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EFC Press release 3/2016

"Novel approach to particulate suspensions wins EFCE award"

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"Gonzalez Montellano awarded EFCE Excellence Award"

EFCE  Press  Release 2/2010

"Presentation of the EFCE Excellence Award 2010 in Mechanics of Particulate Solids"


 

 

 

 


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Excellence Award in Mechanics of Particulate Solids

 

Winner of the EFCE Excellence Award in Mechanics of Particulate Solids 2016
 

 

Mr. Christopher Ness, M.Eng.

is the winner of the
EFCE Excellence Award in Mechanics of Particulate Solids 2016

His series of excellent papers, published in conjunction with his PhD studies on “Suspension rheology and extrusion studied by discrete element simulations”,  achieved the best evaluation results in terms of innovativeness, breadth and depth of the study, quality of publications, and the transfer of know-how to industrial applications.

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The papers are available here:

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2016/SM/C5SM02326B#!divAbstract

http://journals.aps.org/pre/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevE.93.012604

http://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.228304

 

 
Christopher Ness obtained his Bachelor of Arts’ and Master of Engineering degrees from the University of Cambridge. He currently holds a doctoral position at the University of Edinburgh.

The award was presented on 20 April 2016 during the plenary session of the International Congress on Particle Technology - PARTEC 2016 - in Nuremberg, Germany.

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Winner of the EFCE Excellence Award in Mechanics of Particulate Solids 2013

 

 

Dr. CARLOS GONZÁLEZ MONTELLAN0

is the winner of the
EFCE Excellence Award in Mechanics of Particulate Solids 2013

His PhD thesis on

"Applications of the Discrete Element Method to the Study of Granular Materials Stored in Silos and Hoppers",

completed at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain, under the supervision of Professor Francisco Ayuga achieved the best evaluation results in terms of innovativeness, breadth and depth of the study, quality of publications, and the transfer of know-how to industrial applications.

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Carlos Gonzalez Montellano obtained his Bachelor's degree and PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He currently holds a position at the Department of Engineering, Westeel EMEA S.L, Madrid, and has further research activities in silos, numerical methods, finite element method, discrete element method, structural engineering and rural infrastructures.

The award was presented on 24 April 2013 during the plenary session of the International Congress on Particle Technology - PARTEC 2013 - in Nuremberg, Germany.

 


 

Winner of the EFCE Excellence Award in Mechanics of Particulate Solids 2010
 

 

Dr.-ING. Johannes HÄrtl

is the winner of the EFCE Excellence Award in Mechanics of Particulate Solids 2010

His PhD thesis on

 "A study of granular solids in silos with and without an insert",

completed at the University of Edinburgh, UK, in collaboration with POSTEC, Telemark University College, Norway, under the supervision of Professor Jin Y. Ooi, UK, and Professor Gisle G. Enstad, Norway, received the best evaluation results in terms of innovativeness, breadth and depth of the study, quality of publications, and the transfer of know-how to industrial applications.

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Johannes Härtl received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in Civil Engineering from the Regensburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, and his PhD from the University of Edinburgh, UK. Currently, he is working as a research engineer at BASF SE, Germany, on research projects concerning the treatment and storage of granular solids.

The award was presented during the banquet of the World Congress of Particle Technology (supported by PARTEC), held in Nuremberg, Germany, from 26 to 29 April 2010.

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