO2 conversion; CH4 activation; nitrogen fixation; biomass conversion; air pollution control (VOCs, PAHs and NOx); plasma synthesis of catalytic materials
Prof. Dr. Rasmus Fehrmann
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Center for Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Building 207, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis; spectroscopic characterization; reaction mechanism; deactivation and industrial application
Prof. Dr. Wenpo Shan
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Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
Interests: Environmental catalysis; Air pollution control; Diesel emission control; Selective catalytic reduction of NOx; Catalytic oxidation of diesel soot
Prof. Dr. Hicham Idriss

Fellow, SABIC Corporate Research and Development (CRD) at KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Department of Chemistry University College London, UK
Interests: catalysis; surface science; metal oxides; photo-catalysis; electron transfer; reaction mechanism
Prof. Dr. Eric M. Gaigneaux
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Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences—Molecular Chemistry, Materials and Catalysis (IMCN/MOST), Université catholique de Louvain, Place Louis Pasteur 1, Box L4.01.09, 1348 Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
Interests: Reactions: acid catalysis for dehydration of alcohols, and esterification air depollution (indoor and outdoor, with a focus on volatile organic compounds in particular chlorinated aromatic ones, and s; Specific Catalysts Preparations or Formulations: solution combustion synthesis, plasma assisted precipitation, heteropolyacids, polyoxometalates, mayenite; Approaches: operando and in situ characterization of catalysts at work
Institute for Integrated Catalysis, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99354, USA
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; surface science; catalyst characterization; reaction kinetics; in situ (operando) spectroscopy
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Dr. Giuseppina Iervolino
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo 2 132, I-84084 Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
Interests: advanced oxidation process for environment and energy purpose; photocatalytic processes for wastewater and drinking water; photocatalytic hydrogen production from wastewater valorization; non-thermal plasma reaction for pollutants removal in water and wastewater
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Dr. Sabine Valange
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Institut de Chimie des Milieux et Matériaux de Poitiers (IC2MP), UMR CNRS 7285, Université de Poitiers, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Poitiers, 1 rue marcel Doré, TSA 41105, 86073 Poitiers Cedex 9, France
Interests: Catalyst synthesis; porous materials; nanostructured oxides; heterogeneous catalysis; selective oxidation; total oxidation; biomass valorization; ball-milling; ultrasound; sonochemistry; sonocatalysis; sustainable chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Anastasia Macario
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Environmental Engineering Department, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials; biodiesels and biofuels production; carbon oxides conversion; syngas production; methanation reactions
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Prof. Dr. Jacek Rynkowski
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Institute of General and Ecological Chemistry, Lodz University of Technology, Zeromskiego 116, 90-924 Lodz, Poland
Interests: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Chromatographic and Electrochemical Methods in Environmental and Biomedical Applications
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Prof. Dr. Young Dok Kim
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Department of Chemistry, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 440-746, Korea
Interests: surface analyses; heterogeneous catalysis; CO2 conversion; adsorption; oxidation of volatile organic compounds; atomic layer deposition; polymer thin films
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Prof. Dr. Anne Giroir-Fendler
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Institut de recherches sur la catalyse et l'environnement de Lyon, UMR 5256-CNRS, Université Lyon 1, 2 avenue Albert Einstein, 69626 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; catalytic process for environmental application; preparation of noble metal catalysts; synthesis of mixed oxide catalysts; characterization of catalysts; NOx abatement; VOC abatement; post treatment
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Dr. Stanisław Wacławek
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Department of Nanomaterials in Natural Sciences, Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation (CXI), Technical University of Liberec (TUL), Studentská 1402/2, 46117 Liberec 1, Czech Republic
Interests: environmental catalysis; green synthesis; nanomaterials; soil and water remediation technologies; advanced oxidation processes; persulfates
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Prof. Dr. Sylwia Mozia

West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering, Department of Inorganic Chemical Technology and Environment Engineering, ul. Pułaskiego 10, 70-322, Szczecin, Poland
Interests: inorganic chemical technology; water/wastewater treatment; membrane processes, especially pressure driven membrane techniques and membrane distillation; hybrid membrane processes; advanced oxidation processes; photocatalysis; photocatalytic membrane reactors
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Prof. Dr. Alfonso Caballero
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CSIC-USE - Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla (ICMS), Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Sevilla, Sevilla 41092, Spain
Interests: Development of strategies for the preparation and optimization of highly active materials. Wide structural, and surface characterization of catalysts. Study of catalytic and photocatalytic processes for energy and environmental applications.
