Course: Practical Membrane/Filtration & Separations Technologies

April 14, 2013 - April 18, 2013

Website: http://foodprotein.tamu.edu/separations/scmembrane.php

OBJECTIVES OF SHORT COURSE

  • Review basic principles of membrane filtration & separations processing including system design, membrane & equipment selection costs, economics, and practical applications
  • Orient new product formulators, food scientists, chemists, chemical engineers, environmental engineers, petroleum engineers, and students to processing and products of separations technologies
  • Review major applications of microfiltration, ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, pervaporation, chromotography, centrifugation, and other technologies in food processing, chemical processing, petroleum processing, pharmaceutical processing and water treatment, environmental and industrial processing and manufacturing
  • Review fundamentals and practical aspects of membrane fouling and cleaning
  • Provide daily “hands-on” demonstrations and familiarize attendees with the practical aspects of membrane & separations technologies
    Review new technologies / developments in Membrane Filtration Technology & Separations Technologies
  • Review case studies, success stories, new systems designs, industrial/commercial applications and economics of membrane systems, pre and post-treatment technologies
    Network with Academia and Industry Experts