The Invited Speakers and the Title of their Lectures

Professor Tünde Alapi, Szeged University, Hungary

  • Application of Various Advanced Oxidation Processes for Elimination of Sulfonamides from Aqueous Solution: Reaction Mechanism, Efficiency and Economic Considerations

Professor Lucian Baia, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

  • New challenges of the Old Titania Photocatalyst

Professor Ana Loncaric Bozic, University of Zagreb, Croatia

  • Advanced Oxidation of Contaminants of Emerging Concern: Environmental Aspects

Professor Zhong Chen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Improving Photocatalytic Activity Through New Materials and Design

Professor Juan Carlos Colmenares, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

  • The Role of Ultrasound in Selective Oxidation Photocatalysis

Professor Pegie Cool, Antwerp University, Belgium

  • Nanocomposite Photocatalyst Materials for Environmental Remediation

Professor Wenxin Dai, Fuzhou University, P. R. China

  • Photo-assisted Methanation over Ru/TiO2-Investigation the Role of Surface Hydroxyls

Dr. Landelihle Nsikayezwe Dlamini, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Black Phosphorous Composite Nanomaterials: Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Water

Professor Anca Duta, Universitatea Transilvania Brasov, Romania

  • TiO2-graphene Derivative Photocatalytic Composites for Advanced Wastewater Treatment

Professor Saim Emin, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia

  • Efficient hydrogen production using iron phosphide electrocatalysts

Dr. Shiying Fan, Dalian University of Technology, P. R. China

  • Rational Design and Synthesize Spinel-Based Catalysts for Energy and Environmental Application

Professor Joaquim Faria, Porto University, Portugal

  • TBA

Professor László Forró, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

  • Photovoltaic Perovskites: from Nano to Macro

Dr. Chantal Guillard, University of Lyon, IRCELYON, France

  • TBA

Professor Klara Hernadi, Szeged University, Hungary

  • Hollow-structured Semiconductor oxides for Photocatalytic Environmental Applications

Dr. Endre Horváth, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

  • TBA

Dr. Endre Horváth, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

  • Swoxid Solar-thermal Water Purification Panel: From Basic Science to Prototype Validation

Professor Otto Horváth, University of Pannonia, Hungary

  • Visible-Light-Active Nitrogen-Doped Titanium Dioxide: Preparation and Photocatalytic Application

Dr. Laszlo Janovak, Szeged University, Hungary

  • Functional Surfaces with Designed Wetting and Photocatalytic Properties

Professor Ladislav Kavan, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Czech Republic

  • Engineering of Semiconductor Interfaces in Perovskite Photovoltaics

Professor Janos Kiss, University of Szeged, Hungary

  • The Role of Subnanosized Gold Clusters in Photocatalytic CH4 Transformation and CO2 Hydrogenation on Titania and Titanate Nanotubes

Professor Zoltán Kónya, Szeged University, Hungary

  • Novel Mn-containing Layered Materials for Catalytic Applications

Professor Alex Kuvarega, University of South Africa, South Africa

  • TBA

Professor Urška Lavrenčič Štangar, University in Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • The Role of Sn Cations in Heterostructured TiO2 Thin Films with Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity

Professor Byeong-Kyu Lee, University of Ulsan, South Korea

  • TBA

Professor Xinyong Li, Dalian University of Technology, P. R. China

  • In Situ Studies of the Surface-Interface Charge-Transfer Behavior on Energy Conversions

Professor Yao-Yong Lin, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan

    • Cell Structural Characterization of Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalytic Inactivated Staphylococcus Aureus Via Atomic Force Microscopy and Transmission X-Ray Microscopy

Professor Baojun Liu, Guizhou University, P. R. China

  • 1T/2H Mixed-phase Ultrathin Mo(1-x)WxS2 Nanosheets for Boosting Nitrogen Photosynthesis

Professor Gongxuan Lu, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, P. R. China

  • TBA

Professor Marco Lucas, UTAD – Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

  • TBA

Professor Dan Meyerstein, Ariel University & Ben-Gurion University, Israel

  • On the Mechanisms of Formation of M°-nanoparticles

Professor Ji Min, Tianjin University, P. R. China

  • Insight of Degradation of Diclofenac by Structural Defect-rGOactivated Persulfate: Identification of Dynamics, Mechanism and Degradation Pathway

