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Section Board for 'Polymeric Membranes' (15)

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Prof. Dr. Philippe Knauth
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. Isabel C. Escobar
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. Karel Friess
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. Cher Hon (Sam) Lau
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. Elena Tocci
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. Ahmed Abdala
Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Education City, PO Box 23874, Doha, Qatar
Interests: membrane materials; mixed matrix membranes; nanocomposites; graphene
Dr. Mazeyar Parvinzadeh Gashti
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Research and Development Laboratory, PRE Labs Inc., #100 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, BC V1X 7Y5, Canada
Interests: synthesis of crystals by gel diffusion; evaluation of biopolymer gels in crystals by microscopic techniques; UV-induced gel formation; composite crystals for biological applications and drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Hongyang Ma
Department of Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Interests: membrane science and technology; nanotechnology based on natural materials
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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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; potentiometry; chronopotentiometry; electrochemical impedance; chronoamperometry; coulometry; voltammetry
Prof. Dr. Giulio C. Sarti
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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Prof. Dr. Dirk Henkensmeier
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. Xuezhong He
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. Klaus Rätzke
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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Dr. Beatriz Zornoza
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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