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Experience - G K Pearce, Membrane Consultancy Associates Limited

Qualifications
  • Oxford University 1974 - 1981; M.A. Chemistry, D. Phil Engineering Science
  • Chartered Chemical Engineer

  • Memberships
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers (I Chem Eng)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
  • International Water Association (IWA)
  • International Desalination Association (IDA)

  • Professional Responsibilities
    University lecturing and supervision
  • M. Sc. Course Lecturer, Cranfield, Water Treatment M.Sc. 1997 – 2002
  • M. Sc. Student placement supervisor, Cranfield University, 1995 - 1998
  • Visiting lecturer and PhD industrial supervisor at Bath University, Chemical Engineering Dept, 1985 – 1987
  • PhD industrial supervisor at Aston University, Chemical Engineering Dept, 1987 - 1988

  • Journal referee
  • Referee for the Desalination, 2004 – present
  • Referee for the Journal of Membrane Science, 2003 – present
  • Editorial Board, Membrane Technology Newsletter, 1996 – present
  • Referee for the Journal of Chemical Engineering Science, 1984 – 1987

  • Conference organization and panel member
  • Expert Panel member at IWW Conference, 2002
  • Keynote Speaker and Expert Panel member at the Japanese Waterworks Association Conference on Cryptosporidium Removal in 1997
  • DWI/CEN Workshop on Membrane Approvals for Drinking Water, 1997
  • Expert Panel member at AWWA Membrane Technology Conference, 1993
  • Member of Programme Committee, Session Chairman, Member of Expert Panel to International Conference on Pervaporation. 1989 - 1991

  • Government
    Project Manager for Government Sponsored Programs
  • EU BRITE Program
  • Multi partner 3 year program to develop novel pervaporation membranes to separate aqueous organic acids, 1985 - 1988
     
  • UK DTI ETIS Program
  • Joint development and test program with Wessex Water for the Radial Hollow Fibre Module, 1991 – 1992
     
  • UK DTI Spur Program
  • Joint commercialization program with Wessex Water for the Radial Hollow Fibre Module, 1992 - 1994
     
  • UK DTI Smart 1 and 2 Programs
  • Development and commercialization of a novel low fouling PES membrane, 1995 – 1999
     
    Expert Witness
  • Allied / Negev Arbitration: Analysis of the Hopewell Pilot Plant Studies on Phosphoric Acid Formation, 1980
  • BP Chemicals / Union Carbide Arbitration - acetyls patent dispute, 1992
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