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Section Board for 'Membrane Applications' (41)

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Prof. Dr. Benjamin S. Hsiao
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Chemistry Department, Stony Brook University, John S. Toll Drive, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
Interests: polymers; polymer crystallization; nanocomposites; synchrotron x-ray scattering; nanofiber; nanocellulose; membrane; water purification
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Dr. Dinh Duc Nguyen
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Department of Environmental Energy Engineering, Kyonggi University, Gyeonggi-do 443760, Korea
Interests: integrated anaerobic digestion of organic wastes for the generation of renewable energy; hybrid biological processes for wastewater treatment, nutrient removal, and recovery; preparation and synthesis of novel nanoparticles, composite materials, and biochars for application in environmental remediation and the chemical industry
Prof. Dr. Gideon Oron
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The Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sde Boker 8499000, Israel
Interests: membrane for low quality water/wastewater treatment and reuse; operation and economic management of membrane systems
Prof. Dr. Linda Zou
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Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, PO Box 127788, United Arab Emirates
Interests: nanomaterial-assisted membranes; fouling resistant membranes; ion exchange membranes; porous membranes for wastewater treatment and reuse; desalination and water purification
Prof. Dr. Sangil Kim
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
Interests: nanocomposite membranes; ion exchange membranes; water purification; carbon capture; reverse electrodialysis; redox flow batteries; bioseparations
Prof. Dr. Juan L. Acero
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Universidad de Extremadura, Av. de Elvas s/n, 06006 Badajoz, Spain
Interests: membrane separation processes; integration of membrane processes; membrane applications in food, biotech and chemical industry; water and wastewater treatment; process intensification
Prof. Dr. Patrick Honore
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Departments of Intensive Care, Brugmann University Hospital, 1020 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: membranes; continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH); continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF); filter adsorption; extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); extracorporeal CO2 removal (ECCO2R); acid base; sepsis shock; blood purification in sepsis and inflammation; sorbents; PMxB
Dr. Cher Hon (Sam) Lau
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Institute of Materials and Processes, School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3FB, UK
Interests: mixed matrix membranes; microporous polymers; gas separation; nanofiltration; desalination; additive manufacturing; green chemistry
Dr. Dominik Wiedemann
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Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); mechanical circulatory support (MCS); ventricular assist devices (VAD); minimally invasive cardiac surgery; pediatric cardiac surgery
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Prof. Dr. Joaquim Comas
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Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA), C. Emili Grahit 101, 17003 Girona, Spain; Institute of the Environment (LEQUiA), University of Girona, Campus Montilivi, 17071 Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: Membrane bioreactors (MBR and osmotic MBR), integrated membrane systems (MBR followed by RO or NF units) and forward osmosis for wastewater treatment and water reuse. Membrane recycling. Advanced modelling, control and sustainable assessment. Removal of micropollutants
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Dr. Isabel Coelhoso
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Prof. Dr. Frank Lipnizki
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Box 124, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: membrane separation processes; integration of membrane processes; fouling and cleaning; membrane applications in food, biotech and chemical industry; water and wastewater treatment
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Prof. Dr. Francesca Macedonio
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Institute on Membrane Technology (ITM-CNR), 87036 Rende, Italy
Interests: membrane processes for desalination and wastewater treatment; membrane contactors; membrane distillation; membrane crystallization; membrane condenser; membrane transport phenomena
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Dr. Diogo Santos

