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Meet our new SIM² researcher: R. Macchieraldo

May 22nd, 2017|

Roberto Macchieraldo is performing a secondment in the SIM² KU Leuven cluster (through the ETN SOCRATES project). In the interview below you can get to know more about this Italian researcher with a background in chemistry.

KU Leuven: inside cover Chemical Communications

May 17th, 2017|

SIM² KU Leuven researchers Depuydt & Van den Bossche published a paper on "Metal extraction with a short-chain imidazolium nitrate ionic liquid". The article was rewarded with an inside cover in Chemical Communications.

M. Enis Leblebici obtains PhD on photoreactors

May 17th, 2017|

On May 15, 2017, M. Enis Leblebici (SIM² KU Leuven) obtained his PhD degree. The topic of his dissertation is “Design, modelling and benchmarking of photoreactors and separation processes for waste treatment and purification".

ETN NEW-MINE project features in Italian press

May 16th, 2017|

The article, “Nuovi minatori in formazione” (“New Miners in training”), was published in Sole 24 ORE, an leading Italian economic newspaper. The article highlights Enhanced Landfill Mining as a grand opportunity for Europe.

S. Riaño obtains her PhD on Nd and Dy recovery

May 16th, 2017|

On May 12, 2017, Sofía Riaño obtained her PhD degree at KU Leuven in the framework of the MC-ITN EREAN project. Her PhD covers the “Recovery of Neodymium and Dysprosium from NdFeB Magnets using Ionic Liquid Technology”.

New Policy Brief on recycling of electric cars

May 15th, 2017|

The EU Horizon 2020 projects EREAN and DEMETER have just published a new (joint) Policy Brief on the challenges with respect to the recycling of hybrid and electric vehicles ((H)EVs).

Meet our new SIM² researcher: Nand Peeters

May 12th, 2017|

Nand Peeters is a new researcher in the SIM² KU Leuven cluster. In the interview below you can get to know more about this Belgian researcher with a background in solvent extraction.

ELFM IV: Programme & call for abstracts (30-5-17)

May 11th, 2017|

The call for extended abstracts for the 4th Symposium on Enhanced Landfill Mining (Feb. 5-7, 2018) is open until May 30, 2017. Papers will be grouped into four major sessions, which collectively cover the full ELFM value chain.

J. Roosen obtains PhD on critical metal recovery

May 11th, 2017|

On May 8, 2017, Joris Roosen obtained his PhD degree at KU Leuven for his work on the recovery of critical metals from dilute aqueous waste streams by adsorption on functionalised biopolymers.

Summer school: Digitizing the Circular Economy

May 6th, 2017|

Metallurgy is a key enabler of a circular economy. Its digitalization is the metallurgical Internet of Things. This the EIT summer school will illustrate some of these concepts with hands-on training (17-20/07 in Leuven).