KWR Watercycle Research Institute, The Netherlands
Roberta Hofman-Caris has a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Polymer Chemistry, both from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. For 19 years, she worked at the Central Research Laboratory of Akzo Nobel, in the field of organic and polymer chemistry for coatings, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. In 2009, she joined KWR Watercycle Research Institute, as a Senior Scientist in the field of drinking water technology. Her major research topics are in oxidation and adsorption processes.