September 12, 2019

Christine Egli successfully defended her PhD thesis on "Assessing the stability of aquatic extracellular enzymes" at Eawag where she spent most of her time during her PhD. Her work on the photochemical degradation of extracellular enzymes involved the assessment of...

May 20, 2019

Within less than two weeks our group celebrated two successful defenses. Markus Schmitt presented his work on "Characterizing organic matter triplet states reactivity and aromatic amine oxidation by time-resolved spectroscopy" at ETH. For this occasion we had the pleas...

February 15, 2016

Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology have announced their choices for the top papers of 2015.  Among the three chosen was one from our team.  The work published was conducted primarily by Noah Hensley and Jill Kerrigan, both of Bill Arnold's group at...

January 20, 2016

Kris McNeill has been named Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, a Royal Society of Chemistry journal.  ESPI is focused on the environmental chemistry of natural environments, including pristine environments and those impacted by human activit...

January 19, 2016

Check out the interview of Kris by Mark Peplow of ACS Central Science (link).  Kris discusses defluorination catalysis research by former group member Rebekka Baumgartner and ongoing research on the degradation of biodegradable polymers in soil in collaboration with Dr...

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The McNeill Research Group studies environmental chemistry in aquatic systems, with a focus on elucidating reaction mechanisms.  Currently the group is studying photochemical processes in surface waters, the degradation of pharmaceutical and personal care product contaminants, the fate of amino acid-based molecules in natural systems and degradation of synthetic plastics in soil.  The McNeill Group is part of the Environmental Chemistry Group in the Institute for Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics in the Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich.

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