MatER + Final Sinks Meeting 2021 | 7/6 Program

9:00 Virtual Room Opening

PLENARY SESSION 1 : Waste Management

Chairman: prof. Stefano Consonni (Politecnico di Milano)

9:15

Welcoming Addresses & Introduction

Stefano Consonni, MatER/Politecnico di Milano

Prof. Stefano Consonni holds a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. Since 1990 he has been on the Faculty of the Department of Energy of Politecnico di Milano, becoming full professor of Energy Systems in 2001. From 1997 to 2005 he has been Head of the campus of Politecnico in Piacenza. Since 2005 he is President of L.E.A.P. (Laboratory for Energy and Environment, Piacenza), where he also directs the study center MatER (Material & Energy from Refuse). His latest activity focuses on carbon capture, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, energy from waste and biomass. He is author of over 90 papers published in international journals and conference proceedings.  Pagina di ateneo /  

9:30

KEYNOTE LECTURE How to measure the quality of materials management and recycling?

Helmut Rechberger, Technische Universität Wien (Austria)

Presenting Author: Helmut Rechberger
Institute for Water Quality and Resource Management, TU Wien, Karlsplatz 13/226, 1040 Vienna, Austria

Helmut Rechberger was born on February 21 1968 in Linz, Austria. He holds a Master in Process Engineering and a Doctoral degree in Waste Technology, both from Vienna University of Technology. He continued his training as a post-doc at Yale University and as a Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich. In 2003 Rechberger has been appointed full professor for Resource Management at Vienna University of Technology, where he built up the Research Unit of Waste and Resource Management, a group of some 30 researchers and staff members. His research interests are: Material Flow Analysis and resource accounting,  Methodology development for urban mining and resource classification, Further development of evaluation methods and concepts in waste and resource management including statistical entropy, Waste characterization, Handling of data uncertainty, Recovery of valuable substances from ashes and slag. Under his lead the softwares STAN (world-wide used for MFA studies) and BIOMA (efficient greenhouse gas accounting from waste incineration) have been developed. ResearchGate

Keywords: Environmental impact, indicator, recyclability, statistical entropy

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10:00

Waste Management in Emilia-Romagna Region

Giuseppe Bortone, ARPAE Emilia Romagna

Since March 2016, Giuseppe Bortone is the General Director of ARPAE – Regional Agency for Prevention, Environment and Energy – of Emilia-Romagna. He holds a degree in Biological Science from Università degli Studi di Parma. In 1996-2001 he had an experience as research fellow in ENEA, national agency for new technologies, energy and sustainable economic development. He has had a long professional experience in the environmental field in the public sector starting in 2001. Since 2007 to 2016 he has been also head of the Directorate General for Environment, Land Defense and Coast of the regional Emilia Romagna council.

10:20

Waste Management in Lombardia Region

Elisabetta Confalonieri, Regione Lombardia

10:40

Waste Management in Piemonte Region

Paola Molina, Regione Piemonte

Paola Molina was a manager for 20 years in the Provincia di Torino (later Città Metropolitana di Torino) covering various roles and responsibilities, all related to the management of the Environment, Environmental Assessments, atmospheric emissions, mining activities, industrial risk, environmental controls,
Since February 2018 she has been in charge of the Environmental Services Sector of the Piedmont Region, which deals with planning and governance in the field of waste, environmental remediation and the Integrated Water Service.

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11:00 Break

11:20

The increasing amount of bioplastics rises challenges in the management of organic municipal solid wastes through biological systems

Mirko Cucina, Università degli Studi di Milano

Presenting Author: Mirko Cucina
Gruppo Ricicla – DiSAA – Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 2 I-20133 Milan, Italy

Mirko Cucina graduated in 2012 in Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnologies at the University of Perugia and he got his Ph.D. degree in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in 2016, defending the thesis “Assessing the energetic and agronomic valorisation of a pharmaceutical origin waste”. Actually, he works as a Post-Doc researcher at the University of Milan (Gruppo Ricicla) where he works on organic wastes valorization and on the assessment of bioplastics impacts on waste management and soil.  / ResearchGate

