1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Processing


Plenary speakers

Nidal Hilal, Director, Centre for Water Advanced Technologies and Environmental Research, Swansea University, UK
Presentation Title: The Role of Membrane Technology in Sustainable Water Treatment

Professor TorOve Leiknes, Director, Water Desalination and Reuse Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
Presentation Title: Managing a Key Challenge in Membrane Filtration Systems - Biofouling

Kitty Nijmeijer, Professor of Membrane Materials and Processes, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Presentation Title: Strategies to Improve the Power Output of Blue Energy

Arup K. SenGupta, P.C. Rossin Professor, Lehigh University, USA
Presentation Title: Development and Global Application of Hybrid Ion Exchanger Nanotechnology (Hix-Nanotech): From Decontamination to Desalination

Cecilia Tortajada, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Presentation Title: The Role of Technology in Provision of Clean Drinking Water

Keynote speakers

Philip Davies, Reader in Mechanical Engineering and Design, Aston University, UK
Presentation Title: Can Water Treatment be a Negative Emissions Technology?

Vitaly Gitis, Senior Lecturer, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Presentation Title: The Role of Chemicals in Sustainable Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment

Carlos M. Gómez, Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics, University of Alcalá, Spain
Presentation Title: Governance and Innovation in the Water Sector: The Critical Role of Economic Incentives

Sher Jamal Khan, Associate Professor and Head of Department in Environmental Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan
Presentation Title: Evaluation of Treatment Performance of a Full-Scale Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Plant from Unsteady to Steady State Condition

Abdul Latif Ahmad, Professor, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Presentation Title: Recycling and Utilizing of Agricultural Wastewater Using Integrated Membrane System

Darren Oatley, Chemical and Biological Process Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Swansea University, UK
Presentation Title: Can a Hybrid Freeze-Membrane Process Lead to Increased Sustainability for Water Processing?

Yinhua Wan, Professor of Biochemical Engineering, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China
Presentation Title: Fractionation and Reclamation of Dairy Wastewater by Integrated Membrane Technologies

Guillermo Zaragoza, Senior Researcher, CIEMAT, Plataforma Solar de Almería, Spain
Presentation Title: Applications of Membrane Distillation to Water Treatment