Topical Advisory Panel for section 'Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy'

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Members

Dr. Basak Anameric
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Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Helena, MT 59701, USA
Interests: iron and steel making; agglomeration; induration; smelting; direct reduction; high-temperature processing; blast furnace ferroalloys and their production; slag manipulation; metal manipulation; reaction kinetics
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Departament d’Enginyeria Minera, Industrial i TIC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona Tech, Av. Bases de Manresa 61-63, 08242 Manresa, Spain
Interests: mineral processing; comminution; modeling; energy optimization; pollution remediation
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Department of Industrial and Materials Science, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden
Interests: steady-state and dynamic process simulations; unit and process optimization; crushing and screening modelling; aggregates; data science; environmental product declarations and operator training
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School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology 122# Luoshi Road, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: hydrometallurgy; purification and separation of metals in aqueous solution; treatment and utilization of solid waste
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Department of Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University, 48000 Menteşe/Muğla, Turkey
Interests: biohydrometallurgy of base and precious metals; gold leaching; treatment of refractory gold ores; graphite purification; electrochemical methods in leaching applications; mineral electrode; WEEE; quartz bleaching
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Dr. Magnus Bengtsson
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Department of Engineering, University of Borås, S-506 30 Borås, Sweden
Interests: comminution processes; Crushers; screens; HPGR; UFG; process simulations and optimization; multidiciplinary optimization of comminution processes including business mangement; optimization; machine learning; artificial intelligence
Institute for the Development of Energy for African Sustainability, University of South Africa, Pretoria 0003, South Africa
Interests: comminution; mill modelling; crusher modelling; circuits optimisation; attainable region
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Dr. Subhabrata Das
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, 4 Engineering Drive 4, Singapore 117585, Singapore
Interests: urban mining; electronic waste recycling; biohydrometallurgy; biomineralization
Circular Economy Solutions Unit, Circular Raw Materials Hub, Geological Survey of Finland, F1-02151 Espoo, Finland
Interests: geometallurgy; battery minerals; cobalt; rare earths elements; mineral processing; process mineralogy; theory of sampling; traceability; circular economy
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Advanced Mining Technology Center (AMTC), Universidad de Chile, Santiago 8380418, Chile
Interests: process engineering; hydrometallurgy; extractive metallurgy; membrane technologies; mine waste valorization
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State Key Laboratory of Complex Nonferrous Metal Resources Clean Utilization, Faculty of Land Resource Engineering, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Kunming 650093, China
Interests: mineral separation; flotation reagents; surface analysis; leaching; industrial wastewater treatment; mineral surface chemistry; process mineralogy; comprehensive utilization of mineral resources
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, 97187 Luleå, Sweden
Interests: gaining access to high-tech and critical raw materials: understanding the factors that drive and limit extractive metallurgy; electrochemistry and materials characterization: moving toward crystal structure, molecular formula, and atomic scale; synthetic crystals as a replacement for critical raw materials; enhancement of overall process performance and energy/material utilization: a move toward dry laboratories and data bank
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1. Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Universidad de Concepcion, Concepción 4070371, Chile
2. Principal Researcher of the Water Research Center for Agriculture and Mining CRHIAM (ANID/FONDAP/15130015), Victoria 1295, Barrio Universitario, Concepción, Chile
Interests: surface chemistry; froth flotation; rheology of mineral suspensions; geometallurgy; clay minerals in flotation; seawater in mineral processing; sensors development
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School of Resources and Safety Engineering, Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan 430205, China
Interests: collophanite; phosphate tailings; colloidal chemistry of flotation
School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, Selangor Darul Ehsan 47500, Malaysia
Interests: heap leaching; heap hydrodynamics; percolation leaching; low grade ore processing; mine waste management; e-waste management; e-waste value recovery; sustainability; sustainable development goals (SDGs)
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Prof. Dr. Željko Kamberović
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Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Karnegijeva 4, 11120 Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: extractive metallurgy
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Mineral Processing Engineering Department, Faculty of Mines, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul 34469, Türkiye
Interests: mineral processing and extractive metallurgy; feldspar flotation; industrial minerals; potash recovery from potassium feldspars; polymer recycling; flame reterdancy of carbonate minerals
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 1H9, Canada
Interests: froth flotation of oxide minerals; flotation reagent molecular design; phyllosilicate surface physiochemistry
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Department of Chemistry, College of Science and Engineering and Technology, Florida Science Campus, University of South Africa, Roodepoort, Johannesburg 1710, South Africa
Interests: metal leaching; metal recovery; grenner solvents; nanomaterial; adsorptive removal; microwave-assisted extrcation; ultrasound-assisted extraction; sequential extraction; metal speciation; multivariate optimization
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National Energy Technology Laboratory, Albany, OR 97321, USA
Interests: geochemistry; sedimentary systems; chemical weathering; critical materials; rare earth elements; coal; coal utilization byproducts; mining; energy
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Prof. Dr. Gábor Mucsi
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Institute of Raw Material Preparation and Environmental Processing, University of Miskolc, HU-3515 Miskolc, Hungary
Interests: grinding(superfine grinding) in high energy density mills; mechanical activation; preparation and utilization of solid wastes; geopolymer; development of grindability methods
Dr. Freeman Ntuli
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Department of Chemical, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Private Bag 16, Palapye, Botswana
Interests: hydrometallurgy; environmental process engineering; reductive precipitation; mine water treatment; particulate processes
Department of Measurements and Control Systems, Silesian University of Technology, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: multi-objective control; indirect measurements and soft sensing; process modeling; Industry 4.0; IoT; Edge Computing solutions; raw materials processing; design of innovative devices, circuits, and control strategies for mineral processing
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Minerals and Metallurgical Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, SE-971 87 Luleå, Sweden
Interests: liberation; ore characterization; comminution; process mineralogy
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Division of Sustainable Resources Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0808, Japan
Interests: mineral processing; flotation; hydrometallurgy; leaching; electrochemistry; recycling; environmental chemistry; acid mine drainage; sulfide passivation
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College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Yangtze Normal University, Chongqing 408100, China
Interests: chemical engineering; hydrometallurgy; environmental chemcial engineering; vanadium; chromium; waste management
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town, Private Bag Rondebosch, Cape Town 7700, South Africa
Interests: mineral processing; flotation cells; hydrodynamics; solid fluid dynamics; energy; sustainability; modelling; mining; coarse flotation; fine particles; bubble; image processing; gravity separation; flotation; attachment and detachment
Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Resource Management, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza 30 Av., 30-059 Cracow, Poland
Interests: mechanical enrichment; high-pressure comminution; mathematical modeling; optimization of selected operations in mineral processing; effectiveness of beneficiation processes; aggregate processing; economic of mineral processing; environmental footprints of mineral processing
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Prof. Dr. Jarmila Trpčevska
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Faculty MMR, Technical University of Košice, 042 00 Košice, Slovakia
Interests: materials science; microstructure analysis; waste processing; hot dip galvanizing; surface engineering; environmental engineering
Dr. Eduardo Vyhmeister Bastidas
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Insight Research Centre, University College Cork, Cork T12 YN60, Ireland
Interests: operational unit modeling; simulation, and control; machine learning; optimization; processes critical factor identification; dynamic and static modelling (data driven and mechanistic); sustainability analysis; energy and exergy evaluation; chemical analyses; systems automatize; project management
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