Monday, November 16

Alicia Valero (Spain)

Circular economy? Challenges and opportunities in metallurgy.

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Alicia Valero Delgado is head of the group of industrial ecology and resource efficiency at the Research Centre for Energy Resources and Consumption (CIRCE – Institute) and is lecturer at the University of Zaragoza in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Her more than fifteen years research activity has been focused on the identification of resource efficiency measures and the application of thermodynamics in the evaluation of resource depletion, subject from which she has received four international awards. She is coauthor of the book “Thanatia: the destiny of the Earth’s mineral resources” (2014), and of 50 publications in international journals and book chapters and over 60 international conference papers, all of which relate to the analysis and optimization of energy and the use of raw materials. She acts as advisor for the European Commission in the EIP on Raw Materials and participates in international round tables for criticality assessments of raw materials.

Amaya Igartua (Spain)

How to digitalize lubricated Assets: PdM 4.0

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Tuesday, November 17

John Wood

The paradigm change in the way research is conducted to contribute to the challenge of the Sustainable Development Goals. The role of the individual materials researcher.

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Alessandra Hool (Switzerland)

Towards a more sustainable management of critical raw materials.

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Wednesday, November 18

Winfried Keiper

Materials challenges in automation and mobility – from combustion engines to autonomous electric transportation.

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Thursday, November 19

Edel Heslin

Writting papers successfully

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