Section Editors

Section Board for 'Environmental Science and Engineering' (140)

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Prof. Yu-Pin Lin
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Interests: ecological hydrology monitoring and modeling in drainage basin; global change- land use modeling; landscape ecology; system dynamic modeling of wetlands; spatial analysis and modeling; blockchain; spatial dynamic modeling
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Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Geostatistics in Environmental Pollution and Risk Assessment
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Assessment, Management, and Policy-Making for Environmental Pollution Related to Land Use and Land Cover
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Proceedings from 2014 Global Land Project (GLP) Asia Conference
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainable Land Use and Ecosystem Management
Special Issue in Environments: Selected Papers from 2014 Global Land Project (GLP) Asia Conference
Special Issue in Environments: Consideration of Ecosystem Services and Function for Sustainable Water Use
Special Issue in Environments: Information and Communication Technologies for Improving Monitoring and Management Schemes in Agricultural Environments
Special Issue in Environments: Soil and Water Contamination, Remediation and Conservation
Special Issue in Environments: Impacts of Agricultural Land Use Changes on Environments
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Emerging Contaminants VS. Legacy Pollutants: Their Impacts on the Environmental Integrity and Public Health
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Strategic Management toward a Sustainable Urbanization by Balancing the Utilization of Land and/or Water Resources
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Changing Societies under Extreme Environments in Asia
Special Issue in Environments: Technologies for Sustainable Environmental Systems
Special Issue in Environments: Geospatial Technology for Land Restoration and Planning
Special Issue in Environments: Landscape Ecological and Social–Ecological Approaches in Agro-Ecological System
Special Issue in Environments: Deployment of Green Technologies for Sustainable Environment
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Feature Papers in Environmental Science and Engineering
Special Issue in Environments: Selected Papers from the 3rd Global Land Programme (GLP) Asia Conference: Hazards, Disasters, and Land Science—Towards Asian and Global SDGs for Land Systems
Special Issue in Environments: Feature Papers in Environments in 2020
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Engineering for Sustainable Environment
Dr. Chiara Baldacchini
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
Dipartimento di Scienze Ecologiche e Biologiche (DEB), Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy; Istituto di Ricerca sugli Ecosistemi Terrestri (IRET), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Porano (TR), Italy
Interests: impact of nature-based solutions on environment and society; development of new techniques to assess the air quality mitigation by plants; use of urban forest for source apportionment
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Dr. Elena Cristina Rada
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
Theoretical and Applied Science Department - DiSTA, Insubria University, Via G.B. Vico, 46 – Varese I – 21100, Italy
Interests: environmental pollution; circular economy; waste and wastewater management; human health; renewable energy; interdisciplinary approaches for environmental management
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Prof. Dr. Daniela Varrica
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e del Mare (DiSTeM) Via Archirafi 36 - 90123 Palermo, Italy
Interests: different aspects of environmental geochemistry; ranging from hydrogeochemistry to air; water and soil pollution in volcanic; mining and anthropic areas
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Professor Marco Carmignani
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Medicina clinica, sanità pubblica, scienze della vita e dell'ambiente
Interests: cardiovascular pharmacology/toxicology; environmental pollutants; xenobiotics and cancer; neuroendocrine toxicology
Prof. Dr. Constantinos Cartalis
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Chair of the Department of Environmental Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens 157 84, Greece
Interests: urban environment; air pollution; thermal environment in cities; climate change adaptation
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Prof. Dr. Andrew S Hursthouse
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School of Computing, Engineering & Physcial Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, PA1 2BE UK
Interests: environmental geochemistry & health; risk assesment & communication; environmental and resource management; societal impact; urban devleopment and planning
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Prof. Dr. Chunping Yang
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School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, and College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hunan University, China
Interests: advanced oxidation; alga; biofiltration; biosorption; duckweed; oxidative desulfurization; photocatalysis; surfactant; swine wastewater; volatile organic compound
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Prof. Dr. Changsoo Lee
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School of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), 50 UNIST-gil, Ulju-gun, Ulsan 44919, Korea
Interests: Waste-to-energy biotechnologies; Biochemical waste/wastewater treatment, Bioelectrochemical systems; Direct interspecies electron transfer; Microalgal cultivation and wastewater treatment; Nutrient removal; Environmental microbial ecology
Dr. Bithin Datta
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Discipline of Civil Engineering, College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Interests: Water resources systems planning and operation; groundwater flow and contaminant transport; remediation of contaminated aquifers; multiobjective decision models; application of Artificial Intelligence tools; risk and reliability; optimal monitoring network design; saltwater intrusion in coastal aquifers; contaminant source identification; design and operation of reservoir systems
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Dr. Fulvio Amato

IDAEA-CSIC - Spanish Research Council, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: air quality; source apportionment; traffic emissions; atmospheric geochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Arata Katayama
