Filter Media Modeling

Thursday, February 27 | 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Thursday, February 27 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Modeling interfacial phenomena and superhydrophobicity / Fluid heat and particle transport through porousmedia / Separation and filtration science

Session Chair


Hooman V. Tafreshi, Ph.D.

Qimonda Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University


2:15 PM

Keynote Speaker

Hooman V. Tafreshi, Ph.D.

Qimonda Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University

Understanding Airborne Dust and Droplet Filtration via Multiscale Modeling and Experiment

2:45 PM
Ben Mullins, Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor, Director Occupation, Environment and Safety, Curtin University

Microscale simulation of gas-liquid and liquid-liquid filtration

3:15 PM
Chris Hogan, Ph.D.

Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, University of Minnesota, Department of Mechanical Engineerin

Modeling Heterogeneous Filter Structure and Pressure Drop Evolution

3:45 PM
Christopher Cox, Ph.D.

Professor & Department Head, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Modeling to Design Filtration Processes with Application to Crewed Missions in Deep Space

5:00 PM
Andreas Wiegmann, Ph.D.

CEO, Math2Market GmbH

Machine Learning-Based Segmentation and Identification of Individual Fibers and Binders in Micro-CT Scans of Filter Media

5:30 PM
Dietmar Hietel, Ph.D.

Head of Department Transport Processes, Fraunhofer-Institute For Industrial Mathematics (ITWM)

Physical Modeling and Simulation of Filament Generation in Meltblown Processes for Fine Fiber Nonwovens


Tuesday, February 25
9:00am -6:00pm Filter Media Training Course - Day 1
Wednesday, February 26
9:00am -3:00pm Filter Media Training Course - Day 2
9:00am -11:00am Biopharmaceutical I
11:00am -11:45am Break
11:45am -12:45pm Biopharmaceutical II
12:45pm -2:15pm Break
2:15pm -4:15pm Membrane Technologies I
2:15pm -4:15pm Air/Gas Filtration I
4:15pm -5:00pm Break
5:00pm -6:00pm Membrane Technologies II
5:00pm -6:00pm Air/Gas Filtration II
Thursday, February 27
9:00am -11:00am Nanofiber Filter Media
11:00am -11:45am Break
11:45am -12:45pm Nanofiber Filter Media
12:45pm -2:15pm Break
2:15pm -4:15pm Water Filtration I
2:15pm -4:15pm Filter Media Modeling I
4:15pm -5:00pm Break
5:00pm -6:00pm Water Filtration II
5:00pm -6:00pm Filter Media Modeling II
Friday, February 28
9:00am -11:00am Separation & Manufacturing I
11:00am -11:45am Break
11:45am -12:45pm Separation & Manufacturing II

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