STMs Reports

Below .PDF files of Short Term Mission Reports can be downloaded.

1st mission

November 11th-22th 2013 - ISTerre <=> EAWAG


Fate of AgNPs in sewage sludge after application on agricultural soils -

Dr. Ana Elena Pradas del Real

Adobe Acrobat Document 238.7 KB

2nd mission


November 25th-December 9th 2013 - University of Vienna <=> EAWAG


Sample preparation stragies for SEM-EDX analyses of environmental samples -

Dr. Andreas Gondikas

Gondikas_Eawag_STSM Short Story.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.6 MB

3th mission

January 5th-7th 2014 - ISTerre <=> EAWAG


Fate of AgNPs in sewage sludge after application on agricultural soils -

Dr. Ana Elena Pradas del Real

2nd STSM_AnaPradas.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.3 MB

4th mission

January 19th - February 28th 2014 - National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn <=> University of Milano-Bicocca


Toxicity of silver nanoparticles to the microbial/yeast cells: Particle-cell interaction

Dr. Kaja Kasemets

STSM_Kaja Kasemets.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 232.3 KB

5th mission

March 5th-7th 2014 - ISTerre <=> EAWAG


Fate of AgNPs in sewage sludge after application on agricultural soils -

Dr. Ana Elena Pradas del Real

Adobe Acrobat Document 240.3 KB

6th mission

April 29th - May 18th 2014 - Salerno University, Italy <=> Namik Kemal University, Turkey


A Risk Assessment Evaluation of Emerging Pollutants treated by Photocatalytic Process using TiO2 based Nanoparticles

Giusy Lofrano

Short story_Giusy Lofrano.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.5 MB

7th mission

March 31th - May 30th 2014 - University of Basque Country, Spain <=> University of Salento, Italy


Ultrastructural localization of metal nano particles in zebrafish tissues

Jose Maria Lacave

Jose Maria Lacave-Short Story.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.2 MB

8th mission


April 1st - April 30th 2014 - University Naples, Italy <=> University Basque country, Spain


Cytotoxicity of nanoparticles on mussels

Simona Schiavo

STSM-short story_Simona Schiavo.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 531.8 KB

9th mission

May 15th - May 23th 2014 - Ruder Boskovic Institute, Coratia <=> University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany


Interactions of ligand coated nano particles with model lipid membranes in physiological and seawater

Suzana Segota

Adobe Acrobat Document 772.1 KB

10th mission


September 1st - September 5th 2014 - Ghent University, Belgium <=> Federal Institute of Hydrology, Germany


Optimization of the digestion methods of TiO2-NP´s in wetland matrices

Hannele Auvinen

STSM-Auvinen-Short story.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 64.3 KB

11th mission


September 14th - November 9th 2014 - University of the Basque Country, Spain <=> University of Salento, Italy


Ultrastructural localization of metal nanoparticles in zebrafish tissues

José Maria Lacave

Short story-LacaveJoseMaria.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 177.1 KB

12th mission


January 9th  - May 8th 2015 - Istanbul Technical University <=> VU University Amsterdam

Toxicokinetics and Toxicodynamics of Silver Nanoparticles in Enchytraeus crypticus

Emel Topuz

Adobe Acrobat Document 260.2 KB

13th mission


April 20th - April 27th 2015 - Vianna University <=> ETH Zurich


Detection of engineered CeO2 nanoparticles in soil samples

Antonia Praetorius

14th mission

April 22th - April 30th 2015 - Vianna University <=> EAWAG

Detection of engineered TiO2 and CeO2 nanoparticles in soil and suspended particulate matter samples

Andreas Gondikas

15th mission


April 22th - April 30th 2015 - Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris <=> University of Gothenburg


Improvement of TiO2 NM detection in spICPMS. A question of acquisition and/or treatment?

