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Air Filter Design Today

Waterloo Filtration Institute is pleased to release today's course Air Filter Design, April 4, 2023, 8:00-10:00 am EDT. Thanks to all the fantastic speakers, panelists, and audience for an excellent program well delivered and received.

Speakers and Panelists

Dr. Iyad Al-Attar, WFI Strategic Director, Canada

Dr. Christine Sun, WFI President, USA

Mr. Jim Rosenthal, CEO, Air Relief Technologies, Inc., USA

Dr. Jenny Berens, Filter Engr. Mgr., Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, USA

Mr. Chris Muller, Director IEQ Tech Services, AAF Flanders, USA

Dr. R. Vijayakumar, Founder, AERFIL LLC, USA

Mr. Steve Nichonas, NAFA Past Chair, Filter Services, USA

Mr. Mitch McCreary, Moderator, Director of Marketing, WFI, USA



•Air Filter Design Principles (Dr. Iyad Al-Altar)

–Filter Anatomy

–Application Sensitivity of Filter Design

–Filter Design Development/Goals

–Air Filter Performance Characteristics

–Filtration Stage Employment for Higher Efficiency

–Influences of Climate and Operational Conditions on Filter Design

•Air Filters Design Process (Dr. Christine Sun)

–Understand Customer and Performance Requirements

–Types and Dimensions

–Air Filter Media Selection (HVAC, industry, transportation, gas turbine…)

–Prototyping, Lab/Field Test and Validation

–Other Considerations

•Maximizing Air Filter Performance: Filter + Fit + Flow (Mr. Jim Rosenthal)

•New Developments, Challenges, Opportunities and Trends (Panel)

Our Exploration to Sustainable Filtration (Dr. Jenny Berens)

Q&A, New Developments, Opportunities and Trends (All)

The video recording is now available here for your review if interested. You may also access the full presentation and video recording via the course website.


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