|Research on optimizing a pilot-scale desalination system utilizing the forward osmosis (FO) process
|Research hosting institution
|Center for Research and Technology Transfer
|Project leader’s name
|Hoang Minh Tao
|01/01/2020 - 31/12/2022
|700 million VND
|Goal and objectives of the project
Research on the application of forward osmosis process, design and fabricate a pilot-scale desalination system utilizing the forward osmosis (FO) process to produce freshwater from wastewater, surface water, and seawater.
- Technological results:
+ 01 patent filing related to the research content of the project, which was granted offical Patent Certificate by National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam - Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam (Patent for Invention No. 34745) in accordant to Decision No. 21820w/QĐ-SHTT dated 19/12/2022.
- Theoretical results:
+ 02 scientific papers published on international journals indexed in the SCI-E international scientific journal index
+ 01 postgraduate student that had been assisted in, and successfully submitted their master thesis.
- Applied results:
+ 01 pilot-scale desalination system utilizing the forward osmosis (FO) process, which fully meeting the specifications as listed in the approved project proposal.
|Novelty and actuality and scientific meaningfulness of the results
- Determined several potential draw solutes for forward osmosis applications in general, and for desalination systems utilizing forward osmosis technology in particular.
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