List of Plenary and Invited Speakers & Topics | Confirmed for ICULTA 2021


Mike Blumenstein | NSF International, USA

  • New Alternative UV Test Method in NSF/ANSI 55 – Ultraviolet Microbiological Water Treatment Systems

Petra Burger | Dr. Hönle AG, Germany

  • Characteristics of UV-LEDs for Industrial Curing Solutions

Susanne Fleischmann | Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

  • UV-C LED usage for bacterial decontamination of technical surfaces in food processing

Johannes Glaab | Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Germany

  • Understanding the degradation mechanisms of UVB and UVC LEDs to improve their reliability

Michael Kneissl | Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

  • Exploring the wavelength and efficiency limits of deep UV LEDs

Gordon Knight | International Ultraviolet Association, USA

  • The Need for Standards in UV-LED Water Disinfection Systems, and Challenges for Application to a World Market

Kazunobu Kojima | Tohoku University, Japan

  • Characterization of AlGaN deep-ultraviolet light-emitting diodes grown on AlN/sapphire templates with dense macrosteps and its application of high-speed solar-blind optical wireless

Axel Kramer | Universitätsmedizin Greifswald, Germany

  • Is far-UVC radiation a promising approach to prevent airborne infections in regard to the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic?

Oliver Lawal | AquiSense Technologies, USA

  • Raising the Standard: The Case for Holistic Guidelines for UV-C LED Based Water Treatment Systems

Karl Linden | University of Colorado Boulder, USA

  • Thinking outside the treatment plant: UV LEDs for distributed disinfection applications

Neysha Lobo Ploch | UVphotonics, Germany

  • UV LEDs: Recent advances and future prospects of this versatile technology

Martina Meinke | Charité, Germany

  • Application of 233 nm UVC LED for eradication of MRSA and MSSA and risk assessment of skin damage ex vivo

James P. Malley | University of New Hampshire, USA

  • Ultraviolet (UVC) Device Validation for Public Health Protection

Kumiko Oguma | The University of Tokyo, Japan

  • UV-LEDs for Water Disinfection: The Forefront of Research and Applications

Carina Reble | Courage + Khazaka electronic, Germany

  • Development of LED based diffuse reflectance spectroscopy device for the non-invasive in vivo measurement of UVA‑PF and SPF

Marco Santin | University of Pisa, Italy

  • Peach flesh metabolome is modulated by UV-B radiation although UV-B does not penetrate the peach skin

Leo J. Schowalter | Crystal IS, USA

  • Defining a Figure of Merit for UVC Radiation Efficiency in a Water Disinfection Reactor and the Impact of UVT, Reflectivity and Size

Tim Schwarzenberger | TZW: DVGW-Technologiezentrum Wasser, Germany

  • UV LED systems put to the test: a diary of a test center

Christoph Söller | Heraeus Noblelight, Germany

  • Characteristics of UV-LED sources for spectroscopic applications

Peter Sperfeld | PTB, Germany

  • UV radiometry for LED-based systems

David Warschke | DVGW, Germany

  • UV LED disinfection for public water supply: Preparation of a test protocol in Germany