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Andreia Faria

Assistant Professor Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences
Office 310 Black Hall Lab 303 Black Hall, 321 Black Hall Work Phone: 352-392-7104 Website: Website Website: Google Scholar page


Dr. Faria is an assistant professor at the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil. Her current research interests are in the use of nanotechnology to advance water treatment. She applies her multidisciplinary background in chemistry, biology, and engineering to develop nanomaterials that can overcome the inefficiency of conventional materials in water treatment systems.

Primary Research Area

Environmental Nanotechnology

Other Research Areas

Water Systems

Research Interests

Nanomaterials, membrane-driven processes, nano-enable technologies for water purification, nanotoxicology


B.S., Chemistry with Minor in Biochemistry and Microbiology, Federal University of Viçosa, Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Ph.D., Food Science, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil