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Immersive learning in Chemical Engineering: a CHARMING future

The EU MSCA - ETN CHARMING team is happy to present the first introductory video about their research

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Recent Publications

Hello! Here is a list of recent publications the PhD students of COSMIC have been involved with. Hopefully you will find something of interest 🙂 Continuous flow synthesis of menthol via tandem cyclisation–hydrogenation of citronellal catalysed by scrap catalytic converters. (Alessio Zuliani, Camilla Maria Cova, Roberta Manno, Victor Sebastian, Antonio A. Romero and Rafael Luque) A continuous flow synthesis of menthol ...

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Training on MSCA Individual Fellowship (IF2020) proposal writing (Febr. 5, 2020)

The ETN NEW-MINE project organizes a dedicated training session on proposal writing dedicated to the MSCA Individual Fellowships. The training is free of charge and will take place on Wednesday February 5, 2020, from 13h30 to 17h00, in Park Inn Hotel in Leuven (Belgium).

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Open Position for a Professor in METAL RECOVERY FROM MINERAL FLOWS

The Science, Engineering & Technology Group of KU Leuven, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Department of Materials Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering, has a joint, full-time academic vacancy in the area of metal recovery from mineral flows. We are looking for internationally oriented candidates with an excellent research record, a strong affinity with industrial applications, and with educational competence within ...

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CosmiClean receives educational award

CosmiClean game have won a Comenius Edu-Media Seal issued by Gesellschaft für Pädagogik, Information und Medien e.V.(Society for Education, Information and Media) , Berlin 27 June 2019

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New book on the fundamentals of Process Intensification (PI)

In collaboration with Prof. Andrzej Stankiewicz (TU Delft), two SIM² KU Leuven Professors, Tom Van Gerven and Georgios Stefanidis, have co-written a new book. “The Fundamentals of Process Intensification” has just been released by Wiley.

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Writing a PhD Thesis: A Marathon

Although writing a document presenting your work seems the least attractive part of doing research more or less for all researchers, it is maybe the most important part. As long as you present your work, you can have contact with all other researchers, you can contribute to literature and your work becomes valuable. You can present your academic work by ...

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Personal Awareness and Responsibility

Awareness and responsibility are two faces of the same coin, which makes them vulnerable. We are living in a society in which we are responsible for our own action, and in fact, we are well aware of it. As a matter of fact, we don’t want to cross the line awareness and turn this into our responsibility. We have to ...

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How to look at academic networking

The excerpt below is from a an excellent article, “Alliances Through Networking: It Is Not Rocket Science,” by Jaleh Daie. Although written for a science audience, there is very little in it that does not apply to all areas of academia. The full article appears in, The Scientist, Vol:12, #22, p. 13, November 9, 1998, and can be accessed at: ...

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ETN DEMETER in the spotlight…again!

The EU Research Executive Agency selected DEMETER as the Marie Skłodowska Curie project to be featured in the REA 10th anniversary video. Gwen Bailey explains the importance of the DEMETER research for clean mobility in the EU.

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