REWAS 2019

Manufacturing the Circular Materials Economy

  • Gabrielle Gaustad
  • Camille Fleuriault
  • Mertol Gökelma
  • John A. Howarter
  • Randolph Kirchain
  • Kaka Ma
  • Christina Meskers
  • Neale R. Neelameggham
  • Elsa Olivetti
  • Adam C. Powell
  • Fiseha Tesfaye
  • Dirk Verhulst
  • Mingming Zhang
Conference proceedings

Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. REWAS 2019: Disruptive Material Manufacturing—Scaling and Systems Challenges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Blake Fullenwider, Parnian Kiani, Julie M. Schoenung, Kaka Ma
      Pages 3-7
    3. Alexander van Grootel, Jiyoun Chang, Elsa Olivetti
      Pages 19-32
    4. Pradeep Rohatgi, Alan A. Luo, Magdi Azer
      Pages 33-36
    5. Dorottya Guban, Martin Roeb, Josua Vieten, Hanna Krüger, Stephan Petersen, Klaus Hack et al.
      Pages 37-43
  3. REWAS 2019: Education and Workforce Development

  4. REWAS 2019: Rethinking Production

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Matthew Korey, Alexander Johnson, William Webb, John A. Howarter
      Pages 83-88
    3. Wang Yun, Zhu Rong, Hu Shaoyan, Wang Hongyang, Guo Yaguang
      Pages 97-105
    4. Norizoh Saitoh, Toshiyuki Nomura, Yasuhiro Konishi
      Pages 107-114
  5. REWAS 2019: Rethinking Production: Poster Session

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Isabela F. B. Alves, Marcela P. Baltazar, Jorge A. S. Tenório, Denise C. Romano
      Pages 125-135
    3. Paula Aliprandini, Mónica M. Jiménez Correa, Jorge A. Soares Tenório, Denise Crocce Romano Espinosa
      Pages 137-142
    4. Guangzong Zhang, Nan Wang, Min Chen, Ying Wang, Hui Li
      Pages 143-152
    5. Amzy Tania Vallenas-Arévalo, Carlos Gonzalo Alvarez Rosario, Marcela dos Passos Galluzi Baltazar, Denise Crocce Romano Espinosa, Jorge Alberto Soares Tenório
      Pages 153-161
  6. REWAS 2019: Secondary and Byproduct Sources of Materials, Minerals, and Metals: Secondary and Byproduct Beneficial Use

  7. REWAS 2019: Plenary Session

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Toru H. Okabe, Takanari Ouchi
      Pages 237-243
  8. REWAS 2019: Secondary and Byproduct Sources of Materials, Minerals, and Metals: Electronics and Battery Recycling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Boyd Davis, Kevin Watson, Alain Roy, Ajay Kochhar, Darcy Tait
      Pages 247-260
    3. Matthew Raiford, Timothy Ellis, Jagannathan Punjabkesar, Kelvin Naidoo, John Howes
      Pages 271-281
    4. Stephen Hughes, Mikael Jåfs, Hannu Johto, Jan Stål, Janne Karonen
      Pages 283-294
    5. Brandon Ott, D. Erik Spiller, Patrick R. Taylor
      Pages 295-304
  9. REWAS 2019: Secondary and Byproduct Sources of Materials, Minerals, and Metals: Circularity and Materials Availability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 311-311
    2. Christina Meskers, Mark Caffarey, Maurits Van Camp
      Pages 313-318
    3. Janice Zinck, Bryan Tisch, Terry Cheng, Rory Cameron
      Pages 325-332
    4. Jingshu Zhang, Omar Swei, Richard Roth, Randolph Kirchain
      Pages 333-336
    5. José J. Rúa-Restrepo, Gloria I. Echeverri, Henry A. Colorado
      Pages 337-354

About these proceedings


Every sector faces unique challenges in the transition to sustainability. Across each, materials will play a key role. That will depend on novel materials and processes, but these will only be effective with a solid understanding of the trends in the market. For each respective sector, the papers in this collection will explore the trends and drivers toward sustainability, the enabling materials technologies and challenges, and the tools to evaluate their implications.

Major sections in REWAS 2019 include:

Disruptive Material Manufacturing: Scaling and Systems Challenges

Education and Workforce Development

Rethinking Production

Secondary and Byproduct Sources of Materials, Minerals, and Metals


sustainability built environment energy production materials science materials manufacturing secondary and byproduct sources recycling education and workforce development

Editors and affiliations

  • Gabrielle Gaustad
    • 1
  • Camille Fleuriault
    • 2
  • Mertol Gökelma
    • 3
  • John A. Howarter
    • 4
  • Randolph Kirchain
    • 5
  • Kaka Ma
    • 6
  • Christina Meskers
    • 7
  • Neale R. Neelameggham
    • 8
  • Elsa Olivetti
    • 9
  • Adam C. Powell
    • 10
  • Fiseha Tesfaye
    • 11
  • Dirk Verhulst
    • 12
  • Mingming Zhang
    • 13
  1. 1.Alfred UniversityAlfredUSA
  2. 2.Gopher ResourceEaganUSA
  3. 3.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  4. 4.Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  5. 5.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  6. 6.Colorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA
  7. 7.UmicoreOlenBelgium
  8. 8.IND LLCSouth JordanUSA
  9. 9.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  10. 10.Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA
  11. 11.Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA
  12. 12.Johan Gadolin Process Chem CtrAbo Akademi UniversityTurkuFinland
  13. 13.ArcelorMittal Global R&DScherervilleUSA

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Materials & Steel
Chemical Manufacturing
Consumer Packaged Goods
Energy, Utilities & Environment
Oil, Gas & Geosciences