Reviewer Board (235)

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Minerals reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.

Dr. Kurt Aasly
Department of Geoscience and Petroleum, S. P. Andersens veg 15 A, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: process mineralogy; geometallurgy; automated mineralogy; industrial minerals; applied mineralogy
Dr. Ahmed Sabry Afify
Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24,10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: nanotechnology; inorganic clays; material characterization; chromatography; heavy metals analysis; water and food analysis; sensor and glass ceramic
Dr. Vivek Agarwal
Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
Interests: hydrometallurgy; acid leaching; Solvent Extraction; metal recovery
Dr. Lana Alagha
Department of Mining and Nuclear Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA
Interests: surface chemistry; froth flotation; polymer science; rare earth metals; hydrometallurgy; strategic minerals; Separation Science; oil sand processing; mine tailing management; artificial intelligence and machine learning tools
Dr. Jasminka Alijagić
Geological Survey of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: mine waste risk assessments; mining pollution; soil contamination risk assessment; toxic element contamination; geochemical mapping; Artificial Intelligence; digital spatial modelling
Dr. Richard Diaz Alorro
Western Australian School of Mines, Curtin University, Bentley WA 6430 Australia
Interests: leaching and separation technologies; mechanochemical processing; resources recycling; technospheric mining, critical and strategic elements; environmental remediation; waste treatment
Dr. Alessia Amato
Department of Life and Environmental Sciences (DiSVA), Università Politecnica of Marche, Ancona, Italy
Interests: hydrometallurgy; critical raw materials; metals; environmental sustainability; life cycle assessment; waste of electrical and electronic equipment; biotechnology; waste exploitation
Dr. Maximiliano Amenabar
Montana State University
Interests: geomicrobiology; biogeochemical cycles of minerals; geochemistry; biogenesis of minerals; bioleaching of minerals; physiology and ecology of extremophilic microorganisms; thermoacidophiles; thermal environments
Dr. Ricardo Amils
Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: extremophiles; acidophiles; biominerals; biomining; biotechnology; astrobiology
Dr. Basak Anameric
Natural Resources Research Institute, The University of Minnesota Duluth, Coleraine Labs One Gayley Ave. Coleraine, MN 55722, 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
Dr. Lorna Anguilano
Experimental Techniques Centre, Brunel University London, UB8 3PH Uxbridge, UK
Interests: material characterisation; x-ray diffraction; electron backscattering diffraction; metal matrix composites; basalt fibres; phytomining; biocatalysis; archaeometallurgy
Dr. Andrei Ionut Apopei
Department of Geology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iaşi, Romania
Interests: mineralogy; Raman and infrared spectroscopy; ore deposits; geoinformatics; geochemistry; app development
Dr. Daniel Atencio
Instituto de Geociências, Universidade de São Paulo, 05508-080 São Paulo, Brazil
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; new minerals; crystal structure; Chemical Composition
Dr. Antonio Carlos Azevedo
Soil Science Department, "Luiz de Queiroz" Agricultural School, University of São Paulo, 13418-900 Piracicaba-SP, Brazil
Interests: clay mineralogy; Iron oxides; saprolites; mineral weathering; application of powdered rock on soils; enhanced weathering; mineral carbonation (carbon mineralization)
Dr. Alicja Bakalarz
Department of Mining and Geodesy, Faculty of Geoengineering, Mining and Geology, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: mineral processing; froth flotation of sulphides and coals; flotation chemistry; flotation reagent; flotation kinetics; automated mineralogy
Dr. Fabrizio Balsamo
Department of Chemical Sciences, Life, and Environmental Sustainability, University of Parma, Area Science Park 157 / A, I-43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: structural control on mineralization; earthquake geology; Structural diagenesis; Fe-oxide deposits; liesegang bands
Dr. Rao Balusu
CSIRO Mineral Resources, Pullenvale, QLD 4069, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: mine ventilation; gas control; spontaneous combustion and fires control in coal mines; longwall dust control; mine safety and health; CFD applications in mining; coal mining technologies
Dr. Lucie Bartoňová
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Materials Science and Technology, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, 70833 Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic
Interests: coal combustion; coal geochemistry; coal ash; heavy metals; toxic elements; arsenic; rare-earth elements; yttrium; emissions; unburned carbon; X-ray fluorescence spectrometry
Dr. Ahmet Deniz Bas
Extractive Metallurgy Group, COREM, Quebec, Canada
Interests: extractive metallurgy; (Bio)leaching; Electrochemistry; treatment of gold ores; WEEE; recovery of metals from ores; concentrates; wastes
Professor Pavlína Basařová
University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague Department of Chemical Engineering Technická 3, Prague 6, 16628 Czechia, Czech Republic
Interests: flotation; bubble-particle interaction; bubble behavior; water-alcohol systems; interfacial phenomena
Dr. Marc Bascompta
Mining Department, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Manresa, Spain
Interests: mining; mine ventilation, health and safety; subsidence; underground mining; surface mining; underground environmental conditions
Dr. Gloria Belén Ramírez Rodríguez
Interests: biomineralization; nanomaterials; calcium phosphate; biomaterials and drug delivery
Dr. Tomislav Bituh
Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Radiation Protection Unit Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: Natural radioactivity; Environmental Radioactivity; NORM (naturally occurring radioactive materials); NORM in construction materials; Radiation Detection; environmental chemistry; radioactivity of coal
Professor Stefano Bonduà
Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, Alma Mater Bologna University, Via Terracini, 28, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Interests: numerical modelling; GPR; tough; geostatistics; geothermal energy; voronoi grids; 3D visualization; streamlines
Dr. Ivan Brezáni
Slovenská Banská, spol. s r.o., Hodruša-Hámre 388, 96661 Hodruša-Hámre, Slovakia
Interests: mineral processing; froth flotation; processing of ores with precious metals content; modelling and simulation of crushing and grinding process
Dr. Kevin Brooks
BluESP and the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Interests: process control; advanced process control; model predictive control; modelling; dynamic simulation; engineering education
Dr. Ian David Brown
Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster Universition, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Interests: structure and bonding in inorganic compounds; bond Valence model; crystallography; diffraction methods
Dr. Roberto Buccione
Department of Sciences, University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
Interests: geochemistry; mineralogy; trace elements; ore deposits; Karst bauxite deposit; environmental geochemistry; rare earth elements; heavy metals; risk assessment; X-Ray powder diffraction (XRPD)
Dr. Andrei Buzatu
Department of Geology, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iaşi, Romania
Interests: mineralogy; ore deposits; geochemistry; Raman and infrared spectroscopy; Igneous Petrology
Dr. Marina Cabral Pinto
GeoBioTec, Department of Geosciences, University of Aveiro, Campus de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: environmental geochemistry; international geochemical mapping; geochemistry of minerals; U-bearing minerals; petrography; petrology; heavy metals; risk assessment; soils; stream sediments; water; medical geology
Dr. Shuai Cao
Univeristy of Science and Technology Beijing Xueyuan Road 30#, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Interests: cement paste backfill; minng method; microstructure analysis; cemented tailings backfill
