Section Editors

Section Board for 'Environmental Nanoscience and Nanotechnology' (61)

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Prof. Dr. Ioannis V. Yentekakis
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Section Editor-in-Chief
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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Dr. Francesca Lionetto
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Department of Engineering for Innovation, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy
Interests: material characterization; ultrasonic wave propagation; polymer rheology; curing kinetics of thermosetting matrices; polymer matrix composites; polymer composite processing and joining; heat transfer modelling; polymer based nanocomposites; hybrid welding of dissimilar materials; micro and nanoplastics; sustainability
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Dr. Angelica Chiodoni
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Center for Sustainable Future Technologies (CSFT)@Polito, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Environment Park, Building B2 Via Livorno 60, 10144 Torino, Italy
Interests: material science applied to renewable energies; CO2 valorization; sustainability; nanostructured materials; morphological and structural properties of materials and their correlation with their functional and catalytic properties; scanning and transmission electron microscopies; in situ and operando transmission electron microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Jordi Arbiol
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Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia, (ICN2), CSIC and BISTCampus de la UAB, Edifici ICN2 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: single atom recognition and localization in embedded quantum and nanostructures, development of methodologies to perform a direct correlation between the structure and elemental composition at the atomic scale and the physical properties at sub-nanometer scale, development of in-situ / in-operando experiments in the TEM to understand the physical and chemical phenomena promoting energy mechanisms
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Prof. Dr. Sivaram Arepalli
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Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005-1892, USA
Interests: lasers and flow diagnostics; aerothermo dynamics and plasma diagnostics; R&D of thermal protection materials; radiation protection; structural and vehicle health monitoring; nano materials; nano sensors and nano composites
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Barretta
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Dr. Mikhael Bechelany
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Institut Européen des Membranes (IEMM, ENSCM UM CNRS UMR5635), Montpellier, France
Interests: atomic layer deposition; photocatalysis; electrospinning; nanomaterials; sensors; thin films
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Dr. Paul M Bertsch
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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: environmental chemistry and toxicology; molecular environmental science; physicochemical factors and mechanisms controlling the transport and fate of inorganic and organic contaminants and manufactured nanomaterials within surface and subsurface environments; molecular-level controls on the bioavailability and toxicity of metals/nanomaterials; ecotoxicology and eco-genomics; biogeochemistry; critical zone science; climate science; nuclear waste management and disposal
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Prof. Dr. Werner Blau
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School of Physics and CRANN / AMBER, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Interests: nanocarbon, including carbon nanotubes, graphene, and fullerenes; 2D nanosheets, including TMDC, phosphorene, antimonene; nanophotonics, including visible and infrared spectroscopy, ultrafast time-resolved spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, optical limiting, and saturable absorption; nanomaterials applications in photonics, renewable energy and biomedical devices
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Prof. Dr. Pierre-Francois Brevet
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Institut Lumière Matière, UMR 5306 CNRS and Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France
Interests: nonlinear optics; nonlinear plasmonics; nanoparticles and nanoclusters; molecules and biomolecules for nonlinear optics; liquids; liquid surfaces and interfaces
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Prof. Dr. Andreu Cabot
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Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Functional nanomaterials, Jardins de les Dones de Negre, 1 2ª Pl, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: nanomaterials; nanotechnology; energy; photovoltaics; thermoelectrics; catalysis; photocatalysis; colloids
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Prof. Dr. Pedro H. C. Camargo
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Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki, A.I. Virtasen aukio 1, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: nanomaterials synthesis; metal nanostructures; oxide nanostructures; nanocatalysis; plasmonic catalysis; photocatalysis
Prof. Dr. Sónia Carabineiro
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LAQV/REQUIMTE, Departamento de Química, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1099-085 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: gold; catalysis; carbon; oxides; nanocatalysts; nanoparticles; oxidation; heterogenization
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Dr. Seok Ki Choi
