Filter Media Technologies

Filter Media Technologies

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

8:00am-10am,  ET Canada & US


$USD 350

$USD 175 (Member Only )


Course Objectives:

Filter media technology is the core and competitive edge of modern filtration technologies. From nonwovens, membranes, ceramics, metallics, adsorbents, wovens, to nanofibers and other porous materials, this course aims to provide you an overall understanding of the filter media market and products used in various areas of air and liquid filtration. Emerging technologies, challenges, and trends for future development will also be discussed.

  1. Introduction to the filtration market

  • Key market segments in air/liquid filtration

  • Common filter media types

  • Market statistics and opportunities

  • Filter media technologies for air filtration

  • Filter media technologies for liquid filtration

  • Characteristics and requirements of filter media

  • Things to consider for filter media selection

  • New developments in air/liquid filter media

  • Unmet needs and trends for future development

Instructor Biography

Dr. Christine Sun


President @ Waterloo Filtration Institute

Dr. Christine Sun, President of Waterloo Filtration Institute, is a renowned technical and market expert in the global filtration industry. She is currently the Operation Chair for the 13th World Filtration Congress. With over 30 years of experience in academia and the industry, she has an in-depth knowledge of filtration, extensive hands-on expertise in product development, has over 100 technical publications and patents. She is also actively involved in many air/liquid filter test standard developments.

Dr. Sun received her Ph.D. from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and Executive Certificate from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management. From 2004 to 2011, Dr. Sun worked for Freudenberg Filtration Technologies as R&D manager, and then served as Technology Director for Donaldson from 2011-2013. She was the AFS Chair from 2016-2017 and received the AFS Fellow Award in 2019, Sr. Scientist Award in 2012, and the best paper awards from INDA in 2008. She also serves as an editorial board member for Textile Research Journal and Journal of Industrial Textiles.

Over the years, Dr. Sun has developed many professional courses including: “Nanofiber Technologies in Filtration” (AFS, 2013), “Filter Media Training Course” (INDA, 2014-17), “Air Filtration Market, Technologies and Trends” (AFS, 2015), “Filter Media Market and Technologies” (WFC12, 2016), “Filter Media Technologies” (AFS, 2019), and “Facemask Media Technologies (WFI 2020). Dave Rousse, INDA’s president, stated ‘The addition of INDA’s Nonwoven Filter Media Training Course was tremendously received’. Dr. Sun became 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.”

Filter Media Technologies

Filter Media Technologies

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

8:00am-10am,  ET Canada & US


$USD 350

$USD 175 (Member Only )


Course Objectives:

Filter media technology is the core and competitive edge of modern filtration technologies. From nonwovens, membranes, ceramics, metallics, adsorbents, wovens, to nanofibers and other porous materials, this course aims to provide you an overall understanding of the filter media market and products used in various areas of air and liquid filtration. Emerging technologies, challenges, and trends for future development will also be discussed.

Course Outline:
  1. Introduction to the filtration market

  • Key market segments in air/liquid filtration

  • Common filter media types

  • Market statistics and opportunities

  • Filter media technologies for air filtration

  • Filter media technologies for liquid filtration

  • Characteristics and requirements of filter media

  • Things to consider for filter media selection

  • New developments in air/liquid filter media

  • Unmet needs and trends for future development

Instructor Biography

Dr. Christine Sun


President @ Waterloo Filtration Institute

Dr. Christine Sun, President of Waterloo Filtration Institute, is a renowned technical and market expert in the global filtration industry. She is currently the Operation Chair for the 13th World Filtration Congress. With over 30 years of experience in academia and the industry, she has an in-depth knowledge of filtration, extensive hands-on expertise in product development, has over 100 technical publications and patents. She is also actively involved in many air/liquid filter test standard developments.

Dr. Sun received her Ph.D. from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and Executive Certificate from Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management. From 2004 to 2011, Dr. Sun worked for Freudenberg Filtration Technologies as R&D manager, and then served as Technology Director for Donaldson from 2011-2013. She was the AFS Chair from 2016-2017 and received the AFS Fellow Award in 2019, Sr. Scientist Award in 2012, and the best paper awards from INDA in 2008. She also serves as an editorial board member for Textile Research Journal and Journal of Industrial Textiles.

Over the years, Dr. Sun has developed many professional courses including: “Nanofiber Technologies in Filtration” (AFS, 2013), “Filter Media Training Course” (INDA, 2014-17), “Air Filtration Market, Technologies and Trends” (AFS, 2015), “Filter Media Market and Technologies” (WFC12, 2016), “Filter Media Technologies” (AFS, 2019), and “Facemask Media Technologies (WFI 2020). Dave Rousse, INDA’s president, stated ‘The addition of INDA’s Nonwoven Filter Media Training Course was tremendously received’. Dr. Sun became 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.”

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