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Dr. Adele Brunetti
Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council (ITM-CNR), Via P. Bucci, Cubo 17C, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
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
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Dr. Yi (Harvey) Huang
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School of Engineering and Institute for Materials & Processes (IMP), University of Edinburgh,Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK
Interests: 2D/nanosheet and hierarchical porous materials; crystallization mechanisms; adsorption and membrane materials; ultrathin membranes/films/coatings; carbon capture; gas separation, water purification and wastewater treatment; desalination; catalytic bio-oil upgrading; novel controlled drug delivery systems
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Dr. Suresh Kannan Balasingam
Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim-7491, Norway
Interests: membranes for energy conversion and storage; batteries; supercapacitors; electrocatalysis; sea water electrolysis, solar cells; photoelectrochemical water splitting; solar fuels
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Dr. Sergio Santoro
Department of Environmental Engineering (DIAm)-University of Calabria (Unical), 87036 (Rende), Italy
Interests: polymeric membranes; mixed-matrix membranes; nanotechnologies; thermoplasmonics; molecular probes; active coatings; electrospinning; desalination; solar-driven membrane distillation; gradient salinity energy; zero liquid discharge; circular economy
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Prof. Dr. Jasmina Casals Terre
Technical University of Catalonia-BarcelonaTech, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: microfluidics; MEMS; micro-particle image velocimetry; plasma separation
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Dr. Stefano Focaroli
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School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Panoz Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Interests: solid state formulations; microfluidics
Dr. Wenyi Li
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Interests: development of antimicrobial peptide and peptide-based polymers; mechanism of the membrane-peptide interaction
Prof. Dr. Andrea Ehrmann
Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Engineering and Mathematics, Institute for Technical Energy Systems (ITES), Interaktion 1, 33619 Bielefeld, Germany
Interests: biopolymers; electrospinning; magnetism; spintronics; optics; dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs); smart textiles
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Dr. Rasel Das
Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-3400, USA
Interests: nanocelllose, carbon nanotubes and 2D nanosheets in nembrane technologies, adsorption and catalysis based water purification
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Dr. Kacper Szymański
West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering, Department of Inorganic Chemical Technology and Environment Engineering, Pułaskiego 10, 70-322 Szczecin, Poland
Interests: Photocatalytic membrane reactor; ultrafiltration; fouling; ceramic membrane; wastewater treatment
Dr. Xusan Yang
Mong Senior Cornell Neurotech Fellow, School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Interests: super-resolution microscopy and three photon microscopy development; adaptive optics; OCT
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Dr. Ze-Xian (Nicholas) Low
1. 2D Water Pty Ltd, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
2. Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: Hybrid membranes, 3D printing, desalination, water purification, organic solvent nanofiltration, gas separation, functional materials, microporous materials, 2D materials
Dr. Andras Jozsef Toth
Environmental and Process Engineering Research Group, Department of Chemical and Environmental Process Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1111 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: pervaporation; wastewater technologies; hybrid separation systems; modelling of membrane operations; desalination; industrial wastewaters
Prof. Dr. Runlin Han
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Panjin 124221, China
Interests: preparation and application of nanofiltration membrane/ reverse osmosis membrane/ ultrafiltration membrane/battery membrane; elecltrochemical energy storage and nanotechnology
Dr. Jincai Su
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, 535 Clementi Road, Singapore 599489, Singapore
Interests: applied membrane research; forward osmosis membrane and process development for liquid purification; ultrafiltration membrane for water treatment; membrane and system for liquid degassing
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Dr. Maria Inês Gameiro de Sá Almeida
School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Interests: membrane extraction based on polymer inclusion membranes; membrane-based passive sampling; paper-based microfluidics; flow analysis; environmental monitoring and clean-up
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Dr. Semyon Mareev
Physical Chemistry Department, Kuban State University, 350040, 149 Stavropolskaya str., Krasnodar, Russia
Interests: electrodialysis; ion exchange membranes; hydrodynamics
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Dr. Andrea Merenda
Deakin University, Institute for Frontier Materials, 3216 Victoria, Australia
Interests: membrane catalytic reactors; surface modification; think film deposition
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Dr. Sikander Rafiq
University of Engineering & Technology, New Campus, Lahore, Pakistan
Interests: membranes for gas separation; materials, environment; energy and modelling
Dr. Guorong Xu
Department of Seawater Desalination, The Institute of Seawater Desalination & Multipurpose Utilization, MNR, Tianjin 300192, China
Interests: pressure-driven membrane processes; reverse osmosis; nanofiltration; membrane distillation; membrane design, fabrication, and functionalization with defined structures; electrospun nanofibrous membranes; heavy metal ions removal using flexible nanofibrous membranes
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Dr. Christine E. Duval
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Interests: membrane adsorbers; membrane chromatography; adsorption and ion-exchange; lanthanide and actinide separations; medical isotope purification; nuclear forensics
Dr. A H M Anwar Sadmani
Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
Interests: Membrane treatment of contaminants of emerging concern; membrane-based hybrid processes for treating impaired-quality waters; membrane fouling; impact of source water matrices on membrane-micropollutant interactions.
Dr. Valentina Innocenzi
Department of Industrial and Information Engineering and Economics, University of L'Aquila, Italy.
Interests: expert in the development of the hydrometallurgical processes for the treatment and recycling of industrial and e-waste aimed for metals and rare earths recovery; other skills on the industrial wastewater treatment with zero liquid discharge approach.
