Author Archives: Jeroen

Webinar: Studying Multiphase Flow and Liquid-Liquid Extraction in COMSOL Multiphysics®


In this webinar, you will learn how to model various types of porous media simulations, including evaporation and natural convection in porous media, nonisothermal flow in free and porous media flow, and geothermal and hydrothermal applications. We will also discuss the Local Thermal Non-Equilibrium multiphysics interface, which is designed to simulate heat transfer in porous media on the macro scale ...

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Infographic: introduction to COSMIC

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Summer school: Digitizing the Circular Economy


From 17 to 20 July 2017 a summer school on digitizing the circular economy will be organized in Leuven, Belgium. The summer school aims at students that want to make a change by fundamentally understanding the circular economy system. Systemic thinkers that want to understand Circular Economy Engineering in the context of process metallurgy, recycling and design for recycling will ...

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Cosmicologists – part 1


Cosmicologists, we’ve termed ourselves. Perhaps a bit self-indulgent, but bear with us. Spirits are high as the 15 of us early-stage researchers had our official project kick-off meeting in Leuven. We are part of a consortium that consist of 8 beneficiaries and 4 partner organizations from 8 different countries. We aim to support and train the chemical process industry in ...

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Kick-off group picture

On March 13, 2017, the EU Horizon 2020 MCSA-ETN COSMIC kicked off in Leuven. The newly recruited Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) presented themselves along with their supervisors and the representatives of the partner organisations. An introduction to the science and technology content was presented as well as administrative guidelines on reporting and management. On March 14, the ESRs followed a ...

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COSMIC summer school website now online!

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A summer school on Ultrasound and Microwaves for Chemical Processing will be organized in cooperation with the European Sonochemistry Society (ESS) and AMPERE. This summer school will address the use of ultrasound and microwave technologies in chemical processes. A combination of lectures and practical sessions will be organized to approach the topics both from a theoretical and practical way. Registration ...

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Kick-off meeting


The 15 newly recruited researchers and their supervisors will meet together with the representatives of the partner organizations and the project management. During this day, all partners will present themselves and discuss the start-up of the COSMIC project. Date: 13 March 2017 Location: Novotel Leuven (Belgium)  

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Recruitment event


On 10 October 2016, the recruitment event of the COSMIC project was organized at Novotel in Leuven. From an initial list of 96 eligible COSMIC candidates, 23 were preselected for the Recruitment Event where they were interviewed by the COSMIC supervisors. Eventually, 13 candidates were recruited during the recruitment event and the two remaining positions were filled in the weeks ...

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