VSB – Technical University Ostrava, Czech Republic, EU
Position: Full Professor and Head of the Nanotechnology Center of the Centre for Energy and Environmental Technologies, VSB - Technical University Ostrava, Czech Republic
Specialization: carbon materials for environmental and biomedical applications, nanocomposites, nanostructured sorbents, environmental chemistry.
At the NANOCON´23 conference Daniela Plachá will present the lecture “Graphene-Based Sorbents for Efficient Removal of Pharmaceutical Contaminants and Repurposing as Effective Supercapacitor Materials” at the Session B - Industrial and Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials.
Personal Background and Education:
Prof. Daniela Plachá obtained her MSc. degree in the Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, the Czech Republic (1991), her Ph.D. in the Protection of the Environment in industry from the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava, the Czech Republic (2004).
Since 2020 she is a full Professor (Prof.) of the Protection of the Environment, VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology (2020) teaching and tutoring students in field of organic chemistry, nanotechnology and environmental science.
Daniela Plachá started her career at the VSB - TUO in 1996 as analytical chemist in the field of chromatography. In 2008, she started to devote herself to science and research, namely the applications of nanomaterials in the field of the environment, and then to the development and research of nanocomposites for environmental and biomedical purposes.
Currently, she is the Head of the Nanotechnology Centre of the Centre for Energy and Environmental Technologies, VSB - TUO.
She is a member of the Czech National Clay Group and AIPEA (Association Internationale Pour l´Etude des Argiles, Czech Chemical Society.
Research interests of Daniela Plachá are in the area of application of nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the environmental chemistry and biomedicine. The Laboratory of Advanced Nanotechnology Materials led by D. Plachá focuses particularly on synthesis of nanoparticles, nanomaterials, nanofibers and nanocomposites, their characterization, applications and environmental impacts.
Summary of publication activity:
Author and co-author of 70 publications in international peer-reviewed journals. Around 2.400 citations and H-index: 23 (Google Scholar, August 2023).
Moore details: https://scholar.google.cz/citations?user=zXITN1oAAAAJ&hl=cs
Other results of research activities:
She is also co-author of 6 Patents, 2 Utility models, 1 Verified technology and Prototype and 22 Certified methodologies.