Past Meetings

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NAMS 2019

28th Annual Meeting

Location: Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hosted by Carnegie Mellon University, McMaster University and Penn State University
May 11-15, 2019
Click here for Program

Meeting Co-Chairs:

David Latulippe, McMaster University
Meagan Mauter, Carnegie Mellon University
Andrew Zydney, Penn State University

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Peter S. Fiske
Director of the Water-Energy Resilience
Research Institute
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Dr. Tim Merkel
Vice-President of Technology
Membrane Technology & Research

Dr. Rachel Segalman
E. N. Kramer Professor of Materials and
Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara

Sponsors

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NAMS 2018

27th Annual Meeting

Location: Hilton Lexington, Lexington, Kentucky
Hosted by The University of Kentucky and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
June 9 – 13, 2018, Lexington, KY USA
Program located here: https://aiche.confex.com/aiche/nams18/webprogram/programs.html

Meeting Co-Chairs:

Dibakar Bhattacharyya (DB), University of Kentucky
Isabel C. Escobar, University of Kentucky
Ingo Pinnau , King Abdullah University of Science & Technology

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Mihail Barboi
CNRS Research Leader at the Institut Europeen des Membranes
Artificial Water Channels

Dr. Rebecca Liebert
President and CEO, Honeywell UOP
From Membranes to Inorganic Materials: Uop’s Role in Modern Process Technology Revolutions

Prof. Milan Mrksich
Henry Wade Rogers Professor, Northwestern University
Synthesis and Applications of Megamolecules as Designer Biomembranes

Sponsors

Diamond level

Shakespeare and Co.
University of Kentucky

Gold Level

Air Liquide
Air Products
Millipore Sigma
ExxonMobil
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
Sterlitech
Gore
Airrane
Membrane Technology & Research

Bronze Level

Entegris
Evonik
Generon
Georgia Tech Separation Science Center
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute

Silver Level

Dow
NL Chemical Technology Inc
Honeywell UOP
Shell

Friends of NAMS

Anton Paar

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ICOM 2017

29 July – 4 August 2017
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, CA

Conference Chairs

Ranil Wickramasinghe, University of Arkansas
Glenn Lipscomb, University of Toledo

ICOM 2017 Sponsors

Prof. Mihail Barboi
CNRS Research Leader at the Institut Europeen des Membranes
Artificial Water Channels

Dr. Rebecca Liebert
President and CEO, Honeywell UOP
From Membranes to Inorganic Materials: Uop’s Role in Modern Process Technology Revolutions

Prof. Milan Mrksich
Henry Wade Rogers Professor, Northwestern University
Synthesis and Applications of Megamolecules as Designer Biomembranes

Sponsors

Diamond level

National Science Foundation

Gold Level

Air Liquide
ExxonMobil
Genentech
Jiangsu Nine Heaven High Tech
MilliporeSigma
NL Chemical Technology, Inc.
University of Toledo

Silver Level

BASF
Dow Water & Process
Solutions
KAUST
Pentair
Shell

Bronze Level

Air Products Prism Membranes
Airrane
Anton Paar
Beijing OriginWater Membrane Technology
Entegris
Evonik
Generon
Honeywell UOP
Membrane Tech. & Res., Inc.
United Technologies Research Center
W. L. Gore & Associates

Friends of NAMS

MAST Center

Plenary Speakers

Professor William J. Koros, Georgia Institute of Technology USA
Using fundamentals to pragmatically reach advanced membrane objectives: Our community’s charter

Professor Andrew G. Livingston, Imperial College London UK
Organic solvent nanofiltration: Enabling molecular separations in organic liquids

Professor Juin-Yih Lai, Chung Yuan Christian University Taiwan
Tailoring of membrane morphology and surface property- from fundamentals to applications

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NAMS 2016

26th Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Bellevue, Washington
May 21 – 25, 2016
Program located here: https://aiche.confex.com/aiche/nams16/webprogram/ataglance.html

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Winston Ho
Distinguished Professor, Ohio State University
Recent Developments on Membranes for CO2 Separation and Water Purification

Dr. Michael Yandrasits
Senior Chemist, 3M
Fuel Cell Membranes based on Perfluorsulfonic Acids and Imides

Conference Chairs

Yoram Cohen, UCLA
Bruce Hinds, University of Washington
Wei Liu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Sponsors

Diamond level

Air Liquide Advanced Separations

Gold Level

Anton Paar USA
MilliporeSigma
Beijing OriginWater Membrane Technology Co., Ltd.

Friends of NAMS

University of Kentucky Center of Membrane Sciences

Bronze Level

WL Gore & Associates

Silver Level

BASF
Shell International Exploration and Production, Inc.
LG Chem
Dow Water & Process Solutions
Sterlitech Corporation

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NAMS 2015

25th Annual Meeting
Park Plaza Hotel
Boston, Massachusetts USA
May 30 – June 3, 2015

Conference Co-Chairs

Ruth Baltus, Clarkson University
Jeff McCutcheon, University of Connecticut
Program located here: https://aiche.confex.com/aiche/nams15/webprogram/ataglance.html

Plenary Speakers

Dr. Benny Freeman, University of Texas
Fundamental Studies of Ion Sorption, Diffusion and Transport in Crosslinked Polyelectrolyte Membranes

Mr. Gabe Tkacik, EMD Millipore
Advances in Membrane Morphology Control for Optimum Performance in Biotechnology Separations

Dr. George Whitesides, Harvard University
Simplicity as a Strategy in Research

Sponsors

Silver Level

Dow Water & Process Solutions
Evonik
Genentech
GE Global Research and GE Power & Water
Membrane Technology & Research
Shell International Exploration and Production
W.L. Gore & Associates
3M Purification

Bronze Level

Nagare
University of Kentucky, Center of Membrane Sciences

Gold Level

Air Liquide
Air Products – Prism Membranes
Chevron
EMD Millipore

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NAMS 2014

24th Annual Meeting
May 31 – June 4, 2014
Sugar Land Marriott Town Square
Houston, Texas

Conference Co-Chairs

Shankar Chellam, University of Houston
Felecia Nave, Prairie View A & M University

Plenary Speakers

Georges Belfort, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Thoughts from a Career in Membrane Science and Technology

Larry Costa, General Electric Power and Water
Innovative Membrane Technologies for Tough-To-Treat Waters

Andrew L. Zydney, The Pennsylvania State University
Membrane Filtration of Viruses – New Challenges in Bioprocessing

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NAMS 2013

23rd Annual Meeting
June 8-12, 2013
The Grove Hotel
Boise, Idaho

Conference Co-Chairs

Jerry Lin, Arizona State University
Frederick F. Stewart, Idaho National Laboratory

Plenary Speakers

Menachem Elimelech, Yale University
Forward Osmosis and Pressure Retarded Osmosis: Recent Progress and Challenges

Michael Carolan, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Ion Transport Membranes: Gas Separation Technology for the 21st Century

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NAMS 2012

22nd Annual Meeting
June 9-13, 2012
InterContinental, New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Plenary Speakers

Andrew Livingston, Imperial College

Charles Page, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Inga Musselman, University of Texas at Dallas

Conference Co-Chairs

Isabel Escobar, University of Toledo
Jamie Hestekin, University of Arkansas
Stephen Ritchie, University of Alabama

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