Water Research Center
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My primary research interests are within fields of relevance to water treatment technology. My PhD studies concerned the integration of measurements made at different scaling regimes, from the nano to meso-scales, which has lead me to consider scientific and technical problems as needing to be addressed across large size ranges. This approach has been applied throughout my research to engineering problems, which has allowed me to make significant contributions to the fields of advanced water treatment, membrane technology, fouling and surface interaction forces. This has included nanoscale characterisation of membranes and other surfaces, development of innovative strategies to develop improved membranes and improved water treatment processes. More specifically, my research interests fall into the following areas: