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Summer school programme

The programme of the summer school is presented below:

Last update : 15/06/2012
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Day 1, Monday June 18th: PhD meeting and presentations
Location : Auditorium, IFI Building - Allée du promontoire, Noisy-le-Grand, France
8.30 - 9.00 Registration
9.00 - 9.10 General speech
Chair person : Prof. Ajit ANNACHHATRE (AIT, Thaïland)
Advanced oxidation processes
9.10 - 9.30 Ling FENG (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Advanced oxidation processes for eliminating non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug - ketoprofen
9.30 - 9.50 Flamur SOPAJ (UPE, FR): The influence of anode material on electro-Fenton process efficiency.
9.50 - 10.10 Hugo OLVERA VARGAS (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Studies on the fate of pharmaceuticals in aqueous media: synthesis, characterization and detection of abiotic transformation products using advanced oxidation processes
10.10 - 10.50 Coffee Break
Geomicrobiology and Biohydrometallurgy of wastewater
10.50 - 11.10 Mirjana VEMIC (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Bioleaching of Heavy Metals from Mining/Metallurgical Wastes and Metals Biorecovery
11.10 - 11.30 Lucian STAICU (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Biorecovery of selenium from industrial wastewaters
11.30 - 11.50 Rohan JAIN (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Biogenic production of selenium nanoparticles
11.50 - 12.10 Marina SEDER COLOMINA (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Mechanisms of iron biomineralization by neutrophilic bacteria. Influence on inorganic pollutant scavenging
12.10 - 12.30 Nang HTAY YIN (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Contributions of isotopic techniques to the development of metallurgical tailings bioweathering/td>
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch break
Sulfate reducing processes and bioremediation
14.00 - 14.40 Dominique Darmendrail (BRGM, France): European regulations concerning contaminated site management and status of the directive for soil protection
14.40 - 15.00 Stefano PAPIRIO (UNICAS, IT): Biological fluidized-bed reactors for the treatment of sulfate- and nitrate-containing mine waters.
15.00 - 15.20 Pimluck KIJJANAPANICH (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Biological Sulfate Reduction for Remediation of Gypsiferous Soils and Wastes
15.20 - 15.40 Suthee JANYASUTHIWONG (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Biogenic Sulfide Production and Selective Metal Precipitation at low pH for Semiconductor Wastewater Treatment
15.40 - 16.00 Divya BHATIA (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Characterisation of proteins-like and humic-like substances fraction from biological sludges exopolymeric substances by HPLC-SEC using fluorescence detector
16.00 - 16.20 Joana CASSIDY (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Anaerobic Oxidation of Methane by Sulfate Reduction
16.20 - 16.50 Coffee Break
Anaerobic bioprocesses (organic waste and wastewater treatment)
16.50 - 17.10 Flavia LIOTTA (Erasmus ETeCoS3): The effect of Total Solids, Particle Size Distribution and hydrodynamics in anaerobic digestion of carrots and rice straw
17.10 - 17.30 Wendy MUSSOLINE (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Optimization of anaerobic digestion of rice straw inoculated with piggery wastewater for farm-scale biogas plants

Day 2, Tuesday June 19th: PhD meeting and presentations
Location : Auditorium, IFI Building - Allée du promontoire, Noisy-le-Grand, France
PhD meeting and presentations
Chair person : Dr. David Huguenot (UPE, FR)
Anaerobic bioprocesses (organic waste and wastewater treatment)
8.40 - 9.00 Zhiji DING (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Treatment of ammonia rich effluents from anaerobic digesters
9.00 - 9.20 Javklaan ARIUNBAATAR (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Pre-treatment Methods To Enhance Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste
Biological treatments
9.20 - 9.40 Mohammad GHANI (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Evaluation of Dittrichia viscosa (L) Greuter for chelate-assisted phytoextraction of Pb and Zn spiked soil.
9.40 - 10.00 Ana Carolina AGNELLO (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Biologically-assisted treatment of soils both contaminated with Heavy Metals and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.
10.00 - 10.20 Farah BOUHAMED (ENI Sfax, Tunisia): Vegetative cover for phosphogypsum dumps: a Tunisian field study.
10.20 - 10.40 Angélique COCAIGN (UP 7, FR): Aromatic amine biotransformation by Trichoderma virens and Trichoderma reesei.
10.40 - 11.10 Coffee Break
Physico-chemical treatments
11.10 - 11.30 Emmanuel MOUSSET (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Electro-Fenton and anodic oxidation treatments of phenanthrene in the presence of hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin: biodegradability and toxicity data.
11.30 - 11.50 Rosita GALLO (Erasmus ETeCoS3): Washing treatment of sediments contaminated with heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
11.50 - 12.10 Audrey PERNOT (ENSAIA Nancy, FR): Soil structure and organic matter repartition as controlling factors of PAH-type compounds availability in a former industrial soil.
12.10 - 12.30 Isabella ZELANO (IPGP, FR): Nickel (bio)availability in ultramafic systems from Goías, Brázil: an overlook of the soil compartments.
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch break
14.00 - 14.20 Zongling REN (IPGP, FR): Interaction of Dissolved Organic Matter with Free metal ions in Heavy Metal Contaminated Soil Solution.
14.20 - 14.40 Fanny COUTELOT (UNI BORDEAUX, FR): Comparison of sampling soil solution techniques to assess metal fluxes to groundwater.
14.40 - 15.00 Thomas WOHLHUTER (ARCADIS, FR): Field development of in situ reactive zone (IRZ) for bioremediation of chromite ore processing residues (COPR) heap.
15.00 - 15.20 Tran THI THU DUNG (KU Leuven, BE): Copper slag using as abrasive blasting and heavy metal contamination, case study Van Phong bay, Vietnam.
Modelling, statistics
15.20 - 15.40 Anahita POURJABBAR ((UNI Cyprus, Cyprus): : Statistical Analyses of heavy metal contamination of Ronneburg, a former uranium mine.
15.40 - 16.00 Amadou THIAM (INERIS, FR): A 2-D numerical model with strong coupling of subsurface and indoor air for vapour intrusion: influence of lithologies and concrete properties.
16.00 - 16.30 Coffee Break
Modelling, statistics
16.30 - 16.50 Wouter VAN DE PUTTE (MAVA, BE): On-site component-specific detection of volatile organic components with the EnISSA-MIP.
16.50 - 17.10 François GARCIN (ARCADIS, FR): Leakage of gasoil - three-dimensional geostatistical study of the extent of pollution, contribution of simulations as part of estimating mass balance.
Risk assessment
17.10 - 17.30 Jan HAEMERS (TPS Tech, BE): Is risk based land management really sustainable?
17.30 - 17.50 Ileana Codruta STEZAR (UNI Babes-Bolvai, Romania): The role of stakeholder attitudes in managing contaminated sites: Survey of Romanian stakeholder awareness - preliminary results.

Day 3, Wednesday June 20th: Technical visit and Management Assembly
Location: Biogénie Europe SAS (Ecosite de Vert-le-Grand) - Chemin de Braseux, BP 69, 91540 Echarcon, France
8.00 - 13.15 Technical visit
13.15 - 14.00 Lunch break
Location: IFI Building
14.00 - 16.00 - Management Assembly of the ETeCoS3 programme
- Social activities for PhD students