Other Authors: Patrizia De Nisi, Fulvia Tambone, Fabrizio Adani – Gruppo Ricicla – DiSAA – Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 2 I-20133 Milan, Italy

Keywords: Biowaste valorization, bioplastics, organic municipal solid waste

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11:45

The role of bioplastics in packaging and their impact in the waste management system

Giovanni Gadaleta, Politecnico di Bari

Presenting Author: Giovanni Gadaleta
Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Building Engineering and Chemistry, Polytechnic University of Bari, Via Orabona n. 4, Bari, I-70125, Italy

Giovanni Gadaleta holds Master’s degree in Environmental and Territorial Engineering in 2019. From November 2019, he is a Ph.D. student in Risk and Environmental, Territorial and Building Development at Politecnico di Bari. Funded by project PRIN2017 entitled MultIFunctional poLymer cOmposites based on groWn matERials (MI-FLOWER), his research aims to assess the sustainability of a bio-plastic packaging in both the preparation process and the waste management system. He has gained extensive experience on the waste management plant for the treatment and the recovering of both municipal and industrial waste. His scientific production included national and international scientific papers.  / ResearchGate

Other Authors: S. De Gisi, F. Todaro, M. Notarnicola – Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Building Engineering and Chemistry, Polytechnic University of Bari, Via Orabona n. 4, Bari, I-70125, Italy

Keywords: Bioplastics, Waste management, Recycling, Biological treatment

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12:10

Equivalent inhabitants: a new parameter in the waste sector

Chiara Magrini, Università di Bologna

Presenting Author: Chiara Magrini
Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, Bologna (Italy)

Chiara Magrini is a PhD student at Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, with supervisor Prof. Alessandra Bonoli. She is member of Italian LCA Network, involved in particular in the working group “Waste management and treatment”. She has collaborated with ATERSIR, the Emilia-Romagna territorial agency for the water, sanitation and waste services.  / ResearchGate

Other Authors: Anna Degli Esposti (a), Alessandro Bazzani (b), Giovanni Biagini (b), Francesca Bellaera (c), Alessandra Bonoli (a)
(a) Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, Bologna (Italy)
(b) Agenzia Territoriale dell’Emilia-Romagna per i servizi idrici e rifiuti (ATERSIR)
(c) Regione Emilia-Romagna, Servizio giuridico dell’ambiente, rifiuti, bonifica siti contaminati e servizi pubblici ambientali, Bologna (Italy)

Keywords: Waste Management, Waste Regulation, Per capita Indicators, Emilia-Romagna region

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12:35

How the environmental sustainability of WEEE plastics management can be enhanced: an LCA study

Giovanni F. Cardamone, Università degli Studi della Campania

Presenting Author: Cardamone Giovanni Francesco
Department of Environmental, Biological, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Via Vivaldi, 43, 81100, Caserta, Italy

Giovanni Cardamone is a PhD student in Environment, Design and Innovation at University of Campania. His work is based on environmental sustainability applied to waste management. Currently he is involved in the Horizon2020 “NONTOX” Project on the development of innovative ways for recovery and recycling of plastic waste from WEEE, ELV and C&DW, where he specifically deals with the evaluation of environmental sustainability of novel recycling processes, by means of Life Cycle Assessment and Material Flow Analysis.  / ResearchGate

Other Authors: Ardolino Filomena, Parrillo Francesco, Arena Umberto.
Department of Environmental, Biological, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”

Keywords: Biogas, biomethane, upgrading.

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13:00 Break

PARALLEL SESSION 2.A: Biowaste & Biogas

Chairman: Prof. Mario Grosso (Politecnico di Milano)

14:30

KEYNOTE LECTURE – Anaerobic digestion as a tool for circular bioeconomy

David Bolzonella, Università di Verona

David Bolzonella is a professor in Chemical Engineering at the Department of Biotechnology, University of Verona. His main research interests are related to the valorisation of organic waste and wastewater sludge into biobased chemicals and biofuels as well as nutrients recovery. He authored and co-authored more than 120 papers on these topics, cited more than 7,500 times.

