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Krijgslaan 281, S3
9000 Gent
Email
Fady.Nahra@UGent.be
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Bio (via ORCID)
Prof. Fady Nahra is an R&D researcher in the Sustainable Chemistry unit of VITO, responsible for the membrane modification platform within the nanofiltration technology team. He is also a guest professor at Ghent University (Belgium), since February 2020, in the field of green chemistry, ligand design and solid-state chemistry. He holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from UCLouvain (Belgium). His work experience spans over a decade in 3 different countries and 4 different universities (UCLouvain-Belgium, UPMC/Sorbonne-Paris, St Andrews university-UK and UGent-Belgium), covering a wide range of topics mainly in materials chemistry, organic chemistry, transition metal catalysis, coordination and fluorination chemistry. Prior to joining VITO, he worked at UGent as research fellow where he was awarded the incentive award (Belgian national award) in 2017 for excellence in research. He is the author of numerous publications, including articles, reviews and book chapters in several high impact journals. Since joining VITO in May 2019, he has been mainly focused on developing a new platform for hybrid/ceramic membrane technology, along with new processes for sequential catalysis/separation applications.