Dr. Bruna Borges Carvalho
Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy
Interests: crustal anatexis; migmatites; granulites; granites; crustal reworking; melt inclusions; fluid inclusions; fluid regime; deep crust
Dr. Emmanuelle Cecchi
Research and Service Unit in Mineral Technology (URSTM), Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT), Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada
Interests: environmental mineralogy; applied mineralogy; Metallurgy; waste valorization; tailings; waste rocks; mineral carbonation; rare earth elements; lithium; Magnesium
Dr. Xumeng Chen
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: mineral processing; flotation; grinding; pulp chemistry; surface chemistry; Electrochemistry; dewatering; tailing reprocessing; rheology; clay minerals; oxidized coal; low grade and complex ore
Professor Lucjan Chmielarz
Interests: clay minerals in catalysis; porous clay heterostructures; pillared interlayerd clays; microporous and mesporous silica materials; hydrotalcite like materials
Dr. Eleonora Conterosito
Università del Piemonte Orientale
Interests: Crystallography, materials science, layered double hydroxides, zeolites, principal componenti analysis
Dr. Hugo Corbí
Department of Earth Sciences and Environment, University of Alicante, San Vicent del Raspeig, Alicante, Spain
Interests: sedimentology; micropaleontology; marine sciences,; geomorphology; geoheritage; Coastal Deposits; 3-D model; Biostratigraphy; paleoenvironments; foraminifera; Messinian salinity crisis; Mediterranean; stratigraphy
Dr. Pedro J.M. Costa
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3004-531 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: tsunami deposits; microtextures; sediment transport; coastal hazard; heavy minerals; geomorphology; shelf; sediments; sedimentology; marine geology
Dr. Alessandra Costanzo
School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway, H91 TK33 Galway, Ireland
Interests: fluid movement in sedimentary basins and economic mineral deposits; mineralogy; petrology and petrogenesis of carbonatites and related rocks; geomicrobiology; Gemmology; inclusions in gemstones
Dr. Minming Cui
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Interests: surface processes; adsorption; catalysis; mineral scavenging; tungsten; molybdenum; trace metal; proxy; pyrite
Dr. Przemysław Czapik
Department of Building Engineering Technologies and Organization, Kielce University of Technology, Kielce, Poland
Interests: alkali-aggregate reaction; cementitious materials; cement hydration; concrete; Concrete durability; concrete technology; differential thermal analysis; thermogravimetryic analysis; pozzolanic reaction; scanning electron microscopy; X-ray difraction
Dr. György Czuppon
Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research, RCAES, Budapest, Hungary
Interests: stable isotope and noble gas geochemistry, fluid inclusions, paleoclimate and paleoenvironment reconstruction, mantle geochemistry (carbonatites, xenoliths)
Dr. Mateusz Czyzycki
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation, Laboratory for Applications of Synchrotron Radiation, Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: x-ray fluorescence; X-Ray Imaging; synchrotron radiation
Dr. Baiqian Dai
Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: clean solid fuel utilization; ash slagging; combustion/gasification
Dr. Zhelyazko Damyanov
Acad. Ivan Kostov Institute of Mineralogy and Crystallography, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev St., bl. 107, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: ore mineralogy and geochemistry; sedimentary exhalative ore formation; ore deposits genesis and modeling; Metallogeny; technological mineralogy
Dr. Marcos Augusto De Lima Nobre
Physics Department, School of Science and Technology, São Paulo State University, Presidente Prudente 19060-900, Brazil
Interests: mineral oxides; Infrared Spectroscopy; uv-visible spectroscopy; impedance spectroscopy; Dielectric Spectroscopy; x-ray diffraction; xrd analysis; Rietveld method; full proof; Crystal chemistry; thermogravimetric analysis; Differential Scanning Calorimetry; differential thermal analysis; scanning electron microscopy; sem analysis; solid state chemistry; Materials Chemistry; surface chemistry
Dr. Raffaella De Luca
Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Science (DiBEST), University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
Interests: archaeometry; applied petrography; characterization of stone materials; ancient mortars; Plasters; ceramic and bricks; cultural heritage
Dr. Quentin Dehaine
Circular Economy Solutions Unit, Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), Vuorimiehentie 2, F1-02151 Espoo, Finland
Interests: geometallurgy; process mineralogy; gravity concentration; flotation; theory of sampling (TOS); battery minerals; critical metals; rare earths; cobalt
Interests: nanomaterials, adsorption, biomaterials, environmental remediation, catalysis
Professor Laura E. Depero
Department of Mech. & Ind. Eng., University of Brescia, 25121 Brescia BS, Italy
Interests: material characterization; diffraction; raman and ir spectroscopy; crystallography; x-ray fluorescence; industrial minerals; waste; second-hand materials; urban mining
Dr. Marcella Di Bella
National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), Via Ugo La Malfa 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Interests: petrography, mineralogy and geochemistry of magmatic rocks; metal depositions of hydrothermal origin; environmental mineralogy and geochemistry; Ancient and recent volcanic systems; analogues of hydrothermal systems on other planets of the Solar System; studies of hydrothermal systems; archaeometry
Dr. Valeria Diella
Institute of environmental geology and geoengineering (IGAG), National Research Council (CNR), Milan, Italy
Interests: Geomaterials; material characterisation; ceramics processing and materials; gemology
Professor Maria De Lurdes Dinis
Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: Environment Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Analysis Environmental Engineering Heavy Metals Radiation Detection Radiation Environmental Chemistry Radioactivity Radiation Protection Monte Carlo Simulation Radiation Dosimetry
Dr. Agata Duczmal-Czernikiewicz
Institute of Geology, Mineralog. Researches Lab., Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
Interests: mineralogy; geochemistry; sediments; Neogene
Dr. Magdalena Dumańska-Słowik
Department of Mineralogy, Petrography and Geochemistry, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH – The University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Interests: Gemstones; fluid and solid inclusions; alkaline rocks; Igneous Petrology; metasomatic rocks; Raman spectroscopy
Professor Georges Ekosse
Directorate of Research and Innovation, University of Venda, P/Bag X5050 Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Interests: chemistry of clay minerals; applied clay minerals; environmental geology; environmental health; extraction metallurgy; soil mineralogy; environmental geochemistry
Dr. Brent A. Elliott
Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin 78758-4445, TX, USA
Interests: process mineralogy; industrial minerals; mineralogy; mineral chemistry; isotope geology; petrology; petrography; geochemistry; Tectonics; Structural Geology; critical elements; brine geochemistry; spatial analysis; geographic information systems; image analysis; Economic Geology; renewable energy technology, materials and economics
Dr. Chiara Elmi
Department of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA 22807, USA
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; Crystal chemistry; clay minerals; phase transitions; minerals and materials characterization; x-ray diffraction (xrd); scanning electron microscopy (sem)
Dr. Valentina Erastova
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK
Interests: molecular modelling; Molecular Dynamics; DFT; free energy calculations; clay minerals; layered double hydroxides; layered materials; graphene; polymers; Origin of life; pollution remediation; sequestration; adsorption; interfaces; surfaces; dynamics in solids.
