ABOUT LARRY LIEN
2006-Current Membrane Development Specialists, LLC
Consultant for Membrane Technology and Industrial Process Developments Specializing in Waste Waters, Mining and Oil &Gas Industries, Carbon Dioxide Capture and Oxygen enrichment using proprietary membrane technology and element Design Manufacture Specialty Spiral Wound Membranes for extreme conditions pH 0-14, temperatures of up to 200° C. organic solvents liquids and gases like methane, CO2 and O2.
Consulted on 150,000 m3-d seawater for Chennai, India.
Consulted on three large mining AMD water applications-Newmont Mining Yanacocha, Peru; Newmont Mining Waihi, New Zealand; Zijin Copper Xiamen, China, Barrick Gold Alatchicama Peru, Barrick Goldstrike Nevada; Coldelco Copper Andina Pond,
Yamana Gold Chile and COPEC Copper Gold recovery from Tailings.
Supplied equipment, pervaporation elements and consulting for process water and gases at an ExxonMobil.
Designed new spiral wound element resistant to fouling from saturated calcium streams in mining waste waters.
Developed a new spiral wound Nanofiltration membrane element for specific purification of glycols and the separation mono-valent and divalent anions.
Consulted and Designed biological effluent waste water system based on 3 different membrane processes for a major food processor.
2003–2006 GE Osmonics Vista, Ca
Process Membranes & Equipment Project Development
Developed New Process Membrane Applications worth $45M
Margins on aforementioned projects worth 55%
1 patent granted and 4 patents filed for in 3.5 years
1997-2003 Osmonics-Desal Vista, Ca
Industrial Process Membrane Director
Managed all process membrane sales and new equipment sold into those applications. Annual Revenues from membrane and equipment sales $15M
Margins on membranes and equipment averaged 55 to 60%
2 patents granted and 3 applications filed
1983–1997 Desal Vista, Ca
Managed Membrane and Applications R+D for Desalination Systems
In 14 years sales increased from $1.5M to $25M—all organic growth
Developed DS-5 Nanofiltration Membrane
Developed 25 applications for Nanofiltration Membranes.
Developed Seawater Membranes and Applications
Developed Gas Membranes and Applications
Developed 5 Mining, 10 Chemical Reuse & 15 Waste Water Applications
Granted 5 patents—3 material and 2 process patents
1979–1983 Tooke Engineering Casper, Wyoming
Mud and Electron Logging for Oil and Gas Well Drilling
Monitored and Maintained GC and Electronic Equipment
1975-1979 St. Luke’s School Radiology Fargo, ND
Taught Radiology Physics to Radiology Technicians
1970-1974 US Peace Corps Fiji & Tonga Islands
Peace Corps Volunteer
Volunteer Physics Teacher at University of South Pacific 1972-1974
Volunteer Math and Science Teacher Tonga College Tonga Islands 1970-1972
1975 and 1965-1969
Moorhead State University
Graduate Classes in Nuclear Physics 1975
BA Math and Physics 1965-1969