About the author: Francisco Veiga Simão

Francisco Veiga Simão is a geologist graduated with an MSc in Geosciences with a specialisation in Geological Resources, and a BSc in Geology from the Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). Currently, Francisco is a PhD candidate at KU Leuven (Belgium), working at Wienerberger, in Kortrijk (Belgium), on the sustainable use of (cleaned) sulfidic tailing residues in ceramics.