Dr. Emre Erdem
Materials Science and Nanoengineering, Sabanci University
Interests: physics of materials; spectroscopy (EPR, Raman, Photoluminesence, Impedance); physical chemistry; solid state physics; nanoparticles and nanocrystals; ceramics; powder processing; phase transitions; photovoltaics; solar cells; Energy harvesting and storage; electrical vehicles; thin film batteries
Dr. Paula F. Da Silva
GeoBioTec & Earth Science Department, Faculdade de ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
Interests: geotechnics, rock mechanics, risk assessment, asset management, ground improvement, landslides; pastefill, monitoring
Dr. Marijke Fagan-Endres
Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Interests: hydrometallurgy; (Bio)leaching; Hydrology; bioflotation; tomography; MRI; x-ray ct; microcalorimetry
Dr. Paulo Favas
Department of Geology, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, 5001-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: geochemistry; biogeochemistry; metals; wastes; phytomining; environmental risk; mine site rehabilitation
Professor Begoña Fernández Pérez
Escuela de Ingeniería de Minas ,Energía y Materiales de la Universidad de Oviedo, 33004 Oviedo, Spain
Interests: Recovery of metals from ores and wastes; extractive metallurgy; Treatment of lands contaminated with heavy metals; .(bio)leaching; Electrochemistry; environmental risk; mine site rehabilitation; gold; aluminium
Dr. Rebecca Ferrari
Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: sustainable systems; circular economy; applied mineralogy; critical raw materials; biohydrometallurgy; microwave heating; magnetic materials; porous materials; sensor based sorting; energy efficiency in process industries; blue-green infrastructure; waste management
Dr. Vicente Flores-Alés
Department of Architectural Construction, University of Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: construction materials; building heritage; ceramics; concrete; environmental building
Dr. Joana Fonseca
Department of Civil Engineering, City, University of London, EC1V 0HB London, UK
Interests: Multiscale Mechanics; image-based geotechnics; X-ray tomography; micromechanics; image processing; KINEMATICS; grain shape; soil behaviour; Geomaterials; materials characterization; carbonates; sandstones
Dr. Valerio Funari
Department of Biological Geological and Environmental Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: geochemistry; applied mineralogy; critical raw materials; environmental sustainability; waste management; biohydrometallurgy; biotechnology; marine geology; environmental magnetism; Analytical chemistry; air, water and soil pollution
Dr. Mariusz Gackowski
Jerzy Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Niezapominajek 8, 30239 Kraków, Poland
Interests: zeolites; hierarchical materials; mesoporous materials; liquid-phase catalysis; solid-state NMR
Dr. Gianni Gallello
Department of Prehistory, Archeology and Ancient History, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Interests: archaeological science; Analytical chemistry; raw materials provenance; geochemistry; cultural heritage conservation; lithics; rocks; soils; sediments; bones; minerals; mineral characterization; multivariate statistics; rare earth elements; mayor elements; trace elements; spectroscopy; spectrometry; archaeological sites; heavy metals; prehistory; archaeology
Dr. Platon N. Gamaletsos
School of Mineral Resources Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
Interests: (nano)-mineralogy; (nano)-geochemistry; petrology; mineral resources; metallurgical residues; mineral waste streams; nanogeoscience; electron microscopy; XANES; EXAFS
Dr. Christopher Garvey
Malmo University, 21119 Malmo, Sweden
Interests: small angle x-ray and neutron scattering; crystallography; surface chemistry; rheology
Dr. Michal Gasiorowski
Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław, Poland
Interests: lake sediment chronology; stable isotope composition of organic matter in lake ecosystem: geochemistry of post-mine acid lakes
Dr. Dawn Geatches
Computational Chemistry Group, UKRI-STFC Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington, WA4 4AD, UK
Interests: computational physics of condensed matter; clay minerals; layered double; hydroxides; titanium dioxide; perovskite pre-cursors; mineral/adsorbent interfaces; computational modelling; DFT; CASTEP; simulated IR spectra; renewable energy materials; solid state dye sensitized solar cells
Dr. Ochir Gerel
Mongolian University of Science and Technology, Geoscience Center, Sukhbaatar District, Baga Toiruu 34, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Interests: petrology; geochemistry; Mineralization
Dr. Behzad Ghanbarian
Porous Media Research Lab, Department of Geology, Kansas State University
Interests: hydrogeology; engineering geology; Flow and transport in porous media; rock physics; unconventional reservoir rocks; physics of fluids; upscaling; contaminant migration; fractals; percolation theory; effective-medium approximations; petrophysics; soil physics; groundwater; subsurface flow
Dr. Allan Gomez Flores
Department of Mineral Resources and Energy Engineering, Jeonbuk National University, 567, Baekje-daero, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeonbuk 54896, Korea
Interests: DLVO theory; particle interactions; flotation; CFD, modeling
Dr. Oleg V. Gradov
N.N. Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, RAS, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: biomineralization; biogeochemistry; chemical taphonomy of biomineralized tissues; Cairns-Smith's clay theory; template-directed polynucleotide synthesis on mineral surfaces; geocolloids; mineral liquid crystals; magnetic isotope geochemistry; magnetic isotope biogeochemistry; ion channels in biogeochemical evolution; microbiological weathering and geomorphogenesis; advanced multiparametric microscopy of minerals; microwave-induced self-organization in mineral systems; photoinduced processes on mineral surfaces
Dr. John Groppo
Department of Mining Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Interests: mineral processing; applied surface science; Power Generation; industrial by-product utilization and recycling
Dr. Vincenza Guarino
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, dell’Ambiente e delle Risorse (DiSTAR), Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Complesso Universitario di Monte Sant’Angelo, Via Cintia, 80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: igneous geochemistry; alkaline rocks; carbonatites; petrology; minerals; archaeometry
Dr. Nikhil Gupta
Mineral Processing Consultant, Dallas, Texas, USA
Interests: mineral processing plant design; dry separation methodologies; fine particle recovery and dewatering; Solvent Extraction; interfacial science and engineering; specialty chemicals application in mining
Dr. Leopoldo Gutierrez
University of Concepcion, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Biobio, Chile
Interests: Flotation of minerals. Surface physicochemistry. Rheology of mineral suspensions.
