EEC|CCNY Conferences Summer 2023

EEC|CCNY research group showcased their expertise and commitment to advancing sustainable waste management technologies during a series of notable conferences over the summer of 2023. The group’s participation began at the biennial meetings of Materials and Energy from Refuse (MatER) and the International Conference on Final Sinks in Piacenza, Italy. From June 5-7, at the esteemed Polytechnic University of Milan’s Piacenza campus, current members from the Combustion and Catalysis Lab of CCNY represented the group at MatER’s 6th and the International Conference on Final Sinks 7th meetings since 2013 and 2011, respectively. During these events, the group delivered two impactful talks and showcased two posters.

Immediately following was the 28th biennial meeting of the North American Catalysis Society (NAM) held in Providence, Rhode Island, from June 18th to 23rd, 2023. The CCL group’s three members stood out among attendees, delivering a noteworthy talk and displaying two informative posters. The remarkable contributions by Kaitlyn Lawrence earned the prestigious Kokes Award, a testament to her innovative research in the field.

Also part of the summer conference circuit was the 10th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, CHANIA 2023, held in Chania, Greece, from June 21 to 24, 2023. The conference featured Marco J. Castaldi, a distinguished keynote speaker from the City University of New York. The EEC|CCNY director presented on “Life cycle and experimental assessment of sustainable thermal processing of waste plastics.”

The EEC|CCNY research group’s active engagement at these prestigious conferences exemplified their commitment to addressing critical challenges in the domains of Materials and Energy from Refuse and Sustainable Solid Waste Management.