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Nagoya University, Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability, Nagoya, Japan
Interests: Bioremediation; soil and water; anaerobic microorganisms; bioelectrochemical system; humic substances; bioelectrochemical synthesis; modeling of biological activity; composting; reclamation of solid organic wastes
Dr. Xianlai Zeng
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School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: urban mining; resource evaluation; E-waste management; circular economy
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Prof. Long D. Nghiem
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Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: membrane technology; desalination technology; anaerobic digestion; molecular biology; urban water management
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Dr. Gordon Huang
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University of Regina, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Regina, Canada
Interests: waste management; site remediation; and risk assessment; Simulation and optimization of hydrological and environmental systems; modeling of energy and environmental management systems; climate modeling, impact assessment; and adaptation planning
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Assoc. Prof. Brian Finlayson
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School of Geography, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Interests: fluvial geomorphology; river management; global hydrology; climatology; speleology
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mu Naushad
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Department of Chemistry, College of Sciences, P.O.Box 2455 King Saud University, Riyadh 1145, Saudi Arabia
Interests: adsorption of inorganic/organic pollutants using low-cost adsorbents; activated carbon and nanocomposite materials
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Dr. Michael S. Breen
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National Exposure Research Laboratory Office of Research and Development US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
Interests: exposure monitoring and assessment
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Dr. Farrukh Ahmad
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Dept. of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Interests: water treatment & reuse; environmental remediation; human-health risk assessment; molecular methods for pathogen detection; emerging chemical pollutants and methods for their analysis; fate and toxicity of nanomaterials
Dr. Alessia Di Gilio
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Department of Biology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: atmospheric chemistry and modeling; Indoor Air Quality (IAQ); Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs); Particulate Matter (PM); breath analysis; monitoring strategies; odors monitoring; emissions from materials; sensors network; PM chemical characterization
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Prof. Dr. Xinyong Li
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State Key Laboratory of Fine Chemicals, Key Laboratory of Industrial Ecology and Environmental Engineering (MOE), School of Environmental Science and Technology, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Environmental and Biological Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
Interests: environmental catalysis; green catalysis; nano catalysis; nanotechnology; chemical and biological nano based-sensors; sustainable energy; catalytic engineering; in situ spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Fayuan Wang
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College of Environment and Safety Engineering, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, Qingdao 266042, China
Interests: soil pollution and remediation; ecotoxicity of environmental pollutants; emerging contaminants; arbuscular mycorrhizae; phytoremediation; ecotoxicology and environmental risks; heavy metals; ecological restoration
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Speltini
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Department of Drug Sciences and Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: environmental analysis; emerging pollutants; carbon materials; sample treatment; chromatography; photocatalysis; hydrogen production
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Dr. Leucio Rossi
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Department of Physical and Chemical Sciences, University of L'Aquila, Via Vetoio, 67010 Coppito, L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: green chemistry; organic electrochemistry; biofuels; carbon dioxide; Ionic liquids
Prof. Dr. Simone Ferrari
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Department of Civil-Environmental Engineering and Architecture (DICAAR), University of Cagliari, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: experimental and numerical study of turbulent and turbulent-like flows in the environmental, civil, industrial, and biomedical fields (among others: turbulent jets and plumes, interaction of breakwaters with waves, in vitro cardiovascular flows); urban microclimate design (air quality, pollutant dispersion, outdoor human comfort, and energetic optimization in the built environment); sea discharges (study and optimization of diffusers and outfalls for sea discharge of pollutants, such as brine from desalination plants); design and development of non-intrusive image-based velocity, acceleration, and concentration measurement techniques for turbulent flows; flow modeling and control for mixing optimization; bio-fluid dynamics (laboratory simulation of cardiac flows and flow in the human eye)
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Dr. Montserrat Pérez-Moya
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Departament d'Enginyeria Química - UPC - EUETIB, Carrer Comte d'Urgell 187, SA09C, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: advanced oxidation processes; wastewater
Dr. Paula Paredes
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Universidade de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia,LEAF research Center
Interests: soil water balance; crop water requirements; irrigation management; crop growth and yield modeling; coping with water scarcity; physical and economical water productivity
Prof. Dr. Madhumita B Ray
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Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Director, WesternWater Centre, Western University, London, ON N6A5B9, Canada
