Water Quality & Purification Workshop
January 9, 2014
Houston Technology Center, Houston, TX

This workshop was part of the JSC Connect event series organized through a partnership between the NASA Johnson Space Center, Texas Emerging Technology Fund, Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization, and Houston Technology Center.

This event brought together a cross-sector audience, with presentations on the latest advances and unmet challenges, in a format providing an opportunity for participants to network and explore potential partnerships.

7:30  Networking Breakfast
8:00  Welcome
8:10  Presentation Panel Session
10:00  Networking Break
10:15  Presentation Panel Session
12:00  Adjourn


Presentations:

CAP Resources:
  Laura Capper: Water Management Practices in Oil & Gas

Crystal Clear Technologies:
  Lisa Farmen: Crystal Clear Technologies – Water Commercialization Opportunities

Florida A&M University:
  Victor Ibeanusi: Improved Water Quality Treatment and Purification Using Signature Microbial Proteins

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center:
Nandakishore Rajagopalan: Polymer-assisted Draw Solution Regeneration

NASA Johnson Space Center:
  Michael Callahan: Water Reclamation Technology Development at JSC
Michael Frieberg: Industrial Liquid Recycling
Linda Ham: JSC 2.0 … Crafting our Future
Karen McNamara: JSC Water Technologies Overview
  Mark Ott: NASA Human Health and Performance: Water Analysis and Research Capabilities
Karen Pickering: Integrated Water Recovery Systems at JSC

Rice University:
  Michael Wong: Research Advances in Room Temperature Metal Catalysis Technology for Water Purification

State of Texas, Office of the Governor:
  Mark Ellison: Texas Water Strategy