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Section Board for 'Membrane Chemistry' (25)

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Prof. Dr. Philippe Knauth
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, Madirel (UMR 7246), Electrochemistry of Materials Group and International Associated Laboratory: Ionomer Materials for Energy, Campus St Jérôme, 13013 Marseille, France
Interests: solid state ionics; electrochemical energy technologies; ion-conducting polymers; ionomer membranes; nanostructured materials
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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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Dr. Giovanni Battista Appetecchi
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ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development), Department for Sustainability (SSPT), Division for Sustainable Materials (PROMAS), Materials and Physicochemical Processes Laboratory (MATPRO), Casaccia Research Center, Via Anguillarese 301, 00123 Rome, Italy
Interests: research and development of electrolyte/electrode materials/components for electrochemical energy storage systems; ionic liquids; polymer and gel electrolytes; lithium batteries
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Prof. Dr. Yoshinari Baba

Department of Applied Chemistry, Miyazaki University, Gakuen-Kibanadai Nishi 1-1, Miyazaki 889-2192, Japan
Interests: membrane; extraction; ion exchange; adsorption; chitin and chitosan; metal recovery
Dr. Byungchan Bae
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Fuel Cell Laboratory, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejoen 34129, Korea
Interests: ion exchange membranes; membrane electrode assembly
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Prof. Dr. Mihail Barboiu
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Institut Europeen des Membranes, University of Montpellier, Pl. E. Bataillon, CC047, 34095 Montpellier, France
Interests: artificial water channels; ion channels; supramolecular chemistry; biomimetic membranes
Dr. Angelo Basile
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Laboratory of Inorganic Membrane Reactors for Pure Hydrogen Production, Institute of Membrane Technology (ITM) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), Cubo 17/C, 87036 Rende CS, Italy
Interests: membrane; membrane reactors; hydrogen production; CO2 capture and use
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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
Prof. Dr. Lasâad Dammak
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Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris-Est (ICMPE), UMR 7182 CNRS, Université Paris-Est, 2 Rue Henri Dunant, 94320 Thiais, France
Interests: ion-exchange membrane; dialysis; electrodialysis; membrane characterization; fouling; scaling; antifouling strategies; microstructure modeling; water treatment
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Prof. Dr. Wiebe M. De Vos
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Membrane Surface Science (MSuS), Membrane Science and Technology Cluster, Mesa+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Interests: nanofiltration; polyelectrolyte multilayers; aqueous phase separation; membrane materials; advanced functionalities
Prof. Dr. Ludovic F. Dumée
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi P.O. Box 127788, United Arab Emirates
Interests: catalytic membrane reactors; nanoporous membranes; solvent separation; advanced characterization
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Dr. Alberto Figoli
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Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council, ITM-CNR, via P. Bucci, 17/C, 87036 Rende, CS, Italy
Interests: polymeric membranes; sustainable membrane preparation; bio-polymeric membranes; flat membranes; hollow-fibers; nano fibers; membrane preparation; membrane characterization; pervaporation; antifouling coatings; self-cleaning membranes; ultra-micro filtration
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Dr. Pei Sean Goh
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Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre, School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Interests: nanomaterial and nanocomposite synthesis; surface modification; polymeric nanocomposite; membranes; desalination and wastewater treatment; energy production
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Dr. Annarosa Gugliuzza
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Institute on Membrane Technology - Research National Council, CNR-ITM Via P. Bucci, 17C, Rende, Italy
Interests: advanced membranes manufacturing; nanomaterials; smart surfaces and coatings; green membrane technologies; sustainable solutions for water and environmental remediation; intelligent membranes for applications in textiles and cultural heritage assets
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Dr. Carme Güell
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Departament d’Enginyeria Química, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Avda. Països Catalans 26, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
Interests: membrane emulsification for food applications; concentration of foods by forward osmosis; membrane fouling; characterization of membrane fouling by confocal microscopy
Prof. Dr. Benjamin S. Hsiao
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Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, NY 11794-3400, USA
Interests: polymers; polymer crystallization; nanocomposites; synchrotron x-ray scattering; nanofiber; nanocellulose; membrane; water purification
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Prof. Dr. Chengzhi Hu
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Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100085, China
Interests: electrochemically enhanced membrane separation technology and reactor; membrane electrode materials; novel electrodialysis system; selective electroadsorption technology
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Rezaul Karim
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Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Materials (CEREM), Deanship of Scientific Research (DSR), College of Engineering, King Saud University, P.O. Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia
Interests: nanomaterials; graphene; conducting polymers; carbon nanotubes; composites materials; material characterizations; biomaterials; quantum dots; nanofibers membranes; renewable energy; water treatments; drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Udo Kragl
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1. Institute of Chemistry, University of Rostock,Albert-Einstein-Straße 3a, 18059 Rostock, Germany
2. Department Life, Light & Matter, University of Rostock, Albert-Einstein-Straße 29, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: enzyme catalysis; membrane processes for catalyst recycling and downstream processing; ionic liquids
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Prof. Dr. Juin-Yih Lai
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Graduate Institute of Applied Science and Technology, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei 10607, Taiwan
Interests: membrane formation mechanisms; membrane separation applications
Prof. Dr. Yoshiko Miura
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
Interests: glycopolymer; molecular recognition; bio-interface; porous materials
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Prof. Dr. Leonardo Palmisano
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: heterogeneous photocatalysis; photocatalytic syntheses; photocatalytic membranes; advanced oxidation technologies
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Prof. Dr. Natalia Pismenskaya
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Department of Physical Chemistry, Kuban State University, 149 Stavropolskaya st., 350040 Krasnodar, Russia
Interests: ion exchange membranes (monopoler, bipoler) and processes (electrodialysis, dialisis, etc.); transport phenomena in systems with ion exchange membranes (IEMs); concentration polarization, limiting current, coupled phenomena of concentration polarization (water splitting, electroconvection, gravitation convection, etc.); chemical reactions coupled with ions transfer in ampholyte (phosphates, ammonium, aminoacids, proteins, etc.) contaning IEM systems; IEMs fouling; IEM modification; IEM characterization (specific electrical conductivity, diffusion permeability, perselectivity, transport numbers, structure–properties relationship, current–voltage characteristics, chronopotentiommetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, mass transfer characteristics, etc.); experimental techniques development for IEM and membrane system investigation
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Prof. Dr. Oumarou Savadogo
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Laboratory of New Materials for Energy and Electrochimistry, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: I am in the research field of electrodeposition; materials coatings using various methods including sol-gel; chemical and electrochmical methods in materials fabrication for corrosion and energy appa
Prof. Dr. Michael Stoukides
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; chemical reactor design; solid state electrochemistry; fuel cells
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