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Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: optogenetics; photopharmacology; photonanotechnolgy; targeted delivery; photo nanomedicine; nano theranostics
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Prof. Dr. Miguel A. Correa-Duarte
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Department of Physical Chemistry, Center for Biomedical Research (CINBIO), Southern Galicia Institute of Health Research (IISGS), and Biomedical Research Networking Center for Mental Health (CIBERSAM), Universidade de Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
Interests: nanotechnology; nanomaterials; nanoreactores; hybrid nanocomposites; plasmonic nanomaterials; nanocatalysts; drug-delivery
Prof. Dr. Carlos Miguel Costa
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Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Dimitratos
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Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale "Toso Montanari", Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; catalysis for energy; H2 production; CO2 transformation to methanol; biomass transformation; supported metal nanoparticles; heteropolyacids; biomass conversion; bifunctional catalysts; size and shape control of metal colloids; in situ and operando spectroscopy; advanced characterization using synchrotron and neutron techniques
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Prof. Dr. Ruey-An Doong
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Center for Energy and Environmental Research and Institute of Analytical and Environmental Sciences, National Tsing Hua University, 101, Section 2, Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
Interests: heterogeneous photoelectrocatalysis; environmental nanomaterials; water-energy nexus; low-dimensional carbon nanomaterials; porous nanomaterials; nanosensing devices; energy storage nanomaterials.
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Dr. Maria Dusinska
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Norsk institutt for luftforskning, Skedsmokorset, Norway
Interests: genetic toxicology; nanotoxicology; nanosafety; risk assessment; risk governance of nanomaterial; biomarkers; biomonitoring
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Prof. Dr. Joydeep Dutta
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School of Engineering Sciences, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, AlbaNova universitetscentrum, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: photocatalysis; solar cells; capacitive deionization; water treatment; gas sensors; CO oxidation; Bio-paints; hydrogen production
Dr. Damien Faivre
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Biosciences and Biotechnologies Institute of Aix-Marseille (BIAM), CEA Cadarache, 13108 Saint Paul lez Durance, France
Interests: iron oxides; biomineralization; microswimmers; active matter; nanoparticles
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Prof. Dr. Fabien Grasset
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CNRS, ISCR UMR 6226, University of Rennes 1, 263 Avenue du Général Leclerc, 35042 Rennes, France
Interests: nanoparticle and nanocomposite synthesis; processing and characterization; sol–gel; microemulsion; zinc oxide; magnetic iron oxides; functional sio2; thin film; energy; biomedical
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Prof. Dr. Maria Grazia Grimaldi
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Department of Physics and Astronomy “Ettore Majorana”, University of Catania, via Santa Sofia 64, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: metal nanoparticles; nanostructure; laser processing; sensors
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Prof. Dr. Heyou Han
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State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, College of Science, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
Interests: nano-bioanalytical chemistry; nano biosensors; nanotargeted treatment of tumor; antibacterial; antiviral application of nanomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Baohang Han
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National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing 100190, China
Interests: porous organic polymeric materials; porous graphene-based materials; gas adsorption and separation; heterogeneous chemical catalysis and photocatalysis; reduction of carbon dioxide; electrochemical energy storage
Prof. Dr. Narcís Homs
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Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Department, Inorganic Chemistry section of the University of Barcelona (IN2UB) and Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Barcelona, Spain
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; photocatalysis; nanostructured materials; carbide-based catalysts; H2 production; CO2 hydrogenation
Prof. Dr. Yung-Jung Hsu
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu 30010, Taiwan
Interests: photocatalysis; charge dynamics; nanoheterostructures; green energy technology
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Prof. Dr. Daniela Iannazzo
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Department of Engineering, University of Messina, Contrada Di Dio, I-98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: organic synthesis; advanced synthetic methodologies for the organic functionalization of nanomaterials for applications in drug delivery, biosensors, tissue engineering and in environmental field
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Dr. Linda J. Johnston
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Metrology Research Centre, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6, Canada