Interests: development of advanced air, water and wastewater treatment technologies based on adsorption, anaerobic digestion, membrane processes, advanced oxidation processes (AOPs), separation processes and environmental modelling
Prof. Dr. Anna Occhipinti
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: marine biodiversity; alien and invasive marine species; biological pollution; human induced and climate changes in marine environment; citizen science and environmental education
Dr. Shoji F. Nakayama
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Japan Environment and Children’s Study Programme Office National Institute for Environmental Studies
Interests: environmental health; children; human biomonitoring; contaminants of emerging concern; environmental epidemiology
Prof. Pietro Argurio
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Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci, 44/A, I-87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: Membrane processes coupled with specific interactions and photocatalytic membrane reactors in water treatment; catalytic and photocatalytic membrane reactors for partial oxidation or hydrogenation of organic molecules
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Dr. Marie Cecile Chalbot
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Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
Interests: air pollution; analytical methods; biomoarkers; environmental health; environmental toxicology; household air pollution; metabolomics; particulate matter; e-cigarettes; nano-enabled products
Dr. Antonio Berná Galiano
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University Carlos III of Madrid, UC3M, Madrid, Spain
Interests: electrochemical surface science; microbial electrochemistry; environmental electrochemical technologies applied to wastewater treatment and soil remediation, and microbial electrochemical sensors
Prof. Dr. Hung-Yee Shu
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Institute of Environmental Engineering, Hungkuang University, Taichung 433, Taiwan
Interests: Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOP); nano zero-valent iron (nZVI); photocatalysis; solid waste characteristics; hazardous waste management
Dr. Chunrong Jia
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Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health, School of Public Health,The University of Memphis Memphis, TN 38152, USA
Interests: Air pollution exposure and risk assessment; Environmental epidemiology; Sampling and analytical techniques for air pollutants; Indoor air quality (IAQ); Environmental disparity
Dr. Michiaki Yamashita
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Department of Food Science, National Fisheries University, 2-7-1 Nagatahonmachi, Shimonoseki 759-6595, Japan
Interests: biological antioxidant function by selenium; stress response and apoptosis in fish; methyl mercury toxicity and detoxification mechanism
Dr. Macarena Munoz
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Chemical Engineering Department, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Campus de Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: environmental engineering; heterogeneous catalysis; wastewater treatment; advanced oxidation processes; catalytic wet peroxide oxidation; catalytic hydrodechlorination; design; preparation and characterization of catalysts; magnetic catalysts; and pollutants of emerging concern; cyanotoxins; microplastics
Dr. Heresh Amini
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Environmental Epidemiology Group, Section of Environmental Health, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: air pollution; green space; light-at-night; exposure assessment; environmental epidemiology; cohort; time-series; case-control
Prof. Dr. Tareq Hussein
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1. Department of Physics, School of Science, University of Jordan, Amman, 11942 Jordan;
2. Adjunct Affiliation: Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR / Physics), University of Helsinki, PL 64, FI-00014, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: atmospheric and environmental sciences; air pollution; urban and indoor air quality; dynamics and physical characterization of aerosol particles; emissions and fate of atmospheric aerosols, dry deposition; exposure; modeling, analytical, and numerical methods
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Dr. Chiara Baldacchini
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Dipartimento di Scienze Ecologiche e Biologiche (DEB), Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy; Istituto di Ricerca sugli Ecosistemi Terrestri (IRET), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Porano (TR), Italy
Interests: impact of nature-based solutions on environment and society; development of new techniques to assess the air quality mitigation by plants; use of urban forest for source apportionment
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Dr. Mohammed Abbas Virji
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Respiratory Health Division, Morgantown, W.V., USA
Interests: occupational and environmental exposure assessment; occupational epidemiology; industrial hygiene; asthma in healthcare; exposure assessment and epidemiology of metals; exposure and dose reconstruction and modeling; sensors and real-time exposure measurements
Dr. Teresa A. P. Rocha-Santos
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Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) & Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: plastics; nanoplastics; microplastics
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Prof. emer. Takashi Yano
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Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Interests: community response to noise; socio-acoustic survey; environmental noise; annoyance
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Prof. Dr. Gianluigi de Gennaro
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Department of Biology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Interests: atmospheric chemistry and modeling; aerosol science; Indoor Air Quality (IAQ); Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Particulate Matter (PM); breath analysis; monitoring strategies; odors monitoring; emissions from materials; sensors network; PM chemical characterization; sustainability; environmental health
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Prof. Giovanni E. Gigante
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Dipartimento di Scienze di Base e Applicate all’Ingegneria, Università di Roma La Sapienza,Via A. Scarpa 14/16, 00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: materials; cultural heritage conservation and preservation; imaging
Prof. Dr. Michael S. Bank
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Institute of Marine Research in Norway, Bergen, Norway; 2. University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA
Interests: mercury, microplastics, Bayesian modeling, organic pollutants, isotopic niches, biogeochemistry, marine ecosystems, exposure sciences
Dr. Chi-kwan Chau
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Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hum, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Interests: air pollutant and noise exposure; soundscape; thermal comfort; physical activities and built environment; urban planning
Dr. Valtteri Hongisto
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Built Environment research group - Acoustics, Turku University of Applied Sciences, FI-20520 Turku, Finland
Interests: building acoustics; environmental acoustics; architectural acoustics; health effects of noise; psychological effects of noise
Dr. Eva Morales
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IMIB-Arrixaca Biomedical Research Institute; Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Interests: asthma; allergy; air pollution; birth cohorts; DOHaD; endocrine disruptors; epigenetics; molecular epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Alan W. Gertler
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Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV, USA
Interests: Renewable energy, urban air quality, air quality management, transboundary transport of pollutants, mobile source emissions, resuspended road dust, PM source apportionment, atmospheric deposition
Dr. Marcel Amichot
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Institut Sophia-Agrobiotech Inra PACA, Sophia-Antipolis, France
Interests: ecotoxicology; biocontrol; insecticide; fitness; resistance; genetics
Dr. Elaine Fuertes
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Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Interests: air pollution; allergies; asthma; epidemiology; green spaces; physical activity; respiratory health
Dr. Jeff Fowles
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California Department of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Richmond, California, United States
Interests: e-cigarette aerosol exposures and risk assessments; mode of action for acute lung injuries from vaping; mercury exposures from cosmetics; pesticide exposures to the public; brominated flame retardants in house and car dust; cyanobacterial toxin blooms; biomonitoring for metals and organics in humans; methamphetamine residues and exposures in homes
Dr. Marco Pistolesi
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Pisa, 56126, Pisa, Italy
Interests: geology; physical volcanology; tephrostratigraphy; hazard assessment
Dr. Annalisa Pinsino
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Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR), Istituto per la Ricerca e l'Innovazione Biomedica (IRIB), Palermo, Italy
Interests: nanotoxicology; immunology; innate immunity; cell biology; molecular biology; proxy to human model; environmental risk
Prof. Dr. Ana M.M. Gonçalves
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Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: Fatty acids; Proteins; amino acids; carbohidrates; fibres content; Ecotoxicology; Aquatic Ecology; Trophic webs; Microplastics
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Prof. Perng-Jy Tsai
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College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70428, Taiwan
Interests: occupational safety and health management; noise measurement and control; industrial safety and health policy; thermal hazard assessment and control; air pollution control; exposure and health-risk assessment
Dr. Mario Sprovieri

Institute for Anthropic Impacts and Sustainability in the marine environment (IAS-CNR); National Council of Research (CNR)
Interests: biogeochemistry; marine chemistry; environmental chemistry; seafood safety; climate changes; ecotoxicology; environmental impacts; biomonitoring; marine policy
Prof. Jin Hee Kim
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Department of Integrative Bioscience & Biotechnology, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: environmental toxicology; public health; molecular and genetic epidemiology; susceptible population; environmental exposure; risk assessment
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Prof. Dr. José A. Peres
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Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Research Centre – Vila Real, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, UTAD, Quinta de Prados, 5000-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: environmental engineering; wastewater treatment; advanced oxidation processes
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Prof. Dr. Ryo Inoue
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Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan
Interests: visualization of spatial data; spatial cluster detection
Dr. Jaime Villaverde Capellan
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CSIC - Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiologia de Sevilla (IRNAS), Sevilla, Spain
Interests: Bioremediation; biological; biotechnological; emerging contaminants
Prof. Sara Villa
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Environmental and Earth Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
Interests: chemical and biological monitoring; distribution and fate of xenobiotics; ecotoxicological risk assessment; environmental monitoring; sampling planning; collection and handling of environmental matrices; trace organic analysis; development of analytical procedures
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Kahl
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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, United States
Interests: air pollution meteorology; long-range atmospheric transport; air trajectory modeling; boundary layer meteorology
Prof. Maurizio Manera
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Faculty of Biosciences, Food and Environmental Technologies, University of Teramo, Teramo, Italy
Interests: pathology, toxicologic pathology; environmental pathology; ecotoxicology; the use of biomarkers in environmental monitoring; the use of image analysis in histopathology
Prof. Ranil Wickramasinghe
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Membrane Science, Engineering & Technology (MAST) Center; University of Arkansas, Ralph E Martin Department of Chemical Engineering, AR, USA
Interests: synthetic membrane-based separation processes; surface modification of membranes; development of catalytic membranes for biomass