Day 4, Thursday June 21st: Regulations and characterization of contaminated soils
Location: Auditorium, Copernic Building - Cité Descartes, Champs sur Marne, France
9.00 - 9.20 Opening and welcoming :
  • Prof. Bernard Saint-Girons (UPE Rector)
  • Dr. Eric van Hullebusch (UPE - ETeCoS3 research director)
  • Prof. Giovanni Esposito (UNICAS - ETeCoS3 coordinator)
  • Prof. Piet Lens (UNESCO-IHE - ETeCoS3 education director)
Topic 1: Legislation and Management
Chair person : Prof. Piet Lens (UNESCO-IHE, NL)
9.20 - 10.00 Gérard Marceau (ICF Environnement for UPDS, France): Contaminated site management: the French status
10.00 - 10.40 Drs. Jaap Tuinstra (TCB Soil Protection Technical Committee, the Netherlands): Contaminated site management: the Dutch situation
10.40 - 11.00 Coffee Break and Poster Session
11.00 - 11.40 Dr. Laura D'aprile (ISPRA, Italy) Management and legislation on contaminated soils : the Italian situation
11.40 - 12.20 Bart Callaert (Envisan NV, Belgium): Management of a complex and / or large scale soil remediation projects
12.20 - 14.00 Lunch break
Topic 2: Characterization
Chair person : Dr. Eric van Hullebusch (UPE, FR)
14.00 - 14.40 Dr. Mark Cave (British Geological Survey, UK): Sources, mobility and bioaccessibility of potentially harmful elements in UK soils
14.40 - 15.20 Dr. Carlo Monti, Ph.D. (Exponent International Ltd, Basel, Switzerland): Application of Environmental Forensics in soil contamination
15.20 - 15.50 Coffee Break and Poster Session
15.50 - 16.20 Dr. Hans Richnow (UFZ, Leipzig,, Germany): Assessment of natural attenuation of halogenated solvents using stable isotope techniques.
16.20 - 17.00 Yves Duclos (ADEME, France): CITYCHLOR - an European integrated approach for the tackling of soil and groundwater pollution with chlorinated solvents in urban environments - Part 2
19.00 - 00.15 Social evening dinner

Day 5, Friday June 22nd: Scientific and Technological Developments
Location: Auditorium, Copernic Building (Cité Descartes, Champs sur Marne, France)
Topic 3: Physicochemical treatments
Chair person : Dr. David Huguenot (UPE, FR)
9.00 - 9.40 Ir. Arnault Perrault (Colas Environnement, Paris, France): In-situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) application for soil remediation
9.40 - 10.20 Dr. Uwe Hiester (Reconsite, Germany) Thermal treatment : in-situ and ex-situ applications
10.20 - 10.50 Coffee Break and poster session
10.50 - 11.30 Prof. Massimiliano Fabbricino (University of Napoli Frederico II, Naples, Italy) : Soil washing: a promising technique for heavy metals removal from contaminated soils
11.30 - 12.10 Prof. Paul Nathanail (University of Nottingham, UK): Use of iron nanoparticles in soil remediation
12.10 - 13.50 Lunch break
Topic 4: Biological treatments
Chair person : Prof. Giovanni Esposito (UNICAS, IT)
13.50 - 14.30 Dr. Anita Peter (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany): Natural attenuation at petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated sites
14.30 - 15.10 Dr. David Huguenot (UPE, France) : Performance of bioaugmentation-assisted phytoextraction applied to metal contaminated soils: an ecological engineering approach for constructed wetlands
15.10 - 15.30 Coffee Break and poster session
15.30 - 16.10 Prof. Spiros Agathos (UCL, Belgium): Bioaugmentation as a strategy for in-situ bioremediation : when does it work ?
16.10 - 16.50 Dr. Grazia Masciandaro (ISE-CNR, Italy): Synergic action of organic matter-microorganism-plant in soil bioremediation
16.50 - 17.20 Closing session

Poster session: Marie-Charlotte Leroy (INSA Rouen - INFRA Services): Design of a large scale outdoor mesocosm to investigate heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons phyto- and bio-remediation

N.B.: The Summer School lessons will be given in English

Summer school on Contaminated Soils: from characterization to remediation
18-22 June 2012 - France, Paris-Est

Université Paris-Est de Marne la Vallée

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