Posted on June 05, 2018

Prof. Syed Javaid Zaidi, Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited (QAFAC) Chair Professor at Qatar University Center for Advanced Materials (QU-CAM), has been invited to give a keynote speech in the “One Belt One Road International Conference on Advanced Membranes and Sustainable Technologies” which was recently held in Tianjin, China.

Prof. Zaidi has been invited based on his international recognition in the membrane field for clean energy and clean water. In his presentation titled “Progress on Membranes Developments in Clean Water and Clean Energy”, he highlighted the innovative work on the membranes development on reverse osmosis water desalination and clean energy fuel cells.

Prof. Zaidi noted that the membrane technology has gained an important place in solving the challenging issues of water, energy and environment. He said: “The membrane technology has progressed rapidly and made tremendous achievements in recent years. It has brought great benefits to human life and also created numerous industrial applications. In the future, the huge potential membrane market requires new breakthroughs of developing cost-effective and environmental-friendly membranes and membrane processes by establishing collaboration with various research organizations.”

The conference was co-organized by the world renowned National Center for International Joint Research on Membrane Science and Technology, and the State Key Laboratory of Separation Membranes and Membrane Processes, Tianjin Polytechnic University in collaboration with Tianjin MOTIMO Membrane Technology Co., Ltd. It brought together top scientists and engineers from various countries to share their knowledge and expertise about the advanced developments in the state-of-the-art membranes and membrane processes.