Special Issue "New Advances in Membrane Technologies for CO2 Separation"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2019).
Interests: membrane gas separation; CO2 capture by membrane technology; membranes for hydrogen production
Interests: catalytic membranes and membrane reactors for hydrogen production, CO2 and alkane conversion, biofuels production; CO2 separation by membranes (polymeric, zeolite, etc.); separation/concentration/purification of gas mixtures of industrial interest by membranes; water recovery from waste industrial streams by membrane condensers; processes innovation by introducing membrane operation in existing production cycles
The recent SPIRE initiatives developed in the framework of H2020 calls to define CO2 separation and reuse as one of the most important pillars to boost sustainability, making the chemical industry competitive, while at the same time contributing to climate change mitigation. Membrane technologies can find many applications, both in CO2 separation and in its conversion. CO2 separation from flue gas coming out from a power plant or the cement industry, as well as CO2 from biogas and natural gas are some of the fields where membrane gas separation finds application. Moreover, membrane reactors are recently competing as good candidates for CO2 conversion for valuable fuels or chemicals.
To this purpose, membrane engineering, together with materials science, play a key role in the development of membrane technologies as CO2 alternative processes become more compact and efficient, with a lower energy consumption, a reduced plant volume, and are well-fit to the Process Intensification Strategy.
Within this context, this Special Issue aims at compiling relevant contributions showing the recent advances of membrane technologies in CO2 separation and reuse. Modeling and experimental manuscripts, as well as reviews dealing with the most significant technologies, are particularly welcome.
Dr. Giuseppe Barbieri
Dr. Adele Brunetti
Manuscript Submission Information
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- membrane engineering
- membrane gas separation
- membranes for CO2 separation
- CO2 reuse
- membrane reactors