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2016 Materials science lecture series: advanced materials - 16 November 2016

2016 Materials science lecture series: advanced materials - 16 November 2016
PRACTICAL

Nov 16, 2016 - 11.00 uur


Universiteit Hasselt

campus Diepenbeek

Agoralaan Gebouw D

3590 Diepenbeek

Lokaal Aula H5


CONTACT

de heer Rajesh RAMANETI

32-11-268818

rajesh.ramaneti@uhasselt.be


MRS/E-MRS joint student chapter, Hasselt University with IMO-IMOMEC: 2016 materials science lecture series: advanced materials.

Speaker: Dr. Stuart Turner - Research, development and innovation manager Aurubis Belgium.

Topic:  industry lecture - Copper: the conductor of the past, present and future

Chaired by: Prof. Dr. Ken Haenen, IMO-IMOMEC, Hasselt University

Friday 16 November 2016, 11:00 -12:00

Aula H5, building D, Hasselt University, Campus Diepenbeek.

Abstract:

In this talk, I will introduce the world of copper mining and refining by means of the specific history of the Aurubis Olen site, which dates back to the early 20th century. Further, I will demonstrate the countless possibilities and applications of the material in modernday life, like electric vehicles, wind mills, batteries and heat exchangers . Finally, we will elaborate on the need for a "conductor of the future" with specific enhanced materials properties, and we can brainstorm on the possibilities to synthesize it.