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Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Kieran

Contact Surname: Nolan

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School of chemical sciences, dublin city university, Glasnevin, D9

Telephone Contact Number: +353(01)7005913

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Email Address: kieran.nolan@dcu.ie

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Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: Dublin City University

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My research interests are in the following areas: 1) Design and preparation of TiO2 - graphene (and activated carbon) composites for application in the removal of pollutants from industrial waste water. Publications - i) On the adsorption/photodegradation of Amoxicillin in aqueous solutions by an integrated photocatalytic adsorbent (IPCA): Experimental studies and kinetics analysis Shaik Basha, Colin Barr, David Keane, Anne Morrissey, Kieran Nolan, Michael Oelgemoller, John Tobin, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2011, 10, 1014–1022. ii) Treatment options for wastewater from pharmaceutical companies: a review. Ann-Marie Deegan; Basha Shaik; Kieran Nolan; K. Urell; Michael Oelgemöller; John Tobin; Anne Morrissey, Int. J. Environ. Sci. Tech., 2011, 8 (3), 649-666. iii) A SPE-HPLC and SPE-LC-MS/MS method for the detection of low concentrations of three APIs in industrial waste streams. Ann-Marie Deegan, Mark Cullen, Michael Oelgemöller, Kieran Nolan, John Tobin, Anne Morrissey, Analytical Letters, 2011, 44, 2808–2820. iv)Photodegradation of famotidine by integrated photocatalytic adsorbent (IPCA) and kinetic study Keane, David; Basha, Shaik; Nolan, Kieran; Morrissey, Anne; Oelgemoeller, Michael; Tobin, John M. Catalysis Letters 2011, 141(2), 300-308. v) Studies on the Adsorption and Kinetics of Photodegradation of Pharmaceutical Compound, Indomethacin Using Novel Photocatalytic Adsorbents (IPCAs), Shaik Basha, David Keane, Anne Morrissey, Kieran Nolan, Michael Oelgemöller,John Tobin, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2010, 49, 11302–11309. vi) Overview of the development of Integrated PhotoCatalytic Adsorbents (IPCAs) for water treatment using titanium dioxide (TiO2) and activated carbon, Keane, D., Basha, S., Nolan, K., Morrissey, A., Oelgemöller, M., Tobin, J. (2011) in CRC Handbookof Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology, Third Edition. ed Griesbeck, A., Oelgemoeller, M., Ghetti, F. In press. 2) Design and preparation of dye-TiO2 composites for application in the removal of pollutants from industrial waste water. Publications - Photocatalytic Activity of a Porphyrin/TiO2 Composite in the Degradation of Pharmaceuticals, Sharon Murphy, Carla Saurel, Anne Morrissey, John Tobin, Michael Oelgemöller, Kieran Nolan, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2012 119– 120, 156– 165. 3) Environmental forensics. Publications - i) An SPE LC-MS/MS method for the analysis of human and veterinary chemical markers within surface waters: An environmental forensics application, Cecilia Fenech, Kieran Nolan, Luc Rockc, Anne Morrissey, Environmental Pollution, 181, 2013, 250-256. ii)The potential for a suite of isotope and chemical markers to differentiate sources of nitrate contamination: A review. Anne J Morrissey; Cecilia Fenech; Luc Roc; Kieran Nolan; John Tobin, Water Research, 2012, 46, 2023-2041. 4) The development of new ‘Green’ synthetic technologies, with particular emphasis on the development of new energy efficient microflow photochemical reactors. Publications - i) ‘Flow Technology – A green technology with a bright future’ , Kieran Nolan, Alexander Yavorskyy, Michael Oelgemöller, Oksana Shvydkiv 2013 EPA STRIVE Report 101, Micro-Photochemistry – A New Resources-Efficient Synthesis Tool, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-84095-477-7. ii) Parallel Microflow Photochemistry: Process Optimization, Scale-up, and Library Synthesis, Alexander Yavorskyy, Oksana Shvydkiv, Norbert Hoffmann, Kieran Nolan, Michael Oelgemöller, Organic Letters, 2012, 14, 4342-4345. iii)Green Photooxygenations in a bubble column reactor , Alexander Yavorskyy, Oksana Shvydkiv, Carolin Limburg, Kieran Nolan, Yan M. C. Delauré, Michael Oelgemöller, Green Chemistry, 2012, 14, 888-892. iv) Synthesis of Juglone (5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone) in a Falling Film Microreactor, Oksana Shvydkiv , Michael Oelgemöller, Kieran Nolan, Journal of Flow Chemistry, 2012 ,2, 52 – 55. v) Microphotochemistry – a reactor comparison study using the photosensitized addition of isopropanol to furanones as a model reaction, Oksana Shvydkiv, Alexander Yavorskyy, Su Bee Tan, Kieran Nolan, Norbert Hoffmann, Ali Youssef and Michael Oelgemöller, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2011, 10, 1399 – 1404. vi) Microphotochemistry: 4,4'-Dimethoxybenzophenone mediated photodecarboxylation reactions involving phthalimides, Oksana Shvydkiv, Kieran Nolan and Michael Oelgemöller, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2011, 7, 1055–1063. vii) Photosensitized addition of isopropanol to furanones in a dual capillary microreactor, Alexander Yavorskyy, Oksana Shvydkiv, Kieran Nolan, Norbert Hoffmann, Michael Oelgemöller, Tetrahedron Letters, 2011, 52, 278-280. viii) From conventional to Micro-Photochemistry: Photodecarboxylation Reactions involving Phthalimides, Oksana Shvydkiv, Sonia Gallagher, Kieran Nolan, Michael Oelgemöller, Organic Lett., 2010, 12, 5170-5173. iX) Photosensitized addition of isopropanol to furanones in a 365 nm UV-LED microchip, Oksana Shvydkiv, Alexander Yavorskyy, Kieran Nolan, Ali Youssef, Emmanuel Riguet, Norbert Hoffmann, Michael Oelgemöller, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2010, 9 (12), 1601 – 1603. x) Photodecarboxylative Additions of α-Thioalkyl-Substituted Carboxylates to Alkyl Phenylglyoxylates, Su BeeTan, Oksana Shvydkiv, J.Fielder, Fadi Hatoum, Kieran Nolan, Michael Oelgemöller, Synlett, 2010, 2240-2243. xi) Green photochemistry: the use of microemulsions as green media in photooxygenation reactions, Emma E Coyle, Kieran Joyce, Kieran Nolan, Michael Oelgemoeller, Green Chemistry, 12, 2010, 1544-1547

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Environmental forensics, photocatalysis, composite materials, waste water treatment, microflow synthesis, graphene, titanium dioxide

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