Dr. Zahra Kalantari
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Department of Physical Geography and Bolin Centre for Climate Research, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: sustainable urban and rural development; climate change; water-related disasters and conflicts; adaptive land-use planning; nature-based solutions; and ecosystem services
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Prof. Dr. Konstantinos P. Tsagarakis
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Business and Environmental Technology Economics Lab, Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Interests: technical–economic project evaluation; environmental and energy economics; public health economics; environmental and energy behavior; big data; online behavior; environmental performance of firms; quantitative methods
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Prof. Dr. Marcelo I. Guzman
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Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
Interests: environmental photochemistry; interfacial oxidations; environmental monitoring; prebiotic chemistry; photocatalytic CO2 reduction; environmental chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Peter L. M. Goethals
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Aquatic Ecology Research Unit, Ghent University, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: aquatic ecology; monitoring; assessment; ecological modelling; water quality management; ecotechnology; decision support tools; sustainability
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Dr. Marta Otero
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CESAM (Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies) & Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: pollution and contamination of water, soil, and sediments; decontamination and purification of water: global treatment systems; sustainable treatment processes; clean and alternative technologies; biowastes management and valorization; novel materials: production, characterization, and utilization; thermal analysis
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Prof. Dr. Rob M. Ellam
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Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Interests: Igneous petrogenesis and mantle geochemistry; U-series geochronology and U geochemistry; Environmental geochemistry; Sr-isotope applications in stratigraphy and sedimentology; Isotopic applications in archaeology
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. Jacek Koziel
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Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, 4350 Elings Hall, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Interests: solving livestock odor; air quality; emissions; measurement and control; ammonia; VOCs; GHG; environmental analytical chemistry; waste management; sustainable agriculture
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Prof. Dr. Mohammad Taherzadeh
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Swedish Centre for Resource Recovery, University of Borås, Boras, Sweden
Interests: waste biorefinery; bioprocess; ethanol; biogas; pretreatment; fermentation; fungi
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Prof. Dr. Jay N. Meegoda
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Interests: engineering properties of contaminated soils; centrifugal modeling of contaminant transport; micro-mechanics; reuse of contaminated soils; ultrasound research; underground infrastructure initiative; nanobubbles; sustainable waste management
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Prof. Dr. Irene Lena Hudson
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Department of Statistics, Data Science & Epidemiology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, VIC 3122, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: mapping /modelling/visualization of micro systems (brain voxels, molecules, wood anatomy) and macro systems (global disease, global tobacco use with the WHO; climate change; risk and prevalence estimation); computational intelligence
Prof. Dr. Guoping Sheng
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Department of Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Materials Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026, China
Interests: Wastewater biological treatment; Microbial fuel cell; Microbial extracellular polymeric substances; New analytical methods for microbial surface characteristics
Prof. Dr. Fernando A.L. Pacheco
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DG-CQVR-UTAD – Department of Geology, Chemistry Research Centre, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Quinta de Prados, 5001–801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: groundwater management; groundwater contamination risk, water–rock interactions; groundwater flow modeling; groundwater–surface water interactions; rainwater harvesting; land degradation and surface water quality; spatial decision support systems in water public supply planning
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Prof. Dr. Yaqian Zhao
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1. UCD School of Civil Engineering, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
2. Institute of Water Resources & Hydro-electric Engineering, Xi'an University of Technology, Xi’an, China
Interests: unconventional water and wastewater treatment technology; new constructed wetland technology; microbial fuel cell; ecological engineering; ecological restoration of surface water (rivers, lakes, bays, etc.); waterworks sludge regulation; dehydration and beneficial reuse
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Atin Adhikari
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Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Environmental Health Sciences, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, USA
Interests: air quality; bioaerosols; environmental health; environmental epidemiology; microbial disinfection methods
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Prof. Dr. Daniela Varrica
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e del Mare (DiSTeM) Via Archirafi 36 - 90123 Palermo, Italy
Interests: different aspects of environmental geochemistry; ranging from hydrogeochemistry to air; water and soil pollution in volcanic; mining and anthropic areas
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Prof. Dr. Barbara Ruffino
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DIATI, Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: water and wastewater treatment; water saving and wastewater reuse; anaerobic digestion; energy and material recovery from municipal and industrial waste; advanced oxidation processes
