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Hybrid Media Technologies in Air and Liquid Filtration

Course: Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

Christine Sun – Instructor

What is hybrid media technology in filtration? Why has it been so rapidly and widely adopted in recent air and liquid filter products? How is it used today? What are the trends for future development? This 4 hour short course will help you develop an overall understanding of hybrid technologies and answer these questions.

Course Outline:

Introduction to hybrid media technology

  • What is hybrid filter media technology
  • Development statistics

Why is hybrid media technology

  • What is hybrid filter media technology
  • Development statistics

How is it used today?

  • Air Filtration
  • Liquid Filtration

Future Development Trends

  • Unmet needs and challenges
  • Further R & D directions

Instructor Bio:

Dr. Christine Sun is the President of Filtration Technology International, Inc. She is a globally recognized technical and market expert in nonwoven and filtration industry. With over 25 years of experiences in both academic and industrial services, she has not only broad and in-depth knowledge, but also commercial scale hands-on experience on product development. She has over 100 technical publications and patents in the related area.

Dr. Sun was the technology director of liquid filtration at Donaldson from 2011-2013, and R&D manager at Freudenberg Filtration Technologies from 2004-2011. Before that she was a research professor at the University of Tennessee’s Textiles and Nonwovens Development Center (TANDEC).

Dr. Sun earned her BS, MS and PhD in Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, and executive certificate from Kellogg School of Management. She received the Sr. Scientist Award in 2012 from American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS) and the Best Paper Award in filtration from INDA in 2008. She is currently the 2nd vice chair of AFS, chair of the ASHRAE MTG-EEC (filter energy efficiency classification committee), an editorial board member of Textile Research Journal and Journal of Industrial Textile, and an active member to many air and liquid standard committees.