2019 Elsevier Foundation Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge – Top 50

Thank you for participating in the Elsevier Foundation Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge!

The first stage of the submission process closed on September 30th. During the past weeks, our pool of experts worked to review the proposals.

We’re proud to announce the top contestants selected for the next stage, who will be asked to submit their full proposals.

  • Ozioma Akakuru. Slow release of pesticides from chitosans-starch beads
  • Cecilia Akintayo. Use of UV/Fe-TiO2 Nanocomposite for Wastewater treatment
  • Ramia Albakain. New green technique to remove toxic metal from wastewater
  • R. Anantharaj. Sustainable Solvent on Simultaneous Dechlorination and Decol
  • Prosper Naah Angnunavuri. Occupational Exposure of Fuel Pump Attendants to BTEX in GH
  • Mohammed Aourach. BeP –Biopesticide replace Pesticide
  • Ahmad Zaharin Aris. Green metal-organic framework for water purification
  • Marina Patricia Arrieta Dillon. Multifunctional biobased and biodegradable packaging nanocom
  • Ghasem Azarian. An auto-electrochemical plan to manage gray water and rainwater
  • Narmina Balayeva. Heterocyclic Imine Synthesis and Simultaneous H2 Production
  • Nieves Barros Pena. Protecting soil for climate change: Ecothermodynamics
  • Siva Kumar Belliraj. Developing green technologies from renewable biomass
  • Oladotun Bolade. Engineered nanomaterials for environmental remediation
  • Mariam Darestani. Utilizing membranes and brine to propel sea-going vessels
  • Abeer El Shahawy. Homemade simple purification system
  • Amr Essawy. Phytosynthesis and Solar-driven Photocatalysis
  • Alina Ghinet. From boats to … natural products and health!
  • Mohamed Hafez. Conversion of plastic wastes to liquid fuel by pyrolysis
  • Dritan Hasa. Green extraction of bioactive compounds from plants
  • Dino Hasanagić.  Nutrient-enriched zeolite improves crops and reduces drought
  • Mario Alejandro Heredia Salgado. Multipurpose utilization of biochar in the Ecuadorian Amazon
  • Elizabeth Hunvio. Cysteine Protease Inhibitor for Transgenic Expression
  • Joshua Raj Jaganathan. Decolorisation of wastewater using Ionic Liquids
  • Tariq Khan. Green nanoparticles and Amphotericin B against Leishmaniasis
  • Nilwala Kottegoda. Waste Coconut Coir based Multi-purpose Nano-Water-Filters
  • Sanjaya Lama. Development of iron biofortified Spirulina for anemic women
  • Ivan Lesov. Porous, green, ceramic – can we beat the polystyrene?
  • Sushil Maurya. A Novel Green Process for Azelaic Acid from Natural Resource
  • Erhabor Norris.  Cross-cultural analysis of sustainable waste management
  • Kai Siang Oh. Microplastics removal using natural coagulants
  • Emmanuel Chukwudalu Ohaekenyem. Treatment of Wound using waste animal bones
  • Lokendra Pal. High Strength and Antibacterial Chitosan-Nanocellulose Compo
  • Arambiy Paranuk. Installation of methanol regenerations
  • Satish Vitthal Patil. Summer spraying of pesticide: Novel vector control strategy
  • Ankur Patwardhan. Butterfly attractant for pollination and ecosystem health
  • Julio R. Pinzón. Photoxidative degradation of estrogen in water
  • Lea Piscitelli. New life for waste
  • Kamalesh Prasad. A green and sustainable way to tackle waste PET bottle and e-waste
  • Lalthazuala Rokhum. Sustainable production of biodiesel using biowaste material
  • Claudio Santi. Cleaning water with selenium containing tunable pincers
  • Fabio Santos. Use of Cacao bio-waste to produce biofuels and chemicals
  • Manas Ranjan Senapati. Plasto Ash Tiles
  • Maisara Shahrom, Raja Shahrom. Ionic liquids as a new solvent for chitosan in capturing CO2
  • Geoffrey Ssekatawa. Waste Motor Oil Recycling
  • Norhayati Talib. Hydrogel Biochar: a super adsorbent to eliminate H2s
  • Sandeep Thapa. Plastic degrading bacteria: Cleaning up the pollution
  • Adeline Ting. Green biosynthesis of Fe-NPs using FVW for dye removal
  • Varun Vohra. Highly sustainable PV windows employing natural dyes
  • Vijay Yadav. Pyrogen diagnosis and depyrogenation technology for water
  • Soon Kong Yong. Slow-release fertilizer from agricultural waste