Metals & Minerals

for the Environment

SYMPOSIUM

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

ABOUT

THE MME SYMPOSIUM WAS THE FIRST CONVENING OF SUSTAINABILITY LEADERS IN THE METALS AND MINERALS SECTOR AT MIT.

The Metals & Minerals for the Environment Symposium showcased the ongoing MIT research aimed at creating solutions to the social and environmental challenges most relevant to metals and minerals. The Symposium emphasized substantive interaction and discussion with MIT researchers, students and sustainability leaders.

 

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2017 MME SYMPOSIUM

The goal of the MME Symposium was to showcase new perspectives on innovative technology and techniques for the metals and minerals sector, with a focus on addressing environmental and social challenges. Talks will feature leaders from both MIT and industry. The first MME Symposium took place on May 11-12, 2017.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

Technology and Innovation for a Sustainable Metals & Minerals Sector: Ferrous and Non Ferrous

Dr. Jean-Pierre Birat | IF Steelman, formerly ArcelorMittal

Tadeu Carneiro | Former CEO, CBMM

Dr. Philip Mackey | P.J. Mackey Technology Inc., formerly Xstrata

 

WITH PARTICIPATION FROM MIT FACULTY


Increasing Productivity and Selectivity in Extraction

Professor Antoine Allanore

 

Extracting Value from Waste with Separation & Remediation

Professor T. Alan Hatton

 

Increasing Safety & Efficiency with Sensors and the Internet of Things

Professor Sanjay Sarma

 

How Metals can Impact Health and Damage Your DNA

Professor Bevin Engelward

 

Novel Opportunities for Inexpensive, Low-Carbon Energy Storage

Professor Donald Sadoway

 

Political Risk and Community Development

Professor Matthew Amengual

 

Circular Economy and the Metals & Minerals Sector

Professor Elsa Olivetti

 

ACTIVITIES & OPPORTUNITIES

*  Breakout sessions with MIT researchers *  Interactions with students

*  Introduction to innovation at MIT  *  Tour of MIT laboratories

 

 

 

 

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