Pieter Billen

Pieter Billen


Campus Groenenborger
Groenenborgerlaan 171
2020 Antwerpen, BEL

Pieter Billen is tenure track assistant professor at the Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry, and researcher at the group iPRACS (Intelligence in Processes, Advanced Catalysts & Solvents). He graduated his PhD in 2015 at the Faculty of Engineering Science, University of Leuven. Shortly thereafter, he joined Drexel University in Philadelphia (PA), USA, for a postdoctoral research stay of 18 months. After a short stay as scientific collaborator at KU Leuven, he joined the University of Antwerp in February 2017.  

His research interests are:

  • (industrial/agricultural/household) waste management and recycling 
  • green organic/inorganic and circular polymeric materials
  • quantitative sustainability assessment (incl. TEA/LCA)