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Miet Van Dael

Researcher at VITO

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Dr. Miet Van Dael holds a doctoral degree in applied economic sciences (2014) and master degree in business engineering (economics) with the option of technology, innovation and environmental management (2010). Currently she works as a researcher at VITO (Belgium) in the unit of Materials & Chemistry (MATCH). Furthermore she is a guest professor in the environmental economics group at the Hasselt University (Belgium) where she teaches on sustainability assessments for emerging technologies. In her PhD she elaborated on the techno-economic assessment of energy conversion parks and now applies it in the field of a.o. the biobased economy, CCU and plastics recycling. In her research she is further extending the techno-economic assessment to a full sustainability assessment including environmental and social impacts.