Petr Kvapil, Ph.D.He is 39 years old assistant manager of Ecological services division, AQUATEST a.s. company. He has graduated at Faculty of natural sciences of Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic). His PhD. Degree he obtained at the University of Provence (Marseille, France) and Ecole des Mines d'Ales (France) with the specialization on Environmental chemistry.

Actually he has more than 15 years professional experience in the remediation field, 10 years experience in in-situ oxidation and reduction remedial processes field, and 7 years of experience with nanoiron enhanced contaminant reduction. An important part of his actual working activity is new remedial technologies research and development in collaboration with Czech and European scientific organisations. He has assisted on one of first European field and laboratory nanoiron applications in 2004. Until now he has assisted or managed more than 15 field pilot nanoiron applications provided in EU and assisted or managed 3 full-scale nanoiron remediation projects.