Prof. Dr. Renaud Cousin

Unité de Chimie Environmentale et Interactions sur le Vivant (UCEIV EA 4492), 145 Avenue Maurice Schumann, Dunkerque, France
Interests: VOC total oxidation; heterogeneous catalysis; environmental catalysis
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Prof. Dr. Piotr Kuśtrowski
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Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 2, 30-387 Kraków, Poland
Interests: synthesis of novel mesoporous materials; core-shell structures; metal-free carbon catalysts; catalytic combustion of volatile organic compounds; selective oxidation of hydrocarbons; surface analysis by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Dr. Raúl Molina
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Department of Chemical and Environmental Technology, Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain
Interests: advanced oxidation process; fenton-like processes; integration of biological and advanced oxidation; intensification; advanced biooxidation; emerging pollutants in water
Prof. Dr. Helene Lauron-Pernot
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Sorbonne University, Laboratoire de Réactivité de Surface, UMR CNRS 7197, 4, Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 05- France
Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Acido-basic surface properties; Valorization of biomass platform molecules; Reaction kinetics
Dr. Jennifer K. Edwards
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School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK
Interests: selective hydrogenation, precious metal catalysts, hydrogen peroxide synthesis, selective oxidation, microwave synthesis
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Prof. Dr. Antonella Gervasini
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, via Camillo Golgi, 19, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; environmental catalysis; acid catalysis; solid acids; adsorption; surface properties
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Prof. Dr. Paul McGinn
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: combinatorial materials processing and characterization; solid state batteries; catalytic oxidation of diesel soot; thin films; sol-gel synthesis
Dr. Javier Ereña Loizaga
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of the Basque Country - UPV/EHU, Leioa, BI, Spain
Interests: alternative fuels; syngas; CO2 valorization; catalysts and catalytic reactions; synthesis of methanol, dimethyl ether (DME) and hydrocarbons
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Prof. Dr. Luisa Maria Gomez-Sainero
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Univ Autonoma Madrid, Fac Ciencias, Dept Ingn Quim, E-28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: hydrodechlorination; heterogeneous catalysis; chemical and environmental engineering; catalyst preparation and characterization; hydrogen production by reforming and partial oxidation
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Dr. Antonio Eduardo Palomares
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Instituto de Tecnologia QuimicaUPV-CSICUniversidad Politecnica de ValenciaAvenida de los Naranjos s/n46022 ValenciaSpain
Interests: catalysts; zeolite catalysts
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Prof. Dr. Rajeev Ahuja
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Head of Condensed Matter Theory Group, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Uppsala Universitet, SE-751 05 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: computational materials science; high-pressure physics; solar cells; photocatalysis; efficient battery materials; Sensors; DNA sequencing
Prof. Young-Kwon Park
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School of Environmental Engineering, University of Seoul, Seoul 02504, Korea
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis for biomass and plastic conversion; catalysis pyrolysis; hydrodeoxygenation; supercritical liquefaction; VOC removal; DeNOx; removal of particulate matter
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Prof. Dr. Jacques Charles Védrine
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Laboratoire de Réactivité de Surface, Faculté des Sciences et Ingénierie, Sorbonne Université, UMR-CNRS 7197, 4 place Jussieu, F-75252 Paris, France
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis (acid–base and selective oxidation reactions); physical techniques of characterization; metal oxide catalysts; zeolites and porous materials; heterpolyoxometallates
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Prof. Dr. Panagiotis G. Smirniotis
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Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0012, USA
Interests: use of molecular sieves as catalysts for refining applications; synthesis of smart materials; removal of nox and sox from mobile and stationary applications; photocatalytic decontamination of gaseous and aqueous streams from toxic organics; production of hydrogen; removal of carbon dioxide from high temperature processes; separations of biomolecules with molecular sieves-based processes
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Prof. Dr. Gyula Pályi
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Department of Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 103, I-41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: catalysis with low valent transition metal complexes; transfer of chirality in asymmetric catalysis from ligands to substrate; chemical aspects of the origin(s) of life
Dr. Vitor J. P. Vilar
