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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...

May 16, 2015

UPDATE (24-Aug): All positions have been successfully filled! (Link)

 

We are looking for three PhD students on two different projects.  The first project involves the environmental photochemistry of amino acid-based biomolecules.  The second project is on the environmen...

November 26, 2014

Congratulations go to Elena Appiani and Rebekka Baumgartner, who have both successfully defended their PhD theses.  Rebekka defended her thesis entitled "Transformations of novel and unconventional organic compounds in engineered and natural systems: Fluoroaromatics an...

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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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