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Membranes

 

This page includes information and resources about membranes, microfiltration, etc.

 

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CLARKE PRIZE CONFERENCE VIDEOS

 

The 2013 NWRI Clarke Prize Conference, held in November 2013, brought together leading scientists and experts from all across the water community to discuss the most innovative research and technology developments happening today in urban water sustainability.

 

Nanomaterial-Enabled Membranes for Water Treatment

Mark Wiesner of Duke University presented on "Nanomaterial-Enabled Membranes for Water Treatment." Dr. Wiesner was among the first American scientists to research the application of low-pressure membranes to water treatment. Watch the video on YouTube.

 

Download the presentation slides (19.4 MB PDF)

 


 

Advanced Membrane Systems for Contaminant and Energy Challenge

Amy Childress of the University of Southern California presented on "Advanced Membrane Systems for Contaminant and Energy Challenges." Her research includes membrane contractor processes and membrane bioreactor technology, among other topics. Watch the video on YouTube.

 

Download the presentation slides (3.16 MB PDF)

 

 

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CLARKE PRIZE LECTURES

 

Convergence of Nanotechnology and Microbiology

By Pedro Alvarez, Rice Univeristy

Pedro Alvarez presented the 2012 Clarke Lecture on "Convergence of Nanotechnology and Microbiology: Emerging Opportunities for Disinfection and Integrated Urban Water Management." 

 

Click here to download the 2012 Clarke Lecture. Or watch the lecture on YouTube.

 

 

 

Nanomaterials, Water, and the Directed Self-Assembly of Environmentally Responsible Industries

By Mark R. Wiesner, Duke University

Mark Wiesner presented the 2011 Clarke Lecture on "Nanomaterials, Water, and the Directed Self-Assembly of Environmentally Responsible Industries." 

 

Click here to download the 2011 Clarke Lecture.

 

 

 

Harry F. Ridgway, Ph.D.

Membrane Research: The Quest for Pure Water in a New Millennium

By Harry F. Ridgway, AquaMem Consultants

Harry Ridgeway presented the 2002 Clarke Lecture on "Membrane Research: The Quest for Pure Water in a New Millennium."

 

Click here to download the 2002 Clarke Lecture.

 

 

 

 

Walter J. Weber, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., DEE

Fit Water for the Future

By Walter J. Weber, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Walt Weber presented the 1996 Clarke Lecture on "Fit Water for the Future: The Requisite Exercise of Social Discipline, Competent Technology, Responsible Engineering, and the MEAD AORTA Agenda."

 

Click here to download the 1996 Clarke Lecture.

 

 

 

David C. White, M.D., Ph.D., (d. 2006)

Clean Water Hardly Anywhere and That Not Safe to Drink

By David C. White (d. 2006), University of Tennessee-Knoxville

David White presented the 1995 Clarke Prize Lecture on "Clean Water Hardly Anywhere and That Not Safe to Drink."

 

Click here to download the 1995 Clarke Lecture.

 

 

 

 

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PUBLICATIONS

 

Development and Testing of “Smart” Nanofiltration Membranes

Final Project Report Prepared July 2010

By Gregory R. Guillen and Eric M.V. Hoek, Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)

46 pages

 

 

 

 

A Global Perspective of Low Pressure Membranes
Final Project Report prepared March 2008
By David Furukawa, P.E., Ch.E. (Separation Consultants, Inc.)
13 Pages

 

 

 

 

Coupled Effects of Scaling and Colloid Deposition on the Performance of Reverse Osmosis Membrane Filters
Final Project Report prepared December 2007
By Dr. Volodymyr Tarabara (Michigan State University)
22 Pages

 

 

 

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

 

NWRI Microfiltration IV Conference Abstracts
Conference Proceedings prepared March 2006
88 Pages

 

 

 

 

 

NWRI Microfiltration IV Conference: Membrane Bioreactors Short Course Abstracts
Short Course Proceedings prepared March 2006
60 Pages

 

 

 

 

 

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SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS

 

NWRI Pacific Rim "Quantum Leap" Membrane Research Symposium Proceedings
Symposium Proceedings prepared March 2004
446 Pages