15:00

Biowaste mass balance analysis and future prospects in Campania region

Alberto Grosso, ARPA Campania

Presenting Author: Alberto Grosso
A.R.P.A. Campania, Via Vicinale Santa Maria del Pianto, Centro Polifunzionale Torre 1, 80143 Napoli, Italy

Alberto Grosso holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Salerno. Since 2005 he has been in charge of the Regional Section of the ARPAC Waste Cadastre.  In 2007 he took care of the drafting of the Waste Report as part of the ARPAC “Environmental Reporting and State of the Environment” project. Since 2008 he has participated in the regional working groups for the preparation of the Special and Urban Waste Management Plan of Campania, and also participates in the regional technical tables for the drafting of Environmental Reports, in the context of SEA procedures (Strategic Environmental Assessment). Since 2013 he has collaborated with several universities for the realization of LCA studies on urban waste management systems in Campania also as co-author of numerous publications. In recent years, in addition to continuing to follow the planning and monitoring of the waste cycle in Campania, he collaborates with the Regional Waste Observatory in the management of the ORSo web platform.  

Other Authors: Giuseppe De Palma, Valentina Sammartino Calabrese.
A.R.P.A. Campania, Via Vicinale Santa Maria del Pianto, Centro Polifunzionale Torre 1, 80143 Napoli, Italy

Keywords: Biowaste, Circularity in waste management , mass balance, Campania region

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15:25

Bioenergy from green waste through anaerobic digestion: substrate, biogas, and digestate characterisation at lab-scale

Adele Folino, Università di Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Presenting Author: Adele Folino
DiSPeA – Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, Section ChEM – Chemistry, Environment, and Materials, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”, Campus Scientifico “E. Mattei”, 61029 Urbino, Italy

Adele Folino holds the PhD in Agricultural, Food and Forestry Science (Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Department of Agriculture, Italy). Since June 2020, she has been working as Research Fellow under the Project BO-ASET “Biological Organic Anaerobic System for Energy Technology”, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Department of Pure and Applied Science, Section of Chemistry, Environment, and Materials (Italy). The main objective of the research activity is the evaluation of the methane potential of selected urban wastes generated at local territory, specifically in the Marche Region (Adriatic Seaside, Italy). The focus of the project is the energetic treatment and valorisation by biological processes of several biomasses (such as the different residual organic fractions present in municipal waste) involved in the local waste management system.

Other Authors: Antonio Randazzo (b,c), Franco Tassi (b,c), Fabio Tatàno (a), Sandro de Rosa (d), Alma Gambioli (d) –
(a) DiSPeA – Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, Section ChEM – Chemistry, Environment, and Materials, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”, Campus Scientifico “E. Mattei”, 61029 Urbino, Italy
(b) Department of Earth Sciences, University of Florence, Via G. La Pira 4, 50121 Firenze, Italy
(c) Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources (IGG), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Via G. La Pira 4, 50121 Firenze, Italy
(d) ASET S.p.A. public multi-utility group, Via E. Mattei 17, 61032 Fano, Italy

Keywords: Anaerobic digestion, biogas composition, digestate characterisation, green waste

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15:50

Flash Presentation Poster#1Environmental evaluation of hydrothermal carbonization applied to the organic fraction mechanically separated from the residual MSW

Lidia Lombardi, Università degli Studi di Roma “Niccolò Cusano”

Presenting Author: Lidia Lombardi
Niccolò Cusano University, via Don Carlo Gnocchi 3, 00166 Rome, Italy

Lidia Lombardi is an associate professor in “Energy systems and environment” at Niccolò Cusano University of Rome (Italy) since 2014. She graduated as an environmental engineer at the University of Florence (IT) in 1997 and then she obtained her Ph.D. in “Energy” in 2001 at the Energy Department of the University of Florence (IT), presenting a thesis about LCA comparison of technical solutions for CO2 emissions reduction in power generation”. Her research interests include energy conversion systems with low environmental impact, renewables, energy recovery from waste and biomass by thermal and biological processes, waste management, CO2 removal processes, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), and LCA-oriented methodologies for environmental analysis applied to processes, systems, and products. Since 2018 she is one of the associated editors of Waste Management Journal; since March 2020 she is one of the Section Board Members of Energies.  ResearchGate

