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Prof. Dr. Stephen E. Haggerty
Department Earth & Environmental Sciences PC 344, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Website: http://www.geo.umass.edu/faculty/haggerty/
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Interests: oxide and sulfide minerals and related ore deposits [especially Fe, Fe-Ti, Mn, Cr]; PGEs; gem stones [especially diamonds]; deep Earth mantle mineralogy
Assistant Editor
Mr. Fan Wang
MDPI Wuhan Office, No.6 Jingan Road, 5.5 Creative Industry Park, Floor 25th. 430064 Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Kota Hanumantha Rao *
Department of Geology and Mineral Resources Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Website: http://www.ntnu.no
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Interests: surface and pulp chemistry of flotation; flotation of sulphide, industrial, silicate and iron minerals; molecular modelling of inorganic/organic interfaces; minerals bioprocessing; coal preparation
* Section 'Mineral Processing'
Editorial Manager
Mr. Alistair Freeland
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Robert Larry Grayson *
Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 103A Hosler Building, State College, PA 16802, USA
Website: http://www.eme.psu.edu/faculty/grayson.html
Interests: mine safety and health; risk management; underground mining; coal mining methods and management
* Editor-in-Chief of Minerals from 2010 until January 2013.

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Editorial Board

Dr. Saiied Aminossadati
School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Website: http://researchers.uq.edu.au/researcher/735
Interests: mine ventilation; heat and gas management; fibre-optic sensing in mining; thermofluids; nanofluids
Contribution: Special Issue: Advanced Underground Mine Ventilation and Monitoring Systems
Dr. Radostina G. Atanassova
Department of Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 24 Acad. Georgi Bonchev str., 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: http://www.geology.bas.bg/~radi/
Interests: ore mineralogy; crystal growth and morphology; environmental mineralogy
Prof. Dr. Luca Bindi
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Firenze, 50121, Florence, Italy
Website: http://www.unifi.it/p-doc2-2013-200010-B-3f2a3d32323031.html
Interests: aperiodic crystals; coordination chemistry; crystal chemistry; phase transitions; sulfides; sulfosalts; structural chemistry; determination of structure; twinning; x-ray diffraction
Prof. Dr. David Cliff
Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC), The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, 4072, Australia
Website: http://www.uq.edu.au/uqexperts/profile.php?staff_id=1964
Interests: spontaneous combustion; fires; explosions; gas analysis; emergency preparedness; incident management; hours of work and OHS; occupational hygiene; fatigue; fitness for duty; coal mine fires; respirable dust; noise; occupational health and safety in mining
Contribution: Special Issue: Safety & Health in Mining
Special Issue: Taking Health and Safety in the Mining Industry into the 21st Century - Innovative solutions to difficult problems
Dr. Daniel M. Deocampo
Department of Geosciences, Georgia State University, 24 Peachtree Ctr Avenue, Kell Hall 340, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Website: http://geosciences.gsu.edu/profile/daniel-m-deocampo/
Interests: clay mineralogy; carbonates; low-temperature diagenesis; sedimentology; limnogeology; soils and paleosols; X-ray diffraction
Dr. Dimitrina Dimitrova
Department of Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 24 Acad. Georgi Bonchev Str. 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: http://www.geology.bas.bg/~didi/
Interests: ore mineralogy; Au, Ag and base metal deposits; mineral transformations; environmental mineralogy; geochemistry; LA-ICP-MS
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Dold
SUMIRCO (Sustainable Mining Research & Consult EIRL), Casilla 28, San Pedro de la Paz 4130000, Chile
Website: http://www.sumirco.com/
Interests: economic geology; mineralogy; geochemistry; geomicrobiology; biogeochemical cycles; biogeometallurgy; mine waste management; mine waste characterization and prediction; sustainability; hydrogeology; sustainable georesources management
Contribution: Special Issue: Mine Waste Characterization, Management and Remediation
Prof. Dr. Mostafa Fayek
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
Website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/environment/departments/geo_sciences/ research_facilities/MostafaFayek.html
Interests: Uranium deposits; mine tailings; mineralogy; nuclear waste disposal; isotopes; SIMS; geo-fluids
Contribution: Special Issue: Uranium Minerals: From Resources to Environmental Impact
Dr. Michael Hitch
Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Website: http://mining.ubc.ca/about/people/michael-hitch/
Interests: mineral economics and mine planning; mineral carbonation and CO2 sequestration; mineral slurry transportation systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Mineral Presorting
Prof. Dr. Yuehua Hu
School of Minerals Processing and Bioengineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
Website: http://mpb.its.csu.edu.cn/mpb/pages/shi_detail.jsp?parent_key=/team&tid=15
Interests: Minerals Processing;Crystal chemistry of Minerals;Solution chemistry of flotation;Electrochemistry of flotation; Wastewater treatment;
Prof. Dr. Karen Hudson-Edwards
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Birkbeck, University of London London WC1E 7HX UK
Website: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/geology/our-staff/karen-hudson-edwards
Interests: mine waste characterization; management and remediation; environmental mineralogy; mineral-microbe interactions; mineral dissolution; sulfate minerals; biogeochemical cycles; economic geology
Contribution: Special Issue: Mine Waste Characterization, Management and Remediation
Dr. Anna H. Kaksonen
CSIRO Land and Water, 147 Underwood Avenue, Floreat, WA 6014, Australia
Website: http://www.csiro.au/people/Anna.Kaksonen.aspx
