PROFILE

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm is Sweden’s largest technical institution which is top 100 institute worldwide as ranked by QS. Functional Materials division in KTH was established two decades back gaining expertise in the preparation and application of large variety of nanoparticulate systems.

INVOLVEMENT IN CLAIM

KTH is leading WP2 and is also responsible for the development of innovative green nanocoating for the mineralization of polymers found in invisible litter (microplastics). KTH is collaborating closely with Lebanon University and PP Polymer AB for the production of prototypes that will be implemented and tested under WP3 (TRL5).

INFRASTRUCTURE

Advanced synthesis facility as well as various characterization equipment’s in the division includes, HRTEM, Scanning Electron Microscope, FIB-SEM, X-ray Diffractometer, ICP, Particle sizer- DLS/Zeta potential, FTIR, TGA and DSC, UV-Vis- NIR Spectrometer, Fluorescence Spectrometer-PL, Plasma Cleaner, Freeze Dryer etc.

KEY SCIENTISTS INVOLVED

Joydeep Dutta

joydeep [at] kth [dot] se

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Organisation: KTH Royal Institute of technology

Position: Professor, head of the Functional Materials Division

Expertise: Development of sustainable nanomaterials for planetcare specifically including, photocatalysis and electrocatalysis and saline or impaired water treatments

Involvement in CLAIM: WP2 Leader and involvement in WP3, and WP7. The main focus will be on the development of nanocoating for invisible microplastic cleaning including the development of lab scale microplastic cleaning device for wastewater treatment

Abdusalam Uheida

salam [at] kth [dot] se

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Organisation: KTH Royal Institute of technology

Position: Senior Researcher

Expertise:
Design and fabrication of nanomaterials using chemistry methods in various fields of water treatment. In particular, fabrication surface modified nanoparticles and nanocomposites including nanofibers/nanoparticles membranes and their application in environmental clean-up

Involvement in CLAIM: Involvement in WP2 and WP3. The main focus will be on the development of nanocoating for invisible microplastic cleaning including the development of lab scale microplastic cleaning device for wastewater treatment

Fei Ye

feiy [at] kth [dot] se

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Organisation: KTH Royal Institute of technology

Position: Postdoctoral researcher

Expertise: Working on design and fabrication of nanomaterials using chemistry methods in various fields including energy-oriented application

Involvement in CLAIM: Involvement in WP2 and WP3. The main focus will be on the development of nanocoating for invisible microplastic cleaning including the development of lab scale microplastic cleaning device for wastewater treatment

Karthik Laxman

laxman [at] kth [dot] se

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Organisation: KTH Royal Institute of technology

Position: Postdoctoral fellow

Expertise: Research experiences in nanostructure applications in the fields of photocatalysis and capacitive deionization

Involvement in CLAIM: Involvement in WP2 and WP3. The main focus will be on the development of nanocoating for invisible microplastic cleaning including the development of lab scale microplastic cleaning device for wastewater treatment

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