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Joseph Papp

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Joseph Papp is using nanosized iron particles and hydrogel membranes to remove selenium from water. Using the ion exchange principle to functionalize the membranes, high capacity direct capture of selenium is able to be tested . This method is compared with adsorption by an iron nanoparticle suspension to determine its efficiency. He is working with Dibakar Bhattacharyya in Chemical and Materials Engineering.