Dr. Yuri Hendrix

Postdoctoral reseacher at thInstitute of Forestry and Engineering (EMÜ)

Nationality: The Netherlands

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Fr.R.Kreutzwaldi 56, Tartu 51014, ESTONIA

Institute of Forestry and Engineering, Chair of Biosystems Engineering





  • PhD (2020, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
  • Msc in Nanomaterials, (2014,Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
  • Bsc in Chemistry, (2012, Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Present fields of research

  • Photocatalysis
  • Waste water treatment
  • Electrochemical oxidation
  • Metal & metal oxide nanoparticles


Since 2022 Postdoctoral reseacher, Institute of Forestry and Engineering, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia

2020-2021: Postdoctoral researcher at University of Amsterdam, Institute of Physics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015-2020: PhD student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of the Built Environment, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Present Projects


  1. Publication in the group:
  1. Former publications

Research papers

  • Hendrix, Y, Lazaro, A., Yu, Q, & Brouwers, J. Titania-silica composites: a review on the photocatalytic activity and synthesis methods. World journal of nanoscience and engineering, 5(04), (2015) 161–177. [REF]
  • Hendrix Y, Lazaro A, Yu Q, Brouwers J. Influence of synthesis conditions on the properties of photocatalytic titania-silica composites, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 371 (2018) 25–32, [REF]
  • Alam Q, Hendrix Y, Thijs L, Lazaro A, Schollbach K, Brouwers J. Novel low temperature synthesis of sodium silicate and ordered mesoporous silica from incineration bottom ash, Journal of Cleaner Production, 211 (2019) 874–883. [REF]
  • Lazaro A, Chen YX, Verhoeven C, Hendrix Y, One-step synthesis of ordered mesoporous silica from olivine and its pore size tailoring Journal of Cleaner Production, 238 (2019) 117951 [REF]
  • Yu QL, Hendrix Y, Lorencik S, Brouwers J. Field study of NOx degradation by a mineral-based air purifying paint. Building and Environment,142(2018),70-82, [REF]
  • Chen YX, Hendrix Y, Scholbach K, Brouwers J, A silica aerogel synthesized from olivine and its application as a photocatalytic support. Construction and Building materials, 248 (2020) [REF]

Baars RJ, van Leeuwen YM, Hendrix Y, Velikov KP, Kegel WK, Philipse AP. Morphology controlled functional colloids by hetero-coagulation of zein and nanoparticles Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects,483 (2015) 209-215 [REF]