Editorial Board

55 Editors in 15 Countries/Region

China (17)
Spain (9)
Italy (7)
Australia (6)
Portugal (3)
Brazil (2)
Canada (2)
Mexico (2)
Finland (1)
Iran (1)
Germany (1)
France (1)
Cyprus (1)
Singapore (1)
New Zealand (1)

Editors-in-Chief

Daoji Li

daojili@sklec.ecnu.edu.cn

State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Marine pollution, Estuarine and coastal ecology and environment, Ecotoxicology, Microplastics

Joana C Prata

1H-TOXRUN – One Health Toxicology Research Unit, University Institute of Health Sciences, Gandra, Portugal.
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto (ICBAS-UP), Porto, Portugal.

Research Interests: One health, Environmental health, Veterinary medicine, Microplastics, Plastics, Sustainability, Circular economy

Contributions:

A One Health perspective on water contaminants

Webinar: Dos and Don'ts of Microplastic Research

Do's and don'ts of microplastic research: a comprehensive guide

Founding Editor-in-Chief

Antoni Ginebreda

Department of Environmental Chemistry, Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain.

Research Interests: Ecotoxicology, Wastewater treatment, Risk assessment, New analytical methods, Organic materials

Contributions:

Emerging contaminants and nanoplastics in the water environment: a matter of rising concern

High-mountain lakes as indicators of microplastic pollution: current and future perspectives

Data-based interpretation of emerging contaminants occurrence in rivers using a simple advection-reaction model

Environmental proteomics: a potential tool in wastewater-based epidemiology

Associate Chief Editors

Yolanda Pico

Environmental and Food Safety Research Group (SAMA-UV), The Desertification Research Centre (CIDE), University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

Research Interests: Water quality, Water pollution, Exposure assessment, Human health effects, Dietary exposure, Food safety, Endocrine disruptors, Pharmaceutical residues

Contributions:

Microplastics in water, from treatment process to drinking water: analytical methods and potential health effects

Environmental proteomics: a potential tool in wastewater-based epidemiology

Quan Wang

College of Natural Resources and Environment, Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China.

Research Interests: Microplastics, Waste management, Sewage sludge composting, Resource recovery, Greenhouse gas, Heavy metal pollution and remediation, Biotransformation, Biochar

Contributions:

Pollution status of microplastics in the freshwater environment of China: a mini review

Special Issue:

Monitoring of Microplastics in the Environment

Editorial Board Members

Denis Abessa

Campus do Litoral Paulista, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil.

Research Interests: Ecotoxicology, Coastal management, Conservation, Aquatic pollution

Julian Aherne

School of the Environment, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada.

Research Interests: Pollutants, Environmental modeling, Microplastics

Amit Bhatnagar

Department of Separation Science, LUT School of Engineering Science, LUT University, Mikkeli, Finland.

Research Interests: Microalgae, Wastewater treatment, Carbon capture, Biomaterials, Nano-composites

Julian Blasco

Department of Ecology and Coastal Management, ICMAN-CSIC, Campus Rio San Pedro, Puerto Real (Cádiz), Spain.

Research Interests: Pharmaceuticals, Nanomaterials, Metals, Toxicity, Marine ecotoxicology, Biomarkers

Contributions:

Ibuprofen and diclofenac in the marine environment - a critical review of their occurrence and potential risk for invertebrate species

Webinar: Nanomaterials in the Aquatic Environment: Distribution, Interactions and Ecological Impacts

Special Issue:

Nanomaterials in the Aquatic Environment: Distribution, Interactions and Ecological Impacts

Lucila Candela

IMDEA Water Institute, Alcala de Henares, Spain.

Research Interests: Groundwater, Pollution, Water resources

Hongzhe Chen

Key Laboratory of Global Change and Marine-Atmospheric Chemistry (GCMAC), Third Institute of Oceanography, Xiamen, Fujian, China.

Research Interests: Degradation, Monitoring, Marine litter, Microplastics, Policy, Environmental behavior, Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs)

Contributions:

Biodegradable plastics in the marine environment: a potential source of risk?

