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

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dr. Sergei Gusev

also involved at LIWET

Research areas: Process control and advanced sensing technologies

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93

 

dr. Pieter Nachtergaele

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also involved at STEN

Research areas: Renewable resources in the chemical industry and sustainable packaging and end-of-life treatment of plastic packaging

Tel: +32 (0)9  264 59 18

 

dr. Kim Phan

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also involved at CMM

Research areas: Separation and recycling of mixed textiles

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

 

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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Research topic: Development and optimisation of downstream processes for carboxylic acids

Tel: +32 (0) 56 24 12 17

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Elisabetta Carrierielisabettafoto

Research topic: TiO2 recovery from plastics

Tel: +32 (0) 56 24 12 17

 

 

 

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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 washing 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

 

Marvin Kusenberg

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also involved at LCT

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

Tel: +32 (0) 331 58 26

 

 

Gustavo Longaray Moraga

also involved at STEN

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Research topic: Circularity indicators for products and materials

Tel: +32 (0)9 264 59 98

 

Irdanto Saputra Lase

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Research topic: Modeling Material Flows through Plastic Recycling Chain

Tel: +32 (0) 93 31 03 97

 

 

 

Sepehr Madanikashani

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also involved at LCT

Research topic: Circularity indicators for products and materials

Tel: +32 (0) 92 64 58 24

 

  

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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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Michiel Van MelkebekemichielLCPE

Research topic: Pre-treatment of plastic waste towards chemical recycling

Tel: +32 (0) 56 32 21 93

 

 

 

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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