Iran to host 4th Intl. Zeolite Conf.

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TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) – The 4th Iran International Zeolite Conference will be held as a two-days event at Golpayegan University in Golpayegan, west of Isfahan.

The conference is scheduled for August 23 and 24, 2017, and will bring together professionals from industry and academia who are actively interested in the science and technologies of zeolite and zeo-type materials.

The scientific program of the conference, now in it's fourth year, traditionally covers various fields of zeolites science and technology focusing on the Nanotechnology area, detailed characterization and new application areas.

The conference themes include Zeolite based nanotechnologies, Ion exchange, Biomaterial, Mesoporous materials, among others. 

Key speakers include Dr. Eva Chmielewská (Slovakia), Dr. Giuseppe Cruciani (Italy), Dr. Aleksandra Daković (Serbia), and a number of Iranian university professors.

Zeolites are known for their open, cage-like, "framework" structure and the way they can trap other molecules inside it, making them applicable in water softeners and water filters, as well as removing radioactive particles from nuclear waste and cleaning up soils contaminated with toxic heavy metals.

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