About the Author
Vitaly Gitis is Senior Lecturer at the Unit of Energy Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and is an expert on granular and membrane filtration separation processes. He specialises in water purification, with over 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His current research interests include multilayered ceramic membranes, wastewater treatment, and new materials for clean energy solutions.
Gadi Rothenberg is Professor and Chair of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry at the Van`t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam, and teaches courses on catalysis, thermodynamics and scientific writing. He has published over 160 papers in peer-reviewed journals, invented 14 patents, and co-founded the companies Sorbisense A/S, Yellow Diesel BV and Plantics BV. His current research interests include fuel cells, biomass conversion and multifunctional materials, and his latest invention is a simple catalytic process for cleaning out cyanide ions from industrial waste streams.