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Sandvik Coromant announce winner of global Graphene Challenge

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Sandvik Coromant has announced the winner of the global Graphene Challenge competition.

The prize was awarded to an innovative contribution that used graphene for a filtration device and system for desalinization that could provide drinkable water to households. This solution would enable a reduction in energy costs and allviate the strain on current water supplies by recycling water. The winner was Nadia Ayad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is a bachelor student in materials engineering at the Military Institute of Engineering (Instituto Militar de Engenharia – IME) and was chosen from ten top by a distinguished panel of judges. She will be invited to Sandvik Coromant’s headquarters in Sandviken, Sweden to meet with industry professionals and visit the Graphene Centre at Chalmers University.

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