TechConnect World 2019
 

Water Technologies

Water Technologies

Verifi Global

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Symposium Co-Chair

Steven JonsSteven Jons
R&D Fellow
DuPont

Jeffrey McCutcheonJeffrey McCutcheon
Associate Professor
University of Connecticut

Key Speakers

Ayse AsatekinPolymer self-assembly for novel membranes with improved selectivity and fouling resistance
Ayse Asatekin
John A. and Dorothy M. Adams Faculty Development Professor, Tufts University

YuanQiao RaoThin film membranes: adhesion and fabrication
YuanQiao Rao
Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

Geoff GeiseStructure/property relationships in polymers for membrane applications
Geoff Geise
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia School

Nathan HancockNathan Hancock
Director of Strategic Product Planning
Pall Corporation

Jeffrey McCutcheonJeffrey McCutcheon
Associate Professor
University of Connecticut

T. Alan HattonRedox-Mediated Electrosorption for Chemical and Environmental Separations
T. Alan Hatton
Ralph Landau Professor of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Symposium Sessions

Monday June 17

10:30ISO 14034 Environmental Technology Verification (Presented by VerifiGlobal and Southern Research)

Tuesday June 18

10:30Nanotechnology for Water Treatment
1:30Water Technologies

Wednesday June 19

8:30Sustainability Fireside Chat
10:30Membranes for Water Treatment
1:30Water: Best Practices & Commercial Innovations
4:00Water Technologies: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday June 17

10:30ISO 14034 Environmental Technology Verification (Presented by VerifiGlobal and Southern Research)
Background - ISO 14034 Environmental Technology Verification
T. Hansen, Southern Research, Verify Global, US
Background - ISO 14034 Environmental Technology Verification
T. Bruun, VerifiGlobal, DK
Introduction to ISO 14034 and its Benefits
T. Hansen, Southern Research, US
ISO 14034 Process Requirements
T. Bruun, VerifiGlobal, DK
Advanced Septic System Nitrogen Sensor Challenge
M. Theroux, US EPA, US
Advanced Septic System Nitrogen Sensor Challenge
G. DeRuzzo, Battelle, US
Performance Verification of Stormwater Technologies
G. Williams, Good Harbour Laboratories, US
Performance Verification of Stormwater Technologies
D. Scott, Hydro International, US

Tuesday June 18

10:30Nanotechnology for Water Treatment
3D Printed Membranes for Water Treatment
J. McCutcheon, University of Connecticut, US
Water Treatment Membranes using a Stable and Bactericidal Nano Diamond Material
A. Colon, J. Avalos, G. Morell, B.R. Weiner, R. Ríos, University of Puerto Rico, PR
The Use of Focused Aerosol Deposition in the Collection and Analysis of Nanoparticles from Ultrapure Water Systems Used in Semiconductor and Pharmaceutical Industry
G. Van Schooneveld, P. Keady, D. Oberreit, CT Associates, Inc, US
Synthesis of Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles (nZVI) Stabilized By Microbial Surfactant and their Application for Adsorption of Lead (Pb2+) from Polluted Water
F.A. Bezza, E.M.N. Chirwa, University of Pretoria, ZA
Ultrahigh Performance of Novel Energy-efficient Capacitive Deionization Electrodes based on 3D Nanotubular Composites
N. Allam, The American University in Cairo, EG
1:30Water Technologies
Redox-Mediated Electrosorption for Chemical and Environmental Separations
X. Su, X. Mao, Y. Ren, K-J Tan, T.A. Hatton, MIT, US
N. Hancock, Pall Corporation, US
Novel Electron Beam Technology for Water Treatment
C.A. Cooper, S. Grdanovska, A. Cox, G. Rijal, K. Patel, K. Kumar, Fermi National Accelerator Lab, US
Resin wafer electrodeionization for the removal of weakly ionized species: silica and ammonia
Y.J. Lin, L. Valentino, Argonne National Laboratory, US
Development of cross-linked bio-based flocculants for the removal of colloidal suspensions
M. Essandoh, R.A. Garcia, C.M. Nieman, United States Department of Agriculture, US

Wednesday June 19

8:30Sustainability Fireside Chat
10:30Membranes for Water Treatment
Structure/property relationships in polymers for membrane applications
G.M. Geise, University of Virginia, US
Thin film membranes: adhesion and fabrication
Y.Q. Rao, Dow Chemical Company, US
Polymer self-assembly for novel membranes with improved selectivity and fouling resistance
S. Lounder, P. Kaner, P. Bengani-Lutz, A. Asatekin, Tufts University, US
Crystallization via membrane distillation: Myth or reality?
M. Rezaei, Johannes Kepler University Linz, AT
1:30Water: Best Practices & Commercial Innovations
Stormwater Technology Performance Verification
G.R. Williams, J.H. Neate, Good Harbour Laboratories, CA
Cleaning and Maintaining Tanks while Remaining Online with Online Robotics
S. Rydarowski, G. Swonke, Scantron Robotics USA, US
The GreenBox - Ammonia and Nitrate Removal with Energy Cogeneration
G. Botte, Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research - Ohio University, US
Novel Thermal Distillation System for Purifying Produced Water Onsite Using Available Wellsite Gas
G. Katz, Katz Water Technologies, US
Removal of Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances from Water using Ti-MOFs
A. Boehme, R. Ozdemir, framergy, US
4:00Water Technologies: Posters
A concept study of MIBS hull form basis gas hydrates fuel supply system
H.J. Kang, H.J. Kang, KRISO(Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean Engineering), KR
Fast pyrolysis biochar, a low cost material for the removal of phenoxy herbicides
M. Essandoh, D. Wolgemuth, C.U. Pittman Jr, D. Mohan, T. Mlsna, United States Department of Agriculture, US
MCM-41 and functionalized MCM-41 as adsorbents to remove heavy metals and hardness from contaminated water and groundwater
S.W. Leung, N. Basnet, K. Dejesus, J.C.K. Lai, Idaho State University, US
Photocatalytic activity of immobilized nano-TiO2 in complex wastewaters: case study of multiple dye composition
U. Bellè, L. De Flaviis, M.V. Diamanti, M. Ormellese, M. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
Advanced Ozone Based Water Purification
M. DeMyer, Roving Blue, Incorporated, US
Polymer - Carbon Nanotube Composite Membranes for Water Desalination
A.R. Ramadan, A.M.K. Esawi, N. El Badawi, A.O. Rashed, The American University in Cairo, EG
Mechanical Re-Design of a Wells Turbine Blade to improve the efficiency of the LIMPET Wave Energy Conversion System
A. Montes-Cabrera, D. Chávez-García, A. Flores-Valentín, J. López-Leyva, Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior, MX
Low Cost and Sustainable Fresh Water Production using Nanotechnology
M.N. Uddin, M.M. Rahman, R. Asmatulu, Wichita State University, US
SORPTION STUDIES OF TOXIC CATIONS ON GINGER ROOT ADSORBENTS
N.D. Shooto, E.B. Naidoo, M. Maubane, Vaal University of technology, ZA
Biofouling Control of Reverse Osmosis Membranes by surface modification
S.J. Zaidi, Qatar University, QA
Glutathione Fe3O4 nanoparticles as efficient material for the adsorption of mercury(II) from water at low concentration
W. Marimon-Bolivar, E. Gonzalez, Universidad Catolica - Universidad Javeriana, CO
Study of the entropy generation in MHD mixed convection of Cu-water nanofluid in an channel with two cavities
D. Sachica, L. Martinez, Instituto Politecnico nacional (IPN), MX
Hand-held portable colorimetric sensing device for quantitative detection of chromium in aqueous medium using silver nanoparticle as a probe
N. Kumar, D. Madhwal, V.K. Jain, S. Nagpal, Amity University, IN
A reusable polyaniline functionalized activated carbon composite based system for enhanced removal of industrial dyes and chromium from waste water
N. Kumar, V.K. Jain, S. Suman, Amity University, IN
Microfiltration of oil emulsions stabilized by different surfactants
T.A. Trinh, Q. Han, Y. Ma, J.W. Chew, Nanyang Technological University, SG
High-performance reverse osmosis membranes fabricated on highly porous microstructured supports
Y.J. Lim, J. Lee, R. Wang, T-H Bae, Nanyang Technological University, SG
Novel Electron Beam Technology for Water Treatment
S. Grdanovska, C. Cooper, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, US
Removal of hexavalent Chromium using industrial by-product: Modified Induction Furnace (IF) steel slag based nanocomposites
J. Baalamurugan, V. Ganesh Kumar, M. Naresh Kuamr, S. Harish, P. Senthil Kumar, K. Govindaraju, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, IN
Direct Contact Membrane Distillation (DCMD) using a composite PVDF electrospun nanofiber membrane for Water Desalination application
M. Baniasadi, M. Monwar, N. Sutton, Georgia Southern University, US
BioNanoCoil, a Novel Technology to Treat Mining-influenced Water
M. Dehbashi, M. Aghaei, A. Shahnazari, Biopolynet Inc, CA
Synthesis of Magnetite Nanoparticles for the Removal of Mn (II) from Aqueous Solution
H.I. Adegoke, F.A. Adekola, T.A. Atolagbe, University of Ilorin, NG
Modular Desalination System using Marine Hydro-Kinetic, Renewable Power
F.A. Di bella, Concepts NREC, LLC, US

This symposium focuses on advanced and emerging technologies for improvements in water purification, disinfection, generation, processing, filtration, manufacturing processes, waste use and local/global access and distribution. Industry leaders and experts will share their insights on economics and investment strategies, novel and proven solutions. Innovators from industry, government and academic laboratories around the world will share what'’s new and what’'s next in materials design and advanced technologies for water. Submit an abstract and join us as we identify the innovations that are changing the future of water for our planet.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Novel Water Technologies & Materials
  • Industrial Water Treatment Applications
  • Desalination Technologies
  • Disinfection Technologies & Materials
  • Membrane Filtration Technologies & Materials
  • Sensing & Monitoring Devices
  • Waste Water Treatment & Reuse
  • Remediation Technologies
  • Conservation Technologies
  • Water & Energy Symbiosis
  • Best Practices & Case Studies
  • Other
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