Distinguished Presentation Award to Katja Schaldach

Katja Schaldach M.Sc. (PhD student at ITUN) was honored with the second place for her talk in the Working Group “Environmental Protection” at the International Forum-Contest of Young Researchers “Topical Issues of Rational Use of Natural Resources“,


which took place in St. Petersburg on April 19th - 21th 2017. The contribution entitled with “New strategies for the material utilization of agricultural by-products from tropics exemplified by bio-based adsorbent materials” was co-authored by Dr. Volker Herdegen and Dr. Hans-Werner Schröder.

The presented results are part of a German-Vietnamese cooperation project “BioMatUse”, which is funded by the German BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research) and the Vietnamese MoST (Ministry of Science and Technology).