Other Authors: Francesca Tuci (b), Simone Fabrizi (a), Maciej Śliz (c), Małgorzata Wilk (c)
(a) Niccolò Cusano University, Via Don Carlo Gnocchi 3, 00166 Roma, Italy
(b) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Florence, Via Santa Marta 3, 50139 Firenze, Italy
(c) AGH University of Science and Technology, 30 Mickiewicza Av., 30-059 Krakow, Poland

Keywords: MBT, HTC, LCA, energy balance

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16:20

Evaluation of the biochemical methane potential of intermediate and final outputs from biostabilisation MBT

Fabio Tatàno, DiSPeA Università di Urbino “Carlo Bo”

Presenting Author: Fabio Tatàno
DiSPeA – Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, Environmental Section, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”, Campus Scientifico “E. Mattei”, 61029 Urbino, Italy

Fabio Tatàno is an engineer who graduated from the University of Palermo (Sicily, IT). He received his Ph.D. in Sanitary-Environmental Engineering from the Technical University of Milan (IT). During his Ph.D., he had a long stay on wastewater treatment and sludge management at Ruhrverband (Essen, DE), the German Regional Association responsible for integrated water, wastewater, and sludge management in the Ruhr river basin since 1913. He is currently a researcher and professor in Sanitary-Environmental Engineering at the University of Urbino “Carlo Bo” (Central IT), where his research activity is mainly focused on landfill gas emission monitoring, bioenergy (through anaerobic digestion) from biomass resources and waste, and risk analysis and remediation of contaminated sites. Since May 2012, he has been the chairman of the European Technical & Scientific Committee of the European Water Association (EWA).  

Other Authors: Manuela Carchesio (a), Martina Di Addario (a), Sandro de Rosa (b), Alma Gambioli (b)
(a) DiSPeA – Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, Environmental Section, University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”
(b) ASET S.p.A. public multi-utility group, Via E. Mattei 17, 61032 Fano, Italy

Keywords: Biochemical methane potential, digestate, mechanical biological treatment, residual municipal waste

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16:45

Dry anaerobic digestion for biopolymers recovery from organic fraction of municipal solid waste

Elena Rossi, DESTEC Università di Pisa

Presenting Author: Elena Rossi
Department of Energy, System, Territory and Construction Engineering, University of Pisa, Via C.F. Gabba 22, University of Pisa 56122 Pisa, Italy

Elena Rossi is a PhD student at DESTEC – Department of Energy, Systems, Territory, and Construction Engineering, University of Pisa since November 2018. Currently, her research activity deals with anaerobic biorefineries. Indeed, the anaerobic digestion process provides multiple products starting from organics wastes. Among them, Volatile Fatty Acids (VFAs) are interesting to produce both biofuels and biopolymers.
In this context, the work, which she is presenting, focuses on the application of a pilot-scale plug-flow reactor for the treatment of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (OFMSW). The study aims at evaluating the application of semi-dry processes to produce VFAs.

Other Authors: Isabella Pecorini, Renato Iannelli
Department of Energy, System, Territory and Construction Engineering, University of Pisa, Via C.F. Gabba 22, University of Pisa 56122 Pisa, Italy

Keywords: plug-flow, anaerobic digestion, VFAs, biopolymers

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17:10

Pectin green extraction from citrus waste: preparation, characterization and future applications of pectin biocomposites

Domenico Zannini, IPCB-CNR

Presenting Author: Domenico Zannini
Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials, National Council of Research, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli (NA), Italy

Domenico Zannini holds a master’s degree in Industrial Chemistry Science and Technology. He has acquired various technical and process skills in the field of biopolymers, biocomposites, synthesis, and epoxidation of vegetable oils used as bio-plasticizers and/or bio-additives. Currently, he works as a researcher at the Institute of Polymers, Composites, and Biomaterials of the National Research Council (IPCB-CNR) with the research group of Dr. Mario Malinconico. For more than twenty years, our research group has studied the replacement of traditional polyethylene films used in agriculture with soil degradable geo-membranes applied on the ground.

