The Hub aims to develop advanced separation materials, innovative products and smart processes to reduce the energy consumption of separation processes which underpin Australian industry. The Hub focuses on the development, synthesis, characterisation and integration of advanced materials (membranes, adsorbents and resins), across scales to enable novel products. The intended research outcomes allow the majority of Australian industry to become more energy-efficient and cost-competitive in a global economy.
Plenary Talks - IBMM-iEESEP 2018 held in Melbourne on 23 - 27 Jan 2018
IBMM-iEESEP2018 Plenary Talk by Prof Tony Fane titled Bioinspired membrane engineering for water applications.
IBMM-iEESEP2018 Plenary Talk by Prof Lei Jiang tilted Smart interfacial materials from super-wettability to binary cooperative complementary systems
IBMM-iEESEP2018 Plenary Talk by Prof Liang Yin Chu tiled Bioinspired smart gating membranes.
IBMM-iEESEP2018 Plenary Talk by Prof Dongyuan Zhao titled Functional mesoporous nanomaterials: fabrication and enhanced bioapplications.
IBMM-iEESEP2018 Plenary Talk by Dr Anita Hill titled Architecturing nanospace for highly efficient gas separations.
We are a research hub funded by ARC in 2017 to transform key Australian industries, water, mining, chemical, oil and gas, to be more energy-efficient, cost-competitive, and environmentally sustaininble.
We have successfully held our first conference IBMM-iEESEP2018 in Melbourne from 23 - 27 Jan 2018.
Our projects aim to advance the capabilities of separation technology developers in the manufacture of advanced separation materials and equipment to be world-leading technology providers in separation technologies.
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Australia’s research field leaders - Water Supply & Treatment
4 October 2020
Congratulation to Prof Hokyong Shon (CI of the hub) being recognized this year as the Research Leader in the field of Water Supply and Treatment in Australia! This is a major recognition for his solid and consistently high-quality contribution in the field.
IChemE Global Awards 2020 in the Water Award Category - Finalist
4 October 2020
Congratulations to Prof Xiwang Zhang (Director) and the team from the ARC Research Hub for Energy-efficient Separation (EESep) and Oxfam Australia, who have been nominated in the IChemE Global Awards 2020 in the Water Award Category for their work on the “Solar-driven Micro-desalination Technology” project.
Scientific & Industry Webinar Series: By Prof Stephen Gray
23 September 2020
Prof Stephen Gray (Victoria University) has delivered an informative talk about "Membrane Integrity and for Reliable Water Reuse". He shared with the audience the integrity issues for the membrane performance during service, possible approach to improve the integrity performance of membranes and on-line membrane integrity monitoring for high pressure membranes. If you missed the webinar, click HERE to watch.
Scientific & Industry Webinar Series: By Mr Bruce Biltoft & Mr Gerin James
9 September 2020
A great talk delivered by Mr Bruce Biltoft & Mr Gerin James from DuPont Water Solutions titled "UF To MBR, The Evolution Of Advanced WW Re-use". Both of them shared the practical uses of membrane in the water recycle / reuse plants in America, China, Singapore and Australia. In order to achieve smaller footprint, membrane bio-reactor (MBR) is used to replace the settling and filtration processes in the water treatment plant. Furthermore, they also showed that MBR has reduced energy significantly in the operation stage. If you missed the webinar, click HERE to watch.
Scientific & Industry Webinar Series: By Dr Dharma Dharmabalan
19 August 2020
Dr Dharmabalan has given a presentation about "The role of Membranes in drinking and recycle water management Post COVID-19" from the perspective of industry player. He has more than 30 years experience working with water industry and he led the team in TasWater to deliver a program named "24 Glasses in 24 Months". In his presentation, he shared with the audiences about the evolution of water services, water safety from the historical perspectives, water challenges over centuries, technologies adaption to overcome the problems, the role of membranes in water industry in post COVID-19 era and the needs of reviewing the risk management plans. If you missed the webinar, click HERE to watch.
ABC News Interview
11 August 2020
Interviewed by ABC News, Prof Huanting Wang (Deputy Director of ARC- EESEP) shared his team's success to make brackish water and seawater clean and drinkable in less than 30 minutes - using sunlight and absorbent materials.
Publication on Nature Sustainability by Prof Huanting Wang
10 August 2020
Brilliant research done by the research team led by Prof Huanting Wang (Deputy Director of ARC- EESEP). Desalination using MOF material with the power of sunlight, a cheaper and more energy-efficient separation process.
Scientific & Industry Webinar Series: By Prof Huanting Wang
5 August 2020
Prof Huanting Wang from Monash University has delivered a great and inspired talk in the Scientific & Industry Webinar Series titled Nanochannel membranes for fast water evaporation and proton transport. Two kinds of membranes, which are graphene membrane and ZIP-8 membranes, demonstrated fast water evaporation and proton conduction. If you missed the webinar, click HERE to watch.
Scientific & Industry Webinar Series: By Dr Ludovic Dumee
22 July 2020
The Scientific & Industry Webinar Series is co-organised by the hub, MCMI and MSA, Our first webinar was delivered by Dr Ludovic Dumee from Deakin University. His presentation topic is "Perspectives on the development of membrane catalytic reactors – key process and materials bottlenecks". Specially thanks to Dr Dumee for the great and informative presentation and also sharing his experience which has benefited to the ECRs & students. If you missed the webinar, click HERE to watch.
ARC-EESep & WaterRA Water Innovation Webinar Series: Challenges and solutions for resilient regional water supply
8 July 2020
The second webinar for the Water Innovation Webinar Series on Challenges and solutions for resilient regional water supply has been successfully held. Specially thanks to our distinguished speakers, Ms Jacqueline Frizenschaf (WaterRA), Mr Raj Mahendrarajah (Coliban Water), Dr Dharma Dharmabalan (Dharmabalan Advisory), Ms Eleanor Jackson (Oxfam Monash Partnership), Mr Jimi Peters (Oxfam Australia), Dr Yue Liu (Monash University), Dr Farzaneh Mahmoudi (Monash University) and Mr Jim Fear (SEQ Water) for their informative and great presentations. The challenges and possible solutions for the regional water solutions were discussed in the webinar. If you missed the webinar, click HERE to watch.