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Location: IFG Seminar Room Building 330 Room 356 (unless otherwise indicated)

EXTERNAL SPEAKER SEMINARS

Date & Time

Title

Name

Affiliation

16 October 2017

15.00 h

INT Bldg. 640

Room 0-241

Application of Laser-induced breakdown detection (LIBD) for the detection of particle retention by ultrafiltration Dr. Pia Lipp Technologiezentrum Wasser, Abteilung Technologie & Wirtschaftlichkeit

29 June 2017

14.30 h

INT Bldg. 640

Meeting-room  0-341

Exploring charge balanced polyampholyte hydrogels as a non-fouling coating for polymeric membranes 

 

Dr. Roy Bernstein

Department of Desalination and Water Treatment

Zuckerberg Institute of Water Research

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

22 June 2017

14.00 h

ITAS Karlstr. 11, Karlsruhe

Nanotechnology for mine drainage treatment: A multidisciplinary approach

 

Dr. Anita Etale

 

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

 

31 May 2017

15.00 h

IBG Bldg. 601

Room 427

Affordable clean water using advanced materials

 

Prof. Dr. Thalappil Pradeep

 

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Chennai), Chennai, India
Department of Chemistry

 

04 April 2017

14.15 h

IFG Bldg. 330

Seminar-Room 330-356

Knowledge-based catalyst design and operando spectroscopy: Case studies from oxidation and exhaust gas catalysis

Prof. Dr. Jan-Dierk Grundwaldt

Institute for Technical Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry (ITCP)

Institute of Catalysis Research and Technology (IKFT)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

1 March 2017

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640

Seminar Room 0-241

Membrane fouling studied at the micro-scale: Theory and experiments

A/Prof. Dr. Guy Z. Ramon

Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, Water & Energy Technologies Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

24 January 2017

17.30 h

CS Bldg. 40.32

Rudolf-Plank-Hörsaal

Fakultätskolloqium:

Gas solubility and permeability in glassy polymeric membranes: experimental trends and predictive tools

Prof. Dr. Giulio Sarti

University of Bologna, Italy
Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM)

30 November 2016

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-341

Ultrafiltration: Products, applications, research and development

Dr. Peter Berg

BASF INGE, Greifenberg, Germany
Co-Founder & Technical Director

25 October 2016

17.30 h

CS Bldg. 40.32

Rudolf-Plank-Hörsaal

Fakultätskolloqium:

Ionic transport and ionic interactions: Molecular processes

in polymer electrolytes and in polyelectrolyte self-assembly

Prof. Dr. Monika Schönhoff

University of Münster
Professor of Physical Chemistry, Nanostructures, Institute of Physical Chemistry

28 July 2016

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-341

Macromolecules and Membrane Fouling: Mechanisms of Adsorption and Routes to Fouling Prevention

A/Prof. Dr. Alberto Tiraferri

Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Department of Land, Environment and Infrastructure Engineering (DIATI)

17 June 2016

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-341

Prospects for Cyclodextrins and their Derivatives in water decontamination

Prof. Dr. Bhekie Mamba

University of South Africa, Johannesburg (UNISA)
Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit

10 May 2016

14.00 h

IFG Bldg. 330
Seminar Room 330-356

Application of LC-OCD-OND for analysis of NOM in natural, waste and marine waters

Dr. Stefan Huber

DOC-LABOR DR HUBER
Karlsruhe, Germany

2 May 2016

14.00 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-341

Advanced engineering model of nanofiltration (NF) in multi-ion solutions, what experimental input is needed and how this can be obtained?

Prof. Dr. Andriy Yaroshchuk

Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Department of Chemical Engineering (EQ)

7 March 2016

11 h

INT Bldg. 640
Seminar Room 0-241

Affluence from Effluents: phosphorus mining and energy recovery from wastewater

Prof. Dr. Long Nghiem

The University of Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
School of Civil Mining and Environmental Engineering

25 November 2015

14.00 h

 

Tailoring membrane polymers. Application to bio-fuels purification or recovery by a sustainable membrane process

Prof. Dr. Anne Jonquières

Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France
Laboratoire de Chimie Physique Macromoléculaire, LCPM UMR CNRS

24 November 2015

11.00 h

INT Bldg. 640 Seminar Room 0-341

Cluster-composite nanofibre materials for the application in water treatment and sensing

Prof. Dr. Thalappil Pradeep

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Chennai), Chennai, India
Department of Chemistry

10 November 2015

13.30 h

INT Bldg. 640 Seminar Room 0-341

Flow-Enhancement Scaling for Understanding of Fast Mass Transport under Nanoconfinements

Prof. Dr. Park  Hyung Gyu

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT)

Adjunct Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (eawag)

22 September 2015

11 h

IBG Bldg. 601
Room B351

What drives hydrophobic polymer collapse and re-entry transitions in miscible good solvents?

