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Membrane Filtration

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The dark art of whisky distillation and clean water for the Highlands

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Student Spotlight: Leveraging membrane filtration to unleash the potential of Copper-67

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Student Spotlight: Membrane adsorbers for radiochemical separations

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Copper stills at Glennfiddich in Dufftown.

Did you know? In Scotland and Canada, it’s “whisky” … But in the Ireland, the U.S. and elsewhere, it’s “whiskey” … So while we’re not beyond the occasional typo here at IFN, in this case there is a method to our madness.  The filter practices and processes of whisky manufacturers are often closely guarded secrets …

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Maura Sepesy is a third year graduate student at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. She works with Dr. Christine Duval researching membrane adsorbers for medical isotope purification. Sepesy’s previous career at Lubrizol researching novel separation materials inspired her to continue her education in this area. This …

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Schematic of a U(VI) selective membrane adsorber

Priyanka Suresh has always been passionate about clean water and clean energy availability. She received her undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering at Anna University in India. As an undergraduate, she was involved in research projects focusing on the removal of textile dyes and pharmaceutical wastes from water using graphene-oxide doped nanoparticles. This inspired her to …

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Membrane Filtration for Wastewater Recovery

Whereas the total quantity of water on this planet is more or less fixed, its quality is deteriorating, because we have been contaminating it for thousands of years, with little concern for the consequences. Drinking water regulations continue to increase water quality standards, and industrial and commercial activities are requiring higher quality water in many …

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HP Nanda, Global Vice President and General Manager, DuPont Water Solutions

For more than 70 years, DuPont Water Solutions has provided end-to-end water treatment solutions to customers across a range of geographies, markets and applications. As a worldwide leader in sustainable separation and purification technologies, DWS offers the most complete portfolio of technologies available, including ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, ion exchange, and electrodeionization technologies. As water …

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