External speaker seminars

All seminars are in Bldg 348.

Date & Time

Title

Name

Affiliation

Wednesday 6 April 2022

10:00 h

Bldg 449

Innovative strategies for PFAS adsorption and degradation - how to deal with 'forever chemicals'

Dr. Anett Georgi

Department of Environmental Engineering, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH – UFZ

Tuesday 22 February 2022

9:00 h

Bldg 449

A brief introduction of electrochemistry

Prof. David Mandler

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Friday 10 December 2021

15:00 h

Bldg 348

From pollutant removal to resource recovery. Relevant wastewater treatment methods for a circular economy

Assoc. Prof. Zakhar Maletskyi

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Tuesday 7 December 2021

15:00 h

Bldg 348

Digitalisation in the Water Sector

Prof. Harsha Ratnaweera

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Tuesday 27 July 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

Toward a greener membrane fabrication

Dr. Alberto Figoli

Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, Italy

Wednesday 21 July 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

Sustainable Design and Manufacturing of Nano-Enabled Membranes and Adsorbents

Prof. Nirupam Aich

University at Buffalo, New York, USA

Wednesday 14 July 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

Development and Application of Novel Materials for Water Decontamination: research projects and opportunities for collaboration

Prof. Marcelo Giovanela

University of Caxias do Sul, Brazil

Tuesday 6 July 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

Our experience in electromembrane processes

Prof. Marian Turek

Silesian University of Technology, Poland

Tuesday 22 June 2021

10:00 h

Bldg 348

Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy and Electrodialysis

Prof. John Kavanagh

The University of Sydney, Australia

Wednesday 16 June 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

Laser modification membranes

Dr. Christopher Arnusch

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Tuesday 8 June 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

How well can we design an Electrochemical Membrane

Prof. Daniel Mandler

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Tuesday 8 June 2021

10:00 h

Bldg 348

Recovery of organic matter from municipal wastewater by using membranes

Prof. Katsuki Kimura

Hokkaido University, Japan

Tuesday 1 June 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348
Carbon nanoparticles membranes Prof. David Jassby University of California, Samueli School of Engineering, USA

Tuesday 25 May 2021

14:00 h

 Bldg 348

Bio-inspired micro/nano pores and channels

Prof. Xu Hou

Xiamen University, China

Thursday 20 May 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348
Membrane structure properties, relationships and models Prof. Guy Ramon Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Tuesday 11 May 2021

16:00 h

 Bldg 348

Enzyme membrane reactors and their unpaired selectivity: from biochemicals production to bioremediation

Dr. Lidietta Giorno

Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, Italy

Tuesday 4 May 2021

16:00 h

 Bldg 348
Functional Materials by Polyelectrolyte Self-Assembly

Prof. Monika Schönhoff

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

Thursday 8 April 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

Molecular insights into interfacial chemistry in natural and engineered systems

 

Dr. Sharon Bone

 

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA

 

Thursday 8 April 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

Understanding Energy Materials by Bathing Model Systems in X-rays

Prof. Hans-Georg Steinrück

Paderborn University, Germany

Monday 22 March 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 449

Ion and water transport through CNT membranes

Dr. Francesco Fornasiero

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

Wednesday 17 February 2021

16:00 h

Bldg 348

Molecular modelling for environmental applications

Dr. Babak Minofar

University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic

Monday 03 August 2020

14:00 h

IAI Bldg 449

Room 140

Evaluating treatment efficacy of constructed wetlands by using analytical analysis and effect-based methods

Nadine Sossalla

PhD candidate, Umweltforschungszentrum (UFZ) Leipzig

Friday 26 June 2020

15:30 h

Performance of a potabilization process on colored surface waters using membranes in real-life conditions (Veolia Environnement)

Johan Colella

Final Masters Presentation

Wednesday 22 January 2020

14:00 h

3D Analysis of complex hybrid materials with FIB/SEM and HIM

Dr. Claus Burkhardt

NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute, University of Tübingen, Germany

Monday 28 October 2019

14:00 h

Inside Nature Nanotechnology – an editor’s view.