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Prof. Dr. Maria Chiara Zanetti
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Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering (DIATI), Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: reclamation of polluted sites; investigation and tests of advanced remediation technologies; characterization of polluted sites; health risk analysis models application; recovery of industrial waste products and assessment of industrial costs; treatment of drinking water and wastewater
Prof. Dr. María Teresa Baeza-Romero
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Departamento Química-Física, Escuela de Ingeniería Industrial y Aeroespacial, Universidad de Castilla-La-Mancha (UCLM), Toledo, Spain
Interests: atmospheric chemistry; atmospheric pollution; laboratory studies; combustion chemistry; low-cost instrument
Dr. Emilia Bramanti
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Institute of Chemistry of Organo Metallic Compounds (ICCOM CNR), Italian National Research Council, Rome, Italy
Interests: analytical chemistry; biochemistry; clinical chemistry; environmental chemistry; protein chemistry; heavy metals
Prof. Giancarla Alberti
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Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: olid sorbents, colourimetric sensors, ion and chelating resins, electroanalytical techniques, metal ions complexes
Dr. Silvia Becagli
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Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”, University of Florence, 50019 Florence, Italy
Interests: environmental analytical chemistry; aerosol composition; chemical markers in snow and ice; metals in sea water; remote environments; polar regions; environmental pollution (atmosphere, snow, sea water)
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Dr. Jooyeon Hwang
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Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Hudson College of Public Health,The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma, OK, USA
Interests: occupational and environmental health; carcinogenic exposure assessment; industrial hygiene; human microbiomes and biomarkers; occupational and environmental epidemiology
Dr. Tarita Biver
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Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Interests: reaction mechanisms; equilibrium constants; kinetics; fluorescence; metal complexes; drugs; nucleic acids; micellar extraction; photovoltaics; water pollutants
Dr. Sina Dobaradaran
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Instrumental Analytical Chemistry and Centre for Water and Environmental Research (ZWU), Faculty of Chemistry, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Interests: environmental epidemiology; environmental medicine; micropollutants and emerging contaminants; environment pollution monitoring (marine environment, air, and soil); survey on aquatic organisms (monitoring contamination, bioindicator, bioremediation); water and wastewater treatment
Prof. Lisbeth E. Knudsen
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Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen 1353, Denmark
Interests: toxicology; genotoxicology; biomonitoring of environmental and occupational exposures; alternatives to animal experiments (replacements); ethical aspects of human biomonitoring
Dr. Athanasios Damialis
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Chair and Institute of Environmental Medicine, UNIKA-T, Technical University of Munich and Helmholtz Zentrum München, 86156 Augsburg, Germany
Interests: allergy; bioaerosols; biometeorology; environmental exposure; environmental health; fungi; pollen; public health
Prof. Dr. Jianxin Li
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Tianjin Polytechnic University, State Key Laboratory of Separation Membranes and Membrane Processes, Tianjin, China
Interests: preparation of polymeric hollow fiber UF/NF/RO membranes; non-woven-based composited membrane chromatography for lithium isotope separation; wastewater treatment and organic electrochemical synthesis involved electrocatalytic membrane reactor (ECMR) and novel membrane processes and integrated technology
Dr. Wooyul Kim
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, College of Engineering, Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, 04310, Republic of Korea
Interests: Photocatalysis for environmental and energy application; artificial photosynthesis; environmental remediation; solar water splitting
Prof. Dr. Elsie M. Sunderland
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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Interests: Mercury; PFASs, modeling; biogeochemistry; metals; biomagnification; fish; exposure science
Prof. Dr. Yu-You Li
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, 6-6-06 Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8579, Japan
Interests: anaerobic digestion; anammox; bioenergy; methane fermentation; biohydrogen; AnMBR; UASB; wastewater treatment
Prof. Dr. Yong Chi
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State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilisation, Zhejiang University, Zheda Road 38, Hangzhou 310027, China
Interests: waste thermal treatment and conversion; fossil fuel combustion; energy efficiency; thermal power engineering; energy and environment assessment
Prof. Dr. Li He

School of Renewable Energy, North China Electric Power University, Beijing, Changping District 102206, China
Interests: groundwater contamination and remediation; water quality simulation; hydrology and hydrologic modeling; environmental systems modeling; ecological vulnerability assessment; water-energy nexus
Dr. Vlad Isakov
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Computational Exposure Division, National Exposure Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
Interests: dispersion modeling; boundary layer meteorology; local-scale air quality modeling; web-based air quality models and visualization systems; Exposure characterization for environmental health assessments; community-based decision support
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Prof. Dr. Ramesh P. Singh
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School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Schmid College of Science and Technology, Chapman University, Orange, California 92866, USA
Interests: remote sensing; land–ocean–atmospheric coupling; natural hazards; atmospheric pollution; urban climate; snow/glaciers; air quality
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Dr. Jinying Xi
