Personal statement: Dr. George Z. Kyzas was born in Drama (Greece) and obtained his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). His current interests include the synthesis of various adsorbent materials for the treatment of wastewaters (dyes, heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, phenols, etc). He has published significant Scientific Papers, Books (as Author and/or Editor), Chapters in Books, Teaching notes and Reports. He also acted as Guest Editor in Special issues of Journals and presented many works in International Conferences. He has been awarded with honors, grants and fellowships for his research career/profile by (i) Research Committee of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2009, 2013), (ii) National State Scholarships Foundation of Greece (2013), (iii) Stavros Niarchos Foundation (2016).