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2nd International Conference on Membrane Science and Technology, will be organized around the theme “Membrane Science as a Pluridisciplinary Science for Everyone in the World ”

Membrane Science 2018 is comprised of 10 tracks and 55 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Membrane Science 2018.

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A membrane is a thin barrier which permits the transport of certain species across it from one fluid to another. Mechanism of membrane fouling and filtration characteristics in a membrane bioreactor for industrial wastewater treatment. Membrane fouling in MBR systems can be reversible (i.e., removable by physical washing) or irreversible (removable by chemical cleaning only), and can take place on the membrane surface or into the membrane pores.


  • Track 1-1Membrane and Module Development
  • Track 1-2Membrane Based Technologies
  • Track 1-3Membrane Characteristics
  • Track 1-4Types of Membranes
  • Track 1-5Cooling Crystallization
  • Track 1-6Evaporative Crystallization

Reverse osmosis (RO) membranes in order to reduce the salinity of domestic treated wastewater. Reverse osmosis membranes are used for desalination, wastewater reuse, and industrial water recovery but suffer from high-energy usage during operation. (RO) is a water cleaning innovation that uses a semipermeable layer to expel particles, atoms, and bigger particles from drinking water. Reuse of turn around osmosis incorporate direct use of the old layers inside lower throughput frameworks (i.e. brackish water treatment) and substance transformation into permeable, ultrafiltration-like channels. Different choices incorporate, coordinate reusing of the different module segments, and vitality recuperation through incineration. Reuse of turn around osmosis contains coordinate utilization of the old layers inside lower throughput frameworks (i.e. brackish water treatment) and chemical change into permeable, ultrafiltration-like channels. Different alternatives incorporate, coordinate reusing of the different module segments, and energy recuperation through incineration. Reverse Osmosis is a water refinement innovation which utilizes a semipermeable layer to expel atoms, particles and bigger particles from every day utilization water.



  • Track 2-1Reverse osmosis
  • Track 2-2Membrane ageing
  • Track 2-3Membrane reuse
  • Track 2-4Module deconstruction

MBR systems are progressively utilized for areas where water assets are rare, reusable‐quality profluent is alluring, space accessibility is constrained, and additionally stringent release models are essentially. These areas incorporate little groups, lodging advancements, business improvements, mining camps, resorts, inns, shopping centers, schools, and greens, among others. The MBR is likewise utilized for mechanical applications to reuse process water to decrease wastewater transfer costs.

  • Track 3-1Membrane Fitration
  • Track 3-2Micro Filtration (MF)
  • Track 3-3Nano Filtration (NF)
  • Track 3-4Ultra Filtration (UF)

Membrane technology has developed a distinguished separation technology over the past decennia. The main force of membrane technology is the fact that it works without the addition of chemicals, with a relatively low energy use and easy and well-arranged process conductions. Furthermore, using membranes enables separations to take place that would be impossible using thermal separation methods. It will include Emerging membrane science and technology. The membrane separation process is based on the presence of semi permeable membranes.

  • Track 4-1Membrane Separation Technology
  • Track 4-2Pharmaceutical Production Processes

Membrane water treatment systems were primarily used only in desalination projects. But advancements in membrane technology have made them a progressively popular choice for removing particulates, microorganisms and natural organic materials that foul water’s taste and taint its clarity. Water treatment membranes are high pieces of material that are able to separate contaminants based on properties such as size or charge. Water passes through the membrane; but depending on their size, microorganisms, larger particles and other contaminants are separated out.

  • Track 5-1Industrial Wastewater Treatment
  • Track 5-2Waste water Characteristics
  • Track 5-3Waste water Regulations
  • Track 5-4Waste water Reclamation Process
  • Track 5-5Desalination

Membranes have constantly been an essential part of biotechnology processes. The sterile filtration of fermentation media, protein product pools and purification buffers is standard practice in industry. A significant number of mammalian cell processes use filtration as an integral part of the overall strategy for viral clearance. And the development of biomedical membranes and their applications for (bio)artificial organs. It covers the state of art and main challenges for applying synthetic membranes in these organs. It also highlights the importance of accomplishing an integration of engineering with biology and medicine to understand and manage the scientific, industrial, clinical and ethical aspects of these organs. Membrane and membrane processes are now receiving snowballing attention as an effective tool in current biotechnology for downstream processing of bioreactor components, sterilization of feed streams or immobilization of biocatalysts.



