Oral Contributions


Vânia Calisto, PhD

Affiliation: CESAM & Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro (Portugal)
Title: Why waste wastes? – Using industrial residues to treat wastewaters.


Danijela D. Bojovic, PhD

Affiliation: Belgrade University, Faculty of Forestry (Serbia)
Title: Influence of iron acquisition mechanisms in plans on toxic metals uptake and translocation – significance for phytoremediation strategies on polluted soils


Aurel Nuro, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Tirana, Tirana(Albania)
Title: Determination of some organic pollutants in Adriatic Sea, Albania


Radim Vácha, PhD

Affiliation: Research Institute for Soil and Water Conservation in Prague, Prague (Czech Republic)
Title: The principles of control and prevention of agricultural soil contamination in the Czech Republic


Shuhe Wei, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Title: Phytoextraction of Cd contaminated soil and its safe production in agriculture


Amado Enrique Navarro, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad Tecnológica de Izúcar de Matamoros (México)
Title: Selected organic micropollutants in agricultural environments of México and Colombia: a comparison with reported levels in Spain.


Daniel Ocinski, PhD

Affiliation: Wroclaw University of Economics, Wroclaw (Poland)
Title: Water treatment residuals entrapped in alginate beads as arsenic sorbent – batch and column studies


Haiyan Li, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Biotechnology, Kunming University of Science and Technology (China)
Title: The endophytic microbiota and its benefits on host plant’s heavy metal tolerance


Jerzy Zajac, PhD

Affiliation: Institut Charles Gerhardt, University of Montpellier (France)
Title: Competitive interactions of ionic pollutants with charged solid particles: Example of dye anions and heavy metal cations


Astrid Barkleit, PhD

Affiliation: Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden – Rossendorf e.V. Institute of Resource Ecology (Germany)
Title: Chemical speciation of trivalent lanthanides and actinides in body fluids


Stina Jansson, PhD

Affiliation: Umeå University (Sweden)
Title: Occurrence of brominated and fluorinated compounds in textile and foam from scrapped car seats produced between 1985-2012


José Antonio López-López, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Marine and Environmental Sciences, University of Cádiz (Spain)
Title: Advances in ionic liquid based solvent bar micro-extraction of trace metals from natural waters


Olga Muter, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology & Biotechnology, University of Latvia (Latvia)
Title: A directed evolution strategy for enhancing microbial activity in biodegradation processes


Yousef Nazzal, PhD

Affiliation: College of Natural & Health Sciences, Zayed University (United Arab Emirates)
Title: Risk assessment through evaluation of potentially toxic metals in the surface soils of the Qassim area, Central Saudi Arabia


Annabel Fernandes, PhD

Affiliation: FibEnTech-UBI e Departamento de Química, Universidade da Beira Interior (Portugal)
Title: Ecotoxicological evaluation of electrochemical technologies for the treatment of sanitary landfill leachates


Takuro Shinano, PhD

Affiliation: Tohoku Agricultural Research Center/NARO, Agricultural Radiation Research Center (Japan)
Title: Radioactive cesium behaviour in agricultural land – Fate aftermath in Fukushima


Cláudia Lopes, PhD

Affiliation: CICECO, Aveiro University (Portugal)
Title: Technology-critical elements: a new approach for the removal and recovery of these high-demand elements from water


Luisa Pasti, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Ferrara (Italy)
Title: Removal of contaminants of emerging concerns by heterogeneous photocatalysis


Vanessa Pereira, PhD

Affiliation: Laboratory of Membrane Processes, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (Portugal)
Title: Development of photocatalytic membranes for water treatment applications


Philiswa N.Nomngongo, PhD

Affiliation: University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein Campus (South Africa)
Title: Available Soon.


Moses Oghenejoboh, PhD

Affiliation: Delta State University (Nigeria)
Title: Available Soon.


Yoshiharu Mitoma, PhD

Affiliation: Hiroshima Prefectural University, Hiroshima (Japan)
Title: New remediation designed to permit dry magnet classification with functional magnetite to decontaminate radioactive substances-polluted soil


Maurizio Barbieri, PhD

Affiliation: Dip. Scienze della Terra, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome (Italy)
Title: Rare Earth Element distributions in natural waters with a focus on the Limpopo Basin in Mozambique


Huan-Tsung Chang, PhD

Affiliation: National Taiwan University (Taiwan)
Title: Functional nanomaterials and nanocomposites for detection and removal of organic and inorganic pollutants


Lucia Cavalca, PhD

Affiliation: DeFENS – Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan (Italy)
Title: Bacterial-assisted Adsorption Technology for Arsenic Removal from Water


Laimutis Bytautas, PhD

Affiliation: Chemistry Department, Galveston College (USA)
Title: Stability of Dimethylmercury and Other Mercury-Containing Compounds with Respect to Selected Chemical Species in Aqueous Environment and Beyond


