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Section Board for 'Polymeric Membranes' (35)

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Prof. Dr. Ahmed Abdala
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Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Education City, PO Box 23874, Doha, Qatar
Interests: membrane materials; mixed matrix membranes; nanocomposites; graphene
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Prof. Dr. Volker Abetz
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1. Institute of Physical Chemistry, Universität Hamburg, Grindelallee 117, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
2. Institute of Membrane Research, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Max-Planck-Straße 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: self-assembly; block copolymers; polymer blends; nanocomposites; supramolecular polymers; membranes; controlled polymerizations
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Prof. Dr. Pietro Argurio
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Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Calabria, via Pietro Bucci, Cubo 44/A, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
Interests: supported liquid membranes; polymer assisted ultrafiltration; photocatalytic membrane reactors
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Prof. Dr. Jason Bara
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Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0203, USA
Interests: ionic liquids; high-performance polymers; gas separations; CO2 capture; membranes; green chemistry; simulations and modeling; big data
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Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Beltsios
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Materials Sector, School of Chemical Engineering, NTUA, Zographou Campus, 15780 Athens, Greece
Interests: polymeric phase inversion membranes; ceramic porous membranes; carbon membranes
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Prof. Dr. Marek Bryjak
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Department of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: functional polymers; polymer membranes; separation processes; polymer modification; surface characterization
Prof. Dr. Isabel C. Escobar
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Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
Interests: developing and/or improving polymeric membrane materials for water treatment and water reuse applications
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Prof. Dr. Eliane Espuche
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Laboratoire Ingénierie des Matériaux Polymères, UMR 5223, Université de Lyon, Université Lyon 1, Bâtiment Polytech, 15 Bd A. Latarjet, 69622 Villeurbanne CEDEX, France
Interests: polymeric membrane materials; nanocomposites; hybrid membranes; multilayers; surface modification; permeation; sorption; gas separation; gas transport modelling
Prof. Dr. Eric Favre
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Laboratoire Réactions et Génie des Procédés, ENSIC, 1 rue Grandville, BP 20451, 54001 Nancy CEDEX, France
Interests: polymeric membrane materials; pervaporation; gas separation processes; membrane contactors; design and modelling of membrane processes
Prof. Dr. Karel Friess
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Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT) Prague, Technická 5, 166 28 Prague - Dejvice, Czech Republic
Interests: gas and vapour membrane separation; permeation; sorption; pervaporation; water treatment; transport analysis; new tailor-made membrane materials fabrication (polymer/ionic liquids, mixed matrix membranes with controlled embedding, graphene oxide/carbon nanotubes); membrane material characterization
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. Mazeyar Parvinzadeh Gashti
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Dr. Michael D. Guiver

State Key Laboratory of Engines, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: membrane gas separation polymers; fuel cell membranes; polymers of intrinsic microporosity; click chemistry polymers
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Dr. Xuezhong He
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Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Shantou, China
Interests: polymeric membranes; hollow fiber carbon membranes; hollow fiber spinning; composite membranes; facilitated transport membranes; post-combustion CO2 capture; hydrogen purification; biogas upgrading; natural gas sweetening; membrane process design and simulation; membrane modelling; module design; membrane upscaling
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
Dr. W.S. Winston Ho
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William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, 151 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210-1350, USA
Interests: polymeric membranes; carbon dioxide capture; hydrogen purification; fuel cell fuel-processing and membranes; facilitated transport; supported liquid membranes; reverse osmosis; pervaporation
Prof. Dr. Patric Jannasch
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Polymer & Materials Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Lund University, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: polymer chemistry; polymerisations; modification of polymers; preparation and characterisation of anion and proton exchange membranes; structure-property relationships of polymers and membranes
Dr. Johannes Carolus (John) Jansen
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Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, Via P. Bucci, Cubo 17/C, 87036 Rende, CS, Italy