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Dr. Prokopios Georgopanos
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung GmbH, Institut für Polymerforschung, Max-Planck-Str. 1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: polymer membranes for gas and liquid applications; polymers and polymer membranes for hydrogen applications; mixed matrix membranes; controlled polymer synthesis; RAFT emulsion polymerization; anionic polymerization; polymer synthesis upscalling; polymerisation in continuous flow reactors; digitalization of the polymer synthesis; sustainable and more environmental friendly polymer synthesis; polymer nanotechnology; polymer morphology
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Dr. Joanna Kujawa
Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, 7, Gagarina Street, 87-100 Torun, Poland
Interests: membrane modification; functionalization; hybrid materials; ceramic membranes; membrane distillation; water treatment
Dr. Deguo Du
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL, USA
Interests: biochemistry and molecular biophysics; protein folding; misfolding and aggregation; membrane-protein interactions; biomaterials; biosensor
Dr. Fabrice Gouanvé
Univ Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, CNRS, IMP UMR 5223, F-69622, Villeurbanne, France
Interests: characterization of the transport properties of small molecules through polymer films; modeling of transfer phenomena in materials; establishment of relationships between structure, morphology and properties
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Dr. Kang Xiao
College of Resources and Environment, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Interests: membrane bioreactor; wastewater treatment; membrane fouling; filtration model; interfacial interaction; spectroscopic analysis; statistical analysis
Dr. Simona Salerno
Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council of Italy, ITM-CNR, Via P. Bucci cubo 17c, I-87036, Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: membranes and membrane bioreactors applied to health and life sciences; bioartificial organs and engineered tissues; cell-membrane interactions; membranes-in vitro models for drug testing, drug delivery and disease investigations; regenerative medicine; biohybrid membrane systems; membrane bio-functionalization, membranes in bioseparation processes
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Dr. Gaetan Blandin
Fundació Eurecat, Plaça de la Ciència 2, 08243, Manresa, Spain
Interests: desalination; water treatment; water reuse; forward osmosis; membrane bioreactors; membrane fouling
Prof. Dr. Peter Mizsey
Department of Fine Chemicals and Environmental Technology with Kiss Chemicals, University of Miskolc, Miskolc-Egyetemváros A/2, H-3515, Miskolc, Hungary
Interests: membrane separations; membrane filtrations; pervaporation; modeling of pervaporation; combination of pervaporation with other separation methods such as distillation
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Dr. Natalia Wilke
Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Departamento de Química Biológica Ranwel Caputto, and CONICET, Centro de Investigaciones en Química Biológica de Córdoba (CIQUIBIC), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Haya de la Torre y Medina Allende s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, X5000HUA Córdoba, Argentina
Interests: mechanical and electrostatic properties of cell membranes
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Dr. Yu-Ming Zheng
Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
Interests: membrane materials and separation technology; adsorption and catalysis materials; advanced oxidation process
Dr. Gyorgy Szekely
1. Department of Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
2. Advanced Membrane and Porous Materials Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Interests: sustainable separations; organic solvent nanofiltration; membranes; nanocomposites; thin films; green solvents; polymers; molecular imprinting
Dr. Mads Koustrup Jorgensen
Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: Fouling monitoring; Membrane Bioreactors; Membrane integration in bioprocesses; Forward osmosis; Removal of Micropollutants; Electrocoagulation
Dr. Julie Mendret

European Membrane Institute, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Interests: wastewater reuse; water treatment; coupling of membrane processes; advanced oxydation processes
Prof. Dr. Kaisong Zhang
Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
Interests: nanocomposite membranes; flat sheet MBR; fouling
Prof. Dr. Fawzi Banat
Department of Chemical Engineering, Khalifa University, PO 127788, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Interests: membrane technology; wastewater treatment; desalination; nanomaterials; carbon composits; waste to value; biomass conversion; sustainable production
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Dr. Javier Hoyo
Molecular and Industrial Biotechnology Group. Technical University of Catalonia-BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: biomimetic membranes; model membranes; lipid-lipid interactions; membrane-nanoparticles interactions; lipid-polymer interactions; Langmuir
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Dr. Marta Izquierdo
Research Group on Environmental Engineering GI2AM, Chemical Engineering Department, Escola Tècnica Superior d’Enginyeria, Universitat de València, 46100 Burjassot, Spain
Interests: integrated membrane processes; membrane contactor; wastewater and air emissions treatment; gas separation; membranes for environmental applications; biofuels
Dr. Yukihiro Okamoto

Division of Chemical Engineering, Graduated School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
Interests: analysis of lipid bilayer; separation with lipid membrane; interface, micro–nano separation
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Prof. Dr. Guy Ramon
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Interests: Membrane transport; Membrane formation; Structure - performance modeling; Membrane fouling: mechanisms, modeling and visualization
Dr. Filicia Wicaksana
Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, The University of Auckland, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: membrane fouling study; fouling characterisation; membrane technology for water and wastewater treatment; desalination and food processing
Prof. Dr. Marco Giacinti Baschetti
DICAM department, via Terracini 28, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Interests: membranes for gas separation; membrane modeling; facilitated transport membranes; CO2 capture
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Dr. Marius Sandru
Research Division of Materials and Chemistry, SINTEF Industry, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: Membranes; Hollow Fibers; Membrane Separation; Water Purification Technologies; Separation Technology; Gas Separation; CO2 Capture
Prof. Dr. Long-Sen Chang
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Interests: snake venom proteins; cellular signaling; pharmacogenomics; translational medicine
Dr. Muhammad Bilal Asif
Institute of Environmental Engineering and Nano-Technology, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen 518055, Guangdong, China