Ryszard Gajek, PhD

Affiliation: California Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Laboratory Branch (USA)
Title: Challenges and solutions in determination of ultra-trace metals in blood, plasma and
urine by ICP-MS for biomonitoring projects


Alessandra Criscuoli, PhD

Affiliation: ITM-CNR – Institute Per la Tecnologia delle Membrane, Università della Calabria (Italy)
Title: Treatment of arsenic-contaminated water by membrane operations


Paola Manduca, PhD

Affiliation: University of Genoa, Genoa (Italy)
Title: From the cell to the baby: a journey from commitment through differentiation to birth defects, on the road of epigenetics


Takeshi Minami, PhD

Affiliation: School of Science & Engineering, Kindai University (Japan)
Title: Effects of methylmercury and its chelators on mouse ependymal ciliary beat frequency


Maria Romic, PhD

Affiliation: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture (Croatia)
Title: Available Soon


Melisa Gomez, PhD

Affiliation: Agrarian Science and Technology Department. Research Group: Sustainable Use, Management and Reclamation of Soil and Water. Technical University of Cartagena (Spain)
Title: The use of chelating agents and microorganisms at enhancing the phytoextraction of metals from a multi-metal contaminated soil in SE Spain


Kveta Burda, PhD

Affiliation: AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science (Poland)
Title: May TiO 2 nanoparticles cause hypertension?


Efi Levizou, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly (Greece)
Title: Effects of microcystins on root vegetables


Laura Guimarães, PhD

Affiliation: CIIMAR, University of Porto, Porto (Portugal)
Title: Available Soon


Mónica Martins, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier/ Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon (Portugal)
Title: New biocatalysts for removal of pharmaceutical contaminants


Min-Kyeong Yeo, PhD

Affiliation: College of Engineering at Kyung Hee University (South Korea)
Title: Comparison of zebrafish embryogenesis between pure silver nanomaterial and mixed silver nanomaterial containing hydra protein


Isabel Moreira, PhD

Affiliation: Pontificia Universidade Catolica (Brazil)
Title: Chlorinated pesticides in dolphins from the Brazilian coast


Amit Bhatnagar, PhD

Affiliation: University of Eastern Finland (Finland)
Title: Novel functionalized nanomaterials for the removal of a wide array of aquatic pollutants


Diana Lima, PhD

Affiliation: Center of Environmental and Marine Studies, University of Aveiro (Portugal)
Title: Sulfamethoxazole in the aquatic environment: will it be persistent or will it degrade naturally under simulated solar radiation?


Tania Tavares , PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal da Bahia (Brazil)
Title: Environmental pathways and risk assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) for populations exposed to different routes around the Todos os Santos Bay, Bahia, Brazil


Zhang Zhenhua, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Agricultural Resources and Environment, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (China)
Title: Tetracycline adsorption onto water hyacinth was facilitated by the presence of copper


Isabel Sansalvador, PhD

Affiliation: University of Granada, Granada (Spain)
Title: Multisensor system for CO2 and NH3


Larissa Andrade-Vieira, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Biology, Universidade Federal de Lavras (Brazil)
Title: Improvement the comet assays in plant model system


Alessandra Molinari , PhD

Affiliation: Dipartimento di Chimica, Università di Ferrara (Italy)
Title: Photo- and photoelectrocatalytic methods based on WO3 for removal of contaminants of emerging concern

Francesco Teodori, PhD

Affiliation: Università di Bologna, Bologna (Italy)
Title: Development of a computational framework for radiation dose and risk assessment from environment contamination

Meirong Zhao, PhD

Affiliation: Zhejiang University of Technology (China)
Title: The Estrogenic Activities of Halogenated Carbazoles

Irena Jacukowicz-Sobala , PhD

Affiliation: Wroclaw University of Economics, Wroclaw (Poland)
Title: Synthesis of hybrid anion exchangers containing cupric oxide and their application in arsenic(III) removal from waters.

Araceli Tapia, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)
Title: Heterogeneous reactivity with NO2 and chemical characterization of Diesel and GTL soot samples using a titration method and diffuse reflectance FTIR spectroscopy (DRIFTS)

Katarzyna Nowińska, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Applied Geology, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Silesian University of Technology (Poland)
Title: Migration of toxic ions from zinc oxide emitted from a sintering machine in Zn and Pb pyrometallurgical process into environment

Ayla Uysal, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Environmental Engineering, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta (Turkey)
Title: Effects of Biosurfactants on Metals Extraction from Sewage Sludge

Aleksandra Orzechowska , PhD

Affiliation: AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science (Poland)
Title: Available Soon.

