Adi (Ish-Am) Radian

Adi (Ish-Am)


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PhD: Soil and Water Sciences, Hebrew University. 2013

MSc: Environmental Sciences, Hebrew University. 2008

BTech: Chemical Engineering, Shenkar. 2004


Nanomaterials and Nanoparticles

Nano main field: Design of nano-clay composites based on natural clay minerals modified by organic micelles, polymers and biological materials such as enzymes, polysaccharides and amyloid fibers; Immobilizing pollutant degrading bacteria on clay and oxide matrices; Microbial attachment to colloidal soil particles; Adsorption and chemical degradation at the solid interface of colloidal soil particles.


Main interests: Environmental chemistry for soil and water remediation; Applying clay minerals and metal oxides as catalytic surfaces in chemical and biological remediation; Chemical and biological processes at the water/soil interface; Combining tailored adsorption processes with chemical and biological degradation processes to improve remediation practices; In situ chemical oxidation of pollutants; Fate and transformation of anthropogenic pollutants in the environment.