15. Responsive Membranes/Material-Based Separations: Research and Development Needs

  1. D. Bhattacharyya Editor2,
  2. Thomas Schäfer Editor3,
  3. S. R. Wickramasinghe Co-Editor4 and
  4. Sylvia Daunert Co-Editor5
  1. Rosemarie D. Wesson,
  2. Elizabeth S. Dow and
  3. Sonya R. Williams

Published Online: 22 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch15

Responsive Membranes and Materials

Responsive Membranes and Materials

How to Cite

Wesson, R. D., Dow, E. S. and Williams, S. R. (2012) Responsive Membranes/Material-Based Separations: Research and Development Needs, in Responsive Membranes and Materials (eds D. Bhattacharyya, T. Schäfer, S. R. Wickramasinghe and S. Daunert), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom. doi: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, USA

  2. 3

    POLYMAT, University of the Basque Country, Spain

  3. 4

    Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami, USA

Author Information

  1. Directorate for Engineering, National Science Foundation, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974308

Online ISBN: 9781118389553



  • responsive membranes;
  • water treatment;
  • stimuli-sensitive polymers;
  • electroconductive hydrogels;
  • gas separation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Water Treatment

  • Biological Applications

  • Gas Separation and Additional Applications