Mulatu Yohannes Nanusha
Mulatu is a Ph.D student in the Department of Effect-Directed Analysis since September 2017. In UFZ, he is working on screening for natural toxin fingerprints in waters from European wide. In his research work, he gives special consideration to natural toxins inventing from invasive and agricultural (e.g crops) plant species. The project is founded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 722493 and located under European Training Network (ETN), NaToxAq.
Mulatu got his MSc in Analytical Chemistry in 2012. From 2015 – 2017, he studied a joint MSc degree in Chemical Innovation and Regulation (environmental path) at the University of Bologna, Italy and University of Algarve, Portugal (Erasmus Mundus joint master program). His dissertation revealed environmentally sustainable way for the recovery of Pd and Fe as nanosized particle by combining solvent extraction with biological techniques.