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 Reception (room 02.58)
* The lectures are in English.
KU Leuven Institute for Sustainable Metals and Minerals – Kasteelpark Arenberg 44 – Leuven 3001, Belgium
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.