Despo Fatta-Kassinos

Dr. Despo Fatta-Kassinos is a Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of Cyprus (UCY). With a Chemical Engineering background and further studies in Environmental management and education, her record includes more than 166 publications in refereed journals and more than 120 papers in international conferences. She is a Highly Cited Researcher since 2018. She has received various science awards and international recognition and she is a member of the advisory boards of various water / environmental research centers including ICRA and CRETUS in Spain and the Chair of the Advisory Board of the African Center of Excellence in Water and Environment Research. She is a founding member of the International Ph.D. School on Advanced Oxidation Processes. She has participated and coordinated numerous European, national, and regional research projects with a total budget of 11.5 million EUR. She is Editor of the Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, and Associate Editor of Water Research, Elsevier.

Talk: “The effect of advanced oxidation processes on the fate of antibiotic-related microcontaminants, pathogenic microbes and toxicity in urban wastewater”