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InnovEOX at the 11th European Conference on Solar Chemistry and Photocatalysis: Environmental Applications, Turin, Italy

The 11th SPEA conference was organized from the 6th -10th June, 2022 in the historic city of Turin, Italy. Through plenary and keynote lectures, oral presentations, poster talks and poster sessions, the aim of the four-day SPEA11 conference was to report on the most advanced research progresses in environmental photocatalysis and photochemistry, and to pave the way for future research ...

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Electrochemical Advanced Oxidation of Carbamazepine: Mechanism and optimal operating conditions

New paper by KU Leuven and INERIS researchers Sara Feijoo Moreira, Mohammadreza Kamali, Quynh-Khoa Pham, Azziz Assoumani, François Lestremau, Deirdre Cabooter and Raf Dewil on the electrochemical oxidation of carbamazepine. Highlights • Electrochemical degradation of carbamazepine via boron-doped diamond anode was completed in 5 min. • Taguchi optimization showed that pH was the most influencing operating condition. • Optimal results ...

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InnovEOX podcast – episode 3

InnovEOX Podcast #3: Life-Cycle Assessment Hosts: Barbara Brusca and Gema Amaya Santos Guests: Andrea Paulillo and Charnett Chou Thank you for listening, and please don’t forget to subscribe!

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InnovEOX podcast – episode 2

InnovEOX podcast #2

InnovEOX Podcast #2: InnovEOX Work Package 2 is about integrating photo-catalytic systems in eAOPs Hosts: Rebecca Dhawle and Agha Zeeshan Ali Guests: Prof. Jan Peter van der Hoek, Prof. Henri Spanjers and Prof. Dionissios Mantzavinos Thank you for listening, and please don’t forget to subscribe!

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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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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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