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Project 45: High Performance Polymeric Membranes

Suitable Majors

Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science and Engineering

Research Area

Polymer science, membranes

Internship Description

Development of membranes with high chemical stability for challenging separations in the chemical industry. Polymer solution optimization, film casting, functionalization, characterization by permeation measurements, stability tests and electron microscopy.

Prerequisites

Strong background in chemistry, high GPA.

Deliverables/Expectations

Chemical and thermal stability, permeation/selectivity performance.

Other Comments

​Internship dates: 19 May to 26 July or 7 July to 14 September.

Division

Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Faculty Name

Suzana Nunes