Dr. Jose Joaquin Hernandez Torres
Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission (CChEN), Nueva Bilbao 12501, Santiago, Chile
Interests: hydrometallurgy; Electrochemistry; process modeling; uranium; rare earth elements
Dr. Maria E. Holuszko
Norman. B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia, 6350 Stores Road, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: mineral and coal processing; minerals' characterization using cutting edge technologies, e.g. XPS, AFM, micro-FTIR and other like Inverse Gas Chromatography (IGC) for minerals characterization; recovery of rare earths from mine tailings; urban mining; recycling of e-waste, e.g. recycling of LED and non-metal fraction from cellphones and PCB
Dr. Saman Ilankoon
School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia Campus, 47500 Subang Jaya, 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)
Dr. Arda Işildar
Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, 77420 Champs-sur-Marne, France
Interests: critical raw materials; conflict minerals; environmental sustainability; life cycle assessment; waste electrical and electronic equipment; climate change
Dr. Magdalena Jablonska
Institute of Chemical Technology, Universität Leipzig, Linnéstraße 3, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: minerals applied in environmental/automotive catalysis; zeolites; hydrotalcite-like compounds; spinels; micro-/mesporous materials
Dr. Robert Jagodziński
Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, Institute of Geology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Krygowskiego 12, 61-680 Poznań, Poland
Interests: heavy minerals; clay minerals; sedimentology and mineralogy of modern deposits
Dr. Jian Ji
Interests: geotechnical engineering; Reliability Analysis; slope stability; Soil Mechanics; Ground improvement; underground developing; underground pipeline
Dr. Adam Jordens
CiDRA Minerals Processing, Windsor, CT, USA
Interests: mineral processing; flotation; surface chemistry; physical separation processes; process mineralogy
Dr. Andrey Kalashnikov
Geological Institute of Kola Science Centre, 184209 Apatity, Russia
Interests: carbonatite; phoscorite; alkaline magmatism; ore geology; REE mineral deposits
Dr. Niloofar Karimian
Southern Cross University
Interests: mineralogy, iron, sulfur, antimony, arsenic, acid sulfate soils, xrd, xas, synchrotron, sem, redox
Dr. Martin Keppert
Department of Materials Engineering and Chemistry, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: characterization of building materials; x-ray diffraction; secondary raw materials Chemistry of inorganic porous materials - production, degradation.
Professor Ronit Kessel
Institute of Earth Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
Interests: high pressure high temperature experiments; mantle mineralogy; mantle fluids; Igneous Petrology
Dr. Manoj Khanal
CSIRO Mineral Resources, Pullenvale, QLD 4069, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: comminution; fracture and fragmentation of particles; particle processing; numerical modelling; geomechanics related to mining
Dr. Ali Kiani
CSIRO Energy, Mayfield West, NSW 2304, Australia
Interests: Energy and Environment; Separation technologies; gas absorption/adsorption; coal and mineral processing
Professor Alicja Kicińska
Department of Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
Interests: environmental geochemistry; general geology, heavy metals; trace elements; human health risk assessment; waste management; air pollution; water and soil contamination
Professor Hyeong-Ki Kim
Department of Architectural Engineering, Chosun University, 61452 Gwangju, Korea
Interests: construction materials; ceramic; cement; concrete; inorganic byproduct
Dr. Gabriella B. Kiss
Department of Mineralogy, Eötvös Loránd University, H-1053 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: hydrothermal fluid-rock interactions; submarine ore forming processes; fluid inclusion studies; submarine volcanism; hydrothermal ore deposits
Dr. Joanna Kluczka
Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Silesian University of Technology, B. Krzywoustego 6, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: sorbents; removal of cations and anions; water and wastewater treatment; soil pollution and purification; Metal speciation; ion-exchange; adsorption
Dr. Ulrich Knittel
Clay and Surface Mineralogy & Petrology, RWTH Aachen University, 52062 Aachen, Germany
Interests: Igneous Petrology; radiogenic isotope studies; U-Pb dating of zircon; Hf isotope studies of zircon
Dr. Natalia Konstantinova
Institute for Geology and Mineral Resources of the Ocean (FSBI “VNIIOkeangeologia”), 1 Angliisky Ave., 190121 St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: ferromanganese crusts and nodules; geochemistry; radiogenic isotopes; paleoceanography; sequential leaching
Dr. Pramod Koshy
School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, 2052 Sydney, Austrilia
Interests: catalyctic films/particles; ceramic and metallurgical applications; utilisation of waste materials; corrosion-resistant refractory; geopolymers
Dr. Milan Kragović
Institut za nuklearne nauke Vinca, Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: environmental protection; preparation, characterization, modification of the natural, eco-friendly materials; mineral raw materials (zeolite, bentonite); activated carbon prepared from waste biomass; adsorption, ion exchange; removal of heavy metal ions and inorganic contaminants from contaminated water solutions; wastewaters treatment; mining wastewaters
Dr. Nadezhda A. Krivolutskaya
Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Interests: REE; geochemistry; Siberian traps; PGE-Cu-Ni deposits
Dr. Vladimir Krivovichev
Department of Mineralogy, Institute of Earth Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, University Emb. 7/9, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: mineralogy; geochemistry; thermodynamics; Selenium
Dr. Li-Wei Kuo
Department of Earth Sciences, National Central University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Interests: experimental rock physics; tectonophysics; geomaterial science; clay mineralogy; fault-zone geology
Dr. Andrey V. Kustov
G.A. Krestov Institute of Solution Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ivanovo, Russia
Interests: pathological biomineralization; renal stone formation; calcium oxalate; calcium phosphates; uric acid; x-ray diffraction; X-ray spectral microanalysis and electronic microscopy studies of renal stones
Dr. Salim Lamine
Faculty of Natural Sciences, Life and Earth Sciences, University Akli Mohand Oulhadj of Bouira, Bouira, Algeria
