Application of UV-LEDs for the efficient removal of OMPs from wastewater

Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology (FKIT). University of Zagreb, Croatia

Danilo Bertagna Silva


Danilo Bertagna Silva graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Campinas then continued his studies for a brief period at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, where his interest in wastewater treatment started. During his undergraduate period, he spent a year studying at the University of Hull (UK) where he also worked on the obtainment of biofuels using solar energy.

He holds his M.Sc. degree from the Erasmus Mundus joint program “Chemical innovation and Regulation” after taking modules in the University of Algarve (Portugal) and writing his thesis “UV Light-Assisted Ozonation For Micropollutant Removal in Domestic Wastewaters” in the University of Barcelona (Spain).

He had internship experiences in the Membrane Innovation Centre (Czechia) as a laboratory operator, and as a wine-making apprentice engineer in Brazil.