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KrisBroos graduated in 1999 as environmental engineer and obtained a PhD in Appliedand Biological Sciences in 2003 at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium).After 5 years of environmental research at the CSIRO Land and Water inAustralia, Kris moved back to Belgium to work at VITO, the Flemish Institutefor Technological Research.

With atrack record of more than 30 SCI papers and a strong involvement in severallarge EU projects (H2020, FP7, Interreg, EIT Raw Materials), Kris has become anexpert on Sustainable Materials Management. His field of expertise is thetransformation of inorganic waste streams into new resources and products. Inparticular, the recycling of construction and demolition waste, metal slags,and industrial waste streams have been some of his focus areas. Currently, Krisexplores a new strategic research line on the use of sensor-based technologiesand machine learning for the inline characterization of heterogeneous wastestreams.

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