Scientific Mission Energy and water flows are intimately interconnected; water is critical for producing energy, and energy is required to treat and distribute water. Efficient and effective removal of toxins, microorganisms, petrochemicals, and other non-ionic species from process streams and prevention of foulant deposition on process equipment remain a daunting challenge and will be central to future thriving national energy and industrial sectors and for water reuse. The mission of the AMEWS Center is to understand and design water-solid interfaces to enable future advances in materials for efficient water treatment. Our four-year integrated scientific goals to achieve this mission include: • Design and synthesize responsive interfaces to selectively and reversibly adsorb specific components from a complex aqueous fluid • Decipher and harness the interplay between confinement and charge on catalytic reactivity at water-solid interfaces • Predictively describe the transport of water, aqueous solutions, and charged species across multiple time and length
|Effective start/end date||11/20/18 → 7/31/22|
- UChicago Argonne, LLC, Argonne National Laboratory (Agmt 05/10/2022 //8J-30009-0008A)
- Department of Energy (Agmt 05/10/2022 //8J-30009-0008A)
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