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Great Talks of Medway – Between a Rock & a Hard Place
October 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This is the first in a series of talks presented by the University of Greenwich at Medway, Faculty of Engineering and Science.
The talk is held in the Wardroom in Pembroke Building on the Medway Campus ME4 4TB.
Professor Colin Hills will be talking about the options for mitigating climate change.
Professor Hills is a Geologist and environmental Engineer. He obtained his BSc, MSc and PhD within the University of London (Queen Mary and Imperial College) before working in industry in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. He has a substantial publishing record on environmental issues including waste and soil remediation and on the mineralisation of CO2 gas. He has written National Guidance for the Environment Agency (England & Wales), authored the Global Environment Report (GEO6, Pan-European region) for the United Nations Environment Programme and is currently a Board member of CO2Chem KTN and ISCOWA. He is a Founder Director of Carbon8 Systems, the University of Greenwich spin-out company that has pioneered the manufacture of building materials from CO2 and solid waste. This endeavour received the Queens Award for Enterprise: Innovation in 2017, and more recently the company has developed the World’s first carbonation plant for the manufacture of carbonated construction products.