Postdoctoral Scholar

Room Number: 2C477 | Tel.: +43-1-4277-53371

Research interests

Fate assessment of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in natural environments; development of environmental fate models and identification of suitable fate descriptors for ENPs; detection of ENPs in complex environmental matrices; interaction of ENPs with natural particles and surfaces.

Curriculum vitae

Since October 2014: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Vienna, Department of Environmental Geosciences. 

 PhD studies at ETH Zurich (Switzerland), Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering.
Thesis: Development of environmental fate models for engineered nanoparticles.

Visiting researcher at the CEREGE (France).

M.Sc. in Chemistry, ETH Zurich (Switzerland). 
Thesis: Synthesis of functionalized fullerene (C60) derivatives for creation of cross-linked monolayers on a Langmuir air/water interface.

B.Sc. in Chemistry, Jacobs University Bremen (Germany). 
Thesis: Rational design of a fluorescent dye for indicator displacement from cucurbiturils.


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Abdolahpur Monikh, F, Praetorius, A, Schmid, A, Kozin, P, Meisterjahn, B, Makarova, E, Hofmann, T & von der Kammer, F 2018, 'Scientific rationale for the development of an OECD test guideline on engineered nanomaterial stability' NanoImpact, vol 11, pp. 42-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.impact.2018.01.003

Gondikas, A, von der Kammer, F, Kaegi, R, Borovinskaya, O, Neubauer, E, Navratilova, J, Praetorius, A, Cornelis, G & Hofmann, T 2018, 'Where is the nano? Analytical approaches for the detection and quantification of TiO2 engineered nanoparticles in surface waters' Environmental Science: Nano, vol 2018, no. 5, pp. 313-326. DOI: 10.1039/C7EN00952F

Sani-Kast, N, Martin, S, Slomberg, D, Labille, J, Praetorius, A, Ollivier, P & Hungerbühler, K 2015, 'Addressing the complexity of water chemistry in environmental fate modeling for engineered nanoparticles' Science of the Total Environment, vol 535, pp. 150–159.

Praetorius, A, Labille, J, Scheringer, M, Thill, A, Hungerbuehler, K & Bottero, J-Y 2014, 'Heteroaggregation of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles with Model Natural Colloids under Environmentally Relevant Conditions' Environmental Science & Technology (Washington), vol 48, no. 18, pp. 10690-10698. DOI: 10.1021/es501655v

Praetorius, A, Tufenkji, N, Gross, K-U, Martin, S, von der Kammer, F & Elimelech, M 2014, 'The road to nowhere: equilibrium partition coefficients for nanoparticles' Environmental Science: Nano, vol 4, no. 1, pp. 317-323. DOI: 10.1039/C4EN00043A

Hornung, J, Fankhauser, D, Shirtcliff, LD, Praetorius, A, Schweizer, WB & Diederich, F 2011, 'Cycloalkane and Alicyclic Heterocycle Complexation by New Switchable Resorcin[4] arene-Based Container Molecules: NMR and ITC Binding Studies' Chemistry: A European Journal, vol 17, no. 44, pp. 12362-12371. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201101861

Reinoso, S, Piedra-Garza, LF, Dickman, MH, Praetorius, A, Biesemans, M, Willem, R & Kortz, U 2010, 'Trilacunary A-beta-Keggin tungstogermanates and -silicates functionalized with phenyltin(IV) electrophiles' Dalton Transactions (Print Edition): a journal of inorganic chemistry, vol 39, no. 1, pp. 248-255. DOI: 10.1039/b910889k

Reinoso, S, Dickman, MH, Praetorius, A, Piedra-Garza, LF & Kortz, U 2008, 'Phenyltin-substituted 9-tungstogermanate and comparison with its tungstosilicate analogue' Inorganic Chemistry, vol 47, no. 19, pp. 8798-8806. DOI: 10.1021/ic800852d

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