Jiawei Chen

School of Earth Sciences and Resources, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Water and soil remediation, Biochar, Nano zero-valent iron, Advanced oxidation process, Geochemical behavior, Hazardous substances, Heavy metals, Antibiotics, Persistent organic pollutants, Groundwater environment

Wei Chen

Department pf Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Environmental Studies, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: Environmental geochemistry, Environmental analytical chemistry, Fate and behaviors, Environmental pollution and public health, Wastewater-based epidemiology, Emerging organic contaminants, Pharmaceuticals and personal care products, Microplastics, Passive sampling, Diffusion gradients in thin-films, Mass spectrometry for organic pollutants

Zhijie Chen

Water Research Centre, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Research Interests: Micro(nano)plastics, Water treatment, Resource recovery, Electrochemistry, Pollutant removal, Green chemistry, Waste utilization

Special Issue:

Elimination of Emerging Contaminants and Micro(nano)plastics in the Anthropogenic Water Cycle

João Pinto da Costa

Department of Chemistry and the Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.

Research Interests: Microplastics, Environment, Biodegradation, Analytical chemistry

Contributions:

Micro-consumerist bollocks in the fight against plastic pollution: when good intentions - and regulatory initiatives - go awry

Special Issue:

Environmental Behavior and Ecotoxicological Effects of Micro(nano)plastics

Mohammad Hadi Dehghani

Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Research Interests: Environmental health, Water/soil pollution and health, Micro and Nano pollutants, Emerging pollutants, Adsorption/adsorbents, Advanced oxidation processes

Sina Dobaradaran

Systems Environmental Health and Energy Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Faculty of Health and Nutrition, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran. Instrumental Analytical Chemistry and Centre for Water and Environmental Research (ZWU), Faculty of Chemistry, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.

Research Interests: Environmental problems of cigarette butt, Microplastics and micropollutants, Emerging contaminants, Fluoride, Environmental epidemiology & environmental medicine, Environment pollution monitoring, Survey on aquatic organisms

Laurent Dufossé

CHEMBIOPRO Lab, University of Reunion Island, Saint-Denis, France.

Research Interests: Microplastics in the food chain, Food science, Biotechnology of food ingredients, Microbial pigments, Use of by-products from fisheries, Dairy microbiology

Cheng Fang

Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER), University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia.

Research Interests: Nano-materials for remediation and sensor, Nano-photonics (SERS + AIE), Sensor for pollutant monitoring

Special Issue:

Bioplastics and Microplastics: Mechanisms, Toxicity and Future Prospects

Despo Fatta-Kassinos

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Research Interests: Contaminants of emerging concern, Wastewater advanced treatment, Advanced oxidation processes, Reclaimed water reuse, Antimicrobial resistance and the environment

Contributions:

Contaminants of emerging concern and aquatic organisms: the need to consider hormetic responses in effect evaluations

Webinar: New Opportunities in Wastewater Science and Engineering: Reuse, Recovery, Valorization, Surveillance

Francisca Fernandez-Piñas

Department of Biology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Research Interests: Environmental toxicology, Aquatic photosynthetic microorganisms, Cyanobacteria, Whole-cell biosensors for environmental pollution, Nanotoxicology, Toxicology of micro- and nanoplastics

Contributions:

Nanoplastic toxicity towards freshwater organisms

Francois Gagne

Aquatic Contaminants Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Gatineau, Canada.

Research Interests: Biochemical ecotoxicology, Emerging substances, Cumulative effects of contamination, Toxicogenomics, Metabolomics, Metallomics

Contributions:

Simple detection of polystyrene nanoparticles and effects in freshwater mussels: method development and in situ application to urban pollution

Special Issue:

Urban Water Systems and Nanoparticle Contamination: Challenges and Solutions

Karina Yew Hoong Gin

NUS Environmental Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 5A Engineering Drive 1, T-Lab Building, Singapore, Singapore

Research Interests: Emerging chemical contaminants, Pathogens and indicators, Fate and transport, Water quality, Algal blooms, Toxin and off-flavors

Special Issue:

Research Progress on Factors Affecting the Migration of Microplastics in Aquatic Environments

Xuetao Guo

College of Natural Resources and Environment, Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China.

