Thursday, November 20, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 204-B (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Environmental Division (09)

#624 - Water Desalination and Purification (09016)
This session will focus on various aspects of water purification and desalination involving membrane-based processes including process optimization, novel membranes, process integration and novel desalination processes.
Chair:Yoram Cohen
CoChair:Francesc Giralt
8:30 AMDesalination Membranes Based on Directly Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Copolymers
Ho-Bum Park, Wei Xie, Joe Cook, James McGrath, Benny D. Freeman
8:55 AMEnergy Cost Optimization in Membrane Desalination and the Thermodynamic Restriction
Richard Zhu, Yoram Cohen, Panagiotis D. Christofides
9:20 AMUtilization of Block Copolymers as Ultrafiltration Membranes
William A. Phillip, Mark Amendt, Brandon O'Neill, Marc A. Hillmyer, Edward L. Cussler
9:45 AMKinetics of Mineral Precipitation and Organics Removal In Brackish Water
Brian C. McCool, Anditya Rahardianto, Yoram Cohen
10:10 AMPassive Vacuum Solar Flash Desalination
Mohammad Abutayeh, D. Yogi Goswami
10:35 AMThe Effect of the Presence of Antiscalants on Calcium Carbonate Precipitation: Evaluation of Calcium Precipitated, Particle Characteristics, and Fouling Potential
Lauren F. Greenlee, Elise Barbot, Benny D. Freeman, Desmond F. Lawler, Benoit Marrot, Philippe Moulin

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