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Marta Litter is Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA, 1974), Argentina, with postdoctoral training at the University of Arizona, USA (1983). She is author of around 120 scientific publications in international journals and books in organic and physical chemistry and environmental sciences. She is also author of various reviews on photocatalysis and advanced oxidation processes and has contributed to the elaboration of educational material for Spanish-speaking specialists and students. She is the Head of the Remediation Technologies Division (Department of Environmental Studies, Chemistry Directorate) of the National Atomic Energy Commission (Argentina). She is also Full Professor at the General San Martín University and Principal Researcher of the National Research Council (CONICET), and has been Professor at the University of Buenos Aires, the National Technological University (Argentina), as well as other Latin American Universities. Prof. Litter received the Mercosur Prize 2006 in Science and Technology (Technologies for Social Inclusion). She directed several degree, master and PhD Thesis and coordinates various national and international projects on water treatment. She was the International Coordinator of a project from the Organization of the American States to develop low-cost technologies for disinfection and decontamination of water in rural regions of Latin America (2002-2006), a partner of the SOLWATER project (European Union, 2002-2005), and International Coordinator of the IBEROARSEN Project (Arsenic in Iberoamerica, 2006-2009): http://www.cnea.gov.ar/xxi/ambiental/iberoarsen/english/