Vitalii Kavun

Vitalii holds a Specialist (Engineer) Diploma in Equipment for Oil and Gas Processing from Saint-Petersburg Mining University, Russia, and a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from LUT University, Finland.

He is currently a PhD student at the department of Separation Science at LUT University and his research focuses on the development and synthesis of advanced materials, such as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), for recovery and separation of rare earth elements from aqueous solutions. During his research visit at TU Delft, he joined the group of Prof. Monique van der Veen to study the synthesis and characterization of MOFs for photocatalytic reactions.

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