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Invited plenary lectures

Akram Alshawabkeh
Hans Lyklema

Akram Alshawabkeh
North Eastern University, Boston, USA
"Electrochemical transformation of contaminants – electrode interface and beyond"

Hans Lyklema
Wageningen University, The Netherlands
“The continuing history of defining particles and their interactions.”

Michael Sander
Paul Tratnyek

Mikhael Sander
ETH, Zürich, Switzerland
“Should I stay or should I go now: assessing electron transfer properties of organic and mineral phases using analytical electrochemistry"

Paul Tratnyek
Oregon University, USA
“Reactivity of Iron Nanoparticles: Spectroscopy, Electrochemistry, Kinetics, and Environmental Implications”

David Wesolowski
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David Wesolowski
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
“The Oxide-Water Interface, Neither Oxide Nor Water!”

Liane Benning
University of Leeds, UK
"The Birth and Life Cycle of a Nanoparticle or how to make crystals from ions"

Selected keynote lectures

Jerome Duval
Yi-Fan Han

Jerome F.L. Duval
CNRS, Nancy, France
“Dynamics of metal uptake by biointerfaces”

Yi-Fan Han
East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
“Free radicals generated from the catalytic decomposition of H2O2: new strategies and new applications”

Hong He

Hong He
Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China 
“Tracking down North China’s Haze Pollution”


Keynote Speakers Symposium on Capacitive Deionization


Slawomir Porada
INM Saarbrucken, Presser-group
"Electrodes in motion for water desalination and energy harvesting"

Matthew Suss

MIT, USA & Technion, Haifa, Israel
"Flow-through electrode capacitive desalination and experimental characterization of desalination electrodes"

Jeyong Yoon

Jeyong Yoon
Seoul National University, Korea
"The importance of carbon electrode material affecting the maximum deionization performance in CDI process"

Kelsey Hatzell
Drexel University, USA
"Capacitive Deionization based
 on flowable electrodes"

Jieshan Qiu

Xiaowei Sun
EST Water and Technologies Co., Ltd
"Applications of electrosorption systems for waste water recovery"

Jieshan Qiu
Dalian University of Technology, China
"Carbon Nanofiber and Graphene Composites made by Electrospinning for Capacitive Deionization"


Bert van der Wal
Voltea, The Netherlands
"Salt removal, water recovery and energy consumption in Membrane Capacitive Deionization"

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