Dissemination and Outreach

Publications

Rapid Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of N/TiO2/rGO Nanoparticles for the Photocatalytic Degradation of Pharmaceuticals

Camilo Sánchez Tobón, Ivana Panžić, Arijeta Bafti, Gordana Matijašić,  Davor Ljubas and Lidija Ćurković (11 November 2022)

 

Rapid biological reduction of graphene oxide: Impact on methane production and micropollutant transformation

Michele Ponzelli, Soraya Zahedi, Konrad Koch, Jörg E. Drewes, Jelena Radjenovic (2 August 2022)

 

Enhanced methane production kinetics by graphene oxide in fed-batch tests

Michele Ponzelli, Jelena Radjenovic, Jörg E. Drewes, Konrad Koch (18 July 2022)

 

Removal of micropollutants using a membrane bioreactor coupled with powdered activated carbon — A statistical analysis approach

Marina Gutiérrez, Andrea Ghirardini, Michela Borghesi, Stefano Bonnini, Dragana Mutavdžić Pavlović, Paola Verlicchi (9 June 2022)

 

Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of N/TiO2 Nanoparticles for Photocatalysis under Different Irradiation Spectra

Camilo Sánchez Tobón, Davor Ljubas, Vilko Mandić, Ivana Panžić, Gordana Matijašić and Lidija Ćurković (26 April 2022)

 

Regeneration of the ciprofloxacin-loaded clinoptilolite by non-thermal atmospheric plasma

Barbara Kalebic, Nikola Skoro, Janez Kovac, Nevenka Rajic (15 April 2022)

 

Direct and Indirect Treatment of Organic Dye (Acid Blue 25) Solutions by Using Cold Atmospheric Plasma Jet

Amit Kumar, Nikola Skoro, Wolfgang Gernjak, Dragan Povrenovic and Nevena Puac (15 February 2022)

 

Performance of TiO2/UV-LED-Bases Processes for Degradation of Pharmaceuticals: Effect of Matrix Composition and Process Variables

Danilo Bertagna Silva, Gianluigi Buttiglieri, Bruna Babic, Danijela Asperger, Sandra Babic (17 January 2022)

 

Cold atmospheric plasma technology for removal of organic micropollutants from wastewater—a review

Amit Kumar, Nikola Skoro, Wolfgang Gernjak, Nevena Puac (2 November 2021)

 

Solar Light Activation of Persulfate by TiO2/Fe2O3 Layered Composite Films for Degradation of Amoxicillin: Degradation Mechanism, Matrix Effects, and Toxicity

Francis M. dela Rosa, Josipa Papac, Sara Garcia-Ballesteros, Marin Kovačić, Zvonimir Katančić, Hrvoje Kušić, Ana Lončarić Božić (16 July 2021)

 

Impact of UV-LED photoreactor design on the degradation of contaminants of emerging concern

Danilo Bertagna Silva, Gianluigi Buttiglieri, Tomislav Babic, Lidija Curcovic, Sandra Babic (7 July 2021)

 

Activated carbon coupled with advanced biological wastewater treatment: A review of the enhancement in micropollutant removal

Marina Gutiérrez, Vittoria Grillini, Dragana Mutavdzic Pavlovic, Paola Verlicchi (27 May 2021)

 

Use of Natural Clinoptilolite in the Preparation of an Efficient Adsorbent for Ciprofloxacin Removal from Aqueous Media

Barbara Kalebic, Jelena Pavlovic, Jelena Dikic, Aleksander Recnik, Saso Gyergyek, Nikola Skoro, Nevenka Rajic (14 May 2021)

Presentation at congresses

Francis dela Rosa oral presentation Visible light activation of persulfate and H2O2 by TiO2 /Fe2O3 composites for degradation of amoxicillin: Mechanism, transformation pathways and toxicity assessment

The 25th International Conference on Semiconductor Photocatalysis and Solar Energy Conversion (SPASEC-25) and The 26th International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies for Treatment of Water, Air and Soil (AOTs-26) at the University of Rostock, Germany on August 29 – September 1 2022

 

Nikoletta Tsiarta poster presentation “Heterogeneous Catalytic Ozonation Membrane Filtration Process Using Modified Ceramic Membranes for Enhancing the Hydroxyl Radical Yield in Wastewater Treatment

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Nebojsa Ilic oral presentation “Tailoring MOFs to Achieve Unrivalled Adsorption of PFAS from Water – A Fundamental Study Correlating Structure and Performance

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Michele Ponzelli poster presentation “Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Treating Raw Wastewater: Removal of Pharmaceutically Active Compounds

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Marina Gutiérrez poster presentation “Removal of Micropollutants by the Addition of Powdered Activated Carbon in a Membrane Bioreactor”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Francis dela Rosa oral presentation “Environmental Aspects of Solar- TiO2/Fe2O3/persulfate Based Process for the treatment of Amoxicillin in Water”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Sabrina De Boer oral presentation “Novel Oxi​doreductases for Mediator-Free Removal of Antibiotics from Wastewater and Their Immobilization onto Magnetic Nanoparticles”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Danilo Bertagna poster presentation “Investigation of the Matrix Influence on Simultaneous Degradation of Pharmaceuticals via Photocatalysis in Water”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Barbara Topolovec poster presentation “Degradation of per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) During Plasma Treatment”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Amit Kumar oral presentation “Application of Cold Atmospheric Plasma for Removal of Azo Dye from Aqueous Solution”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Edwin Chingate oral presentation “Transformation of Trace Organic Chemicals by Microbial Communities Adapted to Aniline, Histidine or Di-sodium Succinate as Carbon Source”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Ana Paulina López poster presentation “Investigating Biodegradation Thresholds at Low Concentrations of Sulfamethoxazole”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Silvana Quitón oral presentation “Biotransformation of Antibiotic Micropollutants in a High-rate Anoxic Autotrophic Reactor Enriched with N-Damo”