Research Interests: Microplastics, Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), Antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance, Adsorption, Occurrence and environmental fate, Environmental monitoring

Contributions:

Soil microplastics: we need to pay more attention

Hafiz M.N. Iqbal

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Monterrey, School of Engineering and Sciences, Monterrey, Mexico.

Research Interests: Enzyme activity, Biomaterials, Enzymes, Fermentation, Protein purification, Biotechnology, Environmental engineering, Biochemistry, Environmental science, Materials chemistry

Contributions:

Carbon-based materials: adsorptive removal of antibiotics from water

Guangming Jiang

School of Civil, Mining, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.

Research Interests: Environmental engineering, Sewer corrosion & odour, Sewage epidemiology, Modelling, Smart water

Hongru Jiang

College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China.

Research Interests: Microplastics, Waste management, Plastic recycling

Xianhua Liu

School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.

Research Interests: Interactions between micro/nanoplastics and microorganisms, Environmental microorganisms, Heavy metals, Aquatic environments

Special Issue:

Heavy Metal Pollution in Aquatic Environments: Monitoring, Traceability and Treatment

Guilherme Malafaia

Federal Institute of Goiano, Department of Biological Sciences, Urutaí, Goiás, Brazil.

Research Interests: Emerging micropollutants, Oxicity biomarkers, Animal behavior, Ecotoxicology, Experimental models

Special Issue:

Environmental Behavior and Ecotoxicological Effects of Micro(nano)plastics

Mallavarapu Megharaj

Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER), Faculty of Science, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia.

Research Interests: Fate and ecotoxicity of emerging contaminants, PFAS, Microplastics, Pesticides, PAHs, Pharmaceuticals

Vincenzo Naddeo

Sanitary Environmental Engineering Division (SEED), Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy.

Research Interests: Advanced water/wastewater treatment, Characterization and control of environmental odours, Environmental impact assessment (EIA)

Contributions:

Electrospun nanofiber membranes for the control of micro/nanoplastics in the environment

Ravi Naidu

Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER), Faculty of Science, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia.

Research Interests: Contaminated soil, Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, Microplastics in wastewater, Soil amendments, Agricultural and biological sciences

Special Issue:

Bioplastics and Microplastics: Mechanisms, Toxicity and Future Prospects

Elvis Dartey Okoffo

Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS), The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia.

Research Interests: Micro/nanoplastics, Micro/nanoplastics environmental fate, Method development and validation for micro/nanoplastics monitoring, Pyrolysis gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy, Environmental monitoring

Contributions:

Extraction and Pyrolysis-GC-MS analysis of polyethylene in samples with medium to high lipid content

Assessment of background plastics contamination from human respiratory tract sample collection vessels

Special Issue:

Monitoring of Microplastics in the Environment

Marta Otero

Departamento de Química y Física Aplicadas, Universidad de León, León, Spain.

Research Interests: Emerging contaminants, Water decontamination, Adsorption, Photodegradation and Photocatalysis, Microalgae based water treatment, Wastes and biomass valorization, Zero-pollution approaches

Special Issue:

Microalgae-based Removal of Pollutants from Wastewaters

Marco Parolini

Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

Research Interests: Ecotoxicological, Microplastics, PFASs, Ecosystems

Contributions:

A review of the bioaccumulation and adverse effects of PFAS in free-living organisms from contaminated sites nearby fluorochemical production plants

Paolo Pastorino

Aquatic Biology Laboratory of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Piemonte, Liguria and Valle d’Aosta (IZS PLV), Turin, Italy.

Research Interests: Aquatic ecology, Ecotoxicology, Emerging contaminants, Environmental chemistry, Environmental monitoring, Fish biology, Fish diseases, Microplastics

Contributions:

High-mountain lakes as indicators of microplastic pollution: current and future perspectives

Marco Race

Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Cassino, Italy

Research Interests: Soil remediation, Removal and control of contaminants of emerging concern (CEC) in water and wastewaters systems, Wastewater treatment and reuse, Management of contaminated soil, Hazardous waste management

Alexandra Ribeiro

Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, NOVA School of Science and Technology, NOVA University Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

Research Interests: Soil/water pollution and remediation, Organic and inorganic compounds removal, Secondary resources, Critical raw materials recovery, Electro based technologies

Jorge Jesús Rodríguez Chueca

Department of Industrial and Environmental Chemical Engineering, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain.