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Division of Environmental Biology, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: biological control of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and odorants; interpretation and regulation of environmental microbial communities; control of harmful microorganisms (VOCs) and odorants; interpretation and regulation of environmental microbial communities; control of harmful microorganisms
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Prof. Miklas Scholz
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Dr. María Teresa Barral Silva

Departamento de Edafoloxía e Química Agrícola, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: soil quality; soil pollution; sediment pollution; heavy metals in the environment; arsenic; river biofilms; waste reutization; compost
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Prof. Dr. Bogdan Skwarzec
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Department of Chemistry, University of Gdansk, 80-308 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: Environmental Chemistry and Radiochemistry; Environmental Analysis and Methods; Radiological Protection and Radiotoxicology; Toxicology and Public Health
Prof. Dr. Kwok-wing Chau
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Interests: artificial intelligence; hydrology; soft computing; water quality; meta-heuristic algorithm; hydrodynamic; rainfall; runoff
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Dr. Pierre Horwitz
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Professor of Environmental Sciences, Director, Centre for Ecosystem Management, School of Science, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027 Australia
Interests: aquatic ecology and management; health and ecology; ecosystem health; water and wetlands management; developing general indicators for the relationships between human health, community vitality and biophysical conditions of the environment; developing community participation and involvement in aquatic environmental issues, natural resource management issues; using narratives for landscape restoration and community capacity building in rural and regional areas
Dr. Ulas Im
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Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Interests: air pollution modelling; climate modelling; air quality; health impact assessment; aerosols
Prof. Dr. Antoni Roig
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Research Institute of pesticides and Waters (IUPA), Jaume I University, 12071 Castelló de la Plana, Castelló, Spain
Interests: LC-MS/MS; ICP-MS; IDMS; IPD; environmental samples; clinical samples; metal speciation; small molecules
Dr. Jonathan E. Thompson
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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
Interests: chemical and optical properties of atmospheric aerosols; molecular spectroscopy; high-speed separations applied to environmental analysis; novel architectures for chemical separations
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Prof. Dr. Hyo-Bang Moon
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Department of Marine Science and Convergence Engineering, Hanyang University, Ansan 15588, Korea
Interests: environmental analytical chemistry; environmental toxicology
Prof. Dr. Jung-Hwan Kwon
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Department of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University, Seoul 02841, Korea
Interests: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbo; toxicity; organic chemicals
Prof. Dr. Maria De Falco
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Dipartimento di Biologia, Complesso Universitario di Monte San'Angelo, Via Cinthia 26, Napoli, Italy
Interests: endocrine disrupting chemicals; endocrine system; reproductive system; prostate gland; adrenal gland; cell cycle; estrogen receptor
Dr. Stefanos Giannakis
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Department of Hydraulics, Energy and Environment, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
Interests: advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) for microbial disinfection (UV/H2O2, fenton, SO4●-, and TiO2, O3); photochemistry of natural waters; environmental chemistry and microbiology; solar-based water purification processes
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Prof. Ewa Korzeniewska
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Department of Engineering of Water Protection and Environmental Microbiology, The Faculty of Geoengineering, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; environmental health; microbial contamination of air, water, wastewater and soil; One Health Approach; intensification of high-energy biogas production from organic waste
Prof. Jan Hofman
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Water Innovation and Research Centre, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
Interests: sustainable water management; origin, fate and abatement options for emerging contaminants like pharmaceutical compounds or nanoparticles in water; thermal energy recovery from water and wastewater; resource recovery from wastewater and water treatment residuals
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Dr. Albino Alves Dias
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Department of Biology and Environment, CITAB – Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences UTAD - University of Trás-os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: environmental microbial biotechnology; submerged and solid-state fermentation; biodegradation, biotransformation and bioremediation; Isolation, purification and characterization of enzymes; biocatalysis and enzyme kinetics
Dr. Alfieri Pollice
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Water Research Institute (IRSA), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Viale F. De Blasio 5, 70132 Bari, Italy
Interests: water-related environmental technologies; (bio)processes for water and wastewater treatment and reuse; including related issues (policies and regulations, process optimization and sustainability, by-products management, biomass characterization, etc.); integrated water resources management; non-conventional water resources; water and agriculture; water/energy/food nexus
Dr. Gustavo Tomás
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Dept. of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology, Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas (EEZA), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Carr. Sacramento, s/n, 04120 La Cañada de San Urbano, Almería, Spain
Interests: host-parasite interactions; ecological immunology; behavioural ecology; avian ecology; evolutionary biology; sexual selection
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Dr. Charles Madenjian
