Michael Riediker is Director of Operations, SAFENANO, IOM Singapore and and teaches at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland as Private-Docent. He is a certified Occupational Hygienist SGAH/IOHA. He obtained his Masters and Doctoral Degree in Natural Sciences (Environmental Hygiene) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Zurich (ETHZ), Switzerland.
Michael is a researcher experienced in human panel and clinical studies about the health effects of nanomaterials and fine airborne particles. He studies the properties of nanoparticles as well as their interaction with other air pollutants and noise; and how they affect cardiovascular and pulmonary health. His recent research focused on the evaluation of nano- and micro-meter sized particles that originate from industrial manufacturing processes but also from road traffic. He also investigates in laboratory and field studies how material properties, activities and process characteristics affect exposure to nanomaterials; and how risk assessment and prevention strategies can be improved.
Michael is an active contributor and leader in several European research projects and WHO-network activities on nanomaterial risks, as well as a member of the editorial board of three journals (“Nanotoxicology”, “Particle and Fibre Toxicology”, and "NanoImpact").