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Using silica gel to desalinate brackish water

27-03-2020
Membrion, desalination, solutions,

Former UW lecturer and chemical engineering graduate student Greg Newbloom and mentor John Plaza developed technology using silica gel to desalinate brackish water. Newbloom and Plaza are now using that technology to power a new startup, Membrion, which aims to increase the ability for water purification at a lower cost. Silica gel is often found …