Interests: Membrane bioreactor (MBR); Enzymatic membrane bioreactor; Hybrid membrane separation processes; removal/degradation of emerging/priority micropollutants; advanced oxidation processes (AOPs)
Dr. Tabbi Wilberforce
School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, B4 7ET Birmingham, UK
Interests: membranes; Ionic liquid; sulfonated membranes; paraffins; proton exchange membrane; fuel cells
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Dr. Tiezheng Tong
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 80523, USA
Interests: membrane materials; reverse osmosis, nanofiltration; membrane distillation; mineral scaling; membrane selectivity; industrial wastewater treatment
Dr. Katarzyna Samborska
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Institute of Food Sciences, Department of Food Engineering and Process Management, Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW, Nowoursynowska 159c., 02-776 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: food engineering; spray drying; powders; honey; membrane technology; ultrafiltration; food innovations
Dr. Stefano Pagliara
Living Systems Institute and School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4QD, UK
Interests: membrane transport; antibiotics; antibiotic resistance; microfluidics; diffusion; membrane proteins; porins; colloidal particles; optical tweezers; metabolites; vesicles; uptake; efflux
Prof. Dr. Prajnaparamita Dhar
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Interests: Lipids and proteins at interfaces
Dr. Sayan Mondal

Schrödinger Inc., New York, NY, United States
Interests: drug discovery; solubility; free energy perturbation; membrane-protein interactions
Dr. Changyi Zhang
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Interests: Extremophiles; Archaea; Archaeal genetics and genomics; Archaeal viruses; DNA repair and homologous recombination; Metabolic engineering
Dr. Damien Guilbert
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Groupe de Recherche en Energie Electrique de Nancy (GREEN), Université de Lorraine, F-54000 Nancy, France
Interests: power electronics; modeling, emulation and control of proton exchange membrane electrolyzers; energy management of multi-source systems based on renewable energy sources (wind, photovoltaic) and hydrogen technologies (fuel cell, electrolyzer)
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Prof. Dr. Bing Wu
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iceland, Hjardarhagi 2-6, IS-107, Reykjavik, Iceland
Interests: membrane bioreactors; membrane-based water and wastewater treatment; membrane-based renewable energy; membrane fouling and mitigation
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Prof. Xue Jin
Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
Interests: novel membrane processes and antifouling membrane materials for sustainable water supply; novel application of nanomaterials for advanced water treatment; municipal and industrial wastewater treatment and beneficial reuse; clean technology and renewable energy (e.g., algae-based bioenergy, osmotic power, biogas)
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Dr. Metin Uz
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Nanovaccine Institute, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
Interests: Polymeric membranes; Flexible electronics; Biomaterials; 3D printed scaffolds/hydrogels; Neural tissue engineering; Drug/gene delivery for cancer treatment
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Dr. Patrick Loulergue
Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes UMR 6226, Université de Rennes 1, CS 74205, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
Interests: membrane filtration; membrane distillation; membrane synthesis; biopolymers; sustainable processes
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Dr. Jingwei Hou
School of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia
Interests: metal organic framework materials; gas separation membranes; biocatalysis; energy/resource recovery from waste
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Prof. Dr. Luis Octavio Regasini
Institute of Biosciences, Humanities and Exact Sciences, São Paulo State University, São José do Rio Preto, Brazil
Interests: membrane as drug targets; membrane bioassays; drug discovery; natural products; medicinal chemistry
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Dr. Ricardo Abejón

Chemical Engineering Department. Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Av. Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 3363, Estación Central, Santiago, Chile
Interests: reverse osmosis; nanofiltration; membrane reactors; modeling; simulation; optimization; integrated membrane processes; membrane process engineering; membrane cascades; ultrapurification
Dr. Ming Xie
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, BA2 7AY, UK
Interests: membrane filtration for environmental application; removal of emerging micropollutants; membrane fouling; membrane bioreactor; mechanosynthesis with environmental application
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Dr. Naiying Du

Energy, Mining and Environment Research Center, National Research Council / Government of Canada, M-12, Rm 239,1200 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0R6, Canada
Interests: microporous polymers for CO2 capture and storage; functional polymers for printable electronics; polymer membranes for efficient separation, renewable energy, energy storage
Prof. Dr. Jeonghwan Kim
INHA University, ‎Incheon, South Korea
Interests: membrane bioreactor; reactive membrane; hybrid membrane process; resource recovery; wastewater reuse
Dr. Konstantin Mineev
Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Miklukho-Maklaya 16/10, 117997 Moscow, Russia
Interests: NMR spectroscopy; structure of membrane proteins; membrane mimetics
Dr. Paul Joyce
Clinical & Health Sciences, University of South Australia, UniSA Cancer Research Institute, HB6-25, North Terrace, City West Campus, Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Interests: Lipid vesicles; supported lipid bilayers; permeation enhancers; cellular membrane mimics; liposomes
Dr. Benjamin J. Sundell
Aramco Research Center- Boston, Aramco Americas
Interests: polymer chemistry; gas separation membranes; reverse osmosis water purification; glassy polymers; mixed-matrix membranes; material science; crosslinking; functional polymers; industrial separations
Prof. Dr. Syed Javaid Zaidi
Center for Advanced Materials, Office of VP for Research and Graduate Studies, Qatar University
Interests: membrane technology for water treatment and energy applications; reverse osmosis; forward osmosis; nanocomposite membranes; membrane separations; fuel cell membranes and electro-catalysts; membrane characterization and testing; membrane fouling; produced water treatment
Dr. Maria Helena Casimiro
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C2TN, Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon University, 2695-066 Bobadela LRS, Portugal
Interests: Functionalization and characterization of macromolecular materials; Polymeric supporting systems; Radiation processing; Membrane reactors; Biomaterials; Skin scaffolds; Biomedical applications; Environmental applications; Conservation and restoration applications
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Dr. Lucie Khemtemourian
Institute of Chemistry & Biology of Membranes & Nano-objects, CNRS - University of Bordeaux, France
