Special Issue on Membrane Bioreactors: Recent Advances in Membrane Fouling Control

Submission Deadline: Apr. 15, 2020

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  • Lead Guest Editor
    • Maryam Amini
      Department of Biotechnology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada
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    • Kamyar Ghorbani
      Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Sharif Department of University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
    • Maryam Khanali
      Department of Chemical Engineering, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Iran
    • Mozhdeh Jamshidi Savadroodbari
      Department of Metallurgy Engineering, Iran University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
    • AliReza Shahidi Zadeh
      Department of Materials Science Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
    • Melika Nooranfar
      Sharif University, Tehran, Iran
  • Introduction

    Membrane technology provides a promising solution in separation processes such as water and wastewater treatment. The bottleneck of the membrane technology is the fouling of the membrane that shortens the membrane lifetime and increases the operation cost. Membrane fouling is also associated with increased operation and maintenance cost.
    Among all membrane-based treatment systems, algal related technologies that mainly referred to as membrane bioreactors piqued many interests. The products of the membrane bioreactor and membrane photobioreactors, named biomass, are a source of various products, such as cosmetics, pigments, and biofuels.
    For this special issue on the recent advances on membrane fouling mitigation techniques, such as membrane enhancement, operational control, and design enhancement that could overcome the fouling of the bioreactors and photobioreactors are welcome. The aim is to publish research works that contribute to progressing the knowledge of membrane fouling in bioreactors that are in center of attentions as a favorable treatment technology.
    Aims and Scope:
    1. Membrane photobioreactor
    2. Membrane bioreactor
    3. Membrane fouling
    4. Surface modification
    5. Design enhancement
    6. Water and wastewater treatment

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

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