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Great Lakes Science Center, US Geological Survey, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Interests: fish ecology; fish bioenergetics modeling; contaminant accumulation in fish and other vertebrates; sex differences in contaminant concentrations; fish population dynamics; food web dynamics in aquatic ecosystems; invasive species
Dr. Erin R. Vogel
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Department of Anthropology, 131 George Street, Ruth Adams Building Suite 306, New Brunswick NJ 08901-1414, USA
Interests: primate nutritional ecology; primate behavior; primate ecology; primate diets
Dr. Jerry Maroulis
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Lincoln University, Ellesmere Junction Road, Lincoln, 7647, New Zealand
Interests: integration of ICTs in educational contexts; inquiry-based learning; innovations in assessment in education; environmental education; palaeoenvironment and physical geography of semi-arid central Australia; fluvial geomorphology; land management and soil erosion processes; online education and MOOCs
Dr. Audrey M. Darnaude
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CNRS, Center for Marine Biodiversity, Exploitation & Conservation (UMR 9190 MARBEC) Cc093, Université de Montpellier, Place E. Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier cedex 05, France
Interests: marine fish ecology (feeding, growth and migratory strategies); intrinsic biogeochemical tracers; life cycle variability and habitat connectivity; food web structure and organic matter fluxes in the coastal zone
Prof. Dr. Angeles Blanco Suarez
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: sustainable processes; industrial symbiosis; sustainable water use; minimum environmental impact mills
Prof. Dr. Lisa B. Axe
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Otto H. York Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Interests: chemical and physical processes in environmental systems; water chemistry; treatment technology; reactive iron mineral coatings; manganese oxide coatings; contaminant distribution mechanisms
Dr. Elizabeth O'Brien
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Social and Economic Research Group in the Centre for Ecosystems, Society and Biosecurity, Forest Research, Farnham, United Kingdom
Interests: health and wellbeing; cultural ecosystem services; trees and woodlands; land manager and public behaviours
Prof. Dr. Kenneth W. Cummins
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Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing Michian, MI, USA
Interests: Freshwater ecology; aquatic macroinvertebrates; biomonitoring of freshwater quality
Dr. Matthias Oetken
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Biological Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 13, 60438 Frankfurt, Germany
Interests: risk assessment of pesticides; effects of nanoparticles; pharmaceuticals; mesocosm studies; ecology and management of surface waters; advanced wastewater treatment technologies
Prof. Dr. Michael J. Watts
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Department of Geography, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-4740, USA
Interests: Islam; development; Africa; social movements; political economy; political ecology; geography; South Asia; peasant societies; social and and cultural theory; U.S. agriculture; Marxian political economy
Dr. José Ángel Fernández
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CRETUS Institute & Faculty of Biology (Ecology Unit), Campus Vida, University of Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: environmental monitoring; biomonitors; heavy metals; hydrocarbons; air pollution; water pollution
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Dr. Patricia Plaza-Bolaños
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Solar Energy Research Centre (CIESOL), Department of Chemistry and Physics, University of Almeria, Carretera de Sacramento s/n, E-04120, Almeria, Spain
Interests: Environmental Analysis; organic microcontaminants; emerging contaminants; water treatment; water reuse; gas and liquid chromatography; low and high-resolution mass spectrometry; sample extraction; pesticides; pharmaceuticals; endocrine disruptors
Prof. Dr. Hyun-Sang Shin
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Department of Environmental Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Seoul 139-743, Korea
Interests: characterization and environmental impact of natural organic matter; total organic carbon measurement; water quality management; advanced oxidation process; chemical species; manganese oxide reaction; waste recycling
Dr. Diego Romero
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Universidad de Murcia (España), Campus de Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: wildlife; heavy metals; aquaculture; bioassays; biomarkers; marine pollution
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Dr. Martin Tsui
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Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
Interests: ecotoxicology; biogeochemistry; ecosystem ecology; stable isotope applications; mercury cycling; emerging contaminants; freshwater ecosystems; forested watersheds
Dr. Michael Poteser
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Department of Environmental Health, Center for PublicHealth, Medical University, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: perfluorinated substances; cardiovascular physiology; ion-channels; cellular Ca2+-homeostasis; cellular signaling; fluorescence microscopy
Dr. Nick Voulvoulis
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Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: environment; circular economy; environmental quality; pollution, risk assessment
Prof. Mika Sillanpää
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
Interests: environmental engineering; green chemistry; chemical engineering; water treatment; environmental analysis
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Prof. Dr. Ling Tim Wong
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Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Interests: indoor environmental quality; indoor air quality monitoring; thermal comfort; built environment; water systems in buildings
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Prof. Dr. Alan Robins
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Professor of Environmental Fluid Mechanics, MES, Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Surrey Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: environmental fluid mechanics; atmospheric dispersion; urban boundary layer; wind power (fluid mechanics); aerodynamics (aviation)
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