Other Authors: Gabriella Santagata, Mario Malinconico, Barbara Immirzi
Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials, National Council of Research, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli (NA), Italy

Keywords: Citrus waste, Green extraction, Pectin, Biocomposite

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PARALLEL SESSION 2.B: Innovation & Circular Economy

Chairman: Prof. Lucia Rigamonti (Politecnico di Milano)

14:30

KEYNOTE LECTURE – New strategies, trends and financing models for Circular Economy

Daniela Sani, Art-ER

Daniela Sani holds Ph.D in Geotechnical Engineering, Mediator for Civil and Commercial disputes accredited to the Ancona Chamber of Commerce, Master in Business Administration, Degree in Civil Engineering. Since 2006 in ART-ER, currently she is on the staff of the Sustainability Area Manager for Sustainable Innovation. She holds regional representation roles in: SPRING National Technology Cluster; National Coordination Group on Bioeconomy; PPP BBI-JTU; European Expert Group Circular Economy Financing Mode; European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials. She is responsible for KIC EIT Raw Materials and EIT Manufacturing and member of the RIS Policy Council of the EIT Food. She coordinates the Regional Working Group on Circular Economy and participates in the Control Room on Plastic FreER. She works as an expert evaluator for the European Commission, the ERA European partnerships, and other institutions. Since 2012 lecturer in “Operation and Project Management”, Faculty of Economics, Marche Polytechnic University; former contract lecturer Faculties of Science and Engineering. 10 years of research in topics related to the environment and materials with the production of over 80 publications (1/3 surveyed Scopus and Google science).   Website reference

15:00

Waste logistics optimisation in practice: bringing industry 4.0 paradigms into operations management

Matteo Pozzi, Optit srl

Presenting Author: Matteo Pozzi
Optit Srl, via Mazzini, 82 – 40138 Bologna (BO), Italy

Following his MSCi in Physics, Matteo Pozzi studies at the School for Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University – Bologna Centre – where he gets a Diploma in International Relations. He starts a management consulting career in Logica Consulting, first based in London and then Milan, where he works in the e-business, telecom and energy industries. In SCS Consulting develops Retail and Financial sector expertise before becoming responsible for the Energy & Utilities offering. In 2010 he becomes Partner and CEO of Optit, spinoff company of the Operations Research team of the University of Bologna, brought from start-up phase to a recognised national competence centre in the growing Advanced Analytics sector, currently going through an ambitious internationalisation strategy.

Other Authors:  G. Stancari (b), C. Savorani (b), D. Vigo (a,c)
(a) Optit Srl, via Mazzini, 82 – 40138 Bologna (BO), Italy
(b) Hera S.p.A., Viale Berti Pichat 2/4, 40127 Bologna (BO), Italy
(c) Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna – CIRI-ICT and DEI – Dip. di Ingegneria dell’Energia Elettrica e dell’Informazione “Guglielmo Marconi”, viale Risorgimento, 2 – 40136 Bologna, Italy

Keywords: Waste logistics, optimisation, waste intelligence, big data analytics

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15:25

Environmental impact of refrigerant during maintenance and disposal through Montreal Protocol and its amendments in Taiwan

Fei Chiao Yang, National Taiwan University

Presenting Author: Fei-Chiao Yang
Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Fei-Chiao Yang is currently studying for a Ph.D. at National Taiwan University and also works in Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) which is a research institute. The major research topic is environmental management and policy, especially for ozone layer protection and climate change. The Montreal Protocol recognized as a successful environmental convention, however, most of the controlled substances used as refrigerants in air Conditioner or refrigeration. The recovering and recycling efforts during maintenance and after disposal of equipment should be an important strategy to save the atmosphere. The research analyzed the result for ODS management in Taiwan and deliver suggestions for the refrigerant management strategy to improve recovering, recycling, and circular economy for refrigerants in Taiwan.