Ayşegül Uğur Akpınar , PhD

Affiliation: Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences and Art, University of Uludağ (Turkey)
Title: Cr-induced variations in nitrogen and antioxidant metabolism of Verbascum olympicum Boiss.

Adam Postawa, PhD

Affiliation: AGH University of Science and Technology; Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection (Deputy Dean) Department of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology (Head of Department) (Poland)
Title: Trace elements and heavy metals in groundwater within Permian sediments near Olkusz (Zn-Pb ore mining region, S Poland)

Adeline Ting, PhD

Affiliation: School of Science, Monash University Malaysia (Malaysia)
Title: Tropical microbes for the removal of toxic metals and triphenylmethane dyes

Daniela Medas, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari (Italy)
Title: Soil-plant transfer of Zn in polluted environments: investigation of Juncus acutus

Artur Badyda, PhD

Affiliation: Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Building Services, Hydro- and Environmental Engineering, Department of Informatics and Environment Quality Research, Warsaw (Poland)
Title: The risk of respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in Polish cities related to the exposure on PM2,5 in the ambient air


Affiliation: Université de Tlemcen (Algeria)
Title: Degradation of 2-nitrophenol by Gliding Arc Discharge (GAD)

Maria A. Rao, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Agricultural Sciences (Italy)
Title: Biochar-based treatment of water and soil contaminated by organic contaminants

Ivano Alessandri, PhD

Affiliation: INSTM and Chemistry for Technologies Lab. ,Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Dept. , University of Brescia, Brescia (Italy)
Title: Smart spheres for biosphere: capture, monitoring and removal of micropollutants

Svetlana Vujovic, PhD

Affiliation: Laboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire (LCM) UMR 9168 – CNRS Ecole Polytechnique (France)
Title: Stability of selected biocides in wastewater and structural elucidation of obtained transformation products

Margarita Eugenia Gutiérrez Ruiz, PhD

Affiliation: Environmental Biogeochemistry Lab. School of Chemistry UNAM (Mexico)
Title: Background and current situation in a mining region environmentally exposed to Manganese

Salma Al-Musharafi, PhD

Affiliation: Sur College of Applied Sciences, Ministry of Higher Education (Oman)
Title: Toxic heavy metal in the green turtles hatchlings, Chelonia mydas-an environmental threat to wild life

Saif Al-Bahry, PhD

Affiliation: Sultan Qaboos University (Oman)
Title: Extended spectrum β-lactamase resistant Escherichia coli from water pond: a public health and environmental concerns

Silvano Mignardi, PhD

Affiliation: Sapienza University of Rome Department of Earth Sciences, Rome (Italy)
Title: Toxic metals remediation in water and soil by phosphate treatment

Alapi Tünde, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, University of Szeged (Hungary)
Title: Advanced Oxidation Processes in the decomposition of diuron, monuron and fenuron–aspects of efficiency, ecotoxicity, and electric energy consumption

Virginie Nazabal, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Chemical Sciences – UMR CNRS 6226- University of Renne (France)
Title: Infrared sensor for water pollution and gas monitoring

Ying Ma, PhD

Affiliation: Centre for Functional Ecology Department of Life Sciences Faculty of Sciences and Technology University of Coimbra (Portugal)
Title: Available Soon.

Olivier Chedeville, PhD

Affiliation: ICMN – CNRS (France)
Title: Removal of micro-pollutants by ozone/activated carbon coupling

Philiswa Nomngongo, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg (South Africa)
Title: Ultrasound assisted-homogeneous liquid-liquid phase microextraction based on choline based deep eutectic solvents and ethyl acetate for preconcentration of selected organochlorine pesticides in water samples

Kozet Yapsakli, PhD

Affiliation: Marmara University Environmental Engineering Department, Istanbul (Turkey)
Title: Hydrazine Production via Anammox Process

Janice Wasser, PhD

Affiliation: Ministry of Health, Mother and Child Health Department (Israel)
Title: Biological Monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Human Milk in Israel

Junzhuo Liu, PhD

Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Soil and Sustainable Agriculture Institute of Soil Science, CAS (China)
Title: Functional sustainability of periphytic biofilms in organic matter and Cu2+ removal during prolonged exposure to TiO2 nanoparticles

Lidia Favier, PhD

Affiliation: Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Rennes, CNRS, UMR, Rennes (France)
Title: A sensitive and relevant analytical approach for the monitoring of N-nitroso disinfection by-products of emerging concern in water samples

M. Gloria Pereira, PhD

Affiliation: Lancaster Environment Centre (UK)
Title: Comparison of long- term trends in PBDEs in UK terrestrial and sea birds

Olga Filipe, PhD

Affiliation: Escola Superior Agrária Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Coimbra (Portugal)
Title: Photodegradation of Metoprolol using Porphyrins as Photosensitizers under Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Conditions