Mickael Tharaud

Adobe Acrobat Document 1.8 MB

16th mission


May 18th - May 25th 2015 - Göteborgs Universitet <=> University of Vienna


Triple quad single particle ICP-MS for analysis of TiO2 nanomaterials in complex media

Geert Cornelis

STSM CoverStory_GeertCornelis.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 250.0 KB

17th mission


May 24th - May 31th 2015 - Salerno University <=> LIEC/Université de Lorraine


Evalutaion of Environmental Benefits and likely Risks of Nano ZVI for remediation sites

Guisy Lofrano

Short story_GiusyLofrano.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 397.5 KB

18th mission


November 09th - November 20th 2015 - Santiago de Compostela University <=> Institute of Nanobilogy and Structural Biology of GCRC


Postmagnetization of immobilized enzymes onto nanoparticles for micropollutants removal

Yolanda Moldes


STSM cover story_YolandaMoldes.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 219.0 KB

19th mission


November 30th - December 11th 2015 - ENEA, Portici (NA), Italy <=> Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France


ZnO NP dissolution and sedimentation in seawater of different salinities

Jiji Li

Adobe Acrobat Document 866.1 KB

20th mission


January 11th - February 19th 2016 -

Univ. of Luxembourg, Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering, Luxembourg <=> Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France


Investigation of sedimentation rates of different coated Ag NPs dispersed in different waters in absence and presence of humic substances


Anahita Rahimi

STSM cover story_Anahita Rahimi.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 150.9 KB

21th mission


January 23th - March 23th 2016 -

University of Milano, Milano, Italy <=> Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Belvaux, Luxembourg


Understanding the toxic mechanism and cell-particle interaction of antimicrobial nanoparticles by advanced morphological and molecular techniques

Elisa Moschini

Short Story_ES1205_Moschini Elisa.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 296.4 KB

22th mission


January 29th - March 26th 2016 -

Namik Kemal University, Turkey <=> Technical University of Crete, Greek


Applicability of flat plate thin-film photocatalysis on bacteria inactivation: preliminary experimentation on modeling approach

Can Burak Ozkal

Adobe Acrobat Document 933.8 KB

23th mission


April 12th - April 29th 2016 -

NRS, Metz, France <=> University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy


Characterization and hazard assessment of effluents treated by photocatalytic processes using ZnO nanoparticles

Davide Vignati

Adobe Acrobat Document 301.7 KB

24th mission


March 01st - April 30th 2016 -

University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain <=> Giuseppe Mascolo, National Research Council - Water Research, Italy


Application of supported nano-sized catalysts to improve the organic micropollutant removal

Lidia Paredes

Adobe Acrobat Document 235.7 KB

25th mission


August 04th - August 28th 2016 -

Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) <=> Colorado School of Mines (CSM), Golden, USA


Investigation of interactions between CdSe/ZnS quantum dots (QDs) and natural phases in river water by using isotopically labelled QDs and AF4-ICPMS/spICPMS

N. Izyan Supiandi

Adobe Acrobat Document 228.1 KB

26th mission


September 12th - October 30th 2016 -

University of Aveiro, Aveiro (PT) <=> Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Mestre-Venece (IT)


The effect of salinity on the embriotoxicity of silver nanoparticles in Crassostrea gigas


Dr Anthony Moreira

STSM Cover Story_AnthonyMoreira.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 556.9 KB

27th mission


September 25th - November 20th 2016 -

Cranfield University, cranfield (UK) <=> Federal Institute of Hydrology, Koblenz (DE)


Investigation of the effect the addition of nitrate on the profile of a wetland soil, as well as on phosphorus (P) and iron (Fe) release



Lloyd Thompson

Adobe Acrobat Document 740.8 KB

28th mission


October 17th - December 16th 2016 -

University of Oviedo, Oviedo (ES) <=> Federal Institute of Hydrology, Koblenz (DE)


Analytical method development relying on AF4/MALS/ICP-SFMS and on-line isotope dilution for the characterization and assessment of iron nanoparticles as intravenous and oral treatments against iron deficient anemia



Daniel Turiel Fernández

Cover Story_DanielTurielFernández.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 455.9 KB

29th mission


January 14th - February 4th 2017 -

Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava <=> Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala


Modeling the transport of engineered nanoparticles of gold in soils



Martin Sebesta

Adobe Acrobat Document 1.9 MB

30th mission


January 14th - February 4th 2017 -

CNRS, Metz (FR) <=> Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala (SE)


Understanding the dynamic of Cr nanoparticles dissolution and formation in aqueous freshwater matrices



Davide Vignati

Adobe Acrobat Document 352.2 KB