Polymeric membranes for liquid separation


Project Description

Development of polymeric membranes for different separations, aiming at applications in the chemical industry or water treatment. The project will involve polymer modification or crosslinking, morphology control and characterization, and filtration performance evaluation.  ​
Program - Environmental Science and Engineering
Division - Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Field of Study - ​Chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer science​

About the

Suzana Nunes

Professor, Chemical and Environmental Science and Engineering<br/>Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs

Suzana Nunes

Professor Nunes' research interests are new polymeric materials for membrane manufacture, characterization and application, particularly for nanofiltration, pervaporation and gas separation.

Desired Project Deliverables

​Membranes with controlled porosity and different chemical functionalizations Morphology imaging (electron microscopy)