GTT Users’ Meeting 2023

The GTT Users‘ Meeting in this year took place as an online event, on Tuesday June 20th and on Wednesday June 21st. It was a great event with more than 150 participants from all over the world!

This year we had a record number of presentations: there was a total of 19 presentations and corresponding Q&A sessions. The video presentations are available here as Youtube links in the table below.

Below you will find the Program of the 25th GTT Users’ Meeting:

Program (all times in CEST)

Session Metallurgy – 20th of June – Tuesday Morning
Chairman: Moritz to Baben

10:00Greeting and Introduction
10:10Sabrine Khadhraoui
SMS Group
The BlueControl App: Dynamic control and optimization of the copper refining furnace using ChemApp and surrogate models
10:30Zhiming YanUniversity of Warwick
(Great Britain)
HIsarna Process Simulation Model: Using FactSage with Macro Facility
10:50Karri PentillaVTT
Dynamic Simulation of a Recausticizing Plant
11:10Gather TownCoffee break
11:30Ömer BüyükusluGTT-Technologies
High-throughput screening of composition space for materials and process design
Mohamad Mahdi SiblaniUniversity of Lyon
Experimental and thermodynamic modelling of Al2O3 corundum and TiO2 rutile structures forming on Ti-6Al-4V powder during oxidation
12:10Gather TownDiscussion lounge

Session Energy – 20th of June – Tuesday Afternoon
Chairman: Moritz to Baben

13:00Greeting and Introduction
13:10Johan van DykGTI Energy
Thermodynamic modelling of inorganic components in coal, municipal solid waste and biomass for clean energy production in gasification
13:30Shivani Gonde Forschungszentrum Jülich, IEK-2
Thermodynamic Modelling and Experimental Study of NASICON Sub-systems for Application as Solid State Electrolyte
13:50Naiemeh ValiUniversity of Borås
Biochar chemistry after pyrolysis process of municipal sewage sludge
14:10Gather TownCoffee break
14:30Lena KlaasDLR
Sustainable High-Purity Nitrogen Production Using Perovskites (Sesam)
14:50Darya Ewaznezhad FardForschungszentrum Jülich, IEK-2
Viscosity modelling of molten salts in heat transport and storage applications
15:10Gather TownDiscussion lounge
15:40End of Day 1

Session General Topics – 21st of June – Wednesday Morning
Chairman: Stephan Petersen

10:00Greeting and Introduction
10:10Taehyung KimSeoul National University
(South Korea)
Thermodynamic optimization of molten salt systems for MSR application
10:30Florian TangGTT-Technologies
ChemApp for Python - newest developments
10:50Andrea KotzeInspyro
FLASHPHOS – complete thermochemical recycling of sewage sludge
11:10Gather TownCoffee break
11:30Bora DerinIstanbul Technical University
Predicting and Optimizing High-Temperature Processes by FactSage in Some Selected Research Studies
11:50Willem RoosUniversity of Pretoria
(South Africa)
Geometrical Acceleration of Complex Equilibrium Calculations for Integration in High-Temperature Models
12:10Gather TownDiscussion lounge

Session Metallurgy – 21st of June – Wednesday Afternoon
Chairman: Stephan Petersen

13:10Deepoo KumarIIT Bombay
Dynamic modelling of BOF process using FactSage macro
13:30Wagner BielefeldtUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Some examples of the use of the FactSage Viscosity module applied to steelmaking
13:50Gather TownCoffee break
14:10Kevin HeppnerSysCAD
Further Development of THEREDA database in SysCAD for aqueous / brine applications
14:30Moritz to BabenGTT-Technologies
Whats new in FactSage8.3?
14:50Gather TownDiscussion lounge
15:20End of Day 2