Hollow fiber research group fabricated hollow fiber membrane for the first time in Turkey. Developed hollow fiber membrane with both Carbon Nanotube (CNT) and Silver nanoparticles to decrease fouling and increase mechanical stability.
This video is a brief introduction about the National Research Center on Membrane Technology (MEM-TEK)
Vision & Mission
- MEM-TEK Vision
The vision of MEM-TEK is becoming a worldwide leader membrane technology center on membrane manufacturing, module development and process improvement on water and wastewater applications
- Mission Statement
Research & Development: MEM-TEK will make researchs to improve current techiques and to develop novel techniques on membrane.
Service to Industry: MEM-Tek will supply an infrastructure and technical knowledge about membrane technologies which is required for industries
Education of the researchers and scientists: State-of-art technologies will be provided to researchers.
The research objectives of center are;
Production of polymeric, ceramic and composite membranes
Modification of current membranes
Development of novel modules for membrane treatment systems
Development of novel processes
Determining the potential use of membranes in wastewater and drinking water systems
Investigating the availability of membranes in different industrial seperation processes
Investigating new methods to prevent membrane fouling
Lab and pilot scale membrane applications
Energy production (Microbial Fuel Cells and hydrogen production)
Derya Y. Köseoglu, Borte Kose, Mahmut Altinbas, İsmail Koyuncu, "The production of polysulfone (PS) membrane with silver nanoparticles (AgNP): Physical properties, filtration performances, and biofouling resistances of membranes", Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 428, 12/2012, s. 620-628
Eren Kurt, Derya Yuksel Koseoglu, Nadir Dizge, Shankar Chellam, İsmail Koyuncu, "Pilot-scale evaluation of nanofiltration and reverse osmosis for process reuse of segregated textile dyewash wastewater", Desalination (Accepted), 2012
We are working for clean water which can be reached easily for everyone ...