Professor Antoni W. Morawski, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland

    • On Stability of Organosilane-Functionalized TiO2 Nanomaterials for Water Purification

Professor Nataša Novak Tušar, Univiversity of Nova Gorica, Slovenia

  • Advances in Fenton-like AOP Wastewater Treatment

Professor Bunsho Ohtani, Hokkaido University, Japan

  • Design, Preparation and Characterization of Solid Photocatalyst Materials Based on Energy-resolved Distribution of Electron Traps

Professor Thomas Oppenländer, Hochschule Furtwangen University, Germany

  • Characteristics, Development and Application of Vacuum-UV/UV Excimer Flow-Through Photoreactors

Dr. József Sándor Pap, MTA Centre for Energy Research, Hungary

    • How First Row Transition Metal Complexes Can Be Utilized to Improve Water Oxidation in (Photo)Electrocatalytic Hybrid Systems?

Professor Zsolt Pap, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania

  • Natural Photocatalyst: Real Alternatives to the Synthesized Ones?

Professor Yaron Paz, Technion, Israel

  • What is Rotten in the Kingdom of Practical Photocatalysis?

Dr. Pierre Pichat, CNRS/Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France

  • Viability of TiO2-Based Self-Cleaning Glass: What can be Deduced from Prolonged Field Experiments and Life Cycle Assessment?

Professor Albin Pintar, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia

  • Recent Approaches Towards Visible Light Utilization in Heterogeneous Photocatalysis

Professor Tomasz Puzyn, University of Gdansk, Poland

  • TBA

Professor Xie Quan, Dalian University of Technology, China

  • Electro-Fenton Reaction by Porous Carbon based Electrocatalysts for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Professor Joseph Rabani, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

  • Mechanism of Graphene Oxide Reduction by Hydrated Electrons, 2-Propanol Radicals and Excess Electrons on TiO2

Professor Juan Rodriguez, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Perú

  • CoFe2O4 Based Nanomaterials for Photocatalytic Water Purification

Professor Christian Schöneich, The University of Kansas, USA

  • Advanced Oxidation Processes in the Degradation of Protein Pharmaceuticals: Photochemical Reactions Catalyzed by Metals

Professor Jin Won (Maria) Seo, KU Leuven, Belgium

    • Tailoring Titanate Nanostructures for Enhanced Photocatalytic Performance

Professor Diana Sannino, University of Salerno, Italy

  • Nanophotocatalysts for Green Synthesis and Environmental Applications

Professor Daniela Sojic Merkulov, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

  • Influence of Different Kinetics Parameters on photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Aqueous Media

Dr. Silvia Suárez Gil, fotoair – Ciemat, Spain

  • Influence of carbon nature on the photocatalytic properties of carbon/TiO2 hybrids for elimination of volatile organic compounds in gas phase

Dr. Imre Miklos Szilagyi, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

  • Nanostructured photocatalysts prepared by atomic layer deposition

Professor Erzsébet Takács, Centre for Energy Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

  • Using High-Energy Radiation for the Removal of Contaminants of Emerging Concern from Wastewater

Professor Levente Tapasztó, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Energy Research Institute of Technical Physics and Materials Science, Hungary

  • Transition Metal Chalcogenide Single-Layers as Efficient Templates for Single-Atom Catalysis

Professor Chiaki Terashima, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

  • Heterostructued Titanium Dioxide Photocatalyst

Dr. Christos Tsakiroglou, Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Greece

  • Immobilized Zinc Oxide (ZnO) Photocatalysts, and Their Use in Continuous-Flow Photoreactors for Wastewater Treatment

Dr. Gábor Veréb, University of Szeged, Hungary

  • Utilization of Photocatalytic Nanomaterials for the Development of Advanced Membrane Surfaces

Professor Bingqing Wei, University of Delaware, USA

  • TBA

Professor László Wojnárovits, Centre for Energy Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

  • Reactive radicals in Advanced Oxidation Processes: Rate Constants, Reduction Potentials, Mechanisms

Professor Ying Yu, Central China Normal University, P. R. China

  • CO2 conversion to Ethylene by Copper Oxide Derived Cu Electrode with Solar Energy

Professor Adriana Zaleska-Medynska, University of Gdansk, Poland

  • Application of Perovskites in Heterogeneous Photocatalysis