Interests: lipid membranes; amyloid forming proteins; peptide/membrane interaction; lipid membrane perturbation; lipid membrane morphology; self-assembly
Dr. George Chen
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Interests: electro-membrane processes; dairy processing; membrane process scale-up; desalination; sustainability; water treatment; gas separation
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Dr. Catia Algieri
Research Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, c/o University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci, Cubo 17/C, 87030 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: Zeolite membranes; preparation and characterization; Mixed matrix membranes: preparation and characterization; Desalination; Water treatment; Drug delivery systems; Catalytic membrane reactors; Gas separations
Prof. Dr. Kangmin Chon
Department of Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Kangwon National University, Kangwondaehak-gil 1, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do 24341, Republic of Korea
Interests: Biochar technologies; Characterization of dissolved organic matter; Membrane-based processes; Membrane fouling; Oxidative processes; Reverse electrodialysis; Seawater desalination
Prof. Dr. Sergio Salinas Rodríguez
Water Supply, Sanitation and Environmental Engineering Department, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Westvest 7, 2611 AX, Delft, Netherlands
Interests: membrane technology (microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, and reverse osmosis): control of particulate / colloidal fouling, fouling of RO due to cationic polymers, scaling in BWRO and SWR; desalination of seawater and brackish water; water reuse: reuse of domestic wastewater treated effluent into ultrapure water; biological stability of drinking water; smart dosing control: coagulants and antiscalants; natural organic matter characterization; development of early warning tools/indicators/methods to assess fouling in integrated membrane systems
Dr. Vincent L. G. Postis
School of Clinical and Applied Sciences, Leeds Beckett University, PD611, City Campus, Leeds LS1 3HE, United Kingdom
Interests: membrane proteins; membrane transporters; molecular mechanisms; recombinant membrane protein production and purification
Prof. Dr. Jinxing Lin
College of Biological Sciences and Technology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: plant; plasma membrane; dynamics; endocytosis; single-molecule analysis
Dr. Beatriz Zornoza
Department of Energy and Environment, Instituto de Carboquímica-ICB-CSIC, Miguel Luesma Castán 4, 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
Dr. Maryam Haddad
Chemical Engineering Department, California State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd Long Beach, 90840 California, USA
Interests: membrane fouling; electrodialysis; membrane filtration; membrane distillation; water quality; waste management; resource recovery
Dr. Giuseppe De Lorenzo
Department of Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering, University of Calabria, 87036 Arcavacata, Rende CS, Italy
Interests: polymeric membranes; fuel cells; batteries; electrolyzers; hydrogen production; energy production; green mobility
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Dr. Evgeniy Bolbasov
National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
Interests: Electrospinning; Solution blow spinning; Polymer ferroelectric; Fluoropolymers; Polyesters; Biomaterials; Thin films; Magnetron sputtering
Dr. Nazely Diban
Department Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Cantabria, Spain
Interests: blends; composites; graphene-based nanomaterials; neural in vitro models; persistent pollutants degradation in aqueous media; perfusion bioreactors; photocatalytic membranes; polymeric membranes; tissue regeneration
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Dr. Torsten Brinkmann
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Center for Materials and Coastal Research, Institute of Polymer Research, Head of Department Process Engineering, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany
Interests: gas permeation; vapour permeation; pervaporation; membrane module and process design (including hybrid processes); modelling and simulation of permeation behaviour, membrane module operation and process performance; membrane pilot plant operation
Dr. Christopher Mulligan
University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NH, UK
Interests: transporters; transport mechanism; membrane protein biochemistry; lipids
Prof. Dr. Lianfa Song
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409?1023, USA
Interests: reverse osmosis; desalination; membrane fouling; ion transport; membrane process modeling; osmotically driven membrane processes
Dr. Marília Mateus
Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, Department of Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: Bioprocess Engineering; Membrane Bioreactors; Membrane Chromatography; Membrane Filtration; Membrane Fouling; Biopharmaceuticals; Bioresources for Food, Feed and Fermentation
Dr. Cataldo Simari
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Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies, University of Calabria, Rende 87036, Italy
Interests: nanocomposite membranes; polymer electrolyte membranes; PFG-NMR; fuel cell; lithium batteries
Prof. Dr. Hanne Poulsen
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Interests: membrane proteins; neuronal disease; memory; structure-function relationships; electrophysiology; voltage-clamp fluorometry; NMDA receptor; Na,K-ATPase
Dr. Kecheng Guan
Research Center for Membrane and Film Technology, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodaicho, Nada, Kobe, 657-8501, Japan
Interests: graphene-based membranes; superwetting membranes; mixed matrix membranes; pervaporation; water purification; gas separation
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Dr. Nicolas Montalbetti
Renal-Electrolyte Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, A919 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Interests: epithelial physiology; membrane transport; ion channels; electrophysiology; patch clamp; sensory neurons; urinary system
Prof. Dr. András Koris
Faculty of Food Science, Szent István University, 1118 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: development of hybrid membrane technology (mainly MF/UF/NF); membrane dispersion and micro encapsulation; MBR; spray drying; particle characterization
Prof. Dr. Dae Ryook Yang
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Korea University, Seoul 02841, Korea
Interests: seawater desalination; presseure retarded membrane distillation (PRMD); draw solution assisted reverse osmosis (DSARO); economic evaluation; energy efficient process; RO; FO; ED; crystallization; industrial process; optimization of the process
Dr. Ksenia Kirichenko
Department of Physical Chemistry, Kuban State University, 350040, 149 Stavropolskaya st., Krasnodar, Russia
Interests: ion exchange membrane; electrodialysis; concentration polarization; current-induced convection; limiting current; voltammetry; zeta potential; hydrophobic surface
Dr. Maximilian Valentin Malfertheiner
Department of Internal Medicine II, University hospital Regensburg, Germany
Interests: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; Artificial lung; CO2 removal; Respiratory insufficiency; ARDS; ECMO; ECCO2R