Interests: polymeric and hybrid membranes for gas and vapour separation; principles of gas and vapour transport in membranes by sorption and permeation experiments; structural, mechanical and thermal properties of polymers, polymer blends and hybrid materials; membrane preparation by phase inversion techniques; polymers of intrinsic microporosity; perfluoropolymers; ionic liquids; carbon dioxide capture
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Prof. Dr. Mohamed Khayet
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Department of Structure of Matter, Thermal Physics and Electronics Faculty of Physics, University Complutense of Madrid Avda. Complutense s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: membrane science and technology (membrane preparation; nanofibrous membranes; hollow fiber membranes; nanocomposite and mixed matrix membranes; membrane modification; membrane characterization; membrane processes)
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Prof. Dr. Dukjoon Kim
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School of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Gyeonggi 16419, Korea
Interests: polymer electrolyte; membrane; battery; fuel cell; electrolysis, ion transfer
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Knauth
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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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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
Prof. Dr. Brian Long
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Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Interests: polymers; polymer synthesis; gas separations; CO2 capture; membranes; catalysis
Prof. Dr. Hongyang Ma
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Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Interests: membrane science and technology; nanotechnology based on natural materials
Prof. Dr. Konstantin Mikhelson
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Physical Chemistry Department, Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg 198504, Russia
Interests: Ionophore-based ion-selective electrodes; sensing membranes; potentiometry; chronopotentiometry; electrochemical impedance; chronoamperometry; coulometry; voltammetry
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Prof. Dr. Klaus Müllen
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Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, D-55128 Mainz, Germany
Interests: new polymer-forming reactions including methods of organometallic chemistry; multi-dimensional polymers with complex shape-persistent architectures; functional polymeric networks, in particular for catalytic purposes; dyes and laser writing into polymers; chemistry and physics of single molecules; molecular materials with liquid crystalline properties for electronic and optoelectronic devices; materials for lithium or hydrogen storage; biosynthetic hybrids; nanocomposites
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Dr. Jijeesh Ravi Nair
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Helmholtz-Institute Münster (HI MS) IEK-12: Ionics in Energy Storage, Corrensstraße 46, 48149 Münster, Germany
Interests: polymer electrolytes; lithium battery; photopolymerisation; polymer synthesis; polymer composites; sodium battery; nanomaterials; biosource materials; supercapacitors
Prof. Dr. Hee-Woo Rhee
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul 121-742, Korea
Interests: polymer nanocomposites; polymer membranes; PEMFC; solid polymer electrolytes for solid state batteries
Prof. Dr. Klaus Rätzke
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Technische Fakultät der Universität Kiel, Institut für Materialwissenschaft, Materialverbunde, Kaiserstr. 2, D-24143 Kiel, Germany
Interests: polymeric membranes; gas separation; pervoration; free volume; transport through membranes; polymer nanocomposite membranes; characterization of polymer membranes
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Prof. Dr. Giulio C. Sarti
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile Chimica Ambientale e dei Materiali, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Via Terracini, 28-I-40131 Bologna, Italy
Interests: gas separations; glassy polymers; bioseparations; affinity membranes; solubility; permeability; diffusivity
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Dr. Senlin Shao
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School of Civil Engineering, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
Interests: membrane-based water/wastewater treatment technologies, including decentralized water purification, nanofiltration, and membrane distillation
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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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Dr. Tymen Visser
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European Membrane Institute Twente (EMI), University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7522NB AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Interests: gas separation; hollow fiber membranes; plasticization; valorization; scale-up
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Prof. Dr. Liping Zhu
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Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
Interests: design and synthesis of amphiphilic polymers and microporous materials used for membranes; preparation and modification of polymer membranes for water treatment and biomedical separation; organic solvent nanofiltration
Dr. Beatriz Zornoza
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Chemical & Environmental Engineering Department, Nanoscience and Materials Institute of Aragon (INMA), Universidad de Zaragoza - CSIC, Mariano Esquillor s/n. 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: mixed matrix membranes; polymer membranes; metal organic frameworks; zeolitic imidazolate frameworks; synthesis and characterization; gas separation; CO2 capture; chemical looping combustion
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