A meeting of academics and industrialists to explore opportunities for membrane technology
If you wish to attend, please email email@example.com before 30th May with the following information:
Can you attend the whole meeting, or only part (please give dates/times)?
Would you like to present a poster?
Would you like to attend the dinner on the Wednesday evening?
Do you have any dietary restrictions?
Would you like to join a tour of facilities around the University of Manchester on the Thursday afternoon?
Would you be interested in a workshop on any particular topic (please suggest topic)?
Are you happy for your name and affiliation to be included in a list of participants?
Please see below for a full itinerary for each day:
WEDNESDAY 13th JUNE 2018
09:30 Arrival – Coffee/tea
10:00 Welcome, introduction and overview (Peter Budd, Manchester)
10:20 New polymers for membrane separations (Neil McKeown, Edinburgh)
10:40 New polymers for membrane separations (Mariolino Carta, Swansea)
11:20 Metrology/standards needed in graphene dispersions for graphene-based membranes (Cinzia Casiraghi, Manchester)
11:40 Graphene oxide membranes (Rahul Nair, Manchester)
12:00 Characterization of membrane materials (Eric Prestat, Manchester)
12:20 Mixed gas separation (John Jansen, ITM-CNR, Italy)
12:40 Lunch and posters
13:40 High temperature membranes (Ian Metcalfe, Newcastle)
14:00 Molecular-scale modelling of membrane materials (Flor Siperstein / Paola Carbone, Manchester)
14:20 Multi-scale modelling of membrane materials (Andrey Jivkov, Manchester)
14:40 Designer membranes (Qilei Song, Imperial)
15:20 Water transport through graphene oxide membranes: the roles of driving forces (Kang Li / Bo Wang, Imperial)
15:40 1D membranes (Davide Mattia, Bath)
16:00 Membranes for separations in organic solvents (Andrew Livingston, Imperial)
16:20 Membranes for bioalcohol recovery (Patricia Gorgojo, Manchester)
17:00 End of session
19:00 DINNER Chinese Banquet: Tai Pan Restaurant, 81-97 Upper Brook Street, Manchester M13 9TX.
THURSDAY 14th JUNE 2018
09:00 Arrival – Coffee/tea
09:20 Barrier applications (Oana Istrate, Manchester)
09:40 Fuel cell applications (Stuart Holmes, Manchester)
10:00 Sensor applications (Aravind Vijayaraghavan, Manchester)
10:20 Membranes for carbon dioxide capture (Maria-Chiara Ferrari, Edinburgh)
10:40 Membranes for the food and biotechnology industries (John Chew, Bath)
11:20 Sustainable membrane technology (Gyorgy Szekely, Manchester)
11:40 The membrane business (Andrew Boam, Evonik)
12:00 Membrane development in the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (Wayne Harrison, Manchester)
12:20 Graphene-based membranes – achievements (Peter Budd, Manchester)
12:40 SynFabFun – opportunities (Ian Metcalfe, Newcastle)
14:00 Workshops and Tours (NGI, Chemistry, GEIC, Chem. Eng.)