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InnovEOX podcast – episode 1

InnovEOX Podcast #1: Introduction to InnovEOX Hosts: Ardiana Kajtazi and Rafael Reis Guests: prof. Raf Dewil and prof. Deirdre Cabooter Thank you for listening, and please don’t forget to subscribe!

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UV/H2O2 degradation of diclofenac in a photocatalytic fuel cell

University of Patras researchers have developed an integrated reactor which could photoelectrocatalytically generate hydrogen peroxide under solar radiation and simultaneously degrade a recalcitrant pollutant by the UV/H2O2 process. This work, which was published in Applied Catalysis B: Environmental journal, was performed in the framework of the H2020 MSCA-ETN InnovEOX project. Main author: InnovEOX researcher Rebecca Dhawle. The purpose of this ...

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Biohydrogen: A life cycle assessment and comparison with alternative low-carbon production routes in UK

UCL study: Biohydrogen: A life cycle assessment and comparison with alternative low-carbon production routes in UK. Main author: InnovEOX researcher Gema Amaya-SANTOS. This study focuses on the production of hydrogen from municipal solid waste(MSW) for applications in transportation. A life cycle assessment (LCA) was conducted on a semi-commercial advanced gasification process for Biohydrogen(Bio-H2) production from MSW to evaluate its environmental ...

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BIOCHAR: A sustainable material for AOPs

 We are always looking for cheaper and sustainable materials irrespective of the industry or sector we work for, to develop new processes which are as cost-effective as possible. I am Rebecca Dhawle, a chemical engineer and ESR 06 based in University of Patras, Greece. And while digging through loads of research material, I found that biochar was being investigated as ...

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ESR2 – Gagandeep Singh Matharoo

Gagandeep is an Electrical and Electronics Engineer from India. He has always been interested in Science since his school days. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from VIT University, India. The four-year program helped him achieve in-depth knowledge in the field of electronics. After graduating from the university, he gained experience in the semiconductor industry. He ...

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ESR7 – Zhongda Liu

Zhongda Liu is a chemical engineer from China who specializes in the environmental issues. He is now a PhD researcher at the University of Patras, in Greece. Zhongda obtained his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at the Wuhan University of Technology in 2016. Later, he continued his master’s study in the same department and specialized in the heterogeneous catalysis for ...

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ESR8 – Izba Ali

Izba Ali is an Environmental Engineer with a passion and innate desire to innovate sustainable solutions for a better world. Her passion led her to opt for Environmental Engineering as her bachelor’s studies. She was awarded a merit scholarship to complete her bachelors from UET, Lahore (Pakistan), during which, she was also a part of an international exchange program (Ugrad-USEFP) ...

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ESR3 – Amir Jabbari

Amir is a chemical & process engineer and an ardent chemistry scientist. Following his passion in science and technology, he has been awarded Iranian national scholarship to study Chemical engineering in a prestigious university in his country. Throughout out his Chemical engineering BSc period, Amir demonstrated a keen interest towards tackling Environment issues. Accordingly, he has carried out two internships ...

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ESR6 – Rebecca Dhawle

Rebecca is a Chemical Engineer from Bangalore, India. Since her school days she was fascinated by science and technology. She specialized in biology and chemistry during her high-school and then went ahead to get her Bachelor of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from the MVJ College of Engineering in Bangalore, India. During her bachelor’s degree she trained on several courses ...

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ESR9 – Quynh-Khoa Pham

Quynh-Khoa Pham is a researcher in Pharmaceutical Analysis from Vietnam. From his early education, he has firmly fixed to the world of science, especially health science. In the support of this aspiration, he had made every endeavour in study to become a student at the highly prestigious University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam where ...

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ESR 1 – Sara Feijoo Moreira

Sara is an enthusiastic Chemical Engineer with a passion for sustainability, innovation and design. She comes from a small and cosy city in the north-west side of Spain: Santiago de Compostela. In her hometown she studied a BSc in Chemical Engineering, from which she highlights her final thesis focused on the design of an industrial plant for beta-galactosidase enzyme production. In ...

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InnovEOX virtual kick-off meeting

The kick-off meeting of the MSCA ETN InnovEOX project took place on the 3rd of June 2020. Due to current COVID-19 related circumstances, the meeting couldn’t be organised in Liverpool as planned, so the project team gathered together online, via Zoom. During the first session, InnovEOX researchers and their supervisors, the management team and representatives of the partner organisations engaged ...

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ESR11 – Elena Bandini

Elena is a PhD researcher from Italy. She has always liked sciences and studies related to the environment, therefore, she decided to take the bachelor degree in Chemistry and Technologies for the Environment at the University of Bologna. During this period, she carried out an internship at the research centre ENEA in Rome about ionic liquids as a green alternative ...

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ESR14 – Barbara Brusca

Born and raised in Sicily (Italy), Barbara started her studies in chemistry at the University of Palermo where she obtained her first Bachelor’s degree with an exchange period spent in La Coruña (Spain). To improve her background and gain insights in advanced level of chemistry and analytical techniques, she enrolled in the “Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy” international Master of Science at ...

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