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Prof. Dr. Anatoly Filippov
Department of Higher Mathematics, National University of Oil and Gas «Gubkin University», Leninsky prospect, 65-1, Moscow 119991, Russia
Interests: mathematical modelling of reverse osmosis, nano-, ultra-, microfiltration and electrodialysis; interaction between colloidal particles and charged membrane surface; asymmetry of transport characteristics of step-charged bi-layer and linearly-charged one-layer membranes; hybrid and nanocomposite membranes; modelling of complex porous media (like ion-exchange membranes) using the cell method; magnetic and electric field action on Newtonian and non-Newtonian (micropolar) fluid flows through a porous membrane
Prof. Dr. Shiao-shing Chen
National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei 10608, Taiwan
Interests: physicochemical process on water and wastewater treatment by incorporation of membrane
Dr. Oguz Karvan
European Membrane Institute Twente (EMI), Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7522NB AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Interests: gas separation; hollow fiber; mixed matrix; carbon membranes
Dr. Luigi Gurreri
Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Palermo, viale delle Scienze Ed. 6, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: desalination; blue energy; ion-exchange membrane processes; electrodialysis; reverse electrodialysis; redox flow batteries; membrane distillation; computational fluid dynamics; heat and mass transport phenomena; numerical simulations; process modelling
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Dr. Oliver Iorhemen
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 1H9, Canada
Interests: aerobic granular sludge membrane bioreactor; aerobic granular sludge; municipal and industrial wastewater treatment; wastewater treatment and reclamation; phosphorus recovery from wastewater
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Dr. Chanhyuk Park
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 03760, Korea
Interests: water and wastewater treatment; ceramic membranes; water reuse
Dr. Andreina Garcia
Advanced Mining Technology Center (AMTC), Universidad de Chile, Av Tupper 2007 (AMTC Building), Santiago 8370451, Chile
Interests: composite membrane; thin film composite membrane; desalination; biofouling; nanocomposites; water treatment
Dr. Ekaterina I. Finkina
Russian Academy of Sciences, Shemyakin Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, 117997 Moscow, Russia
Interests: plant innate immunity; plant pathogenesis related proteins (PR-proteins); lipid transfer proteins (LTPs); defensins; Bet v 1 homologues; lipid binding; antimicrobial activity; membrane permeability; recombinant expression of proteins; plant allergens; allergy; sensitization
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Prof. V. María Barragán
Department of Structure of Matter, Thermal Physics and Electronics, Faculty of Physics, Complutense University of Madrid, Plaza de Ciencias, 1, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: non-equilibrium thermodynamics; membrane transport processes; ion-exchange membranes; energy conversion
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Dr. Odília Queirós
IINFACTS - Institute of Research and Advanced Training in Health Sciences, IUCS - University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS), CESPU, CRL, 4585-116 Gandra, Portugal
Interests: carboxylic acids metabolism; monocarboxylate transporters; membrane permeases; metabolic engineering; humanized yeasts; Warburg effect in cancer cells
Dr. Yang Han
William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: polymeric membranes; gas separation; membrane transport; molecular separation in energy-intensive applications
Dr. Ziao Fu
Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065 USA
Interests: Cryogenic electron microscopy, membrane protein, ion channel.
Dr. Aleksandra Rybak
Department of Physical Chemistry and Technology of Polymers, Faculty of Chemistry, Silesian University of Technology, 44-100 Gliwice, 7 Strzody, Poland
Interests: polymer membranes, hybrid inorganic-organic membranes, magnetic membranes, air separation, CO2 separation, gas separation, REE recovery
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Prof. Asuncion Maria Hidalgo
Departamento de Ingeniería Química, Facultad de Química, Univesidad de Murcia, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: Water and Wastewater Treatment; Membrane Processes; Fouling; Modified Membranes; Recycle and Reuse Membrane; New Materials
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Dr. Rahul Singh
412B Kim Daegon Hall, Energy Engineering Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sogang University, 35 Baekbum-Ro, Mapo-Gu, Seoul 04107, Korea
Interests: membrane nanostructure; bipolar membranes; biopolymer membranes; ion-conducting membranes; energy storage devices; fuel cell; reverse electrodialysis
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Dr. Micah Belle Marie Yap Ang
R&D Center for Membrane Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Chung Yuan University, Chung Li 32023, Taiwan
Interests: membrane filtration; membrane preparation and fabrication; membrane applications; interfacial polymerization; nanomaterials; desalination; nanofiltration; pervaporation; thin-film composite membranes; mixed-matrix membranes; polymeric membranes; water treatment
Dr. Apolonija Bedina Zavec
Department of Molecular Biology and Nanobiotechnology, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
Interests: cell biology; extracellular vesicles; liposomes; pore forming proteins
Dr. Indranil Chowdhury
Civil & Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA
Interests: environmental applications and implications of nanotechnology in the context of water infrastructure, food-energy-water nexus, and climate change; fate, transport and removal of emerging contaminants in water, soil and sediment; water quality and treatment; nanoscale surface interactions; stormwater management
Dr. Dengpan Dong
Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Utah, 122 South Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Interests: Alkaline Fuel Cell; Molecular Simulations; Ionic Liquids; Lithium-ion Battery; Quantum Chemistry
Prof. Dr. Yu-Kaung Chang
Department of Chemical Engineering/Graduate School of Biochemical Engineering, Ming Chi University of Technology, New Taipei City 243303, Taiwan
Interests: Nanofibers; Electrospinning; Nanomaterials; Nanobiotechnology
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Dr. Mahdi Malmali
Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA
Interests: Membranes; Membrane-based separations; Desalination; Hypersaline brine treatment; Intensification of separations; Membrane distillation; Module design; Process simulations; Electrolyte thermodynamics
Dr. Chidambaram Thamaraiselvan
Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben-Gurion University, Midreshet Ben-Gurion, Israel
Interests: carbon nanomaterials; electro-active membranes; membrane separation process; fouling and biofouling mitigation; advanced electrochemical water treatment
Dr. Ursula Perez-Salas
Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
Interests: small angle neutron and x-ray scattering; neutron reflectivity; calorimetry; H NMR; microcopy; model membranes; lipid phase separation, cholesterol; drug-nanoparticle (lipid and polymer)