Interests: microscopy; spectroscopy; surface chemistry; cellulose nanomaterials; metal oxide nanoparticles; nanometrology
Prof. Dr. Young Soo Kang
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Korea Center for Artificial Photosynthesis and Department of Chemistry, Sogang University, Baekbeom-ro, Daeheung-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 04107, Korea
Interests: nanomaterials, artificial photosynthesis; magnetic composite materials; wavelength conversion materials; photoelectrochemical and photochemical CO2 reduction; photodegradation of waste plastics
Prof. Dr. George Z. Kyzas
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Department of Chemistry, International Hellenic University, 65404 Kavala, Greece
Interests: nanobubbles; wastewater treatment; polymers; decontamination; materials; sorption; transportation phenomena
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Dr. Robert Landsiedel
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BASF SE, Experimental Toxicology and Ecology - Z470 - RB/TB, 67056 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
Interests: immunotoxicology; xenobiotic/drug-metabolizing enzymes; risk assessment of nanomaterials; endocrine disrupters; in vitro to in vivo extrapolation; physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling; physiologically based toxicokinetic (PBTK) modeling
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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, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China
Interests: nanotechnology; chemical and biological nano based-sensors; sustainable energy; catalytic engineering; green catalysis
Prof. Dr. Jose L. Luque-Garcia
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Department of Analytical Chemistry, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: hybrid nanosystems; mesoporous silica nanoparticles; nanotoxicity, drug delivery; metallic nanoparticles; “omics” techniques; molecular mechanisms of action; cancer; tuberculosis
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Prof. Dr. Chiara Maccato
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Chemical Science Department, Padova University, Via Marzolo, 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: metal oxide nanomaterials; chemical vapour deposition; photocatalysis; electrocatalysis; sensing
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Prof. Dr. Maria Letizia Manca
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Department of Scienzedella Vita e dell’Ambiente, Sezione di Scienze del Farmaco, University of Cagliari, Via Ospedale 72, 09124 Cagliari, Italy
Interests: nanocarriers as delivery systems for natural and synthetic active ingredients; topical delivery; wound healing; nasal delivery; oral delivery; pulmonary delivery; antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial activities; conventional liposomes and liposome-like systems for drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Nelson Marmiroli
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CINSA – Consorzio Interuniversitario per la Scienze Ambientali, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: nanotechnology risk evaluation; nanotoxicology; quantum dots; model systems for toxicity evaluation; molecular mechanisms
Prof. Dr. Didier Merlin
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Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Center for Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Center for Inflammation Immunity & Infection, Georgia State University, GA , US; Senior Research Career Scientist VA Medical Center Decatur GA, US
Interests: alterations in peptide transporters during intestinal inflammation and utilized peptide transporters to deliver anti-inflammatory molecules to treat intestinal inflammation; vast number of techniques from nanotechnology, molecular biology to cell biology, microbiota, and analytical chemistry
Prof. Dr. Yogendra Kumar Mishra
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Prof. Dr. José Antonio Navío
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University of Seville, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: nanomaterials for catalysis; heterogeneous photocatalysis; environmental decontamination; nanomaterials for photocatalytic disinfection processes; synthesis; characterization and photo-catalytic activity of materials
Prof. Dr. Likun Pan
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School of Physics and Electronic Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China
Interests: functional nanomaterials; intelligent materials; lithium/sodium ion batteries; aqueous zinc ion batteries; capacitive deionization; supercapacitors; solar desalination; flexible device; photocatalysis
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Dr. Elijah Petersen
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National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, USA
Interests: carbon nanotubes; environmental risks; analytical methods; econanotoxicology; alternatives to animal testing
Prof. Dr. Tomasz Puzyn
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Environmental Chemometrics, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Gdansk, Wita Stwosza 63, 80-308 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: nanoinformatics; chemoinformatics; bioinformatics; computational nanotoxicology; predicting phys-chem properties of nanoparticles; predicting transport and fate of nanoparticles; multicomponent nanoparticles; advanced materials; smart materials; materials safe-by-design; computational methods for risk assessment; new generation risk assessment (NGRA)
Prof. Dr. Mark Rutland
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KTH Royal Institute of Technology, School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health, Department of Chemistry, Drottning Kristinas väg 51, 10044 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: surface self assembly; tactile perception; ionic liquids; surface forces; nanotribology; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Jae-Jin Shim
