Research Team

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Greg Lowry

Greg is an senior professor of Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University who studies environmental transformations of nanomaterials and their interactions with plants.

 

Xiaoyu Gao (PhD Student)

Will is a PhD Student of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Will is measuring the rates of dissolution of CuO nanoparticles in soils and developing models to predict dissolution and to correlate dissolution with bioavailability and toxicity.

 

Eleanor Spielman-Sun (PhD Student)

Eleanor is a PhD student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. She is an X-ray spectroscopist using synchrotron X-ray techniques to map the distribution and speciation of metals in plants exposure to metal oxide nanoparticles.


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Jason Unrine

Jason is a Professor of Plant and Soil Science at the University of Kentucky. He is a toxicologist and spectroscopist who studies the fate and effects of nanomaterials in environmental systems.

 

Olga Tsyuskso

Olga is a Professor of Plant and Soil Science at the University of Kentucky. She is a toxicologist using omics to evaluate multigenerational effects of nanomaterials on soil organisms.

 

Jieran Li (PhD Student)

Jieran is a PhD Student at University Kentucky studying the uptake and trophic transfer of nanoparticles in the tomato and tobacco horn worm system.

 

Anye Wamucho (PhD Student)

Anye is a PhD student at University of Kentucky working on multigenerational toxicity in C. elegans.


Susana Loureiro

Susana is a Professor of Biology and a researcher in the Department of Biology and Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at Aveiro University. She is an ecotoxicologist and studying the toxic effects of CuO, ZnO and CeO2nanoparticles to key soil organisms including isopods and mealworms.

 

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Sonia Rodrigues

Sonia is an Assistant Researcher of Soil Science and researcher in the Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at Aveiro University. She is evaluating methods for porewater sampling to accurately sample nanoparticles in soil porewater.

Sonia Pereira Lopes

Sonia is a PhD student in analytical chemistry in the Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at Aveiro University. She is evaluating methods for porewater sampling to accurately sample nanoparticles in soil porewater.

 

Rui Morgado (PhD Student)

Rui is a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Biology and Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at Aveiro University. He is an ecotoxicologist and studying the functional effects from nanogrochemical exposures in agrosystems.

 

Joana Neves (PhD Student)

Joana will be assessing the effects of several agrochemical forms in the life-cycle of Folsomia candida, looking also at multigenerational effects.


Frank von der Kammer

Frank is a Professor of Geosciences at the University of Vienna with expertise in analytical methods for nanoparticles in environmental matrices and nanoparticle synthesis. He provides nanoparticle characterization including SP-ICP-MS of nanoparticles in soil porewaters, as well as isotopically labeled nanoparticles for studies in NanoFARM.

 

Melanie Kah

Melanie is a professor of Geosciences at the University of Vienna. Her expertise is in the fate and effects of nano-enabled pesticides and fertilizers.

 

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Adam Laycock (Post Doc)

Adam is a post-doctoral research in the Geosciences at the University of Vienna. His expertise is analytical methods for quantifying and characterizing nanomaterials in complex environmental matrices including SP-ICP-MS.