Seminar: NEW Recovery from Wastewater Through Synergy Between Bioelectrochemical Systems and Forward Osmosis

Mar 7

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side B

Presenter

Zhen (Jason) He, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Resource recovery from wastewater represents a promising approach to achieve sustainable wastewater management. Traditional recovery of energy can be accomplished by anaerobic treatment. Water may be recovered by using micro/ultrafiltration treatment. Herein, an innovative method that integrates forward osmosis (FO) with bioelectrochemical systems (BES) will be introduced to achieve NEW recovery (NEW: nutrients, energy and water). FO is considered as a low fouling membrane technology for recovering high quality water from various water sources.....

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Carpenter, Ruby Nell
660-5200
rubync@duke.edu

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