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Simon Michaux

Dr Simon Michaux has a Bach App Sc in Physics and Geology and a PhD in mining engineering. He has worked in the mining industry for 18 years in various capacities. He has worked in industry funded mining research, coal exploration and in the commercial sector in an engineering company as a consultant. Areas of technical interest have been: Geometallurgy; mineral processing in comminution, flotation and leaching; blasting; mining geology; geophysics; feasibility studies; mining investment; and industrial sustainability.

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In the follow up to his article on the Implications of Peak Energy, Simon Michaux, Senior Research Officer at the University of Liege explores how network systems theory could help build a framework for a prosperous society in a post-peak energy world. 

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In the first of two articles, Simon Michaux, Senior Research Officer at the University of Liege outlines his argument that reaching ‘peak energy’ will require a fundamental re-think of the principles behind our global economic model. 

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