Keynote speaker Prof. Dr. Nataša Novak Tušar
National Institute of Chemistry and University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Prof. Dr. Nataša Novak Tušar has been the head of the Laboratory for catalysts and research program Chemistry of catalysts for clean air in the Department of Inorganic Chemistry and Technology at the National Institute of Chemistry in Ljubljana since 2022. After receiving her PhD in chemistry from the University of Ljubljana, she was an individual Marie Curie fellow at the ELETTRA synchrotron and the University of Trieste, Italy, from 2003-2004. Her research interests include catalyst/photocatalyst design and development in heterogeneous catalysis for environmental and energy applications. She is co-author of more than 80 articles in journals indexed by SCI and her h-index is 24 (Google Scholar). Since 2018, she is a full professor and director of the PhD programme “Materials” at the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia. She is a member of the governing bodies of ENMIX (European Nanoporous Materials Institute of Excellence) and EFCATS (European Federation of Catalysis Societies). She is a member of the editorial boards of the journals Catalysis communications and Frontiers in chemistry.