Dr. Marilena E. Lekka
Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: lipid biochemistry; lipid analysis; biological membranes; extracellular vesicles; lung surfactant; phospholipase A2
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Dr. John Chew
Centre for Advanced Separations Engineering (CASE), Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
Interests: green cleaning; fouling; sensors; surfaces; water treatment; air purification
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Dr. Xinpei Gao
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shandong University, Shandong, Jinan, China
Interests: poly(ionic liquid)s; ionic liquids; liquid crystals; ion exchange membrane; self-assembly
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Dr. Gerd M. Seibold
Section Synthetic Biology, Department DTU Bioengineering, Technical University Denmark, 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: cellular membranes and organization in bacteria; membrane proteins and transport; receptors and cellular signaling; antimicrobials; osmoregulation and bioenergetics
Dr. Krzysztof Mitko
Department of Inorganic, Analytical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Silesian University of Technology, ul. B. Krzywoustego 6, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: electrodialysis and electromembrane processes; industrial wastewater treatment; desalination; recovery of raw materials from waste water; hybrid and integrated membrane systems
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Dr. Po-Lin Chiu
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
Interests: structural biology; electron microscopy; biophysics
Dr. Soraya Phumzile Malinga
Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein campus, Johannesburg, South Africa
Interests: Dendritic polymer membranes; Nanofibrous membranes; Catalytic membranes; Photocatalytic membranes; Biocatalytic membranes
Prof. M. Abdul Mottaleb
Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Small Molecule Mass Spectrometry Core Facility, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 741 S. Limestone Street, BBSRB # 354Lexington KY, USA
Interests: Biomarkers; Environmental and Human Health Contaminants Characterization; Small Molecule; Chemical Stressors; Analytical Chemistry; Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry; Method Development; Method Validation; EPA Method
Prof. Dr. Kun Yong Chung
Graduate School of Energy and Environment, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, 232 Gongneung-ro, Gongneung-dong, Nowon-gu, Seoul, Korea
Interests: membrane fouling; membrane module/system design and operations; wastewater treatment using membranes, such as MBRs; energy saving membrane processes
Dr. Shahrouz Nayebossadri
School of Metallurgy & Materials Science, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2SE, UK
Interests: hydrogen storage; hydrogen compression using metal hydrides; hydrogen purification; metallic membranes; amorphous metallic membranes; thin-film membranes; amorphous thin films; thermochemical reactions for thermal energy storage; thermal energy storage through hydrogen interaction with metals, hydrogen getters, and sensors
Dr. Yasser Ashraf Gandomi
Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, 02142, USA
Interests: Flow batteries; fuel cells; lithium ion batteries; membranes; atomic layer deposition (ALD)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Panglisch
University Duisburg-Essen (UDE), Chair of Mechanical Process Engineering / Water Technology, Lotharstr. 1, Duisburg 47057, Germany
Interests: water purification; pressure-driven membrane processes; membrane hybrid processes; process optimization and simulation; circular economy; water reuse
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Dr. Svetlana V. Kononova

Institute of Macromolecular Compounds Russian Academy of Science, 199004 Bolshoy pr. 31, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Interests: membranes; diffusion; polymers; Pervaporation; gas separation; Proton Conductivity
Dr. Joseph Dumpler
Department of Food Science, Cornell University, 260 Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: membrane filtration of dairy, fruit juices & coffee; juices; dairy processing; forward osmosis; wastewater treatment
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Dr. Elsa Lasseuguette
School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, Robert Stevenson Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FB, UK
Interests: membrane technology; gas separation; nanofibres; thin film composite
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Dr. Rossella Venditti
Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy
Interests: membrane trafficking; sphingolipid metabolism; phosphoinositides; membrane contact sites; lipid transfer proteins
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Dr. René Köffel
Institute of Anatomy, University of Bern, CH‐3012 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: membrane repair; pore-forming toxins; immune cells
Dr. Xingjian (Chris) Xue
Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Computing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: Basic and Applied Research of Electrochemical Materials/Ceramics and Devices towards Highly Efficient & Stable Energy Conversion and Storage, such as Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Solid Oxide Electrolysis C; materials development; devices fabrication and up-scaling; electrochemical testing and characterization; multi-physics modeling and analysis
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Dr. Behnam Khorshidi

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3, Canada
Interests: Water treatment; Membrane separations; Nanotechnology
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Dr. Stefano Cerbelli
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica Materiali Ambiente, Sapienza Università di Roma Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Roma, Italy
Interests: membrane reactors; hydrogen; steam reforming; methane cracking; porous media; numerical simulations
Dr. Jeng Yi Chong
Singapore Membrane Technology Centre NTU
Interests: Inorganic membranes; hollow fiber membranes; nanoporous materials; nanofiltration; membrane distillation; solvent separation
Dr. Young Eun Song
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Biological Systems & Engineering Berkeley, United States
Interests: CO2 capture; electrosynthesis using CO2; electrochemistry; electrochemical engineering; wastewater treatment; electrodialysis (mono / bipolar); ion-exchange membrane
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Dr. Subhasis Pati
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, 117585, Singapore
Interests: Dense metallic membranes for H2 separation; Membranes for purification of H2 isotopes; Ultra-thin hollow fiber membranes; Perovskite membranes; Dual phase molten carbonate membrane; Zeolite membranes for pervaporation; Catalytic membrane reactors; Reforming reactions; Dehydrogenation reactions; Hydrogen production and storage
Prof. Dr. Liyuan Deng
Department of Chemical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, NO-7491, Norway
Interests: Facilitated transport membranes; Nanocomposite membranes; Membrane contactor; Natural gas treatment; Biogas upgrading; CO2 capture