Interests: remote sensing and gis; precision agriculture; hyperspectral imaging; water quality; SVAT models
Professor Kauko Leiviskä
University of Oulu, Faculty of Technology/Control Engineering
Interests: process control; intelligent systems; process optimization; Software sensors; fuzzy logic; Neural networks; genetic algorithms; process analysis; experiment design; dynamic systems; minerals processing; mining industry; paper industry; steel industry; environmental modelling; Bioprocesses; sustainable energy
Dr. Krzysztof Lejcus´
Interests: soil water retention; erosion control; soil additives; Geosynthetics; soil matric potential; superabsorbent polymers; water scarcity; mine site rehabilitation
Dr. Biao Li
Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Interests: flotation; surface chemistry; rare earth; dewatering; oil agglomeration; fine particles; grinding; emulsion science
Professor Bowen Li
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Materials Processing, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: applied mineralogy; clay minerals; mineral-microorganisms interaction; mineral surface treatment
Dr. Hongyuan Liu
University of Tasmania, TAS 7001 Hobart, Australia
Interests: granular fracture; computational geomechanics; rock cutting; rock blasting; FDEM; fem; damage mechanics; geomaterial characterisation; dynamic fracture; rock fragmentation; particle breakage; impact loading; GPGPU parallelization
Dr. Xuan Liu
GeoRessources Lab, Université de Lorraine, CNRS, CREGU, 54500 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
Interests: Cu-Au metallogeny; Fluid-Rock Interaction; magmatic-hydrothermal process in subduction zone; ore preservation
Dr. Liming Lu
Interests: iron ore minerals; agglomeration; extraction; pyrometallurgy; metals; kinetics; thermodynamics; geometallurgy
Dr. Stefanie M Brueckner
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, 232 Wallace Bldg. 125 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, Canada
Interests: hydrothermal ore deposits; ore mineralogy and chemistry; metal transport; metamorphic remobilization of metals; in situ micro-analyses of ore minerals; ore genesis
Dr. Deepika Malhotra
Applied Synthetic Chemistry Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352, USA
Interests: Carbon capture and utilization, acid gas separations, green chemistry, RE metal extractions
Dr. Luciana Mantovani
Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 157/A, 43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; applied mineralogy; critical raw materials; environmental sustainability; waste management; environmental magnetism; XRD, Rietveld refinement; Raman spectroscopy; magnetic analysis
Dr. Vijaykumar Marakatti
Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Interests: zeolite synthesis; characterization; adsorption; catalyst; metal ion-exchange; shape selectivity; organic reaction; hydrothermal synthesis
Dr. Rosa Marques
Department of Nuclear Sciences and Engineering, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: geochemistry; mineralogy; clay; instrumental neutron activation analysis; surficial materials; volcanic soils; environment; earth and planetary sciences; lithics; rocks; soils; sediments; geochemical Atlas; cultural heritage; archaeometry; rare earth elements; uptake and translocation of chemical elements; multivariate statistics
Professor Daniel Marshall
Earth Sciences Department, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Interests: fluid inclusions; ore deposit models; geochemistry; electron microscopy; Analytical Instruments; isotopes; pressure-temperature-time studies
Dr. Tomás Martín-Crespo
Department of Biology and Geology, ESCET, University Rey Juan Carlos, C/Tulipán s/n, CP 28933 Móstoles, Madrid, Spain
Interests: environmental characterization; geophysical characterization; geochemical characterization; mine tailings; ore deposits; meteorites; ground penetrating radar (GPR); electrical resistivity imaging (ERI); fluid inclusions
Dr. Alberto Martinetti
Faculty of Engineering Technology, Design, Production and Management, University of Twente, 7522 NB Enschede, the Netherlands
Interests: maintenance engineering; design for maintenance; safety; mine safety; Reliability; Risk Analysis
Professor Emilio Pascual Martínez
Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra, Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Huelva, 21071 Huelva, Spain
Interests: igneous petrology and geochemistry; REE and isotope geochemistry; geochemistry of hydrothermal alteration of igneous rocks Igneous-related ore deposits and their exploration; U-Pb dating of rocks and ore deposits
Dr. Joanna Mastalska-Popławska
Faculty of Materials Sciences and Ceramics, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland
Interests: fluid rheology, polymers, sodium silicates, rapid prototyping and ceramic components in fireproof materials
Professor Vojko Matko
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor, Koroška c. 46, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: piezoelectric measurement; magnetic materials; impedance; capacitance; induktance; sensors; quartz oscillators; environment; porosity; humidity; temperature; High frequency
Dr. Joanne Gamage McEvoy
Natural Resources Canada, CanmetMINING, 555 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G1, Canada
Interests: applied mineralogy, critical and strategic minerals, mineral decomposition, mine waste re-processing, materials characterization
Dr. Daniela Medas
Department of Chemical and Geological Science, University of Cagliari, 09124 Cagliari CA, Italy
Interests: Biomineralization processes; environmental mineralogy and geochemistry; biogeochemical cycle of elements; mineral stability; mineral alteration; water pollution; bioremediation; geo-bio interactions
Dr. Aleksey Mekhonoshin
A. P. Vinogradov Institute of Geochemistry of the Siberian Branch of the RAS, Irkutsk, Russian Federation
Interests: geochemistry; process mineralogy; petrology; ore deposits; transition metals; rare earth elements
Dr. Juan M. Menendez Aguado
Mineral Raw Materials Processing Research Group, Polytechnic School of Mieres, University of Oviedo, 33003 Oviedo, Spain
Interests: comminution; mineral processing; mineral waste streams; critical raw materials production; process techno-economic analysis; sustainability in mining; separation processes
Dr. Pavel E. Mikhailik
Far East Geological Institute Far East Branch Russian Academy of Science, Vladivostok, Russia
Interests: marine mineral resources; ferromanganese deposits; geochemistry; rare earth elements; sequential leaching
