This presentation will provide some interesting information on the use of nanomaterials in water related applications. Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • What is "nano" and what are nanomaterials
  • Toxicity to aquatic life: antibacterial silver nanoparticles
  • Nanoporous materials for water filtration: zeolites, graphene membranes
  • Harvesting water from air: lessons from nature's nanotechnology

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Thursday Morning Meeting, June 4, 2015 8:00am - 9:30am
Free, No reservations required, but it would be appreciated you registering on our Meetup site.

Saratoga Federated Church, Richards Hall 20390 Park Place, Saratoga, CA 95070
Enter on west side, corner of Oak Place and Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd (Hiway 9).

About the Presenter

Mei-Ling Shek has worked as scientist-engineer in both academic and industrial startup settings (telecom optoelectronics & low-power solar concentrator). She has a background in surface science, materials & optics. While her current technical interest is LED lighting, she also tries to contribute to sustainability in other ways.


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