NanoMaterials for Energy and Environment 2016

Speaker's Details

Mrs Christiane Chaumette

Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Germany

Christiane Chaumette received her engineering degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in chemical engineering from Karlsruhe University and studied disinfection by-products as visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina in 1999. Ever since she has been working as researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB in Stuttgart, Germany.

After focussing on technical membrane fabrication and membrane filtration and membrane contactor applications she developed her own group on Advanced Oxidation Processes (2010-2014) and moved on to the position of deputy head of the group Physical-Chemical Water Treatment.

Christiane has initiated and coordinated application oriented European Research Projects with an overall budget of 10 million euro since FP7, developing oxidative water treatment technologies and self-cleaning membranes in close cooperation with industrial companies. She is the coordinator of NAWADES project developing Nanotechnological Application in Water DESalination