Author Archives: Giacomo Damilano

Understanding computational chemistry via football

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Author:Roberto Macchieraldo Dear readers, As promised, here I am, keeping you up to date on my work, my life, let’s say myself. In this post, I would like to get you more acquainted to what computational research work is. Don´t worry! I won’t bore you: computational chemistry is fascinating and easy to understand! I am a computational chemist and I ...

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WP2-ESRs, set for the stars! – Work Package 2

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Hello again fellow readers! We are ESRs 5 to 10 and we are the Work Package 2! Starting from the valuable samples given us from the ESRs of the Work Package 1 we will work out how to separate selectively the metals present in those concentrated matrices. We will investigate how ultrasounds, microwave and electricity can help us in extracting ...

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Understanding Overcapacity – Supply vs Demand

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Author: Samant Nagraj All ESRs already have a plan about their future, after the PhD. One might want to become a professor or a researcher or another might want to become a consultant or perhaps an entrepreneur. But, whatever field they might choose, they will become an influencing person of a huge system called market. So, it is important for ...

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Here we are, the ESRs! – Work Package 1

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Welcome to the blog of the ETN SOCRATES! We hope to post interesting articles on a regular basis, so add this page to your favorite bookmarks! First of all, we will be introducing ourselves; this week, we start with the ESRs of work package 1. Happy reading! Hi all! We are ESRs 1 to 4 and we are the Work Package ...

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Prometia Tech tour

From the 9th to the 12th October 2017, I participated in a very interesting ”Technology tour” organized by Prometia for 25 young researchers from its member organizations. PROMETIA is an international non-profit association, which promotes innovation and collaboration in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy for mining and recycling of raw materials. Its member organizations consist of industries, small and medium-sized ...

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