New Waves February 2008

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

Separations Sciences Lab hosts short course

The Texas A&M University Separations Sciences Lab is hosting its annual Membrane, Filtration, and Separations short course April 6-10, 2008, in College Station, Texas.

The short course provides a broad overview of how membranes can be used for water treatment, especially the desalination of coastal waters, brackish groundwater, and oilfield-produced waters. Sessions of the short course will present an overview about principles of membrane-based treatment methods, challenges associated with membrane fouling, and new research-based technological developments. Speakers include several experts from the desalination industry, agencies, and higher education.

To learn more, visit the lab’s Web site, call 979.693.7500 or email Carl Vavra at cjvavra@tamu.edu.

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