Dr. Philip Kitchen
School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Interests: aquaporins; channel proteins; astrocytes; blood-brain barrier
Prof. Dr. Anthony Massé
University of Nantes, GEPEA, UMR 6144, F-44600 Saint-Nazaire, France
Interests: Coupling and integration of membrane processes for bio-production and refining of micro and macro-algae; Industrialisation and intensification of membrane processes
Dr. Emmanuel Ogungbemi

University of the West of Scotland, Sword Venture, Technology Ave, Blantyre, Glasgow G72 0LH, UK
Interests: proton exchange membrane fuel cells; sustainable and renewable energy; machine learning
Dr. Mahdi Nikbakht Fini
Section of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Bioscience, Aalborg University, Esbjerg, Denmark
Interests: Removal of micropollutants; Drinking water production; Pressure driven membrane processes (NF/RO); Forward Osmosis (FO); Wastewater treatment; Pervaporation; Synthesis of TFC membranes; Ceramic Membranes
Dr. Rijia Lin
School of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland, QLD, 4072, Australia
Interests: metal-organic framework materials; gas separation membranes; membrane synthesis; polymeric membranes; mixed-matrix membranes; composite membranes
Dr. Mohsen Karimi
Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering, Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, S/N, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Interests: Separation Processes; CO2 Capture & Storage; Adsorption Science & Technology; Membrane Reactors; Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Dr. Michael Wolff
Institute of Bioprocess Engineering and Pharmaceutical Technology, Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen, Wiesenstrasse 14, 35390 Giessen, Germany
Interests: Downstream process development; Membrane chromatography, steric exclusion chromatography; Virus aggregation; Virus quantification via microfluidic systems; Vaccines; Viral vectors; Insect biotechnology; Antimicrobial proteins and peptides; Viral insecticides
Prof. Dr. Joy Kim
School of Biological Sciences, Building 504-421, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, South Korea
Interests: membrane biology; biochemistry; cell biology; molecular biology; membrane protein
Dr. Boyan Iliev
OLITEC Ionic liquidsTechnologies GmbH Salzstrasse184, 74076 Heilbronn, Germany
Interests: Synthesis and structure-property relations of ionic liquids; ionic liquid membranes
Prof. Pierrette Guichardon
Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, Centrale Marseille, M2P2, 38 rue Joliot-Curie, 13451 Marseilles, France
Interests: membrane processes; modeling; ultrafiltration; nanofiltration; reverse osmosis; process intensification; microfluidics; microencapsulation; micromixing
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Dr. Gabriella Pocsfalvi
Laboratory of Extracellular Vesicles and Mass Spectrometry, Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources, Italian National Research Council, Via P. Castellino 111, 80131 Napoli, Italy
Interests: extracellular vesicles; membrane vesiculation; mass spectrometer; lipidomics
Dr. Sebastian Boland
Department of Molecular Metabolism, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: membrane biology; lipid metabolism; lipid storage; lipids in neurodegeneration; cell signaling and high-resolution mass spectrometry
Dr. Jorge García-Ivars
Department of Environment, Bioenergy and Industrial Hygiene, AINIA Technological Centre, 46980 Valencia, Spain
Interests: membranes applied to circular economy strategies; zero discharge; full scale and lab-scale plant; industrial applications; hybrid or integrated membrane processes; membrane process engineering; biorefinery; recovery of bioactive compounds and volatile fatty acids
Dr. Florelle Gindraux
1. Service de Chirurgie Orthopédique, Traumatologique et Plastique, CHU Besançon, F-25000 Besançon, France
2. Service de Chirurgie Pédiatrique, CHU Besançon, F-25000 Besançon, France
3. Laboratoire de Nanomédecine, Imagerie, Thérapeutique EA 4662, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, F-25000 Besançon, France
Interests: advanced therapy medicinal products; regenerative medicine; tissue engineering; adult & perinatal (placenta) mesenchymal stromal cells; perinatal derivates; fetal membranes (amnion and chorion); foreign body membranes: induced membrane & periprosthetic capsules; bone substitutes; biomaterials; medical devices
Dr. Mohd Zamidi Ahmad

Organic Materials Innovation Center (OMIC), Department of Chemistry, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Interests: polymer membranes; mixed matrix membranes; polymer synthesis; metal-organic frameworks; zeolitic imidazolate frameworks; synthesis and characterization; membrane fabrication; module preparation; gas separation; CO2 capture; post-combustion.
Prof. Dr. Marian Turek
Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Inorganic, Analytical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Silesian University of Technology (SUT)—B. Krzywoustego 6, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: membrane desalination
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Dr. Anna Siekierka
Department of Process Engineering and Technology of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Faculty of Chemistry, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Norwida 4/6, 50-373 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: electro-membrane processes; separation; electrodialisis; capacitive deionization; hybrid capacitive deionization; capacitive mixing; selectivity; ion exchange membranes; adsorbents; spines; lithium; cobalt; brines; battery spent
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Prof. Dr. Petr Mikulášek
Institute of Environmental and Chemical Engineering (Head of Institute), Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice, Studentska 573, 532 10 Pardubice, Czech Republic
Interests: pressure-driven membrane processes; flux enhancement methods; modelling; wastewater treatment
Dr. Masoud Rastgar
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, 116 St & 85 Ave, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3, Canada
Interests: environmental chemistry water and wastewater treatment membrane separation
Dr. Yash Raval
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Interests: biofilm; bacteria; infection; Imaging; in vitro toxicity; cell-culture; antibiotic resistance; host-pathogen interaction; MIC; MBC; MBIC; MBBC; antimicrobial; nanoparticles; anti-bacterial; anti-biofilm
Dr. Negin Koutahzadeh
Columbia Southern University, Online university in Orange Beach, Alabama, USA
Interests: Environmental Pollution; Water Wastewater; Oxidation; Bioremediation; Microalgae Biosorption; Membrane
Dr. Eui-Jong Lee
Department of Environmental Engineering, Daegu University, 201 Daegudae-ro, Jillyang, Gyeongsan-si, Gyeongbuk 38453, Korea
Interests: membrane processes; water&wastewater treatment; membrane bioreactor; electrospinning; membrane distillation
Prof. Tak-Wah Wong
Departments of Dermatology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Center of Applied Nanomedicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Interests: dermatology; photomedicine; photodynamic therapy; wound healing; oncology; biochemistry; nanomedicine
Dr. Sayantan Jana
Department of Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2S2, Canada
