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Membrane Filtration

International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of technology for membrane filtration. Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest insights, issues and innovations in membrane filtration.

Student Spotlight: Laser-induced graphene for biofouling prevention in desalination & water treatment systems

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Filtration innovations in 2020

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Student Spotlight: Highly selective membrane filtration

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Fabrication of laser-induced graphene using Laser cutting machine.

The Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR) is one of the world’s leading research institutes for innovative water treatment technologies. It was founded in January 2002 within the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at the Sede Boqer Campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. The institute focuses on the investigation of environmental challenges …

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Small-diameter carbon nanotubes

Facemask materials, surface treatments, intelligent sensors & carbon nanotubes That the COVID-19 pandemic has been a driver for filtration industry innovation is beyond dispute, and one of the commercial inventions of the year is undoubtedly the new bicomponent spunbond nonwoven material that can serve as an effective N95 facemask filter – without the need for …

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An ion-selective composite membrane

Ryan DuChanois is a fourth-year graduate student at Yale University, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in chemical and environmental engineering under the supervision of Professor Menachem Elimelech. Prior to Yale, Ryan received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Arkansas and an M.Phil. in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of …

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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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