Outstanding Master's Thesis/Report
CARLOS MEDINA - Energy and Mineral Resources. Mr. Medina's thesis, Cogeneration: A Technology Review and a Technical and Economic Evaluation of its Integration into the Cement Industry, presents a comprehensive analysis of all technologies suitable for the use of cogeneration by the cement industry (the integrated production of power and process heat). It also proposes an economic analysis model to help managers justify the implementation of cogeneration technologies and provides the cement industry with a blueprint for reducing their energy consumption, improving the economics of their operations, and reducing environmental pollution. Thesis supervisor: Willem C. J. van Rensburg.
Mr. Medina received his award for Outstanding Master's Thesis/Report in 2003.