Invited Speakers

Detlef Bahnemann, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany and Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

  • Charge carriers in commercial photocatalysts: fractal kinetics and effect of inert additives

Zhong Chen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • Challenges and opportunities in scaling up BiVO4 photoanode for PEC water splitting

Olinda Coelho-Monteiro, University of Lisbon, Portugal

  • Titanate nanotubes: a versatile building-block for new photocatalysts design

Siegfried Denys, University of Antwerp , Belgium

  • Assessment of photocatalytic reactors: CFD and analytical models

Anca Duta, Universitatea Transilvania Brasov, Romania

  • Vis-active photocatalytic thin films in continuous flow advanced wastewater treatment processes

Saim Emin, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia

  • TBA

Joaqium Faria, University of Porto, Portugal

  • TBA

Marco Paulo Gomes de Sousa Lucas, UTAD – Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

  • Ozonation of emerging contaminants in a multi-orifice oscillatory baffled column

Cláudia Gomes Silva, University of Porto, Portugal

  • Towards sustainable chemical synthesis: combining metal-free photocatalysts with energy-efficient light sources

Chantal Guillard, Ircelyon, France

  • Photodegradation of the radionuclide complexants

Moussab Harb, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Rational insight into the impact of native defects on the photocatalytic features of monoclinic BiVO4: A first-principles computational study

Judy Hart, University of New South Wales, Australia

  • Interface engineering for achieving high visible-light photoactivity: multi-layered ZnS-GaP thin films

Michael Hoffman, California Institute of Technology, USA

  • Enhancing electrocatalytic oxygen and chlorine evolution reactions via the modulation of electroactive nanomaterials by atomic layer deposition

Jan Hupka, Gdansk Univeristy of Technology, Poland

  • TBA

Hwan Kyu Kim, Korea University, Korea

  • Carbon-based nanomaterials as superior metal-free counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells

Senentxu Lanceros-Méndez, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

  • Advanced photocatalytic nanomaterials and immobilization strategies for efficient water remediation

Urška Lavrenčič-Štangar (Co-authors: O. Pliekhova, T. Cizmar, I. Arcon), University in Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • Effects of Cu and Zr loadings on TiO2-photocatalysis in water 

Dennis Y.C. Leung, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • TBA

Xinyong Li, Dalian University of Technology, China

  • Photo-electrochemical/electro-fenton coupling oxidation system with Fe/Co-based anode and cathode metal-organic frameworks derivative materials for sulfamethoxazole treatment

Lim Teik-Thye Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • TBA

Yao-Tung Lin, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan

  • TBA

Luis Miguel Madeira, University of Porto, Portugal

  • Use of fenton-like processes for waste water treatment: technological perspectives and integration with other technologies

Claudio Minero, University of Turin, Italy

  • A general model of adsorption and kinetics to interpret the performance of hybrid photocatalysts. Application to TiO2-graphene

Manoranjan Misra, University of Utah, USA

  • TBA

Alessandra Molinari, University of Ferrara, Italy

  • Reduction of nitro group by photoexcited TiO2: the case of 5-Nitrosalicylic acid

Sergio Morales Torres, University of Granada, Spain

  • TBA

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

  • Studies on the adsorption and photocatalytic decomposition of dyes on the TiO2 oxidised by H2O2

Jacek Nawrocki, University in Poznan, Poland

  • The effect of halides on self-enhanced ozonation

Nataša Novak Tušar, Univiversity of Nova Gorica, Slovenia

  • Design of photo-fenton-type catalyst for wastewater treatment at neutral pH

Luisa M. Pastrana Martinez, University of Granada, Spain

  • Nanostructured carbon-based materials for environmental applications and energy conversion

Yaron Paz, Technion, Israel

  • Transient phenomena in photocatalysis, as studied by ultrafast FTIR measurements (To be presented at NPM-3)
  • An effective way for complete oxidation of hydrogen sulfide found in well water (To be presented at PAOT-4)

Marta Pazos Curras (Co-authors: Emilio Rosales and M. Angeles Sanromán)  University of Vigo, Spain

  • Trends in electrochemical advanced oxidation processes for wastewater and soil remediation: cases of study

Tomasz Puzyn, University of Gdansk, Poland

  • Chemoinformatic methods in designing photocatalytic materials

Xie Quan, Dalian University of Technology, China

  • Metal-free carbonaceous materials in Situ Generation of H2O2 for efficient electro-fenton degradation of organic pollutants

Juan Rodríguez, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Perú

  • Solar photocatalytic water purification at rural areas: state of the art

Marek Stelmachowski (Co-authors: Katarzyna Bednarczyk, Marta Gmurek), Lodz University of Technology, Poland

  • The influence of the type and intensity of light in the process of photocatalytic hydrogen production and photocatalytic degradation of sulfamethoxazole

Carlos Tavares, University of Minho, Portugal

  • Photocatalytic microcapsule systems for controlled release of substances

Sammy Verbruggen, University of Antwerp , Belgium

  • Photo-electrochemical air treatment with simultaneous energy recovery

Peter Christian Kjærgaard Vesborg, Technical University of Denmark

  • Inorganic photoabsorbers for use as top cell in a tandem device with a silicon bottom cell

Shozo Yanagida, Osaka University, Japan

  • Plenary lecture: perspective of photo-energy conversion using nano-structured molecular systems – water photo-splitting and quantum-wire solar cells

Adriana Zaleska-Medynska, University of Gdansk, Poland

  • Application of quantum dots for photocatalytic reaction