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Prof. Dr. ir. Filip Tack is professor in biogeochemistry of trace elements in the Department Green Chemistry and Technology at Ghent University. He is head of the Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Ecochemistry.

He teaches in topics related to analytical chemistry, environmental and soil chemistry, and soil remediation, and coordinates the Erasmus Mundus master programme, the International Master in Environmental Science and Engineering at Ghent University.

His research interests include the study of the occurrence, chemical speciation and behaviour of trace metals in riparian zones and dredged sediment disposal sites, treatment of waste water using plant based systems, and management/remediation of moderate metal contamination using soil amendments, phytoremediation and phytostabilisation.