Other Authors:  Hwong-wen Ma
Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Keywords: refrigerant, Montreal Protocol, recycle and recovery, Kigali Amendment

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15:50

Flash Presentation Poster#2Mapping industrial waste recyclability: a circular economy approach

Qudsia Kanwal, Tsinghua University (China)

Presenting Author: Qudsia Kanwal
State Key Joint Laboratory of Environment Simulation and Pollution Control, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Qudsia Kanwal is currently a doctoral candidate in Environmental Science and Engineering at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Her PhD project includes a Chinese National Project for industrial waste recovery (recyclability and recycling potential). Research interests include urban mining, green and circular economy, sustainability. Not only that, but she has also published a few articles on the investigation of hazardous and toxic materials, sustainable recycling parallel to her doctoral studies. She obtained her BS (Hons.) and MS (Hons) in Environmental Sciences at the College of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Punjab University, Lahore. Her BS thesis was “Accumulation of Heavy Metals in some vegetables from Gujranwala District.” “and her MS research includes” Remedial effects of Adiantum capillus-veneris L. extract in reduction of Bisphenol A toxicity in Hepatic System of Albino Rats.” After MS graduation, she worked as a full-time Lecturer at Quaid.-e-Azam divisional public college until joining as a doctoral scholar at the School of Environment, Tsinghua University, China 2018.  / ResearchGate

Other Authors: Xianlai Zeng, Jinhui Li
State Key Joint Laboratory of Environment Simulation and Pollution Control, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Keywords: Industrial waste, Recyclability, circular economy, recycling difficulty

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16:20

Development of innovative circular cementitious materials containing waste

Alice Sirico, Università di Parma

Presenting Author: Alice Sirico
Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 181/A, 43124 Parma, Italy

Alice Sirico received her Ph.D. at the University of Parma in 2017 and she is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma. Her research interests in the field of structural engineering mainly concern the analysis, design, and optimization of reinforced concrete elements by means of nonlinear FE modeling, also in case of fire; the vulnerability assessment of existing structures and the experimental characterization of innovative cementitious materials incorporating by-products, such as plastic, organic waste, and ash.

Other Authors: Beatrice Belletti (a), Patrizia Bernardi (a), Alessio Malcevschi (b), Daniel Milanese (a), Corrado Sciancalepore (a), Francesca Vecchi (a)
(a) Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 181/A, 43124 Parma, Italy
(b) Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 181/A, 43124 Parma, Italy

Keywords: Sustainable concrete; plastic aggregates; biochar; mechanical characterization

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16:45

Social Cost Benefit Analysis of Concrete Waste Recycling
in Vietnam

Ngoc Han Hoang, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Vietnam)

Presenting Author: Ngoc Han Hoang
National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8506, Japan

Ngoc Han Hoang works in the field of environmental management. She obtained her master’s degree in Applied Science in Environmental Management at Lincoln University, New Zealand. As a member of the National Institute for Environmental Studies of Japan, she is currently working on a project under the joint JICA-JST programme, SATREPS, aiming to develop environmentally sound Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW) management in Vietnam. Her presentation focuses on the financial and economic feasibility of two concrete recycling models in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Other Authors: Tomonori Ishigaki (a), Rieko Kubota (a), Ton Kien Tong (b), Trung Thang Nguyen (c), Hoang Giang Nguyen (b), Masato Yamada (a), Ken Kawamoto (b,d)
(a) National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8506, Japan
(b) National University of Civil Engineering, 55 Giai Phong, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi, Vietnam
(c) Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, 479 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
(d) Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 338-8570, Japan

Keywords: Social Cost Benefit Analysis, concrete waste recycling, stationary plant, mobile plant

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17:10

An autonomous and integrated evaluation framework for retrofitting resource recovery facilities

Rui-An Lin, National Taiwan University

Presenting Author: Rui-An Lin
Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, 71 Chou-Shan Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan, ROC

Rui-An Lin majors in electrical engineering and computer science. After graduation, he joined Delta Electronics for four years, engaged in the construction of energy recovery systems. Since then, he has developed a strong interest in circular economy and green technology and began to study for a doctorate in environmental science. Currently, his research interests focus on autonomous and sustainable cities supported by circular economy and green technology. For further research results, please refer to his personal webpage. In the Meeting, he will share a case study of sustainable infrastructure in a sustainable city. How does a resource regeneration center realize autonomous performance improvement and integrated benefit evaluation?

Other Authors: Hwong-Wen Ma
Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, 71 Chou-Shan Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan, ROC

Keywords: Autonomy, Integrated Evaluation Framework, Retrofitting, Resource Recovery Facilities

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17:35 Final Discussion & First Day Closing

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