COSMIC Summer School started


Yesterday, the COSMIC Summer School in Ultrasound and Microwaves for Chemical Processing started. 38 participants followed the lectures on Introduction to ultrasound by Prof. J-Y. Hihn. Today they will follow lectures on ultrasound assisted separation processes and will be introduced to microwave technology. In the afternoon, the first lab sessions will start so that they will also experience the world ...

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Webinar: Simulating Microfluidics in COMSOL Multiphysics®


COMSOL is organizing a webinar on microfluidics simulation on Aug 31, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CEST During this web workshop, following items will be discussed: Single-phase flow capabilities, including Newtonian and non-Newtonian flow Two-phase flow simulations capturing surface tension and capillary action Chemical species transport through diffusion, convection, and migration in electric fields Overview of electrohydrodynamic effects including ...

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Second Network Wide Event


The COSMIC team will meet in Leuven during the second Network Wide Event to discuss the progress of the project. The 15 researchers will present their results to the whole team and the supervisory board and technical steering committee will meet. Date: 11 & 12 September 2017 Location: Novotel Leuven (Belgium)

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Meet the Jury: Rafael Luque 7 September 2017

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Arenberg Doctoral School is proud to invite you to Meet The Jury! When internationally renowned experts visit KU Leuven as a member of a PhD Examination Committee, we like to seize this opportunity to give this expert a forum to a large audience. All members of Science, Engineering & Technology are most welcome to the Meet The Jury Lectures. Rafael Luque ...

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International Process Intensification Conference


Process intensification is transforming chemical engineering processes and plants. New targets replace traditional guidelines in process design: substantial improvement of the equipment size/production ratio and severe reduction of energy consumption and waste generation. By using new technologies, process intensification proves to be successful to produce more compact, safer, sustainable and energy-efficient equipment and processes. The First International Process Intensification Conference ...

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Only 3 places left for COSMIC summer school!

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The registrations for the COSMIC Summer School are almost full. At the moment only 3 places are left. So if you want to subscribe, be fast! The 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 ...

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6th Conference on Frontiers in Organic Synthesis Technology


  FROST6, the next event of the“Frontiers in Organic Synthesis Technology” conference series which will be held on the historical Margaret Island in Budapest, Hungary on October 18-20, 2017. The program has been designed to discuss the most innovative areas of flow chemistry with great future potential, focusing on drug discovery and pharma industry, microreactors and also safe production of ...

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COMSOL® Webinar about the New Features in the Acoustics Module


COMSOL organizes a webinar to learn about the new functionality for modeling acoustics in the latest release of the COMSOL® software. In COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.3, the Acoustics Module includes tools that greatly improve time-domain simulations of acoustics phenomena and facilitate solving large acoustics-based models. Further improvements, based on the feedback from our users, include an array of new physics ...

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Conference about ultrasound and cavitation in Toulouse


From 4 to 5 July 2017, the 4th “Journées scientifiques ultrasons et procedes” (JSUP IV) will be organized in Toulouse, France. This congress will bring together engineers and scientists around ultrasound and cavitation, specifically regarding to their application in sonochemistry, agro-food process, crystallization, extraction, filtration, cleaning, therapeutics and so many other fields. Fundamental aspects will also take into account: sonoluminescence, ...

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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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