Background and activities

Research Interests

• Water treatment: Coagulation / Flocculation, (Membrane) Filtration
• Characterization of organic matter and particles / colloids in water
• Advanced Oxidation Processes (Electrochemical Oxidation
• Field-Flow Fractionation

Current research activities

• Treatment of organic pollutants in landfill leachate by electrochemical oxidation / advanced oxidation

• Characterization of colloids in water treatment systems and the environment via asymmetric flow field-flow fractionation (AF4)

• Removal of natural organic matter (NOM) by coagulation and ceramic membrane filtration

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Meyn, Thomas; Halle, Cynthia. (2016) Characterisation of Colloids using Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation and Online Organic Carbon Detection. IWA Particle Separation 2016 . IWA; Oslo. 2016-06-22 - 2016-06-24.
  • Monrabal Martinez, Carlos; Muthanna, Tone Merete; Meyn, Thomas. (2016) Seasonal variation in pollutant concentrations and particle size distribution in urban stormwater - design implications for BMPs. 9th Novatech conference: Planning & technologies for sustainable urban water management ; Lyon. 2016-06-28 - 2016-07-01.
  • Gottselig, Nina; Meyn, Thomas; Nischwitz, Volker; Halle, Cynthia; Vereecken, Harry; Amelung, Wulf; Bol, Roland; Siemens, Jan; Klumpp, Erwin. (2015) Phosphorus nanoparticles and colloids of forest stream waters – fractionation and potential role in ecosystems. Soil interfaces for sustainable development (ISMOM 2015) . McGill University; Montreal. 2015-07-05 - 2015-07-10.
  • Leiknes, TorOve; Raspati, Gema Sakti; Meyn, Thomas. (2013) Investigating coagulated NOM floc properties and its impact on membrane filtration by fractal dimensions analysis. 7th IWA Specialised Membrane Technology Conference and Exhibition for Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse . International Water Association; Toronto. 2013-08-25.
  • Raspati, Gema Sakti; Leiknes, TorOve; Meyn, Thomas; Ivanovic, Igor. (2012) Fouling analysis of low-pressure membrane filtration; Comparison between a deterministic model and a macroscopic approach. IWA Particle Separation Conference . International Water Association; Berlin. 2012-06-18 - 2012-06-20.