Dr. Subhasish Mitra
Discipline of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Interests: cfd; Drops, bubbles and particles; fluid mechanics; heat and mass transfer; image processing; interfacial science; multiphase flow
Professor Naoyuki Miyata
Department of Biological Environment, Akita Prefectural University, Shimoshinjo-Nakano, 011-0195 Akita, Japan
Interests: biomineralization of iron and manganese; environmental biotechnology for metal removal and recovery; metal-microbe interaction; mine drainage treatment
Dr. Anna Młynarczykowska
Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza Av. 30, 30-059, Poland
Interests: mineral processing; raw material flotation; froth flotation modeling; chemical leaching; environmental engineering (waste of mineral processing, groundwater, pollution); minerals; fluid flow and mixing
Dr. Robert Möckel
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, Freiberg, Germany
Interests: mineral and resource characterisation & amp; Analytics; rare earth elements; x-ray diffraction; xrf; cathodoluminescence
Dr. Shaunna M. Morrison
Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC, USA
Interests: mineralogy; Planetary Science; Mars; crystallography; Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction; Crystal chemistry; data science and machine learning; mineral evolution and ecology
Dr. Yufan Mu
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland, QLD 4072 Brisbane, Australia
Interests: mineral processing; flotation chemistry; flotation reagent; sulphide mineral flotation; Electrochemistry; colloidal and analysis chemistry; particle interaction; interfacial phenomenon; flotation using low quality water; media corrosion; mineralogy; gangue mineral management
Dr. Victoria Munoz-Iglesias
Centro de Astrobiologia (CSIC-INTA), Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial, Ctra de Torrejón a Ajalvir, km 4, 28850 Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
Interests: geochemistry; petrology; experimental simulation; Raman spectroscopy; calorimetry; ices and aqueous solutions chemistry; Planetary Science
Dr. Tomas Naeraa
Lithosphere and Biosphere Science, Lund University, Sweden
Interests: Isotope geochemistry; geochemistry; Geochronology; Archean crust forming processes
Dr. Ivan Nancucheo
Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Universidad San Sebastián, Concepción, Chile ·
Interests: Bioreductive dissolution
Dr. Christo Nanev
Rostislaw Kaischew Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: crystallization; crystal nucleation and growth
Dr. Alessandro Navarra
Mining Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Interests: mineral processing; Mining operations; mine-to-mill integration; geometallurgy; computational optimization; Artificial Intelligence; sustainability analysis
Dr. Evgeny Nazarchuk
Department of Crystallography, Institute of Earth sciences, Saint-Petersburg State University, 199034 Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; Crystal chemistry; applied mineralogy; minerals; uranium; vulcano
Dr. Tomoya Nishiwaki
Department of Architecture and Building Science, School of Engineering, Tohoku University, 980-8577 Miyagi, Japan
Interests: concrete; fiber-reinforced cementitious composites (FRCC); Self-Healing Concrete; Concrete 3D printing; building materials
Dr. Aaron Noble
Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg 24060, VA, USA
Interests: mineral processing; coal preparation; critical material production; Process Modeling and Simulation; process techno-economic analysis
Dr. Luís Novo
Laboratory of Experimental and Applied Phytotechnologies (LEAPH), Department of Geosciences, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: phytoremediation; phytomining; plant metal hyperaccumulation; climate-induced land degradation; ecosystem services
Dr. Ivona Nuić
Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry and Technology, University of Split, 21000 Split, Croatia
Interests: natural zeolite; wastewater treatment; heavy metals contaminated soil and water; remediation; permeable reactive barriers; ion-exchange; sorption
Dr. Dariusz Obracaj
Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza Av. 30, 30-059, Poland
Interests: mining engineering; occupational health and safety in mining; mine ventilation; Mine cooling and refrigeration; ventilation modelling and simulation; gas analysis in mining industry; dust-mine site safety; mine fires
Dr. Artemios Oikonomou
Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center, (STARC), The Cyprus Institute, Agios Dometios 2371, Cyprus
Interests: archaeological science; glassy materials; ceramics; trace element analysis; geochemistry; applications of SEM/EDS in archaeology
Dr. Joshua Omer
School Engineering and the Evironment, Kingston University, London, UK
Interests: drilling; in-situ testing; geophysics; geo-mechanics; rock mechanics; excavation support systems; substructure design
Dr. Elsayed Oraby
Department of Mining Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth WA 6845, Australia
Interests: leaching; gold; hydrometallurgy; base and precious metals; alternative lixiviants
Dr. Rıza Görkem Oskay
Başkent OSB Technical Sciences Vocational School, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Interests: coal combustion remains; fly ashes; peat-forming environment; coal petrology; coal/organic petrography; trace elements
Dr. Hans Oskierski
Discipline of Chemistry and Physics, College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
Interests: isotope and environmental geochemistry; mineral carbonation; weathering; extractive metallurgy; In-situ XRD
Professor Mehdi Ostadhassan
Key Laboratory of Continental Shale Hydrocarbon Accumulation and Efficient Development, Ministry of Education, Northeast Petroleum University, Daqing 163318, China
Interests: analytical methods; organic geochemistry; materials characterization; spectroscopy; surface probes
Dr. Stefano Pagnotta
Earth Science Department, Via S.Maria,53,56126, Pisa, Italy/ Chemisrty and Industrial Chemistry, Via G.Moruzzi,13, 56124, Pisa PI, Italy
Interests: archaeometry; geomaterials for cultural heritage; laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy; elemental mapping; portable X-Ray fluorescence; Optical microscopy; pottery analysis; fake and forgery; Artificial Intelligence; chemometrics; multispectral imaging; matlab programming
Dr. Eva Pakostova
Division of Microbial Ecology, Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science, Centre for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science, University of Vienna, Vienna 1090, Austria.
