Membrane Societies
WA-MS established in 2017 by AMS, EMS and NAMS

Welcome to the website of the World Association of Membrane Societies (WA-MS). The Association was established in August 2017 during the International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes (ICOM) 2017 in San Francisco. Please enjoy the information on this site and feel free to reach out to us for additional information. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

The WA-MS Steering Committee



Journal of Membrane Science inaugurated the Early Career Editorial Board (ECEB) initiative to recognize outstanding early career researchers and engage them in a path towards editorial work.


WA-MS is looking for a volunteer to design the organization's website, manage the web design and content, and host the website on your organization's web servers. In return, the volunteer will receive a free membership in their respective regional society (AMS, EMS, or NAMS). Learn more…

The World Association of Membrane Societies (WA-MS) is a global collaborative framework of regional and national membrane societies to enhance the use of membrane technology. Learn more…

The goals of the World Association of Membrane Societies are in meeting global societal needs through enhancing membrane use and in expanding international collaboration among membrane researchers, educators and entrepreneurs.  Learn more…

WA-MS structure
The founding members of the World Association of Membrane Societies are the North American Membrane Society (NAMS), the European Membrane Society (EMS), and the Aseanian Membrane Society (AMS). Other national or regional membrane associations can join the Association upon request. Learn more…

Don’t miss your conference
Check out the global calendar on membrane events. Learn more…

Join us!
WA-MS is looking forward to grow and expand through other local and regional membrane societies. Please consider joining WA-MS and become part of the global membrane community. Learn more…

Founding member societies

Membrane Society

Membrane Society

North American
Membrane Society

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