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School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 712-749, Korea
Interests: energy storage; sucpercapacitor; photocatalysis; catalysis; chemical sensor; graphene; nanocomposites; nanoparticles; metal oxide; metal sulfide; carbon nanotube; carbon nano-onion; MXene; MOF; layered double hydroxide; wastewater treatment; hydrogen production; clean synthesis; graphene aerogel; supercritical fluid; ionic liquid
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Prof. Dr. Jacinto Sá
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Department of Chemistry-Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, 75120 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: plasmonic hybrid systems; artificial photosynthesis; solar cells; ultrafast spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Robyn L. Tanguay
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Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-4003, USA
Interests: zebrafish; developmental toxicology; systems toxicology; neurotoxicology; nanotoxicology
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Dr. João Paulo Teixeira
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National Institute of Health (NIH), Environmental Health Department Rua Alexandre Herculano, 321, 4200-055 Porto, Portugal
Interests: environmental toxicology; epidemiology; occupational health; biomarkers; genotoxicity; nanotoxicology and indoor air quality
Prof. Dr. Tito Trindade
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Chemistry Department and CICECO- Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: inorganic nanoparticles; quantum dots; Raman spectroscopy; magnetic nanosorbents; surface chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Vaiano
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo 2 132, I-84084 Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
Interests: photocatalysis for sustainable chemistry; photocatalytic and photo-Fenton processes for pollutants removal in wastewater; catalytic combustion of sewage sludge; decomposition and oxidative decomposition of H2S; hydrolysis of COS in the liquid phase
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Dr. Suresh Valiyaveettil
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Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, 3 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117543, Singapore
Interests: polymer synthesis and characterization; biomaterials; synthesis and characterisation of nanomaterials; nanotoxicity and nanosafety; materials for water purification
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Prof. Dr. Rajender S. Varma
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1. ORD National Risk Management Research Laboratory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA
2. Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, Šlechtitelů 11, 783 71 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: organic chemistry; nanotechnology; synthetic organic chemistry; heterogeneous analysis; synthetic heterocyclic chemistry; nano-catalysis; microwave assisted organic synthesis
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Dr. Sanny Verma
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US-Environmental Protection Agency, ORD, Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response, Water Infrastructure Division/Chemical Methods and Treatment Branch, 26 West Martin Luther King Drive, MS 483 Cincinnati, Ohio 45268, USA
Interests: organic synthesis; heterogeneous catalysis; nano-catalysis; nanomaterials; metal organic frameworks; covalent organic frameworks; photo-catalysis; environmental chemistry; green chemistry; water treatment; material chemistry
Prof. Dr. Salvador Pané i Vidal
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Materials for Robotics, ETH Zurich CLA H9, ETH-Zentrum, Tannenstrasse 3 CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: micro/nanorobotics; electrodeposition; magnetic materials; multiferroic materials; biomaterials; 3D printing; template-assisted fabrication; soft materials
Prof. Tian Xia
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Division of NanoMedicine, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: nano-bio interface; nanobiology; nanotoxicology; nanomedicine; high throughput screening
Prof. Dr. Bing Yan
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Key Laboratory for Water Quality and Conservation of the Pearl River Delta, Ministry of Education, Institute of Environmental Research at Greater Bay, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China
Interests: nanomedicine; nanotoxicology; environmental safety; environmental toxicology; theranostics; imaging; nanoparticle library; nanoparticle modification; surface modification; chemical biology
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Prof. Dr. Yalei Zhang
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State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Institute of Engineering and Industry, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Interests: wastewater treatment and principles and methods for the resource recovery and energy regeneration from wastewater,; environmental fate of contaminates and treatment of water and waste water by advanced
Prof. Dr. Weiming Zhang
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School of Environment, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210023, China
Interests: water pollution control and resources reuse; adsorption and membrane filtration; advanced oxidation technologies
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