Opendata, web and dolomites

UVMWREACT

Design, fabrication and optimization of a novel integrated UV-microwave assisted catalytic reactor for the continuous flow treatment of wastewater

Total Cost €

0

EC-Contrib. €

0

Partnership

0

Views

0

Project "UVMWREACT" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.

Coordinator
DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY 

Organization address
address: THE GATEWAY
city: LEICESTER
postcode: LE1 9BH
website: www.dmu.ac.uk

contact info
title: n.a.
name: n.a.
surname: n.a.
function: n.a.
email: n.a.
telephone: n.a.
fax: n.a.

 Coordinator Country United Kingdom [UK]
 Project website http://www.dmu.ac.uk/uvmwreact
 Total cost 195˙454 €
 EC max contribution 195˙454 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-09-01   to  2017-08-31

 Partnership

Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY UK (LEICESTER) coordinator 195˙454.00

Map

 Project objective

UVMICROCAT uses an innovative catalytic mesh assisted by a combination of UV and microwave technology for fast and effective treatment of large volumes of wastewater for water re-use.

The project proposes an environmentally-friendly, totally innovative method for the treatment of toxic and recalcitrant contaminants in wastewater by enhancing the rate of a novel heterogeneous catalytic treatment process using microwave energy and ultraviolet radiation. The modified PAN catalysts developed at DMU has eliminated the need for iron removal post treatment and has broadened the pH range of application, whilst enabling continuous flow processes favoured by industry. In recent years, several reports have demonstrated the use of microwave and ultraviolet radiation to promote the oxidative degradation of bio-refractory wastes due to their advantages of speeding up the reaction, high-efficiency with no pollution to the environment. Nevertheless the use of microwaves in catalysis and in the water and wastewater industry remains at laboratory scale and therefore requires further in depth research. The major challenges in the water/wastewater industries are centered on the poor penetration depth of microwaves. In the project, we propose to design a UV and microwave assisted reactor which overcomes this scale-up problem. The design of the scalable microwave reactor will not only add new knowledge to the sector but open up new areas of industrial application for microwaves.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2017 K. Huddersman, A. V. Palitsin
Modelling and Simulation of a Novel Pilot-Scale Microwave Assisted Catalytic Reactor for Continuous Flow Treatment of Wastewaters
published pages: 644-649, ISSN: , DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-58421-8_101
Mannina G. (eds) Frontiers in Wastewater Treatment and Modelling. FICWTM 2017. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 4 2019-06-18

Are you the coordinator (or a participant) of this project? Plaese send me more information about the "UVMWREACT" project.

For instance: the website url (it has not provided by EU-opendata yet), the logo, a more detailed description of the project (in plain text as a rtf file or a word file), some pictures (as picture files, not embedded into any word file), twitter account, linkedin page, etc.

Send me an  email (fabio@fabiodisconzi.com) and I put them in your project's page as son as possible.

Thanks. And then put a link of this page into your project's website.

The information about "UVMWREACT" are provided by the European Opendata Portal: CORDIS opendata.

More projects from the same programme (H2020-EU.1.3.2.)

NaWaTL (2020)

Narrative, Writing, and the Teotihuacan Language: Exploring Language History Through Phylogenetics, Epigraphy and Iconography

Read More  

EPIC (2019)

Evolution of Planktonic Gastropod Calcification

Read More  

POMOC (2019)

Charles IV and the power of marvellous objects

Read More