12th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2022 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on June 6-10 2022

 

Marina Gutiérrez poster presentation Sorption of three organic micropollutants by powdered activated carbon: Kinetics, isotherms and effect of humic acids

XIV Meeting for Young Chemical Engineers (SMLKI) in Zagreb, Croatia on February 24 2022

 

Danilo Bertagna oral presentation Design of experiments for photolytic and photocatalytic degradation of 5 pharmaceuticals in water

27th Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers on October 5-8 2021

 

Francis dela Rosa poster presentation Solvothermal synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic properties of TiO2/Fe2O3 nanocomposites

27th Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers on October 5-8 2021

 

Barbara Kalebić oral presentation The efficiency of natural clinoptilolite for ciprofloxacin removal from aqueous media

9th Croatian-Slovenian-Serbian Symposium on Zeolites in Split, Croatia on September 23-25 2021

 

Danilo Bertagna oral presentation Investigation of variables affecting UV-LED photocatalytic degradation of antibiotics ciprofloxacin and sulfamethoxazole

17th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology on September 1-4 2021

 

Francis dela Rosa poster presentation TiO2/Fe2O3 based Composites for Solar-driven Photocatalytic Degradation of Amoxicillin

17th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology on September 1-4 2021

 

Nikoletta Tsiarta oral presentation Designing a hybrid ozonation-filtration process using modified ceramic membranes for increasing the hydroxyl radical yield in wastewater treatment

2021 International Ozone Association – World Congress on August 30th-September 2nd 2021

 

Nikoletta Tsiarta poster presentation Structural characterization of sol-gel TiO2 and CeO2 coated ceramics membranes

CEEC-TAC6 & Medicta2021 on July 20th-24th 2021

 

Camilo Sánchez oral presentation “N/TiO2 nanocomposites: nitrogen effect on the material properties”

CEEC-TAC6 & Medicta2021 on July 20th-24th 2021

 

Silvana Quitón oral presentation “Cerium as a Trace Element to Enhance Nitrite-dependent Anaerobic Methane Oxidation Processes”

IWA ecoSTP21 conference on June 21st-25th 2021

 

Marina Gutiérrez oral presentation Removal of Contaminants of Emerging Concern Using Powdered Activated Carbon for the Enhancement of MBRs Treating Wastewater 

IWA ecoSTP21 conference on June 21st-25th 2021

 

Miquele Ponzelli oral presentation Anaerobic Degradation of Persistent Pollutants using Bio-reduced Graphene Oxide

IWA ecoSTP21 conference on June 21st-25th 2021

 

Camilo Sánchez oral presentation “N/TiO2 nanocomposites: microwave-assisted synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic activity”

4th International Conference on Sustainable Development of Water and Environment (ICSDWE2021) on March 13th 2021

 

Ana Paulina López poster presentation Is bioavailability crucial to remove persistent pollutants in water?

10th Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting on February 22-26 2021

 

Amit Kumar presentation “Treatment of Acid Blue 24 dye by plasma activated water”

23rd Symposium on Application of Plasma Processes on February 4-5 2021

 

Francis dela Rosa poster presentation “Photoreactor design for UV-LED photocatalytic degradation of micropollutants”

XIII Meeting of Young Chemical Engineers in Zagreb, Croatia on February 20-21 2020

 

Danilo Bertagna poster presentation “Facile preparation of TiO2/ Fe2O3 layered composite films for solar-driven photocatalytic degradation of pharmaceuticals”

XIII Meeting of Young Chemical Engineers in Zagreb, Croatia on February 20-21 2020

 

Mira PetrovicInvited lecture

26th Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers (26HSKIKI) in Šibenik, Croatia on April 9-12 2019

Deliverables

WP1

D1.1    Establishment of an evaluation concept to be used to compare advanced wastewater treatment processes for their efficiency of eliminating OMPs

D1.2   Roadmap to market uptake for novel technologies

 

WP2

D2.1    Technologies and analytical tools for a better understanding of factors influencing OMPs biotransformation

D2.2   Preliminary considerations for the design of sequential biofiltration systems with in situ electron acceptor delivery for enhanced OMP removal

D2.3   List of biological and chemical factors influencing OMP bioavailability and removal during wastewater treatment

D2.4   New concept of sequential biofiltration with in situ electron acceptor delivery for enhanced OMP removal

 

WP3

D3.1    Degradation of targeted OMPs and first evaluation of their transformation products with photochemical processes

D3.2   Preliminary evaluation of plasma parameters for atmospheric pressure plasma sources suitable for OMP removal

D3.3   Report on the optimal configuration of a plasma source for efficient treatment of different OMPs

D3.4   Optimized water treatment technology for efficient removal of OMPs based on UV-LED AOPs

 

WP4

D4.1    Preliminary evaluation of properties of new nanomaterials

D4.2   Known relationships composition – structure vs properties of develop nanomaterials

 

WP5

D5.1    Preliminary evalution of tested hybrid processes

D5.2   Development and selection of multi-objective treatment trains by combining novel biological and physico-chemical processes