Membranes prominent in Clarke Prize program

Papers on membrane-based water treatment will be very prominent in the one-day Clarke Prize Conference to be held in Newport Beach, California, on 15 November 2013 by the National Water Research Institute.

The 2013 prize will be presented to engineer Dr R Rhodes Trussell of Trussell Technologies Inc.

Speakers at the conference will include:

Dr Pedro Alvarez, Rice University, on Biofouling and Microbial Control: Insights from Nanotechnology

Dr Mark Wiesner, Duke University, on Nanoparticle-Enabled Advances in Membranes for Water Treatment

Dr Amy Childress, University of Southern California, on Advanced Membrane Systems for Contaminant and Energy Challenges.

The complete program and further information are available at the Clarke Prize website.