2019 Young Persons' World Lecture Competition

10 Oct 2019

Organised on behalf of the IOM3 Younger Members' Committee

Finalists from around the world will give a 15 minute presentation on a technical topic of their choice and answer questions from three judges.


4.00pm - tea & coffee

4.45pm - YPWLC final

8.15pm - Drinks reception

8.45pm - Results

9.30pm - Close

2019 Finalists

Tamlyn Naidu - South Africa WINNER
Acid Mine Drainage remediation system using waste products from the steel manufacturing and sugar industries

Jia Yong Lam - Malaysia 2ND PLACE
DNA biosensor based on optical fibre for the detection of pathogen: A novel approach

Morgan Lehtinen - Canada 3RD PLACE
H2Only: Smart filters for efficient oil/water separation

Megan McGregor - UK
The world's hottest superglue: Materials requirements for better sealing in jet engines

Tiago dos Santos Junior - Brazil
Macroporous ceramics for saving energy in high temperature processes

Michael Max Brown, Australia
Programmable hydrogels: Coding materials for medicine

Chuah Chong Yang - Singapore
Potential of mixed-matrix membranes for O2/N2 separation process

Franklin To - Hong Kong
A comparison of empirical and numerical approaches for estimating rock support pressure on tunnel lining

Suleiman Khusnutdinov - Russia
The gold we lost: Man-made waste and highly-stability water-oil emulsions as the raw material of the future

Venue and booking

Event Location: 
Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3)
297 Euston Road
United Kingdom
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