ICIM 2014

Invited Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Jürgen Caro, University of Hannover, Germany
Presentation title: MOF membranes: Bright industrial future or a laboratory curiosity?

Jerry Lin, Arizona State University, USA
Presentation title: Carbon dioxide perm-selective ceramic-carbonate dual-phase membranes

Arian Nijmeijer, Shell, The Netherlands
Presentation title: The use of ceramic membranes in the oil and gas industry

Motoharu Noguchi, Metawater, Japan
Presentation title:
Application of MF ceramic membrane for water treatment

Toshinori Tsuru, Hiroshima University, Japan
Presentation title: Nano/subnano-tuning of inorganic porous membranes and pore-size evaluation by nanopermporometry (NPP) and normalized Knudsen-based permeance (NKP)

Ingolf Voigt, Fraunhofer IKTS, Germany
Presentation title: Ceramic nanofiltration membranes - one decade of successful application and new developments

Keynote Speakers

André Ayral, European Institute of Membranes (IEM), France
Presentation title: Design of hierarchically porous membranes by innovative coupling of synthesis pathways and by modelling

Mihai Barboiu, European Institute of Membranes (IEM), France
Presentation title: Self-assembled supramolecular channels - toward hybrid materials for directional translocation

Henny Bouwmeester, Twente University, The Netherlands
Presentation title: Mixed conducting membranes for oxygen separation

Rune Bredesen, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Norway
Presentation title: CO2 flux and separation properties of high temperature dual phase membranes

Anita Buekenhoudt, VITO, Belgium
Presentation title: Functionalisation of ceramic membranes to steer fouling effects and affinity in liquid filtration

Anne Julbe, European Institute of Membranes (IEM), France
Presentation title: Silicon carbide - An attractive membrane material

Andreas Kaiser, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark
Presentation title: Design, fabrication and characterization of ceria-based asymmetric oxygen transport membranes

Kang Li, Imperial College London, UK
Presentation title: Continuous fabrication of inorganic micro-tubes with self-organised radial micro-channels

Manfred Martin, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Presentation title: Oxygen permeation membranes for coal-fired power plants

Ian Metcalfe, Newcastle University, UK
Presentation title: Ceramic membranes for chemical process applications

Wilhelm Meulenberg, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Presentation title: Sequential tape casting and characterization of LSCF Membranes for oxygen separation

Keita Miyajima, Noritake Company Ltd., Japan
Presentation title: Development of porous ceramic substrates and modules for zeolite membranes

Shin-ichi Nakao, Kogakuin University, Japan
Presentation title: H2 permselective silica membranes prepared by chemical vapour deposition(CVD) and their application for membrane reactors

José Serra, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Presentation title: Engineering future ion-transport membranes for gas separations in energy and chemistry applications

David Sholl, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Presentation title: Accelerating membrane development using quantitative materials modeling

Theodore Tsotsis, University of Southern California, USA
Presentation title: Supported carbon molecular sieve membranes: Preparation, characterization, and field-testing for process intensification during power generation

Jaap Vente, Energy Centre of The Netherlands, The Netherlands
Presentation title: A toolbox approach to hybrid silica membranes

Henk Verweij, The Ohio State University, USA
Presentation title: Mesoporous cerium oxide layers for nano-filtration, O2 separation, and thin film fuel cells

J. Douglas Way, Colorado School of Mines, USA
Presentation title: Composite Pd alloy membranes for high temperature hydrogen production with CO2 capture

Weishen Yang, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China
Presentation title: Organophilic mixed matrix membranes in biorefinery applications

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Supporting Organisations

The University of Queensland
UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science and Technology
The University of New South Wales
Victoria University
The University of Melbourne
Monash University
Curtin University

Supporting Journal

Separation Purification Technology