  • Track 6-1Membrane Bioreactor
  • Track 6-2Membrane Chromatography
  • Track 6-3Membrane Contactor
  • Track 6-4Bio Transformation

Membranes are between the most important engineering components in use today, and each year more and more effective uses for membrane technologies are found. For example industrial effluent treatment, water purification, solvent dehydration by per-vaporation, recovery of volatile organic compounds and protein recovery etc. Membrane technologies are progressively becoming important components of pharmaceutical production processes. For some time, membrane separation technologies of reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration and microfiltration have been used to concentrate and purify both small and large molecules. Membrane science and technology is an advancing field and has become a projecting part of many activities within the process industries. It is relatively easy to identify the success stories of membranes such as desali­ nation and microfiltration and to refer to others as developing areas.

  • Track 7-1Industrial Membrane Science and Technology
  • Track 7-2Food Industry
  • Track 7-3Power Industry
  • Track 7-4Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Track 7-5Hydranautics Membranes
  • Track 7-6Mechanical Industries

The membrane research programs have widespread actions both on basic membrane material development, as well as membrane gas separation processes. The main concentration of the research is CO2 detention by membranes (from flue gas, natural gas sweetening, biogas upgrading) and hydrogen retrieval from various mixed gas streams. Along with these energy focused gas applications, there is also current research on membranes for chlorine separation. The membrane materials to be considered are of various types of polymers, nano-composites, carbon membranes, and modified glass membranes. Many plants and industries use vapor-permeable membrane to permeate the extra condensable vapor, often in aggregation with a second process such as condensation or absorption. The compressed feed gas is sent to a condenser. On cooling the gas, a portion of the propylene is detached as condensed liquid. The residual uncondensed propylene is detached by the membrane system to produce a 99% nitrogen stream. The propylene-enriched permeate gas is recycled to the incoming feed gas. The liquid propylene condensate contains some dissolved nitrogen, which is removed by flashing to a lower pressure. The development of vapor/gas separation technology and its emergence as a recognized sector of the membrane separation business.


  • Track 8-1Natural Gas Purification
  • Track 8-2Gas Separation/Filtration Applications
  • Track 8-3Vapor Phase Dehydration
  • Track 8-4Process Design

Ion-exchange membranes are transport melted ions across a conductive polymeric membrane. The membranes are frequently used in chemical recovery applications and desalination, moving ions from one solution to another with little channel of water. These are made of a polymeric material attached to charged ion clutches. Anion-exchange membranes contain fixed cationic groups with predominantly mobile anions. The most famous electrically driven Ion Exchange process is electrodialysis. Electrodialysis which is also referred to as electrodeionisation.


  • Track 9-1Electro Chemical Membrane
  • Track 9-2Electrodeionisation
  • Track 9-3Ion Exchange Membrane
  • Track 9-4Dialysis
  • Track 9-5Electro Dialysis
  • Track 9-6Electrophoresis
  • Track 9-7Pervaporation

Membrane separation processes function without heating and therefore use less energy than conventional thermal separation processes such as sublimation or crystallization, distillation. The separation process is purely physical and both fractions (permeate and retentate) can be used. Membrane separation processes can offer many benefits over conventional mass transfer processes. A great number of membrane separation processes are presently being practiced in various segments of industries. Despite the advantages, membrane processes often suffer from shortcomings when used individually. To overcome such limitations, membrane based hybrid processes have been developed to maximize the productivity of the target separation processes.


  • Track 10-1Membrane separation processes
  • Track 10-2Membrane based hybrid processes
  • Track 10-3Hybrid Membrane processes
  • Track 10-4Target separation processes
  • Track 10-5Modelling & Simulation