Fundamental science:

FWO Projects – Flemish funding

FWO Project

on Reactive gas injection in liquid metals

2010-2013, KU Leuven budget: 340 k€

FWO Project

on REEs and ionic liquids

2013-2016, KU Leuven budget: 300 k€

FWO Project

on slag/calcined clays

2015-2019, KU Leuven budget: 300 k€

FWO Project

on advanced magnetic separation

2016-2019

Strategic basic research:

IWT – Flemish Funding

IWT MIP ICON GETAMET

IWT MIP ICON PLASMAT

Closing the Circle by hot-stage design of Enhanced Landfill Mining Plasmastone for low carbon cement and insulating building materials

2014-2016, KU Leuven budget: 450 k€

IWT MIP ICON MIVAMIL

2015-2017; KU Leuven budget: 300 k

IWT SIM MARES SUPERMEX

Sustainable transformation of new and landfilled solid industrial residues into metals and inorganic polymers using a SUPERMetalEXtractor

Competitive research:

IWT – Flemish Funding

IWT O&O

Influence of ferroalloy impurities on the inclusion characteristics in liquid steel

ArcelorMittal Gent, 2008-2011, KU Leuven budget 673 k€

IWT O&O VALORAS

Valorisation of ArcelorMittal’s Converter Slag into CRH Building Materials

ArcelorMittal, CRH, 2015-2017, KU Leuven budget: 2 M€

IWT O&O COZIRAS

Combined recovery of metal and residual slag valorisation from Metallo-Chimique’s recycling process

MetalloChimique, 2012-15, KU Leuven budget: 1107 k€

IWT O&O

Breakthrough Routes in Stainless Steel Metallurgy and Integrated Slag Valorisation

Aperam, 2009-2012, KU Leuven budget: 914 k€

IWT O&O

Closing the Circle & Enhanced Landfill Mining as part of the Transition to Sustainable Materials Management

Group Machiels, 2011-2014, KU Leuven budget: 829 k€

IWT O&O

Concurrent optimisation of EAF and transfer ladle refractory lining and slag practice

ArcelorMittal Stainless, 2003-2005, KU Leuven budget: 618 k€

IWT O&O

Concurrent optimisation of process metallurgy and slag handling with respect to stainless steel slag valorisation

ArcelorMittal Stainless, 2006-2008, KU Leuven budget: 980 k€