Membrane contactors and bioreactors (UNL Portugal)

Membrane contactors and bioreactors (UNL Portugal)Code de l'UE : HMCH360


Introduction and general concepts
Cell Membrane Bioreactors
Enzymatic Membrane Bioreactors
Multiphasic Membrane Bioreactors
Momentum, mass and heat transport in Membrane Contactors
Selected case-studies of Membrane Contactors: liquid extraction, gas-liquid Membrane Contactors, membrane distillation, crystallization in Membrane Contactors, emulsification with Membrane Contactors
Hybrid processes and process integration
Process monitoring and control


To acquire general concepts about Membrane Contactors and Bioreactors
To be able to design Membrane Bioreactors and Membrane Contactors
To be able to design process integration schemes
To acquire knowledge about emerging process monitoring tools and their use for process control
Understand how a specific problem may be approached by the Industry

Pré-requis recommandés

1st year Master EM3E or 1st year master with required knowledge in material science, chemical engineering, numerical simulation and separation science.

Volume horaire

  • CM : 30
  • TD : 15
  • TP : 15


Specialized scientific journals

Diplômes intégrant cette UE

En bref

Crédits ECTS 6

Période de l'année

Langue d'enseignement



Contact(s) administratif(s)

Damien QUEMENER (damien.quemener @