On the past December 1st, Alexandra B. Ribeiro, lecturer at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and researcher at CENSE of NOVA School of Science and Technology, was elected Vice-President of PROMETIA.
PROMETIA is an international non-profit association promoting innovation in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy for mining and recycling of raw materials, with the mission of making raw materials accessible for European industries and citizens.
The Association aims to strengthen European technical skills and industrial know-how in raw materials processing and support industrial and economic development. For this purpose, the Association promotes easier access for industrial partners to the most relevant European R&D competent teams, as well as services and facilities for up-scaling metallurgical and mineral processes in Europe. The Association also promotes the dissemination of Europe's most innovative and cutting-edge scientific results, and contributes to train a new generation of skilled engineers.
The new board also includes Stéphane Bourg, elected President of PROMETIA, and Patrick d'Hugues, elected President of the Executive Committee.