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Associate Laboratory LSRE-LCM (Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering - Laboratory of Catalysis and Materials), Faculty of Engineering University of Porto, R. Dr. Roberto Frias s/n, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: environmental assessment and monitoring of surface waters; environmental friendly technologies for pollution control; advanced oxidation processes; electrochemical advanced oxidation processes, ozonation, membrane filtration, sorption/biosorption, biological degradation, process integration and intensification; water/waste reuse, recycling and valorisation
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Prof. Dr. Lucie Obalová
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Institute of Environmental Technology, VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, 17. listopadu 15, 708 33 Ostrava, Czech Republic
Interests: Chemical and reactor engineering, Environmental catalysis and photocatalysis, Adsorption on solids, Kinetics and mechanisms of chemical reaction, Abatement of N2O and NOx from waste gases
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Dr. Marta Pazos Currás
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Department Chemical Engineering University of Vigo Edificio Isaac Newton Lagoas-Marcosende 36310 Vigo Espana, Spain
Interests: advanced oxidation process; electro-fenton; UV oxidation; adsorption process; heterogenous catalysis; bioremediation; biochar
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Dr. Giuseppe Pantaleo
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Institute of Nanostructured Materials, CNR - ISMN, via Ugo La Malfa 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; pollution abatement (deNOx and VOC); temperature-programmed charactarization; hydrogen production (dry reforming and partial oxidation of methane); PROX
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Prof. Dr. Calvin H. Bartholomew
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BYU Catalysis Lab, Department of Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University, UT 84602, Provo, USA
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis (catalyst design; reaction kinetics; adsorption phenomena; catalyst deactivation; syngas conversion catalysis; fischer-tropsch synthesis; SCR; automotive emissions control)
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Prof. Dr. Annemie Bogaerts
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Research Group PLASMANT, Department of Chemistry, University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, BE-2610 Wilrijk-Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: plasma; plasma chemistry; plasma oncology; plasma medicine; plasma catalysis; computer modeling; plasma cancer immunotherapy
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Prof. Dr. Agustín Bueno López
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Inorganic Chemistry Department, University of Alicante, Ap. 99, E03080, Alicante, Spain
Interests: materials science; catalysis; gas pollution control; deNOx; deSoot; deN2O; zeolytes; mixed oxides; monoliths
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Dr. Jae-Soon Choi
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Catalyst Development Center, Basic Materials & Chemicals R&D / LG Chem Research Park, 188, Munji-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34122, Korea
Interests: environmental catalysis; automotive catalysis; lean NOx catalysts; biofuels; spatiotemporally resolved measurement of catalytic reactions
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Prof. Dr. Dionysios (Dion) D. Dionysiou
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Environmental Engineering and Science Program, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (ChEE), University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Interests: advanced oxidation; nanotechnology; water treatment; water quality; environmental sensors
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Prof. Dr. Maria A. Goula
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University of Western Macedonia, Department of Chemical Engineering, Director of the Laboratory of Alternative Fuels and Environmental Catalysis, Member of the General Assembly of the Hellenic Foundation for Research & Innovation (ELIDEK), Koila, Kozani, 50100, Greece
Interests: environmental catalysis; biomass utilization; bio-oil; biogas; glycerol; hydrogen; syngas; renewable diesel; reforming; selective deoxygenation; CO2 hydrogenation
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Prof. Dr. Umit S. Ozkan
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Department of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineeering, The Ohio State University, 151 W Woodruff Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis and electrocatalysis; catalytic materials
Dr. Philippe Vernoux
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Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse et l'Environnement de Lyon, LyonTech-La Doua campus, IRCELYON, 2 avenue Albert Einstein, F-69626, Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Interests: ionically conducting ceramics as active catalyst supports; catalysis for car exhaust treatment; solid oxide fuel cells; potentiometric sensors
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Prof. Dr. Ioannis V. Yentekakis
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Physical Chemistry and Chemical Processes Laboratory, School of Environmental Engineering, TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF CRETE (TUC), 73100 Chania, Crete, Greece
Interests: physical chemistry; heterogeneous catalysis; environmental catalysis; catalyst promotion; chemical reaction engineering and thermodynamics; surfaces and interfaces; electrochemistry; fuel cells; nanomaterials and nanotechnology
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