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The International Workshop on Membrane in Kobe (iWMK), 18 Nov 2022 (Day 2) – online event

Event date & time
18 Nov 2022
7.50 a.m - 5.05 p.m. SGT
Zoom webinar

About the Event

The International Workshop on Membrane in Kobe (iWMK) is an annual event hosted by the Research Center for Membrane and Film Technology, Kobe University (MaFTech center), with the aim at academic exchanges and discussions on today’s advanced membrane research and technology.

Access to the Zoom webinars:

November 18(Day 2)

08:50-18:05 Research Presentation from each facility’s representative
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*Timings shown are in JST

8:50-8:55 Director’s Message
Prof. Hideto Matsuyama
Director of the Research Center for Membrane and Film Technology, Kobe University
8:55-9:00 Opening Remarks
Prof. Toshinori Kawabata
Executive Vice President, Kobe University
Presentation 1
University of Arkansas
Prof. S Ranil Wickramasinghe &
Prof. Xianghong Qian
Tangential flow filtration using reverse asymmetric membrane for CHO cell harvesting &
Factors Affecting Robustness of Anion Exchange Chromatography: Selective Retention of Minute Virus of Mice Using Membrane Media
Presentation 2
Victoria University
Prof. Stephen Gray
Overview of Reverse Osmosis Silica Scaling and Management – an opportunity for design of new membranes?
Presentation 3
Kobe University
Prof. Tatsuo Maruyama
Outermost surface engineering for plastics
Presentation 4
Chung Yuan Christian University
Prof. Antoine Venault
Incorporating functional properties into membranes for killing microorganisms, degrading antibiotics or selectively catching/releasing cells during filtration
Presentation 5
University of Technology, Sydney
Prof. Ho Kyong Shon
Desalination and Resource Recovery Using Membrane Capacitive Deionization
11:30 -13:00 Lunch Break
Presentation 6
13:00 -13:30
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Dr. Khoiruddin
Seawater Electrodeionization (SWEDI)
Presentation 7
13:30 -14:00
Universiti Tecknologi Malaysia
Prof. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail & Dr. Pei Saen Goh
Tailoring the substrate of thin film reverse osmosis membrane through a novel β-FeOOH nanorods templating strategy
Presentation 8
14:00 -14:30
Zhejiang University
Prof. Ling-Shu WAN
Surface Engineering of Polymer Membranes Based on Nontypical Surface Deposition Systems
14:30 -14:45 15 min Break
Presentation 9
14:45 -15:15
Nanjing Tech University
Prof. Zhenyu Chu
Regular nanomaterials-based separation-sensing membranes
Presentation 10
15:15 -15:45
National Taiwan University of Sci. & Tech.
Prof. Hsieh-Chih Tsai
Design of caffeic acid-cationic polymer on the cotton fiber and melamine sponge for the removal of oil-in-water
Presentation 11
15:45 -16:15
Singapore Membrane Consortium
Dr. Li Xin
The development of polyelectrolytes based nanofiltration membranes: From lab research to industrial applications
16:15-16:30 15 min break  
Presentation 12
Tiangong University
Prof. Jianxin Li & Prof. Yunxia Hu
Supported ionic liquid membrane contactor for Mg2+/Li+ selective separation from aqueous solution &
Highly porous and super thin-skin nanofiltration membrane phase-inversely fabricated using PSf-b-hPG block copolymer
Presentation 13
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Prof. King Lun Yeung
Design of Superhydrophobic Oleophobic Material for Filtration, Recover, and Reuse of Fat, Oil, and Grease from Catering Wastewater
Presentation 14
Kobe University
Prof. Hideto Matsuyama
Recent research activities at Membrane Center of Kobe University
Closing speech
Prof. Tomohisa Yoshioka
Closing Speech