Membrane Technology Research

I: Membrane Technology Research Groups  

Novel Membrane Materials


  • New polymers for water applications.

  • Nano-composite membranes.

  • Catalytic membranes.

  • Membrane absorbers.

  • Biocatalytic membranes.

  • Electrochemical membrane.

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 filtration 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.


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