Pui Image 2Prof. David Pui
The University of Minnesota, USA

Filtration Solutions for Sustainable Environment


Track:  Environment (Air) Symposium
Presentation:  Wednesday, September 22, 8:40 am

Professor David Y. H. Pui is a Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Regents Professor, and LM Fingerson/TSI Inc. Chair in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He is the Director of the world-renowned Particle Technology Laboratory (PTL), and also the Director of the Center for Filtration Research (CFR) with 21 leading international filtration manufacturers and end-users as members. He has a broad range of research experience in aerosol and nanoparticle science and filtration technology and has over 300 journal papers and 40 patents. His research has led to several ISO standards and NIST standards. He has developed several widely used commercial aerosol instruments. Dr. Pui has received many awards, including the Max Planck Research Award (1993), the Humboldt Research Award for Senior U.S. Scientists (2000), the Fuchs Memorial Award (2010) -- the highest disciplinary award conferred jointly by the American, German, and Japanese Aerosol Associations, and the Einstein Professorship Award (2013) by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He served as President of the American Association for Aerosol Research (2000-2001), and President of the International Aerosol Research Assembly (2006-2010) consisting of 16 member associations from around the world.