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.
Introduction and welcome by the head of the department Prof. Martine Wevers
“Fe-Ca-silicate slags: when purpose-driven research challenges perception of what is feasible” by Prof. Yiannis Pontikes
“Unraveling interdiffusion effects at material interfaces – Learning from tensors and large-scale computer simulations” by Prof. Nele Moelans
Closing words by Prof. Martine Wevers 6:00 pm
Reception (room 02.58) * The lectures are in English.
SIM² KU Leuven Kasteelpark Arenberg 44 Leuven 3001, Belgium
SIM² KU Leuven is a leading, interdisciplinary research cluster at KU Leuven uniting the research groups working on Sustainable Inorganic Materials Management. SIM² KU Leuven’s 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 within a circular-economy context