Fellahi, Imane

Imane Fellahi

Predoctoral researcher


Removal of emerging pollutants from wastewater using membrane-based hybrid systems

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IMDEA Water. Avenida Punto Com, 2. Parque CientĂ­fico TecnolĂłgico de la Universidad de AlcalĂĄ. AlcalĂĄ de Henares. 28805 MADRID



Environmental engineer graduated from the National Polytechnic School (ENP, 2017), Algeria. obtained an international master’s degree in Sustainable Management and Governance of Water in the Natural and Agricultural Environment by the Mediterranean Agricultural Institute of Zaragoza (CIHEAM-IAMZ, 2022), Spain.

Her end-of-study project was developed at the Renewable Energy Development Center (CDER, 2017), Algeria in the Department of Bioenergy and Environment on the continuous monitoring of air pollution by the different fractions of PMi. Her final master’s work was carried out at the Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura (CEBAS- CSIC) in the Department of Irrigation on the impact of water reuse in agriculture, the optimization of water technologies for the removal of emerging contaminants (pharmaceuticals), and the study of the risk of re-use in the soil-plant system.

Since October 2022, she was working in IMDEA Water as a research assistant. Her contract was funded by the European Union – Next Generation EU, through the “Investigo Program”, in the framework of the European Union’s Recovery and Resilience Mechanism.

Since March 2024 she has been working as a predoctoral researcher thanks to the grant PIPF-2022/ECO-26357 funded by the Community of Madrid, developing the thesis “Removal of emerging pollutants from wastewater using membrane-based hybrid systems”.