Dr. Katrin Mackenzie

Dr. Katrin Mackenzie

Contact/Addresse

Dr. Katrin Mackenzie
Senior Scientist,
Deputy Head of the Department

Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department of Environmental Engineering
Permoserstrasse 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany
katrin.mackenzie@ufz.de

Phone +49 341 235 1760 (Büro)
+49 341 235 1584 (Labor)
+49 341 235 1673 (Labor)
Fax +49 341 235 45 1760

Professional Career


Education

Diploma in Chemistry and PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) 1991 from Technical University Leuna-Merseburg with focus on Organometallic Chemistry and Heterogeneous Catalysis

Board Membership

Member of the Supervisory Board of the UFZ since July 2017.


since 2015

Head of working group ”Environmental catalysis – Reductive Processes“

since 1994

Scientist at UFZ

1992-1994

Postdoctoral Research Associate, State University of New York, Binghamton, USA

1990-1992

Scientific Assistant, Technical University Leuna-Merseburg

1991

Scientific work stay (4 months) at Oxford University (UK)

1989-1990

Scientific work stay (5 months) at Institute of Catalysis of the Russian Academy of Science, Novosibirsk

Research Areas


chemical methods for water treatment, groundwater treatment, nanoremediation, Carbo-Iron®, environmental catalysis, reduction methods, dehalogenation of organic pollutants, nanocatalysts for wastewater treatment, palladium- and copper catalysts, targeted subsurface particle transport, activation of persulfate for water treatment, halogenated micropollutants, poly- und perfluorinated surfactants

Projects

ContaSorb

Development of composite materials for sorption and destruction of ”conventional“ and „new“ halogenated groundwater pollutants (German BMBF-funded Project with 5 partners, grant agreement number 03XP0090A, time period 02/2017 – 06/2020)

NanoRem

Taking Nanotechnological Remediation Processes from Lab Scale to End User Applications for the Restoration of a Clean Environment (EU-Project with 27 Partners, Grant agreement no: 309517, time period 02/2013 – 01/2017) 

NanoPOP

Mikrobial synthesis and recycling of hybrid palladium nano-catalysts and their utilizationin treatment of persistent environmental pollutants (German BMBF-funded project, grant agreement number 03X3571B, time period 02/2013 – 01/2016)

Fe-Nanosit

Iron-based nanoparticles and nanocomposite structures for removal of pollutants from ground- and wastewater (German BMBF-funded project, grant agreement number 03X0082A, time period 04/2010 – 12/2013)


Publications