We are pleased to invite you to attend the Inaugural Lectures of the Materials Engineering Department, including the one of Prof. Yiannis Pontikes. The lectures will take place on Thursday, 9 March 2017 from 4:30 pm till 6:00 pm in the auditorium 00.39, Departement Materiaalkunde, Kasteelpark Arenberg 44, 3001 Heverlee. We kindly invite you to the reception afterwards. Please REGISTER before Wednesday 2 March, 2017.

4:30 pm
Introduction and welcome

by the head of the department Prof. Martine Wevers

4:40 pm
“Fe-Ca-silicate slags: when purpose-driven research challenges perception of what is feasible”

by Prof. Yiannis Pontikes

5:10 pm
“Unraveling interdiffusion effects at material interfaces – Learning from tensors and large-scale computer simulations”

by Prof. Nele Moelans

5:40 pm
Closing words

by Prof. Martine Wevers

6:00 pm

(room 02.58)


* The lectures are in English.