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Fellow
Litter
Marta Irene
Current position: 
Senior Researcher and Professor
Current nationality: 
Argentina
Current residence: 
Argentina
Affiliation/Institution: 
National Research Council (CONICET) and University of General San Martín
Biodata: 
Litter is Doctor in Chemistry from the Buenos Aires University, Argentina (1974) with Postdoctoral stage at the University of Arizona, USA (1983). She is Senior Researcher of the National Research Council (CONICET) and Full Professor at the University of General San Martín, Argentina. She was Principal Researcher and Head of the Environmental Chemistry Remediation Division at the National Atomic Commission. Main research interests: treatment of organic and inorganic contaminants in water and air by innovative advanced technologies, especially heterogeneous photocatalysis and use of iron nanomaterials. She authored more than 250 scientific publications in international journals, books and chapters of books. She received the Mercosur Prize twice in 2006 and 2011. She was President of the Organizing Committee of the 5th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2014. She was designated pioneer on photocatalysis in Argentina (2016).
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
6 - Clean water and sanitation
10 - Reduced inequality
Keywords: 
Environmental Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Advanced Oxidation/Reduction Technologies, Heterogeneous Photocatalysis, Metals, Chromium, Arsenic, Uranium, Mercury, Lead.
Past nationality: 
Argentina
Elected
2019
Place of Birth: 
Buenos Aires
Country of birth: 
Argentina

Date of birth

3
August
1946
Section:
05-Chemical Sciences
Last updated on 17/08/2019