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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium Q : Materials Science of Water Purification

2009-04-15   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

David G. Cahill University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Viatcheslav (Slava) Freger Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Anthony G. Sommese Nalco Company
Q4: Ion Exchange and Adsorption
Session Chairs
Yi Lu
Wednesday AM, April 15, 2009
Room 2020 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **Q4.1
New Ion Exchange Resins for the Remediation of Water: Arsenate, Perchlorate, Uranyl and Beyond

Spiro Alexandratos 1
1 Dept of Chemistry, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, New York, United States

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10:00 AM - **Q4.2
Novel Media for Removing Toxic Species from Water to Parts per Trillion Levels.

David Graham 1 , Douglas Adamson 1 , Ward Collins 1 , Robert Mininni 1
1 , Captur Technologies.Co., LLC, Long Valley, New Jersey, United States

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10:30 AM - **Q4.3
Iron Oxide Nanostructured Materials in Water Treatment.

Maria Fidalgo de Cortalezzi 1 , Paola Sabbatini 1 , Laura De Angelis 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Buenos Aires Institute of Technology, Buenos Aires Argentina

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11:00 AM - *
Break

11:30 AM - **Q4.4
Desalination and pH control using Resin-Wafer Electrodeionization.

Yupo Lin 1 , Seth Snyder 1
1 Energy System Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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12:00 PM - Q4.5
Rapid, Selective, Removal of Perchlorate from Water Using Ion-Exchange Fibers.

James Langer 1 , James Economy 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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12:15 PM - Q4.6
Carboxylate Rich Carbonaceous Adsorbents via One Step Hydrothermal Carbonization for Water Purification.

Titirici Magdalena 1 , Demir-Cakan Rezan 1 , Markus Antonietti 1
1 Colloid Chemistry, Max-Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany

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12:30 PM - Q4.7
Molecular Imprinted Polymers by Miniemulsion Polymerization for Selective Hospital Waste Water Treatment.

Achim Weber 1 , Klaus Niedergall 2 , Tino Schreiber 2 , Juergen Riegler 2 , Dieter Bryniok 1 , Thomas Hirth 1 2 , Guenter Tovar 1 2
1 , Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology, Stuttgart Germany, 2 , Institute for Interfacial Engineering, University Stuttgart , Stuttgart Germany

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12:45 PM - Q4.8
Chemically Stable Magnetic Chelating Agents – Attaching Metal Chelators to Nanomagnets for Water Purification, Heavy Metal and Noble Metal Recovery.

Michael Rossier 1 , Fabian Koehler 1 , Evagelos Athanassiou 1 , Robert Grass 1 , Wendelin Stark 1
1 Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

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Q5/S4: Joint Session: Environmental Applications of Photocatalytic Materials and Systems
Session Chairs
Katarzyna Michalow
Cesar Pulgarin
Wednesday PM, April 15, 2009
Room 2016 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - Q5.1/S4.1
Polymer-Titania Composites for Photocatalysis of Organics in Aqueous Environments.

Cecil Coutinho 1 , Vinay Gupta 1
1 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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2:45 PM - **Q5.2/S4.2
Photocatalytic Processes in Water Purification and in Environmental Systems Mediated by Dissolved Iron and Iron Containing Solid Phases.

Stephan Hug 1
1 Water Resources and Drinking Water, Eawag , CH-8600 Duebendorf, Zurich, Switzerland

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3:15 PM - Q5.3/S4.3
Enhanced Photocatalytic Efficiency and Catalytic Memory from PdO Nanoparticles on Nitrogen–doped Titanium Oxide

Qi Li 1 2 , Yin Li 1 2 , Rongcai Xie 1 2 , Jian Shang 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 The Center of Advanced Materials for the Purification of Water with Systems, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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3:30 PM - Q5.4/S4.4
Photocatalytic Materials for Water Disinfection

Qi Li 1 2 , Pinggui Wu 1 2 , Rongcai Xie 1 2 , Jian Shang 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 The Center of Advanced Materials for the Purification of Water with Systems, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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3:45 PM -
BREAK

4:15 PM - **Q5.5/S4.5
TiO2 Solar Photo-assisted Bacterial Inactivation in Water: Influence of Physicochemical, Biological and Engineering Parameters.

Cesar Pulgarin 1
1 , Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland

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5:00 PM - Q5.7/S4.7
Micron-scale Sensors for Spatiotemporal Study of Water Photodecontamination.

Alexander Scheeline 1 , Rebekah Wilson 1
1 Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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5:15 PM - Q5.8/S4.8
TiO2 Anatase Nanotubes for the Photocatalytic Purification of Uranium and Arsenic Containing Water.

Marco Bonato 1 , Vala Ragnarsdottir 2 3 , Geoffrey Allen 1
1 Interface Analysis Centre, University of Bristol, Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, 2 Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, 3 School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik Iceland

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5:30 PM - Q5.9/S4.9
Adsorption and Degradation of Progesterone onto Muscovite Mica.

Bernadette Goritschnig 1 2 , Keith Hallam 1 , Terence McMaster 2 , Vala Ragnarsdottir 3 4
1 Interface Analysis Centre, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 2 Department of Physics, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 3 Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 4 Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik Iceland

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