Livorno - Week 16 - Monday 13th April 2015
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From the IFRF Office
Contributed by Tomasz Klajny – IFRF Director
Livorno, Monday 13th April 2015
Regarding The 18th IFRF Members’ Conference, please note that the deadline for full paper submission is fast approaching. Please anyone who provided already the abstract to send us the full paper that will be added to the conference proceedings.
The registration is postponed to 30th April. Anyone interested to attend this conference, please send us your registration. Please note that the conference is not only for IFRF members and is open for everyone interested to attend it.
From the FFRC Office
Contributed by Aino Leppänen
Tampere, Monday 13th April 2015
Jukka Röppänen is the R&D Manager in ANDRITZ, and his responsibilities include leading the global R&D of ANDRITZ recovery boilers.
Jukka Röppänen received his MSc in Power Plant Engineering and Applied Thermodynamics from Helsinki University of Technology (nowadays Aalto University) in 1996. The title of his master’s thesis was "The effect of a flue gas drier on designing a circulating fluidized bed boiler". Before joining ANDRITZ in 2008, Jukka worked for Fortum and Metso for several years.
From the AFRC Office
Contributed by James Seebold - AFRC Chairman
Salt Lake City, Monday 13th April 2015
AFRC 2015 Industrial Combustion Symposium
September 9-11, 2015
In 1862 in the midst of the United States Civil War, Camp Douglas was established to keep an eye on supposed secessionist tendencies in the Utah Territory. No worries, no secession and in 1878 Camp Douglas was upgraded to Fort Douglas and in due course to the glorious University of Utah that we find there today. As far as United States history goes, that’s about as good as it gets and about as far back as it goes in the West. Above are pictures of a couple of the historic venues in which AFRC 2015 will be conducted as well as the University Guest House (which began its life housing the 2002 Winter Olympians) in which AFRC 2015 delegates will be accommodated. The AFRC 2015 Organizing Committee cordially invite your participation! To register click here.
From the Université Libre de Bruxelles
Contributed by Alessandro Parente
Bruxelles, Monday 13th April 2015
Four European Universities (Politecnico di Milano-Italy, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt-Germany, Centrale Supélec-France and Université Libre de Bruxelles-Belgium), offer 15 positions for a three-year PhD programme in Combustion for Low Emission Applications of Natural gas (CLEAN-Gas).
From the Sydney, Australia
Contributed by Patrick Lavery
Sydney, Monday 13th April 2015
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