Interests: cardiovascular biology; therapeutics; metalloproteinase; extracellular matrix
Dr. Marek Pieszka
Department of Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, National Research Institute of Animal Production 1 Krakowska Street 32-083 Balice, Poland
Interests: oxidative stress in pigs and chickens; gene expression; nutritional factors; animal products; genetic factors; membrane interactions of silica nanostructures
Dr. Anita Wnętrzak

Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Gronostajowa 2, 30-387 Kraków, Poland
Interests: langmuir monolayer; artificial membrane; molecular interactions; oxysterols
Dr. Nadia Izadi-Pruneyre
CNRS, Institute Pasteur, Paris, France
Interests: structural biology; NMR; molecular interactions; integrative approach; dynamics; bacterial membrane systems
Dr. Yoshihisa Kaizuka

National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan
Interests: cell membrane mechanics; signal transduction; cell-cell interaction
Dr. Vishnu Revuri
School of Pharmacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122 USA
Interests: membrane based drug delivery systems; exosomes; liposomes; immunotherapy; cancer therapy; phototherapy
Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering, 9700 S. Cass Avenue, Lemont, IL 60439, USA
Interests: metal-organic frameworks; covalent organic frameworks; organic polymers; environmental remediation; C–H Activation, mixed matrix membranes
Dr. Gui Min Shi
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Interests: Pervaporation; Organic solvent nanofiltration; Thin film composite membrane; Hollow fiber membrane
Dr. Chuan-Ho Tang
National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Pingtung, Taiwan
Interests: membrane biology; lipidomics; coral ecotoxicology; mass spectrometry-based analysis
Dr. Philipp S Orekhov
Senior researcher, Department of Bioengineering, Faculty of Biology, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Interests: biological membranes; molecular dynamics; computer simulations; membrane proteins
Dr. Radka Vladkova
Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: chlorophyll a in model and native, photosynthetic membranes (cyanobacteria, algae, plants); induction of membrane and protein changes by chlorophyll a; unique membrane properties of Chlorophyll a compared to the other photosynthetic pigments; Chlorophyll-lipid and chlorophyll-protein interactions; lipid phase transitions and non-lamellar phases; hydrophobic mismatch, membrane dynamics and reorganization; cytochrome b6f complex
Dr. Muhammad Amirul Islam
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Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Interests: membranes; polymers; nanomaterials; biomaterials; water treatment; antifouling modifications; catalysis
Dr. Amit A. Nagarkar
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Interests: polymers; composites; water purification; membrane filtration; nanoparticles
Dr. Wojciech Makarewicz
Department of Oncological Surgery, Medical University of Gdansk, 80-210 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: microbiom; surgical oncology; colon cancer; bariatry
Dr. Naomi Pollock

School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: membrane proteins; method development; ABC transporters; polymer nanodiscs
Dr. Abozar Akbari
Nematiq Pty Ltd., 2/21 Howleys Rd, Notting Hill, VIC 3168, Australia
Interests: nanomaterial-based membranes; graphene oxide membranes; wastewater treatment; nanofiltration; organic solvent nanofiltration
Dr. Paolo Natale
Dpt. Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Complutense University Madrid, Office QA264, Av. Complutense S/N, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: protein chemistry; membrane proteins; biological membranes; membrane biophysics; fluorescence spectroscopy; molecular microbiology; mitochondrial dynamics; bioenegetics; protein translocation; bacterial cell division; drug delivery
Dr. Carla Brazinha
LAQV-REQUIMTE, Chemistry Department, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Interests: mixed gases/vapour transport properties of dense films monitoring by on-line Mass Spectrometry; biorefinery of plants, fish and microalgae; membrane emulsification
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Dr. Ehud Ohana
Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P.O.B. 653 Beer Sheva, Israel
Interests: membrane transport proteins; metabolism; bioenergetics; immunometabolism; metabolic communication and signalling
Prof. Svetlana Popovic
Faculty of Technology, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
Interests: microfiltration; ultrafiltration; fouling control; turbulence promoters; static mixer; twisted tape; 3D printing; modelling of fouling; membrane processes for food processing; milk proteins; whey prot
Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro Abe
Cellular and Structural Physiology Institute, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
Interests: membrane proteins; structural biology; cryo-EM; P-type ATPases; flippases
Dr. Claudia Ursino
Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council (ITM-CNR), Via P. Bucci, Cubo 17C, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: polymeric membranes; hollow fibers; membranes preparation and characterization; coating; nanocomposite membranes; desalination; membrane separation processes; membrane distillation; wastewater treatment; fluoropolymeric membranes
Dr. Junkal Landaburu-Aguirre
IMDEA Water Institute, 28805 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Interests: wastewater treatment; water reuse; desalination; polymeric membranes; pressure-driven membranes; membrane bioreactors; membrane recycling; micro-nanoplastics; circular economy; statistical design of experiments
Dr. Shouliang Yi
U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, 626 Cochrans Mill Rd, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236, USA
Interests: separations; membranes; hollow fibers; nanoporous materials
Dr. Tequila A. L. Harris
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Interests: membrane scale up; membrane fabrication; filtration membranes; fuel cell membranes; graphene oxide membranes; membrane characterization; wetting properties; rheological properties; packaging and barrier films
Dr. Elka R. Georgieva

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
Interests: molecular mechanisms of viral proteins in cellular membranes; membrane proteins from oncogenic viruses; membrane transporters of pathogenic bacteria; physiological function and malfunction of human proteins linked to cancer development
Dr. Qilin Gu
Advanced Ceramic Lab, National University of Singapore‬, Singapore
Interests: ceramic membrane; microstructure engineering; water treatment; filtration; membrane fouling
Dr. Joanna Kotyńska
Laboratory of Bioelectrochemistry, Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bialystok, K. Ciolkowskiego 1K, 15-245 Bialystok, Poland
Interests: liposomes; biomimetic membranes; electrokinetic phenomena for membrane charge; microelectrophoresis
Prof. Dong Chen
Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2101 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, USA
Interests: water filtration membrane processes; aqueous chemistry; water and wastewater treatment; sonochemistry; photooxidation; corrosion science
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