Research Interests: Water and wastewater treatment, Water quality, Water management, Wastewater reuse, Advanced treatments, Environmental engineering

Roberto Rosal

School of Chemical Engineering, Universidad de Alcalá, Alcala de Henares, Spain.

Research Interests: Fate, Toxicity of emerging pollutants, Wastewater treatment, Micro- and nanoplastics, Bioactive materials

Contributions:

Nanoplastic toxicity towards freshwater organisms

Ajit Sarmah

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

Research Interests: Sustainable waste utilisation, Photocatalytic degradation, Nanomaterials and plant interaction, Emerging contaminants, Human pharmaceuticals, Emerging chemicals, Phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) analysis, Pyrolysis and biochar production, Soil erosion and nutrient loss

Contributions:

Modelling and spectroscopic investigation of 2,4-D adsorption in soil amended with pine sawdust, paunch grass and sewage sludge biochars

Giuseppe Suaria

CNR-ISMAR, National Research Council, Institute of Marine Sciences, Lerici, Italy.

Research Interests: Microplastics, Marine litter, Microfibers, Plastic pollution, Marine ecology, Oceanography

Qian Sui

Department of Environmental Engineering, East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Source apportionment, Environmental behaviors, Removal mechanisms of emerging contaminants

Contributions:

Is it the appropriate syringe filter? The loss of PPCPs during filtration by syringe filter

Jing Sun

State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse, Key Laboratory of Yangtze River Water Environment, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Biological treatment, Energy and resource recovery from wastewater and sludge, Sewer odour and corrosion control, Greenhouse gas emission, Microplastics, Antibiotic resistance genes, Environmental microbiology

Special Issue:

Advances in the Study of Emerging Contaminants in Sludge

Sara Valsecchi

Water Research Institute-National Research Council (IRSA-CNR), Brugherio, Italy.

Research Interests: Emerging contaminants, Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances, Environmental quality standards, Fate of organic pollutants, Bioaccumulation, Biota monitoring, HPLC-MS

Contributions:

A review of the bioaccumulation and adverse effects of PFAS in free-living organisms from contaminated sites nearby fluorochemical production plants

Paola Verlicchi

Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy.

Research Interests: Occurrence and removal of emerging contaminants from water and wastewater, Reuse of reclaimed water, Hospital effluent treatment, Environmental risk assessment, Constructed wetlands

Jie Wang

Department of Environmental Science, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Microplastics and organic contaminants, Bioavailability and bioaccessibility of hydrophobic organic contaminants, Environmental microbiology, Microbial ecology, Mitigation strategies and risk-reduction practices

Contributions:

How microplastics and nanoplastics shape antibiotic resistance?

Youji Wang

Department of Aquatic Physiology and Medicine, College of Fisheries and Life Science, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Marine biology, Environmental science, Aquatic physiology, Shellfish aquaculture

Defeng Xing

State Key Laboratory of Urban Resource and Environment, School of Environment, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

Research Interests: Emerging contaminants, Wastewater treatment and reuse, Anammox, Microplastic biodegradation, Bioenergy and bioresource recovery, Microbiomes, Multi-omics, Microbial electrochemical technology, Anaerobic technology, Groundwater remediation

Yongkui Yang

Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.

Research Interests: Advanced wastewater treatment, Emerging contaminant control, Biosolids reuse

Wenke Yuan

Key Laboratory of Aquatic Botany and Watershed Ecology, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: Microplastics and nanoplastics, Freshwater environment, Aquatic plants, Pollution ecology, Environmental genomics, Environmental toxicology, Phytotoxicity, Phytoremediation

Special Issue:

Research Progress on Factors Affecting the Migration of Microplastics in Aquatic Environments

Yingxin Zhao

School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.

Research Interests: Water emerging contaminants control, Biological nitrogen removal, Biofilm, Heavy metal control and recovery, Advanced oxidation process

Lixin Zhu

State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Plastics, Marine Debris, Plastic-degrading, Photodissolution

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