Researcher interests: Physico-chemical processes of organic pollutants occurring in water, reclaimed wastewater, soils and sediments. Elucidation of physical, chemical and biological processes that influence the fate of organic molecules in the environment, especially in the agricultural environment. Fate and processes of pharmaceutical compounds in the agro-environment. Sorption-desorption behavior. Risks associated with intensive irrigation with reclaimed wastewater. Flame retardants in the environment. Reactivity of dissolved organic matter in the environment. Transformation and degradation of organic pollutants. Nano particles in the environment.
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Selected Publications

baoshan xing, Benny Chefetz, chenghao, chuanxin, daniel clasby, huiyuan guo, huynh, jason white, lauren thistle, lili, Tamara Polubesova
transformation of ag ions into ag nanoparticle loaded agcl microcubes in the plant root zone (2019)| Environmental science. Nano| Read more
alistair boxall, Benny Chefetz, laura carter, Ziad Abdeen
emerging investigator series towards a framework for establishing the impacts of pharmaceuticals in wastewater irrigation systems on agro ecosystems and human health (2019)| Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts| Read more
bettina seiwert, Benny Chefetz, marina karpov, Tamara Polubesova, thorsten reemtsma, vered mordehay
transformation of oxytetracycline by redox active fe iii and mn iv containing minerals processes and mechanisms (2018)| Water Research| Read more
baoshan xing, Benny Chefetz, david julian mcclements, Tamara Polubesova, ruojie zhang, wenhao
transformation and speciation analysis of silver nanoparticles of dietary supplement in simulated human gastrointestinal tract (2018)| Environmental Science & Technology| Read more
baoshan xing, bhaskar bhaduri, Benny Chefetz, maya engel, Tamara Polubesova, wenhao
dual functionality of an ag fe3o4 carbon nanotube composite material catalytic reduction and antibacterial activity (2018)| Journal of environmental chemical engineering| Read more
Benny Chefetz, Myah Goldstein, Moshe Shenker, tomer malchi
pharmacokinetics in plants carbamazepine and its interactions with lamotrigine (2018)| Environmental Science & Technology| Read more
Benny Chefetz, gil eshel, roey egozi, tom topaz
pesticide load dynamics during stormwater flow events in mediterranean coastal streams alexander stream case study (2018)| Science of The Total Environment| Read more
amy mckenna, Benny Chefetz, huan chen, Tamara Polubesova, robert young, shani avnerikatz, thomas borch, william bahureksa
composition dependent sorptive fractionation of anthropogenic dissolved organic matter by fe iii montmorillonite (2018)| Soil Systems| Read more
Benny Chefetz, Yona Chen, evyatar ben mordechay, jorge tarchitzky, Moshe Shenker
composted biosolids and treated wastewater as sources of pharmaceuticals and personal care products for plant uptake a case study with carbamazepine (2018)| Environmental Pollution| Read more
Shimshon Belkin, Benny Chefetz, Yitzhak Hadar, maya engel, menachem elimelech, xinglin
bacterial inactivation by a carbon nanotube iron oxide nanocomposite a mechanistic study using e coli mutants (2018)| Environmental science. Nano| Read more
amy mckenna, Benny Chefetz, huan chen, Tamara Polubesova, robert young, shani avnerikatz, thomas borch, yuri corilo
adsorptive fractionation of dissolved organic matter dom by mineral soil macroscale approach and molecular insight (2017)| Organic Geochemistry| Read more
anat paz, Benny Chefetz, galit tadmor, jens blotevogel, Tamara Polubesova, thomas borch, tomer malchi
fate of carbamazepine its metabolites and lamotrigine in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater sorption leaching and plant uptake (2016)| Chemosphere| Read more
adsorption of soil derived humic acid by seven clay minerals a systematic study (2016)| Clays and Clay Minerals| Read more
degradation of plant cuticles in soils impact on formation and sorptive ability of humin mineral matrices (2015)| Journal of Environmental Quality| Read more

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