Nayara Vivian Huve Musskopf

PhD Students

Ph.D. Student


Research Interests

Chemical reactions in electrosprays, biofuels, natural antioxidants, agriculture.

Selected Publications

  • Gallo Jr., A., Musskopf, N. H., Liu, X., Yang, Z., Petry, J., Zhang, P.,  Thoroddsen, S. T., Im, H. G. &  Mishra, H. On the formation of hydrogen peroxide in water microdroplets. Chemical Science, 14 Jan 2022. DOI: 10.1039/d1sc06465g
  • Musskopf, N., Gallo Jr., A., Zhang, P. & Mishra, H., The air-water interface of condensed water microdroplets does not produce H2O2. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2021, 12, 11422–29. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c02953


- Master Degree, Environmental Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia (2022)

- B.S., Chemical Engineering, State University of Western Parana (UNIOESTE), Brazil (2019)



  • 1st place ITAS Arab Youth Competition 2023 - International Conference on Innovation and Technological Advances for Sustainability, 1st place (out of 117 entries) at University of Doha for Science and Technology, Qatar, awarded by the Prime Minister of Qatar 
  • Taqadam 2022–2023 Start-up Accelerator Program - US $140,000 non-dilutive cash award (only 10 teams chosen among > 2000 applicants) 

KAUST Affiliations

Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC)