BME Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology Research Group

BME Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology Research Group

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The Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology Research Group works at the Department of Applied Biotechnology and Food Science of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

Leaders:

Group members:

Ph.D. students:

  • Éva Farkas

Ph.D. candidates:

Research and education

Research topics

  • Risk assessment and characterisation of chemical substances
  • Development of ecotoxicological tests: aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicology
  • Soil toxicity assessment
  • Planning and demonstration of soil remediation technologies
  • Enhanced bioremediation
  • Cyclodextrines in environmental technologies
  • Emerging pollutants: monitoring, measurement of the effects, removal from water and soil
  • Soil amelioration with waste
    • Cover layers from wastes for landfill sites
    • Soil improvement with biochar made from waste materials
  • Complex management of contaminated sites:
    • Sites contaminated with organic pollutants (petroleum hydrocarbons and aliphatic hydrocarbons)
    • Gyöngyösoroszi abandoned mining area contaminated with base metal sulphide containing waste
    • Ajka area further to the red mud spill
  • Complex re-use technologies for red mud
  • Development of the ENFO environmental and engineering database

Educational activities

Introduction

Publications

Projects (2001-2015)

Infrastructure