Research Interests

My research interests lie in the area of membrane fabrication and characterization. More specifically, I am interested in polymeric thin film composite membranes for aqueous and organic solvent nanofiltration as well as water vapor/gas separation.

Selected Publications

  • Crosslinked cellulose thin film composite nanofiltration membranes with zero salt rejection
    T. Puspasari, P. Neelakanda, K.-V. Peinemann
    J. Membr. Sci., 491, 132-137, (2015)
  • Unique Cellulose/Polydimethylsiloxane Blends as Advanced Hybrid Material for Organic Solvent Nanofiltration and Per...
    T. Puspasari, T. Chakrabarty, G. Genduso, K-V. Peinemann
    J. Mater. Chem. A, DOI: 10.1039/C8TA02697A, (2018)
  • High Dehumidification Performance of Amorphous Cellulose Composite Membranes prepared from Trimethylsilyl Cellulose
    T. Puspasari, F.H. Akhtar, W. Ogieglo, O. Alharbi, K-V. Peinemann
    J. Mater. Chem. A, 6 (19), 9271-9279, (2018)
  • Effective Interfacially Polymerized Polyester Solvent Resistant Nanofiltration Membrane from Bioderived Materials
    M.H. Abdellah, L. Pérez‐Manríquez, T. Puspasari, C.A. Scholes, S.E. Kentish, K-V. Peineman...
    Adv. Sustain. Sys., DOI: 10.1002/adsu.201800043, (2018)
  • Charge‐and Size‐Selective Molecular Separation using Ultrathin Cellulose Membranes
    T. Puspasari, H. Yu, K-V. Peinemann
    ChemSusChem 9 (20), 2908-2911, (selected as the front cover), (2016)
  • Application of Thin Film Cellulose Composite Membrane for Dye Wastewater Reuse
    T. Puspasari, K-V. Peinemann
    Journal of Water Process Engineering 13, 176-182, (2016)
  • Crosslinked Cellulose Thin Film Composite Nanofiltration Membranes with Zero Salt Rejection
    T. Puspasari, P. Neelakanda, K.-V. Peinemann
    J. Membr. Sci., 491, 132-137, (2015)

Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biological Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia, 2013
  • B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia, 2009

Professional Profile

  • 2018-present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013-2018: Ph.D. student, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2011: Freelance engineer, Dago Engineering Consultant, Bandung, Indonesia
  • 2010-2012: Freelance process engineer, PT LAPI ITB, Bandung, Indonesia

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Indonesia Chemical Association (Himpunan Kimia Indonesia)
  • European Membrane Society (EMS)