Dr. Fabio Pulizzi

Chief Editor, Nature Nanotechnology

Friday 13 September 2019

11:00 h

Arsenic in South/Southeast Asia: Geochemical Controls, Remediation Frameworks and Opportunities for Collaboration

Dr. Laura Richards

Research Fellow

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences The University of Manchester, UK

Wednesday 7 August 2019

14:00 h

Superhydrophobic and superoleophobic surfaces: from structure control to functional applications

Dr. Zheqin Dong

Institut für Toxikologie und Genetik (ITG), KIT, Germany

Tuesday 9 July 2019

11:00 h

Micropollutant removal in Swiss wastewater treatment plants

Prof. Thomas Wintgens

Hochschule für Life Sciences FHNW, Switzerland & RWTH Aachen, Germany

Tuesday 2 July 2019

11:00 h

Interdisciplinary aspects of water reuse and applications of nanotechnology in water treatment

Dr. Anita Etale

Global Change and Sustainability Research Institute University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Thursday 27 June 2019

14:30 h

High flux hydrate gel filtration for applications in water purification (and food & microbial biotechnology)

Prof. Peer Schenk

University of Queensland, Australia

Monday 25 March 2019

10-11:30 h

Scientific Integrity Prof. Heinz Kalt KIT Ombutsman

25 September 2018

16:30 h

INT Bldg 640

Room 0-241

Porous Nanomaterials for Micropollutants Removal

 

Prof. Jiansheng Li

Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

03 August 2018

08:30 h

INT Bldg 640

Room 0-341

Große, kleine und sehr kleine Partikel – Über ihre Erzeugung und Anwendung

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Kind

Institut für Thermische Verfahrenstechnik (KIT)

26 July 2018

09:30 h

Water Treatment Plant Engineering and Construction - A Challenging Business

Michael Wunsch

Head of R&D Hager and Elsässer, H+E GmbH, Stuttgart

06 July 2018

14.30 h

INT Bldg 640

Room 0-241

Modified α-NiMoO4 photocatalyst for dyes/drugs degradation and antibacterial application

Prof. Soo Wohn Lee Department of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Sun Moon University, Korea

04 December 2017

11.00 h

INT Bldg. 640

Room 0-241

Role of nanoparticle formation in the environmental behavior of actinides Prof. Dr. Horst Geckeis & Dr. Muriel Bouby Institute for Nuclear Waste Disposal (INE), KIT

04 December 2017

10.30 h

INT Bldg. 640

Room 0-241

Field Flow Fractionation online with ICP-MS for the determination of particulate elemental-species in environmental water samples and soil extracts Prof. Dr. Volker Nischwitz FZ Jülich, Germany

04 December 2017

10.00 h

INT Bldg. 640

Room 0-241

Natural nanoparticles and fine colloids in soils and stream waters and their role as Phosphorus carriers
 
Prof. Dr. Erwin Klumpp

FZ Jülich, Germany

16 October 2017

15.00 h

INT Bldg. 640

Room 0-241

Application of Laser-induced breakdown detection (LIBD) for the detection of particle retention by ultrafiltration Dr. Pia Lipp Technologiezentrum Wasser, Abteilung Technologie & Wirtschaftlichkeit

29 June 2017

14.30 h

INT Bldg. 640

Meeting-room  0-341

Exploring charge balanced polyampholyte hydrogels as a non-fouling coating for polymeric membranes 

 

Dr. Roy Bernstein

Department of Desalination and Water Treatment

Zuckerberg Institute of Water Research

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

22 June 2017

14.00 h

ITAS Karlstr. 11, Karlsruhe

Nanotechnology for mine drainage treatment: A multidisciplinary approach

 

Dr. Anita Etale

 

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

 

31 May 2017

15.00 h

IBG Bldg. 601

Room 427

Affordable clean water using advanced materials

 

Prof. Dr. Thalappil Pradeep

 

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Chennai), Chennai, India
Department of Chemistry

 

04 April 2017

14.15 h

IFG Bldg. 330

Seminar-Room 330-356

Knowledge-based catalyst design and operando spectroscopy: Case studies from oxidation and exhaust gas catalysis

Prof. Dr. Jan-Dierk Grundwaldt

Institute for Technical Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry (ITCP)

Institute of Catalysis Research and Technology (IKFT)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

1 March 2017

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640

Seminar Room 0-241

Membrane fouling studied at the micro-scale: Theory and experiments

A/Prof. Dr. Guy Z. Ramon

Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, Water & Energy Technologies Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

24 January 2017

17.30 h

CS Bldg. 40.32

Rudolf-Plank-Hörsaal

Fakultätskolloqium:

Gas solubility and permeability in glassy polymeric membranes: experimental trends and predictive tools

Prof. Dr. Giulio Sarti

University of Bologna, Italy
Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM)

30 November 2016

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-341

Ultrafiltration: Products, applications, research and development

Dr. Peter Berg

BASF INGE, Greifenberg, Germany
Co-Founder & Technical Director

25 October 2016

17.30 h

CS Bldg. 40.32

Rudolf-Plank-Hörsaal

Fakultätskolloqium:

Ionic transport and ionic interactions: Molecular processes

in polymer electrolytes and in polyelectrolyte self-assembly

Prof. Dr. Monika Schönhoff

University of Münster
Professor of Physical Chemistry, Nanostructures, Institute of Physical Chemistry

28 July 2016

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-341

Macromolecules and Membrane Fouling: Mechanisms of Adsorption and Routes to Fouling Prevention

A/Prof. Dr. Alberto Tiraferri

Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Department of Land, Environment and Infrastructure Engineering (DIATI)

17 June 2016

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-341

Prospects for Cyclodextrins and their Derivatives in water decontamination

Prof. Dr. Bhekie Mamba

University of South Africa, Johannesburg (UNISA)
Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit

10 May 2016

14.00 h

IFG Bldg. 330
Seminar Room 330-356

Application of LC-OCD-OND for analysis of NOM in natural, waste and marine waters

Dr. Stefan Huber

DOC-LABOR DR HUBER
Karlsruhe, Germany

2 May 2016

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-341

Advanced engineering model of nanofiltration (NF) in multi-ion solutions, what experimental input is needed and how this can be obtained?

Prof. Dr. Andriy Yaroshchuk

Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Department of Chemical Engineering (EQ)

7 March 2016

11 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-241

Affluence from Effluents: phosphorus mining and energy recovery from wastewater

Prof. Dr. Long Nghiem

The University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
School of Civil Mining and Environmental Engineering

25 November 2015

14.00 h

 

Tailoring membrane polymers. Application to bio-fuels purification or recovery by a sustainable membrane process

Prof. Dr. Anne Jonquières

Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France
Laboratoire de Chimie Physique Macromoléculaire, LCPM UMR CNRS

24 November 2015

11.00 h

INT Bldg. 640 Seminar Room 0-341

Cluster-composite nanofibre materials for the application in water treatment and sensing

Prof. Dr. Thalappil Pradeep

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Chennai), Chennai, India
Department of Chemistry

10 November 2015

13.30 h

INT Bldg. 640 Seminar Room 0-341

Flow-Enhancement Scaling for Understanding of Fast Mass Transport under Nanoconfinements

Prof. Dr. Park  Hyung Gyu

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT)

Adjunct Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (eawag)

22 September 2015

11 h

IBG Bldg. 601
Room B351

What drives hydrophobic polymer collapse and re-entry transitions in miscible good solvents?

Prof. Dr. Nico van der Vegt

Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Head of Computational Physical Chemistry

30 July 2015

10.30 h

Flow at the fluid-solid interface - current insight into a question debated for centuries

Dr. Clarissa Schönecker

Max-Planck-Institute for Polymere Research, Mainz, Germany

16 July 2015

14.00 h

IBG Bldg. 601  Room B351

Multi-Functional Membranes for Advanced Separations

Prof. Dr. Ranil Wickramasinghe

 

University of Arkansas, USA
Ross E Martin Chair in Emerging Technologies, Ralph E Martin Department of Chemical Engineering

15 July 2015

14.00 h

IBG Bldg. 601  Room B351

Membrane Modification Using Electron Beam Technology

Dr. Agnes Schulze

Leibniz Institute of Surface Modification (IOM), Leipzig, Germany
Head of Membrane Modification Group

30 March 2015

10.00 h

Supercritical fluid based design of functional nanostructured materials

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Türk

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Institute for Technical Thermodynamics and Refrigeration (ITTK)
Refrigeration and Cryogenics
 

23 March 2015

15.00 h

Formation of Isoporous Block Copolymer Membranes in Flat and Hollow Fibre Geometries

Prof. Dr. Volker Abetz

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany,
Institute of Polymer Research & University of Hamburg

2 December 2014

13.00 h

IMT Bldg. 301

Seminar Room

The zeta potential of solid surfaces - theory and practice

Dr. Thomas Luxbacher

Anton Paar GmbH, Graz, Austria

10 October 2014

14.00 h

Controlling UF membrane fouling in drinking water treatment: influence of nano particles and bacteria activity

Dr. Wenzheng Yu

1 Imperial College London, UK
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

2 Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
State Key Laboratory of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences

19 September 2014

11.30 h

Polyamide membranes: (mostly) questions and (some) answers

A/Prof. Dr. Slava Freger

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

15 September 2014

11.30 h

Use of ceramic membranes for drinking water treatment

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Panglisch

University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Chair of Mechanical Process Engineering & Water Technology