Staff

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Professors

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prof. dr. ir. Steven De Meester

Research areas: Sustainable design of (bio)chemical process chains

Tel: +32 (0) 56 24 12 36

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Postdocs

dr. Sergei Gusev

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also involved at LIWET

Research areas: Process control and advanced sensing technologies

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93

 

Assistants

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Martijn Roosen

Research topic: Optimization of chemical pre-treatment steps of plastic waste towards closed-loop recycling

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93

 

 

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Joël Hogie

also involved at LIWET

Senior lecturer for process engineering

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93

Ph.D. Students

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Amir Bashirgonbadi

also involved at CPMT

Research topic: Film extrusion of recycled plastics

Tel: +32 (0) 56 24 12 36

 

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Benson Dulo

also involved at Moi University

Research topic: Natural dyes from nut waste

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93 or +254 (0) 78 65 05 159

 

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Tobias De Somer

Research topic: Development and optimization of reactors (and processes) for the de-inking, delamination, and deodorization of plastics

Tel: +32 (0) 56 24 12 17

 

 

 

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Ruben Demets

also involved at CPMT

Research topic: Pre-treatment and mechanical recycling of complex plastic waste

Tel: +32 (0) 56 24 12 36

 

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Ruben Denolf

Research topic: Optimization of polymer recycling through dissolution and reprecipitation

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 94

 

 

Kerstin Kleinhans

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also involved at CPMT & STEN

Research topic: Recycling of industrial and commercial plastic waste in urban environments and modeling of sorting facilities

Tel: +32 (0) 93 31 03 97 

 

 

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Rita Kol

Research topic: Cleaning of plastic waste by solvent-based technologies

Tel: +32 (0) 93 31 03 97

 

 

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Marvin Kusenberg

also involved at LCT

Research topic: Thermochemical recycling of mixed plastic waste (MATTER)

Tel: +32 (0) 331 58 26

 

 

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Gustavo Longaray Moraga

also involved at STEN

Research topic: Circularity indicators for products and materials

Tel: +32 (0)9 264 59 98

 

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Irdanto Saputra Lase

Research topic: Modeling Material Flows through Plastic Recycling Chain

Tel: +32 (0) 93 31 03 97

 

 

 

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Sepehr Madanikashani

also involved at LCT

Research topic: Circularity indicators for products and materials

Tel: +32 (0) 92 64 58 24

 

 

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Pieter Nachtergaele

also involved at STEN

Research topic: Optimization of renewables-based processes from variable feedstocks via process modeling

Tel: +32 (0) 92 64 59 18

 

 

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Kim Phan

also involved at CMM

Research topic: Valorization of natural dyes from food processing by-products for non-food applications

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93 or +32 (0)9 264 65 62

 

 

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Nils Préat

also involved at STEN

Research topic: Environmental sustainability of marine biomass

Tel: +32 (0) 92 64 99 27

 

 

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Martin Skelton

also involved at STEN

Research topic: Waste plastic treatment methods including chemical recycling, looking at resource and exergy efficiencies, implications for the possibility of circular process chains, and selection criteria for optimal treatment of various waste streams

Tel: +32 (0) 92 64 99 27

 

 

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Brecht Tomme

also involved at CTSE (MaTCh)

Research topic: Recycling of acrylic textiles (REACT)

Tel: +32 (0)493 53 07 19

 

 

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Sibel Ügdüler

Research topic: Pre-treatment of plastic waste

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93

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Owais Ur Rehman

also involved at STEN

Research topic: Assessing firms' capabilities for circular economy and influence of their behaviors on recycling of plastic waste through materials flow analysis

Tel: +32 466 10 57 22

 

 

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Waheed Zeb

Research topic: Design of downstream processes for the isolation of precious chemicals from plastic waste pyrolysis oil

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 94

 

 

Administrative & Technical Staff

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Lies Harinck

also involved at VEG-i-TEC

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93

 

 

 

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Pieter Knockaert

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93

 

 

 

 

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Isabel Laperre

Tel: +32 (0) 56 24 12 17