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EFCE  Press  Release 9/2012

"EFCE awards Membrane Engineering prize"

EFCE  Press  Release 6/2010

"Brunetti wins EFCE award"



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Winner of the EFCE Excellence Award in Membrane Engineering 2015

 

 
Dr. David A. Vermaas

is the winner of the
EFCE Excellence Award in Membrane Engineering 2015


His PhD Thesis on

"Energy generation from mixing salt water and fresh water:
smart flow strategies for reverse electrodialysis
"

completed at the University of Twente, NL, under the supervision of Prof. Dr.Ir. Kitty Nijmeijer, achieving the best evaluation by the international jury in terms of in terms of breadth and depth of the study, scientific relevance including industrial impact, innovation, and dissemination of the results.

Vermaas-photo
 

 
David Vermaas obtained his BSc and MSc from the Wageningen University, the Netherlands,  and his PhD in Membrane Technology from the University of Twente, the Netherlands, Currently he holds a post-doctoral position at the Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage group, at Delft University of Technology

The Award was presented in Aachen, Germany, on 10 September 2015 during the Euromembrane 2015 Conference.


 

Winner of the EFCE Excellence Award in Membrane Engineering 2012

 


Dr. Steffen BUEtehorn

is the winner of the
EFCE Excellence Award in Membrane Engineering 2012


His PhD Thesis on

"Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Hydrodynamics of Microfiltration Processes Using a Multi-Scale Approach"

was completed at RWTH Aachen under the supervision of Professor Thomas Melin.
The Federation commended Steffen Buetehorn's thesis for achieving the best evaluation by the jury in terms of breadth and depth of the study, scientific relevance, innovation and industrial impact and the number and quality of his publications

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Steffen Buetehorn obtained his Dipl.-Ing. degree in Mechanical Engineering, specialisation Energy Technology and Chemical Engineering, from Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany, and his PhD in Chemical Process Engineering from RWTH Aachen, Germany. Currently, he holds the position of Distillation Research Engineer in Process Research and Chemical Engineering at BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany.

The Award was presented in London, UK, on 27 September 2012 during the Euromembrane 2012 Conference.
 


 

Winner of the EFCE Excellence Award in Membrane Engineering 2010

 


Dr.Eng. Adele Brunetti

is the winner of the
EFCE Excellence Award in
Membrane Engineering 2010


Her PhD Thesis on

"Integrated membrane plant for pure hydrogen production for PEMFC"

completed at the University of Calabria, Rende, Italy under the supervision of Dr.-Ing. Guiseppe Barbieri and Professor Enrico Drioli, was selected by an international jury as the best thesis in terms of innovation, breadth and depth of the study, quality of publications, and epecially the know-how transfer to industrial applications.

A.Brunetti photo 

 

The award was presented on the occasion of ECCE-7/CHISA 2010 held in Prague, Czech Republic from 28 August to 01 September 2010.

 

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