CEESR Research Program

CEESR is focused in research for sustainability using advanced science and technology, major themes include

Monitoring and Risk Assessment of Hazardous Chemicals in the Environment

  • Advanced monitoring methods for persistent organic pollutants(POPs), endocrine disrupting chemicals(EDCs), Polyaromatic hydrocarbons(PAHs), Pharmaceutical and Personal care products(PPCPs), Radionuclides, heavy metals
  • Risk assessment of environmental toxicants and their impacts on biosystems
  • Toxicological studies
  • Monitoring of climate change impacts on surface watersheds and integrated watershed management of hazardous chemicals
  • Land degradation monitoring including deforestation, land and coastal erosions
  • Creation of an environmental information network in the sub-Sahara African region

Pollution Reduction and Remediation in Industrial Complexes

  • Development of zero emissions technology (Green chemistry)
  • Development of innovative water and wastewater treatment technology
  • Development of remediation strategies and options for contaminants in the environment

Environmental Application of Advanced Biotechnology

  • Bioremediation and biodegradation of soil pollutants
  • Enzymatic treatment of hazardous chemicals
  • Bio-monitoring and biosensor development
  • Isolation and development of new microbial strains for environmental processes

Environmental Baseline studies

  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Environmental auditing and evaluation
  • Post impact assessments

Environmental Energy Technology

  • Biofuel production from waste biomass (bioethanol, biobutanol, biohydrogen, bioelectricity and biodiesel)
  • Development of adaptable energy technologies for Oil and gas, solar and wind energy
  • Bioelectrochemistry (biosensor)
  • Biohydrogen and renewable energy production technology

Batteria-Risparmio Energetico

Nanotechnology and Materials Science

  • Development of corrosion resistant nano-coatings (smart nanomaterials) for industrial applications
  • Development of new nanomaterials using green chemistry approach for medical applications
  • Removal of toxic contaminants using reactive nanoparticles and nanomaterials
  • Fate and transport of reactive micro- and nano-particles in porous media

ICEESR provides cutting-edge research products for commercialization and intellectual property security. ICEESR is open to bespoke researches as well as providing solutions to specific industry challenges.