Agenda

Spring 2021 PSTC Meeting Agenda (pdf)

Day 1: Tuesday, April 6th

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM     Annual Sponsors Meeting

  • 8:00 AM – Freeman Group
    • Overview of Membrane Research at UT – Benny Freeman
    • Novel Membranes for Natural Gas Separations – Jaesung Park
    • Influence of Processing Conditions on Asymmetric Membrane Structure – Alec Bridge
    • Fouling Resistance in Water Purification Membranes – Yu-Heng Cheng
    • Gas Separation Properties of Novel Membranes – Julian Richardson
    • Membranes for Lithium Recovery from Brine – T. J. Dilenschneider
    • Fundamentals of Ion Transport in Membranes for Water Purification – Rahul Sujanani
    • Modeling Ion Transport in Membranes for Water Purification – Everett Zofchak
  • 11:00 AM – Baldea Group
    • Double Intensification of Ethylene Glycol Separation – Lingqing Yan
    • Multi-scale Design of IL-based Carbon Capture Process – Kyeongjun Seo
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM – Lunch Break
  • 1:00 PM – Zachary P. Smith, MIT
    • Designing Membrane Materials for Gas Separations – Zachary P. Smith, MIT Department of Chemical Engineering
  • 1:30 PM – Seibert Group
    • SRP Update – Frank Seibert
    • Co-Current Downflow Gas Film Controlled Spray Mass Transfer – Frank Seibert
    • Oil Recovery from Dilute Oil-Water Mixtures via Hydrophobic Hollow Fiber Membranes – Carolyn Cooper
  • 3:00 PM – Rochelle Group
    • Introduction to the War on Amine Oxidation – Gary Rochelle
    • FEED for Piperazine with the Advanced Stripper™ on NGCC at Denver City, Texas – Fred Closmann
    • Corrosion in PZAS – Ching-Ting Liu

Day 2: Wednesday, April 7th

8:00 – 11:30 AM     Annual Sponsors Meeting

  • 8:00 AM – Ritter Group
    • Brief Overview of Adsorption Process and Adsorbent Materials Research at USC – James A. Ritter
    • Process Scaling and Design for Large Scale CO2 Capture by PSA – Huan Jiang
    • Design and Scale-up of TVSA Cycle for CO2 Removal from Spacecraft Cabins Using a Structured Adsorbent – Pravin B. C. A. Amalraj
    • Adsorption Dynamics in Carbon Molecular Sieves and ETS-4 Adsorbents based on Kinetic Models – Sulaimon A. Adegunju
    • Equilibrium Theory Analysis of Equalization Steps in Pressure Swing Adsorption – Behnam Fakhari-Kisomi
    • Developing a 1-D Pressure Drop Correlation for Structured Adsorbent Columns with Triangular Channels – Ryan T. Sanders
  • 10:00 AM – Eldridge Group
    • CFD Modeling of the Lung – Bruce Eldridge
    • Predicting the Liquid Flow Angle and Mass Transfer in Structured Packings with CFD – Luke Macfarlan

Past Agenda & Handouts

Meeting Handouts (password protected)