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Dr. Gary L. Amy

Dean Distinguished Professor
College of Engineering & Science
Associated Themes: 1,2

WEC Research Relevance

Prior to Prof. Amy’s recent appointment at Clemson, he served as Director of the Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC) at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). His recent research at KAUST focused on: (i) low-energy desalination processes including forward osmosis (FO), membrane distillation (MD), adsorption desalination (AD), and various hybrids; and (ii) aquifer recharge and recovery (ARR) as a low-cost/-energy wastewater treatment/reuse process.

Recent Publications

Ghaffour, N., Lattemann, S., Missimer, T., Sinha, S., Amy, G., Renewable energy-driven innovative energy-efficient desalination technologies, Applied Energy, in press (2014).

Li, Z., Valladares Linares, R., Abu-Ghdaib, M., Yangali-Quintanilla, V., Amy, G., Osmotically driven membrane process for the management of urban runoff in coastal regions, Water Research, 48 (1), pp. 200 – 209 (2014).

Francis, L., Ghaffour, N., Alsaadi, A.A., Amy, G.L., Material gap membrane distillation: A new design for water vapor flux enhancement, Journal of Membrane Science, 448, pp. 240 – 247 (2013)

Yoon, M.K., Drewes, J.E., Amy, G.L., Fate of bulk and trace organics during a simulated aquifer recharge and recovery (ARR)-ozone hybrid process, Chemosphere, 93 (9), pp. 2055 – 2062 (2013).