Reverse Osmosis Case Studies

Date of Course

29 Feb and 11 March 2016

Course Aim

This 10-hour course is designed to provide valuable training on seawater desalination using reverse osmosis (RO) technology. After a brief review of the desalination basics, the course will provide a detailed coverage on desalination plant design, membrane fouling and fouling control, pretreatment, and other operational aspects. Case studies of RO desalination plant design and operation will be presented, and recent innovations for energy reduction and cost saving will be highlighted. The course is ideal for engineers and professionals who are working or are planning to working in the desalination industry.

Dr. Chuyang Y. Tang

Dr. Tang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. Before that, he served as the Deputy Director of the Singapore Membrane Technology Centre. Dr. Tang has more than a dozen years of experience on membrane technology and desalination. He is a recipient of the Finland Distinguished Professor Programme Fellow Award and the International Desalination Association (IDA) Fellow Award. He is highlighted as one of the “Desalters to Watch” by the World Desalination Report in 2015. Dr. Tang is also a mentor to the IDA Young Leader Program.

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