Peter Tom Jones (Dr. Ir.) is the Director of the KU Leuven Institute for Sustainable Metals and Minerals. As a KU Leuven IOF (Industrial Research Fund) Senior Research Manager in the field of sustainable metallurgy, Jones is co-founder of the Centre for High Temperature Processes and Sustainable Materials Management. Together with Prof. Koen Binnemans he is the founder of the SOLVOMET Industrial Service Centre. He is actively engaged as (vice-)coordinator and/or exploitation manager of several EU Horizon 2020 ETN/RIA and EIT RawMaterials projects (see overview here). From a public engagement point of view, Jones has also given more than 600 lectures related to urban/landfill mining, climate change (mitigation) and transition management. He is the author of several books, including Het klimaatboek, Klimaatcrisis, Terra Incognita & Terra Reversa.
KU Leuven Institute for Sustainable Metals and Minerals – Kasteelpark Arenberg 44 – Leuven 3001, Belgium
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SIM² KU Leuven is the new KU Leuven Institute on Sustainable Metals and Minerals, one of the 4 flagship KU Leuven Institutes. SIM² mission is to develop, organise and implement problem-driven, science-deep research and future-oriented education, contributing to the environmentally friendly production and recycling of metals, minerals and engineered materials, supporting the transition to a climate-friendly, circular-economy.