Journal article

Improvement of MCDI operation and design through experiment and modelling: Regeneration with brine and optimum residence time

Armineh Hassanvand, George Q Chen, Paul A Webley, Sandra E Kentish

DESALINATION | ELSEVIER | Published : 2017


Awarded by Australian Research Council's Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP) scheme

Funding Acknowledgements

Armineh Hassanvand acknowledges The University of Melbourne for the IPRS (International Postgraduate Research Scholarship) and APA (Australian Postgraduate Awards) scholarships, which are funded by the Australian Government. George Chen and Sandra Kentish acknowledge research funding from the Australian Research Council's Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP) scheme (Project Number IH120100005). The ARC Dairy Innovation Hub is a collaboration between The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland and Dairy Innovation Australia Ltd. George Chen acknowledges the support from an Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grant awarded by the Melbourne School of Engineering, The University of Melbourne. We are grateful to Dr. Ranjeet Singh (The University of Melbourne) for assistance with SEM images, David Danaci (The University of Melbourne) for pore size analysis, Vanessa Gunner (The University of Melbourne) for data analysis, and Kezia (Membrane Futures Pty Ltd., Australia) who provided expertise in membrane characterization. We similarly acknowledge valuable input from the reviewers of the paper. We would also like to acknowledge the Particulate Fluid Processing Centre at the University of Melbourne) for infrastructure support.