Increasing Freshwater Supply through Desalination Driven by Renewable Energy (Lecture by Prof. Alberto TIRAFERRI) - Tokyo College

Increasing Freshwater Supply through Desalination Driven by Renewable Energy (Lecture by Prof. Alberto TIRAFERRI)

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2023.05.10 @ 00:24 – 01:24
2023-05-10T00:24:00+09:00
2023-05-10T01:24:00+09:00
Increasing Freshwater Supply through Desalination Driven by Renewable Energy (Lecture by Prof. Alberto TIRAFERRI)

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Date(s) Tuesday, 13 June 2023, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Language English (Japanese simultaneous translation available)
Abstract

Climate change, industrial development, and population growth continuously increase the need for freshwater worldwide. Unconventional wastewater and saline sources must be tapped to reduce the stress on natural resources. However, producing freshwater from unconventional streams requires significantly more energy than traditional ways. While energy needs will always be high, innovative methods will rely on renewable energy, reduce the process complexity, and increase the socio-economic feasibility of desalination. This lecture discusses challenges and opportunities of these methods and the water-energy nexus.

Program

Lecture
Alberto TIRAFERRI (Tokyo College Professor, The University of Tokyo; Associate Professor, Politecnico di Torino)

Comment
KURISU Kiyo (Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo)

Q&A

Moderator
MINO Takashi (Deputy Director, Tokyo College)

Organized by Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo
Contact tokyo.college.event@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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