Blog Posts by Oxmosis

GIF Masters / Published January 5, 2016 by fozia

fozia

GIF Masters

sneak peak into our lab with a gif

excuse the researcher's mess,
Team Oxmosis

What contributes to your domestic wastewater? / Published December 27, 2015 by Ping Shen

Ping Shen

What contributes to your domestic wastewater?

The average household of four produces 301-575L of wastewater daily, and 30% of which are used for toilet flushing system, and further 33% of which are used for shower and bath. The amount of water used for toilet flushing could be conserved by recycle the second hand shower and bath water into a storage tank for toilet flushing.

Ping Shen

Alternative utilisation: turning sewage wastewater into fuel

https://www.facebook.com/bbcafrica/videos/10153838577845229/

BBC Africa just published this article about what could be done with the downstream sludge produced by wastewater treatment plant

Ping Shen

Discussion over a College Black Tie formal dinner -- Where the idea sparked

As a common weekly ritual in Oxford University, Fozia and I were having a four-course formal dinner in Somerville College, a college which was named after Lady Somerville (1780-1872), a Scottish science writer and polymath, and tutor of Ada Lovelace, whom is chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. Naturally, after the Latin Grace being said and high table being seated, we talked about female in engineering and their impact to the community. This was where it all begins, when we decided that we would like to start on a project together that will benefit a community with our engineering background.

LiveTest: Forward Osmosis Cell in action! / Published November 26, 2015 by Ping Shen

Ping Shen

LiveTest: Forward Osmosis Cell in action!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VY1MIasCe_w&feature=youtu.be

The running of forward Osmosis cell- mass flux of the output is read from the balance and recorded by data logger, whereas the draw solution is recycled

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