Materials Electrochemistry Group, ICEMS, Instituto Superior Técnico, TULisbon, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: electrochemistry; fuel fells; electrochemical engineering; direct borohydride fuel cells; water electrolysis for hydrogen production
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Dr. Clara Casado-Coterillo
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Cantabria, Av. Los Castros s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
Interests: synthesis; characterization; CO2 capture and utilization; mixed matrix membranes; pervaporation; sustainable process intensification using membranes
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Prof. Dr. César Valderrama
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Chemical Engineering Department, Escola d’Enginyeria de Barcelona Est (EEBE), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)-BarcelonaTECH, C/Eduard Maristany 10-14, Campus Diagonal-Besòs, 08930 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: integration of membrane processes; resource recovery from agro-food waste; processing of mining and metallurgical waste; electrodialysis (mono / bipolar); membrane contactors applied to the recovery of nutrients and CO2
Prof. Dr. Benoit Barbeau
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Polytechnique Montréal, Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Montreal, QC H3T 1J4, Canada
Interests: NOM removal; hollow fiber NF; hybrid membrane process; drinking water
Dr. Alessandra Criscuoli
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Institute on Membrane Technology (CNR-ITM), via P. Bucci 17/C, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: membrane contactors; membrane distillation; integrated membrane systems; water and wastewater treatment; desalination; energy and exergy analyses; process intensification
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Prof. Dr. Masahiko Matsukata
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Department of Applied Chemistry, Waseda University, 513 Wasedatsurumaki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0041, Japan
Interests: zeolites; microporous materials; membrane reactors; CCUS
Dr. Laura Donato
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Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council (ITM-CNR), Via P. Bucci, Cubo 17C, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: membrane science; membrane preparation; membranes in separation processes; molecularly imprinted membranes; membrane systems in controlled drug delivery; membranes functionalization; water treatment; membrane bioreactors; membrane operations and integrated membrane processes in agro-food, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical field
Prof. Dr. Hyung Chul Ham
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Inha University, 100 Inha-ro, Michuhol-gu, Incheon 22212, Korea
Interests: Density functional theory (DFT); fuel cell; hydrogen; water electrolysis; catalyst; machine learning
Prof. Dr. John F Fraser
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Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4006, Australia
Interests: burn prevention; pathophysiology and treatment; smoke inhalation; optimisation of respiratory support; cardiothoracic organ failure; blood and the critically ill; ECMO
Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail
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Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre, Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Interests: nanomaterial; nanocomposites; membranes; polymeric nanocomposites; ceramic membranes; desalination; wastewater treatment; gas separation; fuel cell; hemodialysis
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Dr. Francesco Lufrano
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CNR-ITAE Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies “N. Giordano” Via Salita S. Lucia sopra Contesse 5, 98126 Messina, Italy
Interests: polymers; polymer nanocomposites; polymeric membranes; nano carbon materials; metal oxides and hybrid materials; polymer electrolytes; batteries; fuel cells; supercapacitors
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Prof. Dr. Marek Gryta
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Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering, West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, ul. Pułaskiego 10, 70-322 Szczecin, Poland
Interests: membrane distillation; microfiltration; ultrafiltration; nanofiltration; reverse osmosis, polymeric membranes; surface modification; water and wastewater treatment; separation applying membranes; membrane bioreactors; membrane crystallization; fouling and scaling
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Dr. Zhigang Hu
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Brunel University London, Uxbridge UB8 3PN, UK
Interests: materials chemistry; separation engineering; reaction engineering; process engineering; porous materials; membrane technology
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Dr. Elena Tocci
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Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, Via P. Bucci, Cubo 17/C, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: molecular modeling of membranes and membrane operations; modeling of single gas and mixed gas separation; modeling of morphological properties of amorphous glassy membranes; membrane crystallization
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Prof. Dr. Laurent Bazinet
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Department of Food Sciences, Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF), Dairy Research Center (STELA) & Laboratory of Food Processing and Electro Membrane Processes (LTAPEM), Université Laval, Québec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: membrane processes; electrodialytic phenomena; membrane characterization and predictive model; separation; bio-food compounds; plant proteins; bioactive peptides; dairy products; health benefits; eco-efficiency; food production lines; valorization of co-products; circular economy
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Dr. Antonio Comite
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Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Genoa, Via Dodecaneso 31, 16146 Genoa, Italy
Interests: membranes; heterogeneous catalysis; catalysis; material chemistry; wastewater treatment; chemical engineering; thin Films and nanotechnology; sol-gel synthesis; biomass conversion
Prof. Dr. David C. Stuckey
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Biochemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: bioreactor design; surfactant enhanced solvent extraction and protein precipitation; downstream separation techniques
Dr. Alfredo Cassano
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Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, via P. Bucci, 17/C, I-87036 Rende, Italy
Interests: membranes and integrated membrane operations in agro-food production and industrial wastewater treatment; recovery of bioactive compounds from agro-food byproducts by membrane-based operations; separation/concentration/purification of target compounds of industrial interest by membrane; membrane distillation and osmotic distillation; remediation and pollution control of industrial wastewater by membrane operations
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Prof. Dr. Cristiana Boi
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Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna, via Terracini 34, 40128 Bologna, Italy
Interests: membrane separation processes; membrane chromatography; mixed matrix membranes; protein purification; bioseparations; ultrafiltration; membrane bioreactors
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Prof. Dr. Sanghyun Jeong
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pusan National University, Busan 46241, Korea
Interests: water treatment; water reuse; desalination, membrane; fouling; filtration; forward osmosis; membrane distillation; smart water grid; micropollutants; micro-plastic
Prof. Dr. Andrzej Lewenstam
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1. Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
2. Faculty of Chemistry, Biological and Chemical Research Centre, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
3. Faculty of Science and Engineering, Johan Gadolin Process Chemistry Centre, c/o Centre for Process Analytical Chemistry and Sensor Technology (ProSens), Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
Interests: sensor technology; membrane-based chemical sensors and biosensors; membrane potential modeling electroanalysis; analytical and clinical chemistry; ion-selective electrodes; ion-sensor architectures
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Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schuster
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Institute for Synthetic Bioarchitectures, Department of NanoBiotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Muthgasse 11, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: biomimetics; self-assembly; functional supported lipid membranes; cell envelope structures of archaea; bioinspired materials; biosensors; nanobiotechnology; smart nanocarriers for drug targeting and drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Kew-Ho Lee

Korea Research Institute Chemical Technology, Advanced Materials Division, Yusong, Korea
Interests: nanofiltration; pervaporation; membrane contactor; membrane reactor; hydrogen separation
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Prof. Dr. Martin Van Sint Annaland
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Chemical Process Intensification, Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Interests: membrane reactors; membrane processes; reactor modelling; metallic membranes; inorganic membranes; process intensification; hybrid processes
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Prof. Dr. Dirk Henkensmeier
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Fuel Cell Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Hwarangro 14-gil5, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02792, Korea
Interests: ion conducting polymers and membranes; energy conversion and storage; redox flow batteries; water electrolysis; fuel cells; anion exchange membranes (AEM); polymer electrolyte membranes (PEM); polybenzimidazole
Prof. Dr. Maria Cristina Annesini
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica Materiali Ambiente, Sapienza Università di Roma, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Roma, Italy
Interests: membrane process modeling; chemical reactors; membrane reactors; bioreactors; hydrogen production processes; transport phenomena; separation processes
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Dr. Mike Barbeck
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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division for Regenerative Orofacial Medicine University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: dental barrier membranes; collagen; cross-linking; magnesium membranes; degradation; bone tissue regeneration
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Prof. Dr. Robert Cattrall
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1. Department of Chemistry and Physics, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
2. School of Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Interests: solvent extraction chemistry; membrane extraction; polymer inclusion membranes; chemical sensors; ion-selective electrodes; optodes
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