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Water Processing
The development of Water Treatment to serve the needs of evaluating water quality and treatment related to processing of unconventional oil and gas.

Market Need:
Private scalable and affordable technologies that can be implemented on space constrained well sites.

Create and demonstrate water purification technology enabling efficient unconventional oil and gas recovery

Goals:Research, demonstration, education, collaboration (companies and agencies) on energy-related water treatment technologies

Champion: Kumar, Manish

Membrane Processes for Recycling Flowback / Produced Water
Reversing particle-bacteria fouling in membrane water desalination
Surface-Modified Microfiltration Membranes for Low Fouling Filtration
GOALI: EAGER: CBET EE: Separating Salts from Water by Applying Supercharged Pulsed Jet Combustor to Hydrofracturing Water (National Science Foundation)
Living Reverse Osmosis Membranes (National Science Foundation)
Redefining surface area: Understanding reactive interfaces in heterogeneous porous media (National Science Foundation)
A critical review of the risks to water resources from unconventional shale gas development and hydraulic fracturing in the United States  Environmental science & technology 48 (15), 8334-8348, 2014
Bioprocess membrane technology  Journal of Membrane Science 297 (1), 16-50, 2007
Effects of physical and geochemical heterogeneities on mineral transformation and biomass accumulation during biostimulation experiments at Rifle, Colorado  Journal of contaminant hydrology 112 (1-4), 45-63, 2010
Gomez, Enrique
Kumar, Manish
Velegol, Darrell
Zydney, Andrew
Earth & Mineral Sciences
Yoxtheimer, David
Hickner, Michael
Burgos, William
Gorski, Chris
Li, Li
Warner, Nathan
Law School
Pifer, Ross
Market Centers
Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research
Chemical Engineering
HR Benefits
Office of Human Resources