May 03 - 07

Texas A&M University

Review basic principles of membrane filtration & separations processing including system design, membrane & equipment selection costs, economics, and practical applications Orient new product formulators, food, dairy & beverage scientist, chemist, chemical engineers, environmental engineers, and students to processing and products of separations technologies Review major applications of microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, pervaporation, chromatography, centrifugation, and other technologies in food processing, dairy processing, beverage processing Review fundamentals and practical aspects of membrane fouling and cleaning Provide daily “hands-on” demonstrations and familiarize attendees with the practical aspects in processing industries Review new technologies, developments and applications in food processing, functional ingredients, dairy & beverage industries, and biotechnology Review case studies, success stories, new systems designs, industrial/commercial applications and economics of membrane systems, pre– and post-treatment technologies