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StreetBulevardi ZOGU I 
ZIP, City, State 35542 - TIRANA (Albania) 
Phone+355 4 244 505 
Faxmob: +355 695343776 
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Professor Pranvera Lazo (Lecturer)
 Employees in RTD
 Activities in Research and Development

 RTD sectors:
» Data processing, Information systems     
» Micro and Nanotechnologies     
» Air Pollution treatment     
» Water treatment     
» Waste management     
» Environment Pollution (Measuring, Health)     
» Food quality and security     
» Pharmaceutics     
» Chemistry     
» Research Services (Consulting)     

 Area of expertise (keywords)
» Instrumental Analytical Chemistry
» Chemometric.
» Advanced Analytical Chemistry
» Chemical Analysis of Inorganic Pollutants.
» Atomic Absorbtion Spectrometry and other Optical Methods.
» Monitoring of Inorganic Pollutants in Sediment and Biota Samples.
» heavy metals in environmental samples (water, biota, soils and sediments)
» Mercury, Arsenic and heavy metals speciation
» Toxicology, Food quality and safety
» Nanomaterials
 RTD Experiences

 RTD focus of organization
research and education

 Description of RTD activities
She has long experience in scientific research and application of methods for determination of trace pollutants, particularly mercury, arsenic and other heavy metals in various environmental samples by AAS and other analytical techniques.
She has been the group leader in some national and regional environmental monitoring projects. Has leaded the analytical department of Tirana Geochemical and Geophysical Survey Centre for 12 years (1981-1992). She has experience in scientific research and application of methods for determination of rare earth and some radioactive elements (chemical analysis of U and Th) in various environmental samples. She has been involved and supervised the laboratory of Tirana Geochemical and Geophysical Survey Center in the analysis of the samples used in Methalogenic Map of Albania (scale 1:200 000) (1987 - 1991). She has very rich publishing record (3 textbooks, 4 monographs and 48 research papers) and actively participated in international scientific conferences (42). She has supervised 2 Dr Thesis, 3 Ms thesis and 16 diploma (environmental monitory, food quality and safety, analysis of pharmaceotical products).

 Experiences in international Programmes
1) 6th Framework Programme; Project NMP2-CT-2004-505561 “Worldwide remediation of mercury hazards through biotechnology”, (2004-2007, www.biomercury.de. (Case study leader)
2)REC-GEF “The valuation of mercury and heavy metals in biota, sediments and soils in Narta and Orikumi lagoons”, Submitted to MEDWETCOAST project (MAP-UNEP), 2003-2004 (Projectt leader)
3)Joint Research Project “SCOPES 7ALJ065583, with Swiss Institute of Plant Biology in Zurich, “Assessment of heavy metals contamination in some important rivers and lakes of Albania using algae” (2001-2005).
4)“HM and chlor-organic pollutants in contaminated parts of Albanian coast”, Founded by the Albanian Ministry of the Environment, Tirana, 2000 - 2001.
5)MED-POL III Project of MAP-UNEP Programme for the monitoring of pollutants in Mediterrean Sea “Monitoring of heavy metals levels in marine samples from Albanian seacoast” (continued from 1999)

 Organisation is/was involved in projects funded by the following RTD programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
National RTD Programmes

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2008-03-26 / 2010-04-14