Koen Binnemans


General Coordinator, Supervisor ESR8

Prof. Dr. Koen Binnemans

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Department of Chemistry
Celestijnenlaan 200F, bus 2404
B-3001 Heverlee (Belgium)
Phone: +32 16 32 7446
E-mail: Koen.Binnemans@kuleuven.be

Prof. Dr. Koen Binnemans is a world-leading expert in the chemistry of REEs and the environmentally-friendly use of ILs in solvent extraction and critical metal recovery. Author of more than 200 papers on REEs (320 papers in total) with a h-index of 48 (54 according to Google Scholar) and over 10000 citations. General coordinator of EU FP7 MC-ITN EREAN, H2020 MSCA-ETNs REDMUD and DEMETER, and a Steering Committee Member of ERECON (DG nterprise and Industry). He is the Vice-chair of the European Rare-Earth and Actinide Society (ERES).