Interests: bioleaching of ores; bioleaching of e-waste; microbial communities in biohydrometallurgy; microbial communities in mine-impacted environments; passive remediation systems for mining industry; mine water treatment; biogeochemical cycling of sulfur and iron
Dr. Richard Palin
Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401, USA
Interests: metamorphism; mineralogy; subduction; archean; lithosphere
Dr. Lei Pan
Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: mineral processing; thin liquid films; flotation chemistry; surface force
Dr. Ajay Bhagwan Patil
Paul Scherrer Institute, 5232 Villigen, Switzerland
Interests: rare earths; f-elements; actinides; metals; separation; extraction; recycling; managament; e-waste
Dr. Hong Peng
School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Qld 4072 Brisbane, Australia
Interests: hydrometallurgy; clay minerals; zeolite; bauxite and bauxite residue; mineral processing; molecular dynamics simulation and gromacs; crystal growth and nucleation; nanobubble and interfacial science; synchrotron and powder X-ray diffraction; bioleaching
Dr. Elena Mercedes Pérez-Monserrat
Department of Geosciences, Padua University, Italy
Interests: petrology; ceramic technology; building materials; stone; bricks; stones and raw materials provenance; archaeometric studies; heritage; decay and conservation
Dr. Chi Phan
Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, WA 6012, Bentley, Australia
Interests: Extractant; froth flotation; cobalt extraction; gallium extraction
Professor Benoit Plante
Research Institute of Mines and the Environment (RIME), Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT), Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada
Interests: environmental geochemistry of mine wastes; Acid mine drainage; metal leaching; contaminated neutral drainage; tailings; waste rocks; rare earth elements; lithium, graphite
Dr. Yashar Pourrahimian
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the School of Mining & Petroleum Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3, Canada
Interests: process simulation and optimization; mine design; Production Scheduling
Dr. Catherine Prigent
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Delaware, ampa, FL 33606, USA
Interests: Earth observation by satellites; circulation of fluids in the mantle and deformation/rheology of serpentinites
Dr. Erin Pulster
University of South Florida
Interests: risk assessment, toxicology, ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry
Dr. Lang Qin
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Interests: energy materials; nanomaterials; crystals; chemical looping; ferrimagnetic materials; redox reactions; magnetic materials; ceramics
Dr. Alexey Ragozin
V.S. Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy the Siberian Branch of the RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: mineralogy; geochemistry; diamond; mantle; eclogite; mineral inclusions; fluid inclusions; peridotite; ultra-high pressure metamorphism; U-Pb dating
Professor Nevenka Rajic
Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Interests: use of natural zeolites in adsorption; catalysis and antimicrobial applications
Dr. Payam Rasoulnia
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Tampere University, 33100 Tampere, Finland
Interests: Environmental Biotechnology; bioleaching of primary and secondary metal resources microbial process optimization
Dr. Andrew Rate
UWA School of Agriculture and Environment M079, The University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway, WA 6009 Perth, Australia
Interests: environmental geochemistry; Soil chemistry; water chemistry; sediment chemistry; trace elements; rare earth elements; heavy metals; acid sulfate soils; regolith geochemistry; Soil contamination; urban soils and sediments; estuarine sediments
Professor Anjos Ribeiro
Department of Geosciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Interests: petrography; metamorphic petrology; lithogeochemistry of metasedimentary rocks; orogenic evolution and metalogenesis; geological mapping
Dr. Maria Dolores Robustillo Fuentes
Department of Chemical Engineering, Engineering School, University of São Paulo (USP), Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto, n. 380, 05508-010 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Interests: solid-liquid phase equilibria; polymorphism; Clathrates; calorimetry; high pressure low temperature experiments; biodiesel; petroleum; flow assurance; Energy and Environment
Dr. Andrés Rodríguez-Seijo
CIIMAR and Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre s/n, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
Interests: agricultural soils; industrial soils; heavy metals; lead; mining soils; plastic contamination; Soil contamination; shooting ranges; urban soils
Dr. Cristian Rodríguez-Tinoco
Polymer and Soft Matter Dynamics, Experimental Soft Matter and Thermal Physics (EST), Faculté des Sciences, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), CP 223, Boulevard du Triomphe, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium
Interests: glass; ultrastable glass; molecular glasses; calorimetry; fast-scanning nanocalorimetry; Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy; polymers; physical vapour deposition; relaxation dynamics in liquids
Dr. Josep Roqué Rosell
Departament de Mineralogia, Petrologia i Geologia Aplicada Facultat de Ciències de la Terra, Universitat de Barcelona C/Martí i Franquès s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Catalunya, Espanya.
Interests: geochemistry; mineralogy; crystallography; materials science; nanotechnology
Dr. Delle Rose Marco
Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, National Research Council of Italy, Lecce 73100, Italy
Interests: climate change; risk assessment; Hydrology; hydrogeology; geomorfology
Dr. Natalia Rovella
Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Calabria, via Pietro Bucci, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende (CS), Cosenza, Italy
Interests: conservation of cultural heritage; artificial and natural stone materials; rock degradation; minerals degradation; nanoparticles; archaeometry; petrography
Dr. Matthew Rowles
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Curtin University, Bentley WA 6102, Austrilia
Interests: powder x-ray diffraction; quantitative phase analysis; structure determination; in situ analysis
Dr. Maxim Rudmin
Division for Geology, School of Earth Sciences & Engineering, Tomsk Polytechnic University, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
Interests: ore deposits; iron ores; ooidal ironstones; glauconite; clay minerals; sediments; biogeochemical cycle of elements; geology and evolution of sedimentary basins; non-traditional mineral resources; peat; Paleogeography
Professor Mitra Rudrajit
School of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand
Interests: rock mechanics; mining 4.0; mining methods
Dr. Jari Ruuska
Interests: data-based modelling; measurements; monitoring; control; mineral processing; crushing; grinding; flotation
Dr. Behnam Sadeghi
EarthByte Group, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: mathematical geosciences (fractal modeling); geostatistics (simulation and uncertainty quantification); GIS and mineral prospectivity mapping; remote sensing; applied geochemistry and renewable and sustainable energies (geothermal in particular)
Dr. Bernhardt Saini-Eidukat
Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
Interests: mineralogy; x-ray diffraction; petrology; ore deposits; geochemistry including aqueous
Dr. Sergio Sanchez-Segado
Deparment of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Cartagena, 30202 Murcia, Spain