Interests: biohydrometallurgy; biogeochemistry; bioleaching; biooxidation; bioreduction; bioprecipitation; bioremediation; microbiology; resource recovery; sustainability
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Biohydrometallurgy
Prof. Dr. Thomas N. Kerestedjian
Department of Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 24 Acad. Georgi Bonchev str., 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: http://www.geology.bas.bg/~thomas
Interests: mineralogy; ore geology; crystal growth; crystal structure; powder diffraction; crystal morphology; sector zoning; twining; environmental mineralogy; geochemistry; databases
Prof. Dr. Jesus Martinez-Frias
Geosciences Institute, IGEO (CSIC-UCM) Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas C/ José Antonio Novais, 2 Ciudad Universitaria 28040 Madrid, SPAIN
Website: http://tierra.rediris.es/jmfrias/
Interests: planetary geology; astrobiology; natural resources of near earth space and sustainability; geo and biomarkers; extreme environments and planetary habitability; geodiversity and biodiversity; natural hazards and planetary ecosystems; mineralogy; geoethics in earth and space sciences; geoeducation; science and technology for development; emerging sciences, cultural implications; new paradigms
Contribution: Special Issue: Meteorites and Cosmic Mineralogy
In other journals:
Special Issue: Astrobiology and Sustainability
Special Issue: Challenges in Astrobiology
Special Issue: Planetary Geosciences and Space Exploration
Special Issue: Challenges in Astrobiology II
Special Issue: Geosciences and Future Earth
Dr. Motohiko Murakami
Department of Earth and Planetary Materials Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8578, Japan
Website: http://epms.es.tohoku.ac.jp/minphys/murakami/Welcome.html
Interests: high-pressure mineral physics; mineralogy of deep planetary interior
Dr. Fleurice Parat
Geosciences Montpellier UMR 5243 - CC 60, Universite Montpellier 2, Place E. Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier cedex 5, France
Website: http://www.gm.univ-montp2.fr/spip/spip.php?article1232
Interests: igneous petrology; mineralogy; geochemistry; volcanology
Dr. Caroline Peacock
School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Website: http://www.see.leeds.ac.uk/people/c.peacock
Interests: biogeochemistry; metal-mineral-microbe interactions; mineral-water interfaces; trace-elements; palaeoenvironments; synchrotron spectroscopy
Contribution: Special Issue: Interactions between Microbes and Minerals
Dr. David Phillips
School of Earth Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3010, VIC, Australia
Website: http://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/display/person7113
Interests: ore deposit geology; 40Ar/39Ar geochronology; mantle mineralogy; diamonds; mineral inclusions in diamonds
Prof. Dr. Kota Hanumantha Rao
Department of Geology and Mineral Resources Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Website: http://www.ntnu.no
Interests: surface and pulp chemistry of flotation; flotation of sulphide, industrial, silicate and iron minerals; molecular modelling of inorganic/organic interfaces; minerals bioprocessing; coal preparation
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Mineral Processing
Prof. Dr. Antonio Simonetti
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Website: http://www3.nd.edu/~asimonet/
Interests: isotope geochemistry; geochronology; laser ablation-ICP-MS; nuclear forensics; geochemistry; igneous petrology; carbonatites
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Mineral Geochronology
Dr. Catherine W. Skinner
Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, USA
Website: http://earth.geology.yale.edu/people/moreinfo.cgi?netid=cs78
Interests: biominerals; minerals and health; particulates inorganic and biologic; asbestos
Dr. Alireza Somarin
Office: 2-09 Brodie Science Building, Department of Geology, Brandon University,Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6A9, Canada
Website: http://www.brandonu.ca/geology/faculty-staff/somarin/
Interests: mineralogy; geochemistry; hydrothermal alteration; ore deposit
Dr. Panagiotis Voudouris
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Geology & Geoenvironment, Dept. of Mineralogy and Petrology, Panepistimioupolis-Ano Ilisia, 15784 Athens, Greece
Website: http://www.voudouris.org/
Interests: Ore mineralogy; magmatic-hydrothermal deposits; geochemistry; hydrothermal alteration
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Rhenium Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Industrial Uses
Special Issue: Reviews and Recent Advances on Gemology
Dr. Frank Wendler
Institute for Applied Geosciences (AGW) , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology , Kaiserstraße 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Website: http://www.iaf.hs-karlsruhe.de/ice/ice/nestler/index.php?id=13&tx_hsistaff_pi1[uid]=9&tx_hsistaff_pi1[mode]=1&cHash=fd4aab987c
Interests: modelling and simulation; multiscale modeling; hydrothermal; growth; rock vein sealing; partially molten rocks; micromagnetism; displacive phase transitions
Dr. Huifang Xu
Department of Geoscience, and Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 West Dayton Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Website: http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~hfxu/
Interests: nano-mineralogy; mineral-water interactions; rock-forming minerals; transmission electron microscopy; electron diffraction; clay minerals; mineral surfaces; mineral defects
Prof. Dr. Tuncel M. Yegulalp
Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Henry Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University, 500 West 120th St., New York, NY 10027, USA
Website: http://www.columbia.edu/~yegulalp/
Interests: mining engineering/operations research; statistics; carbon capture; zero emission power plants; methane hydrates
Contribution: Special Issue: CO2 Sequestration by Mineral Carbonation: Challenges and Advances
Dr. Massimiliano Zanin
Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes Campus, Mawson Lakes 5095 SA, Australia
Website: http://w3.unisa.edu.au/iwri/staffpages/massimilianozanin.asp
Interests: minerals processing; froth flotation; recycling; process optimization; sustainable use of resources
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