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Nanofiber Technology in Filtration

Sun-ChristineCourse: Half Day, 0.4 CEUs
Christine Sun – Instructor

Course Description
Nanofibers have been rapidly growing in filtration market with an annual growth rate around 35%.  In this course, you will learn why are nanofibers so effectively used for filtration, how to produce various nanofibers and design your own competitive nanofiber products? Latest industrial developments, unmet needs and future trends will also be discussed.

Course Outlines

  1. Market and Product Review
  2. Why Nanofibers
  3. Methods for Producing Nanofibers
  4. Design Different Nanofiber Filters
  5. Leading Industrial Players and Products
  6. Unmet Needs and Future Trend
  7. Discussion and Award of Course Certificate

Instructor Bio:

Dr. Christine Sun, President of Filtration Technology International, Inc., is a globally recognized technical and market expert in nonwovens and filtration industry.  With over 26 years of extensive 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 AFS and the Best Paper Award in filtration from INDA (Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry) in 2008. Dr. Sun developed INDA’s filter media training course, known as “a brilliantly articulate and lively instructor who is skilled in guiding filter media professionals through the complexities of the air, liquid, and nanotechnology markets.

Dr. Sun is the upcoming Chair of AFS, past chair of ASHRAE MTG-EEC, board member of Textile Research Journal and Journal of Industrial Textiles.