1st International Conference on Desalination using Membrane Technology


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Plenary Speakers

Georges Belfort, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA
Title: Membrane Desalination: Where are we and what can we learn from fundamentals

Enrico Drioli, University of Calabria, Italy
Title: Membrane Distillation: Potentialities and Progress

Menachem Elimelech, Yale University, CT, USA
Title: Forward Osmosis

Anthony Fane, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Title: Advances in Membrane Desalination: Improved Membranes, Processes and Operations

Keynote Speakers

Yoram Cohen, UCLA, USA
Title: Energy Efficient RO Desalination

Viatcheslav Freger, Technion, Israel
Title: Salts Transfer in Nanofiltration Membranes

Raed Hashaikeh, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi
Title: Membrane Fabrication for Application in Desalination

David Hasson, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Title: Hybrid Systems

Eric Hoek, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
Title: Reverse Osmosis

SK Hong, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Title: Fouling Evaluation and Pretreatment Procesess for RO Desalination

Anastasios Karabelas, Centre for Research and Technology - Hellas (CERTH), Greece
Title: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations and membrane module design

Masaru Kurihara, Toray Industries, Japan
Title: Membrane research for water treatment facing the age of global mega-competition & collaboration

Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Title: Ultrafiltration

Abdul Wahab Mohammad, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Title: Nanofiltration

Graeme Pearce, Membrane Consultancy Associates, Pangbourne, UK
Title: Membrane Fouling

Paul Williams, Swansea University, UK
Title: Freeze Desalination

Organized by



Anton Paar
Dow Water & Process Solutions


Genesys International Limited
STF Filtros
Trevi Systems

Supporting Journal

Journal - Desalination