Liquid Filtration

Liquid Filtration

Session 1: Wednesday, July 8, 2020

8:00am-10:00am, ET Canada & US

Session 2: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

8:00am-10:00am, ET Canada & US

$USD 550

$USD 275 (Member Only)

Course Objectives:

This course is designed for certifying professionals as a specialist in solid/liquid separation (or sometimes called liquid filtration). Separation of particles from a liquid can be accomplished by filtration (separation with a filter medium) or field separation (separation without a filter medium). This course will focus on the filtration from industrial application perspective. Practical information and examples are used to allow the audience good understanding and appreciation of this technology. The curriculum is designed for people who are new to the filtration industry either in technical, sales or business functions. It is also a very good refreshing course for those who have been involved in filtration for a while, especially in relating some fundamental principles to practical operations.

Course Outline


1. Introduction

2. Particles and Liquid Properties Related to Liquid Filtration

3. Principles of Liquid Filtration

4. Filtration Equipment & Testing Methods

Instructor Biography

Dr. Wu Chen

Principal Research Scientist @ Dow

Dr. Wu Chen is a Principal Research Scientist at Dow. He has over 30 years of industrial experience in all areas of solid/liquid separation and air/gas filtration, in both technologies and business perspectives. His experiences include laboratory filtration evaluation, pilot study, full scale procurement, installation, startup, and trouble shooting. He also has expertise in project management, process design, and plant startup.


He has been teaching this course in numerous organizations and countries for over 20 years. He is very active in the filtration industry and technology arena. He has been the plenary and keynote speakers in major conferences. He has served as the chair of the American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS), AFS board of directors, conference chairs, and various committees member. He was awarded AFS Frank Tiller Award in 2002 for outstanding technical achievements, AFS Well Shoemaker Award in 2005 for leadership and service to the filtration industry and Fellow Member Award in 2010 for sustained significant contributions to filtration technologies and filtration industry.

Liquid Filtration

Liquid Filtration

Session 1: Wednesday, July 8, 2020

8:00am-10:00am, ET Canada & US

Session 2: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

8:00am-10:00am, ET Canada & US

$USD 550

$USD 275 (Member Only)

Course Objectives:

This course is designed for certifying professionals as a specialist in solid/liquid separation (or sometimes called liquid filtration). Separation of particles from a liquid can be accomplished by filtration (separation with a filter medium) or field separation (separation without a filter medium). This course will focus on the filtration from industrial application perspective. Practical information and examples are used to allow the audience good understanding and appreciation of this technology. The curriculum is designed for people who are new to the filtration industry either in technical, sales or business functions. It is also a very good refreshing course for those who have been involved in filtration for a while, especially in relating some fundamental principles to practical operations.

Course Outline:

Course Outline


1. Introduction

2. Particles and Liquid Properties Related to Liquid Filtration

3. Principles of Liquid Filtration

4. Filtration Equipment & Testing Methods

Instructor Biography

Dr. Wu Chen

Principal Research Scientist @ Dow

Dr. Wu Chen is a Principal Research Scientist at Dow. He has over 30 years of industrial experience in all areas of solid/liquid separation and air/gas filtration, in both technologies and business perspectives. His experiences include laboratory filtration evaluation, pilot study, full scale procurement, installation, startup, and trouble shooting. He also has expertise in project management, process design, and plant startup.


He has been teaching this course in numerous organizations and countries for over 20 years. He is very active in the filtration industry and technology arena. He has been the plenary and keynote speakers in major conferences. He has served as the chair of the American Filtration and Separation Society (AFS), AFS board of directors, conference chairs, and various committees member. He was awarded AFS Frank Tiller Award in 2002 for outstanding technical achievements, AFS Well Shoemaker Award in 2005 for leadership and service to the filtration industry and Fellow Member Award in 2010 for sustained significant contributions to filtration technologies and filtration industry.

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