Prof. Dr. Nico van der Vegt

Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Head of Computational Physical Chemistry

30 July 2015

10.30 h

Flow at the fluid-solid interface - current insight into a question debated for centuries

Dr. Clarissa Schönecker

Max-Planck-Institute for Polymere Research, Mainz, Germany

16 July 2015

14.00 h

IBG Bldg. 601  Room B351

Multi-Functional Membranes for Advanced Separations

Prof. Dr. Ranil Wickramasinghe

 

University of Arkansas, USA
Ross E Martin Chair in Emerging Technologies, Ralph E Martin Department of Chemical Engineering

15 July 2015

14.00 h

IBG Bldg. 601  Room B351

Membrane Modification Using Electron Beam Technology

Dr. Agnes Schulze

Leibniz Institute of Surface Modification (IOM), Leipzig, Germany
Head of Membrane Modification Group

30 March 2015

10.00 h

Supercritical fluid based design of functional nanostructured materials

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Türk

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Institute for Technical Thermodynamics and Refrigeration (ITTK)
Refrigeration and Cryogenics
 

23 March 2015

15.00 h

Formation of Isoporous Block Copolymer Membranes in Flat and Hollow Fibre Geometries

Prof. Dr. Volker Abetz

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany,
Institute of Polymer Research & University of Hamburg

2 December 2014

13.00 h

IMT Bldg. 301

Seminar Room

The zeta potential of solid surfaces - theory and practice

Dr. Thomas Luxbacher

Anton Paar GmbH, Graz, Austria

10 October 2014

14.00 h

Controlling UF membrane fouling in drinking water treatment: influence of nano particles and bacteria activity

Dr. Wenzheng Yu

1 Imperial College London, UK
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

2 Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
State Key Laboratory of Environmental Aquatic Chemistry, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences

19 September 2014

11.30 h

Polyamide membranes: (mostly) questions and (some) answers

A/Prof. Dr. Slava Freger

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

15 September 2014

11.30 h

Use of ceramic membranes for drinking water treatment

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Panglisch

University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
Faculty of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Chair of Mechanical Process Engineering & Water Technology

 

INTERNAL SPEAKER SEMINARS

Date & Time

Title

Name

Affiliation

22 February 2017

11.30 h

Fabrication and characterization of SURGEL based membrane for water purification

Vu Tan Bui

KIT IFG-MT Final Masters Presentation

22 February 2017

11.00 h

Phosphate recovery from wastewater using engineered superparamagnetic particles modified with layered double hydroxide ion exchangers

Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Meyer

University Stuttgart, Germany
Chair of Sanitary Engineering and Water Recycling

08 February 2017

14.30 h

Activated carbon (AC)-assisted membrane filtration of water contaminated by steroids hormones

Matteo Tagliavini

KIT IFG-MT Research Presentation

08 February 2017

14.00 h

Micropollutant removal in nanofiltration

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andrea Iris Schäfer

KIT, IFG, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Head of Membrane Technology Dept. and Professor of Water Process Engineering

17 January 2017

13.00 h

Seasonal Variation of Organic Matter Characteristics and Fluoride Concentration in the Maji ya Chai River (Tanzania): Impact on Treatability by UF/NF/RO

Dr. Azam Jeihanipour

KIT IFG-MT Research Presentation

17 January 2017

13.30 h

Fluoride retention mechanisms in nanofiltration and reverse osmosis: impact of humic acid, inorganic carbon and speciation

Isaac Owusu-Agyeman

KIT IFG-MT Research Presentation

10 January 2017

14.00 h

Arsenic in Groundwater: Mobility Processes and Treatment Strategies

Dr. Martin Maier

University of Heidelberg, Germany
Institute of Earth Sciences

 

20 December 2016

10.30 h

Development of particulate systems for drug encapsulation by membrane emulsification

Dr. Alessandra Imbrogno

KIT IFG-MT Research Presentation

20 December 2016

10.00 h

Manufacture, Characterization and Functionalization of Composite Membranes via Parylene Coating of Microporous Membranes for Water Treatment Applications

Anke Steier

KIT IFG-MT Final Masters Presentation

20 June 2016

14.00 h

Computational Fluid Dynamics Approach to Determine Membrane Module Performance with Fluctuating Energy

Max Gaedtke

KIT IFG-MT Final Masters Presentation

20 June 2016

14.30 h

Adsorption of low concentrated hormones on polymer-based spherical activated carbon (PBSAC)

Fabio Engel

KIT IFG-MT Final Masters Presentation

30 June 2015

Polymer based spherical activated carbon (PSSAC)

Dr. Bertram Böhringer

Blücher GmbH, Erkrath, Germany

15 October 2014

13.00 h

Short presentation of Organic Solvent Nanofiltration (OSN) and Nanofiltration Membrane Behaviour

De Ning

Otto-von-Guericke University (OvGU), Magdeburg, Germany
Faculty for Process and Systems Engineering

29 September 2014

11.30 h

Berghof Ultrafiltration Membranes and Applications

Dr. Kimball Roelofs & Dr. Rudolf Graf

Berghof GmbH, Eningen unter Achalm, Germany

22 September 2014

11.00 h

Outlook for the design of hybrid photocatalytic membrane reactors: the integration of polymer membranes for water purification and photocatalysis

Dr. Mahdi Seifollahi Bazarjani

Carl-von-Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
Institute for Chemistry
Photocatalysis and sustainable feedstock utilization

16 September 2014

9.45 h

Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity: Bridging the gap between Microporous and Poymeric Materials

Muntazim Munir Khan

1 Helmholtz Centre Geesthacht, Geesthacht, Germany
Centre for Membranes and Structured Materials

2 University of Hamburg, Germany

16 September 2014

9.00 h

Development of new environmentally friendly membranes: formulation, elaboration process and structure-properties relations

Jennifer Biscarat

European Membrane Institut, Montpellier, France
Membrane Process Engineering Department