Nicoletta Toniolo wins oral presentation award at international conference in Portugal

Prof. Boccaccini mit Nicoletta

Ms Nicoletta Toniolo, doctoral student at the Institute of Biomaterials (WW7) under supervision of Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, won 3rd prize for best oral preseantation at the “2nd International conference on alkali activated materials and geopolymers“, held on 27th May – 1st June 2018 in Tomar (Portugal), organised in the framework of the Engineering Conferences International (ECI) series. Prof. Boccaccini was one of the co-chairs of the conference. Nicoletta is working in the EU Horizon 2020 ETN project CoACH (“Advanced glasses, composites and ceramics for high growth industries”) and presented the oral contribution entitled: “Use of soda lime glass waste as silica supplier in fly ash based geopolymers”. The prize was sponsored by the Journal of the European Ceramics Society Trust (JECS Trust) of the European Ceramics Society. Nicoletta was also the recipient of a JECS Trust travel grant to attend the conference. Congratulations !