New Waves January 2009

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

Food Protein R&D Center announce annual short courses

The Food Protein Research and Development Center of Texas Engineering Experiment Station has its two annual short courses at Texas A&M planned for 2009.

The 19th annual Membrane/Filtration and Other Separations Technologies course will be April 19-23, and cover fundamentals, new developments, applications and pilot plant demonstrations for industries in food and beverages, chemicals, water and wastewater, pharmaceuticals, and oil and gas. The course will also include information and equipment demonstrations for the dairy industries.

The 5th annual Water Issues and Technologies: Process Water, Wastewater, and Desalination workshop, a hands-on practical workshop with all the do's and don'ts of membrane filtration systems, will be held August 2-4, and will feature daily equipment demonstrations. Attendees will receive Texas Commission on Environmental Quality credits.

Attendees will additionally receive continuing education units at both workshops.

Additional sponsors of this workshop are Texas A&M University, the Global Petroleum Research Institute, and Texas Water Resources Institute.

Academic faculty and organizations with multiple attendees may be eligible for registration discounts. Register for the courses on the Web at or call Carl Vavra at 979.845.2758.

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