KEYNOTE Speakers tesconf 2021

The TESConf 2021 has planned to have three energetic and engaging keynote speakers from academia and industry in the programme.

Prof. Dr. Arnab Majumdar
Arnab Majumdar
Director LRF Center @ Imperial College of London

Dr. Arnab Majumdar is the Lloyds Register Foundation (LRF) Full Professor in Transport Risk Management and the Director of the Transport Risk Management Centre (TRMC) at the Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London. He is also the Deputy Director (External Partnerships) of the ESRC London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS DTP), involving the Universities of Kings College London, Queen Mary and Westfield and Imperial College London. He is also a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation. In addition, he is a Foreign Expert at the State Key Laboratory in Air Traffic Management at the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China.

ir. Hans Sintemaartendijk
Hans Sintemaartendijk
Programme Manager Asset Management and Innovation, TATASteel Europe

Hans Sintemaartensdijk started his career in the Steel Industry at Hoogovens IJmuiden, the Netherlands in 1986. Several functions in Manufacturing of Steel before he started in Engineering as Project Manager for Flue Gas Desulphurization installations of coal-fired Power Plants on sites in Europe. After this Engineering period outside the steel company, he continued as Project Manager for an Electric Arc Furnace and a Wire rod Mill at Hoogovens IJmuiden. The last 22 years responsible as Maintenance Manager, Manager Maintenance Engineering and Department Manager within Asset Management & Development & Innovation. Now acting as Program Manager on behalf of Tata Steel IJmuiden b.v. in one of the Smart Industry Field Labs Techport. Besides that, Project Manager for Automation of processes in the present CMMS.

Dr. Micaela Demichela
Micaela Demichela
Associate Professor in Safety and Risk Management

Micaela Demichela was born in Torino, Italy, on May 7, 1970. She took her Master Science degree in Chemical Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino in 1997 and her PhD degree in Chemical Engineering in 2002. Since April 2006 she has been working as a researcher at the Department of Applied Science and Technology of the Politecnico di Torino, former known as Material Science and Chemical Engineering. Her research activity was developed not only at the Department, but also among petrochemical companies and foreign research centres, and it concerned several aspects of safety in the processing industry, both in the field of fine chemicals and of basic chemistry. In particular, the chosen approach consists of the integration of the kinetic and heat transfer aspects of a reaction with the actual characteristics of the considered plant, in order to obtain a reliable assessment of the safety condition in a production line.