2018 IOM3 Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition (YPWLC)

Posted by IOM3 - Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining on 17 October 2018

On Thursday 11 October, Fairview Course Arena in Port Elizabeth South Africa, hosted the 14th Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition.

Kyle Saltmarsh from Australia was awarded first place for his lecture on ‘Acoustic based condition monitoring in the resource industry.’ Second place went to Hong Kong’s Lin Guo with her lecture ‘Combating cancers with a new superweapon.’ Followed closely in third place by Andrew Ng Kay Lup from Malaysia, with his lecture on, ‘Bio-crude oil from lignocellulosic biomass: A zero-to-hero energy scenario.’

The eight finalists, all winners of their YPLC national finals, were treated to an all expenses paid trip sponsored by CBMM to spend the week in Port Elizabeth.

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