Institute for Advanced Membrane Technology (IAMT)


I: Membrane Technology Research Groups  

Novel Membrane Materials

  • New polymers for water applications
  • Nano-composite membranes
  • Catalytic membranes
  • Membrane absorbers
  • Biomimetric membranes

Retention & Fouling Mechanisms

  • Natural organic matter & micropollutant removal
  • Ion removal and desalination mechanisms
  • Speciation and solute-solute interactions in environmental matrices (real waters)
  • Fouling characterization and management
  • Retention, absorption and fouling protocol development


System Development & Applications

  • Renewable energy powered membrane technologies
  • Hybrid processes (e.g. adsorption, nanotechnology, advanced oxidation)
  • Water Reuse & Desalination
  • Membranes in international development
  • Membrane system operation & maintenance


II: Membrane Technology Projects [more...]


III: NanoMembrane [more...]