NAWI Executive Director Peter Fiske served on an expert panel at the recent CCST Science Day Symposium at the California Natural Resources Agency. The panel discussed topics including the development of collaborations, the challenges and benefits that came through partnering, and examples of successful partnerships between science-focused organizations. Watch the recording.
The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) recently held a briefing that explores innovations in desalination research and opportunities to resolve challenges related to energy intensity and brine disposal. The briefing featured NAWI Process Innovation and Intensification Deputy Topic Area Lead Eric Hoek, NAWI Research Director Meagan Mauter, and NAWI Research Advisory Council Chair David Sedlak. Watch the recording.
NAWI Executive Director Dr. Peter Fiske presented at the Waterloo Filtration Institute 2022 Annual Conference (WFI 2022) on December 6-7, 2022 from 11:15–11:40 a.m. EST. With the theme, “Sustainable Filtration Solutions for Healthy Living”, the virtual conference addressed the increasingly critical roles of filtration and separation for healthy buildings and the surrounding living environment. Fiske presented on “Pushing the Limit on Desalination: An Update from the NAWI Research Program.” Watch the recording.
“Untapped Potential” is a new nine-minute film by Short Films About Chemistry that explores chemistry-inspired innovations related to water supply, reuse, and purification. The short film features environmental and chemical engineering experts such as NAWI’s Meagan Mauter and David L. Sedlak. Download lesson plan and watch film.