Forward osmosis processes: Yesterday, today and tomorrow

Tai-Shung Chung, Sui Zhang, Kai Yu Wang, Jincai Su, Ming Ming Ling

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The purpose of this short communication is to share our perspectives on future R & D for FO processes in order to develop effective and sustainable technologies for water, energy and pharmaceutical production. © 2010 Elsevier B.V.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-81
Number of pages4
StatePublished - Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): SA-C0005/UK-C0002
Acknowledgements: The authors would like to thank the financial support from the Environmental & Water Industry Development Council (MEWR 651-06-158, R-279-000-271-272). This publication was also based on work supported by Award No SA-C0005/UK-C0002, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Special thanks are due to Prof. Donald R. Paul, University of Texas at Austin, Prof. D. Bhattacharyya, University of Kentucky, Dr. Subhas Sikdar, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, US EPA, and Prof. Gary Amy, KAUST, for their valuable suggestions.
This publication acknowledges KAUST support, but has no KAUST affiliated authors.


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