Interests: extractive metallurgy; critical raw materials; leaching; pyrometallurgy; Solvent Extraction; Membrane processes; metal recovery
Dr. Antonio Sansonetti
Institute for Science for Cultural Heritage ISPC, National Research Council CNR, Milan, Italy
Interests: mortars; plasterworks; cultural heritage; stone decay; stone conservation
Professor Fabrizio Scala
Department of Chemical, Materials and Industrial Production Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, P.le Tecchio, 80, 80125 Napoli, Italy
Interests: solid fuels; combustion; gasification; pyrolysis; Limestone; desulfurization; co& lt; sub& gt; 2& /sub& capture; Mineralization; CCUS; mercury
Dr. Gianvito Scaringi
Institute of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: Soil Mechanics; clay; coupled processes; constitutive modelling; numerical simulations; landslides
Dr. Ernst M. Schetselaar
Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E8, Canada
Interests: 3D geological modelling; integrated analysis and interpretation of geophysical; petrophysical; geochemical and mineralogical data; machine learning; hydrothermal alteration; volcanogenic massive sulfide and porphyry deposits; structural controls of mineralization
Dr. Tatyana Shumilova
Laboratory of Diamond Mineralogy, Institute of Geology, Federal Research Center Komi Science Center of Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Pervomayskaya st. 54, Syktyvkar 167982, Russia
Interests: mineralogy and material science of carbon substances; low ordered and amorphous substances; glasses; fullerenes, glassy-carbon, glassy-like carbon, carbyne, bitumenes; carbons and glasses formation under extreme PT-conditions; micro- and nanomineralogy of polyphase mixtures; mineralogy, crystallography and genesis of diamond and graphite of different genesis, especially in metamorphic rocks including subductional zones and carbonatites; experimental diamond synthesis and graphite modifying; mechanisms of diamond formation in liquid, solid, and gas environment; experimental thermodynamics of carbon phases transitions and equilibrium; technological mineralogy of ore components; industrial and experimental diamond synthesis within carbonate environment
Dr. Sergey Skuzovatov
A. P. Vinogradov Institute of Geochemistry of the Siberian Branch of the RAS, Irkutsk, Russian Federation
Interests: mantle diamonds inclusions in diamonds HP-UHP-complexes crustal growth and recycling
Dr. Miroslaw (Mirek) Slowakiewicz
Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw, 02-089 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: petroleum and organic geochemistry; carbonate sedimentology and petrography; biomineralogy; Palaeoceanography; conventional and unconventional petroleum systems; Evaporites
Dr. Agnieszka Sobianowska-Turek
Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Section of Waste Technology and Land Remediation, Wroclaw University of Technology, 27 Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego St, 50-370 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: chemical metallurgy and material corrosion; hydrometallurgy; advanced processes for processing and/or recycling of industrial polymetallic waste
Dr. Liaosha Song
California State University, Bakersfield
Interests: Petroleum Geology; petrophysics; unconventional reservoirs; carbon sequestration; reservoir characterization; image analysis
Dr. Elena S. Sorokina
Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Interests: spectroscopy; Chemistry; sapphire; syenite pegmatite; ilmenogorsky complex; ruby; REE mineralization; solid and fluid inclusions; LA-ICP-MS U-Pb geochronology; mozambique belt
Dr. Liene Spruženiece
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems CCFS/GEMOC, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
Interests: microstructural evolution of shear zones and veins; fluid-rock interaction, and microanalytical methods including scanning electron microscopy (BSE, EDS, EBSD); cathodoluminiscence and image analysis
Professor Vincenzo Stagno
Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: earth's mantle mineralogy; carbon petrology; magma rheology; earth's oxidation state; oxy-thermobarometry
Dr. Srećko Stopić
IME Process Metallurgy and Metal Recycling, 52072 Aachen, Germany
Interests: hydrometallurgy; New materials; minerals processing; nanotechnology; waste water treatment; environmental chemistry
Dr. Christina Stouraiti
Department of Economic Geology and Geochemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: granites geochemistry; Igneous Petrology; Isotope geochemistry; mineral chemistry; rare earth element mineralization; Soil Characterization
Professor Włodzimierz Szczepaniak
Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, 27 Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego st., 50-370 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: thermochemical processes; thermochemistry of waste processing; thermochemical metallurgy; gasification; incineration
Dr. Maciej Szeląg
Lublin University of Technology, Poland
Interests: civil engineering; materials engineering; cement; concrete technology; image analysis; nanotechnology; nanomaterials; fibers; elevated temperature; mechanical properties; physical properties; structure of materials; fractals
Dr. Łukasz Szeleszczuk
Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Banacha 1 st., Warsaw, Poland
Interests: nmr; ssnmr; solid state NMR; DFT; pxrd; Calculations; gipaw; CASTEP; ft-ir; api; drug; polymorphs; polymorphism; hydrates; solvates; CSP; crystal structure prediction
Dr. Marek Szkodo
Gdańsk University of Technology, str. Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland
Interests: Environmental degradation of materials; materials charecterisation; wear of materials; borehole integration; cementing; swelling clays; drilling tools; cavitation phenomenon; cavitation erosion; nanoindentation test
Dr. Krzysztof Szopa
University of Silesia in Katowice, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Katowice, Poland
Interests: geology, mineralogy, petrology, U-Pb dating, moldavites
Dr. Bogale Tadesse
Western Australian School of Mines, Curtin University, WA 6430 Kalgoorlie, Australia
Interests: mineral processing; froth flotation; process mineralogy; ultrafine particle processing; comminution, electrochemistry; waste management
Dr. Gioacchino Tempesta
Department of Earth and Geo-environmental Sciences, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: material characterization; X-Ray diffraction topography; cultural heritage; Raman spectroscopy; laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS); transmission electron microscopy (tem); crystallography; crystal growth; applied mineralogy; x-ray fluorescence; diamond; gemology; UV/VIS/NIR spectroscopy; structural defects characterization
Dr. Clare Thorpe
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 3JD, UK
Interests: aqueous geochemistry; geomicrobiology; environmental radiochemistry; bioremediation; contaminated land; metal redox cycling; radioactive waste disposal; glass corrosion
Dr. Sunil Kumar Tripathy
GeoRessources, Université de Lorraine, CNRS, UMR 7359, F54505 Nancy, France
Interests: mineral processing; coal preparation; fine particle processing; physical separation; classification; Solid-liquid separation; Waste utilisation; statistical analysis of experiments; flowsheet development
Dr. Evangelos Tzamos
Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: metallic ores; ore geology; ore mineralogy; industrial minerals and rocks; mining wastes/by-products valorization; critical and strategic elements
Dr. Ehsan Vahidi
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Interests: life cycle assessment; recycling and reuse; green technology; rare earth elements; hydrometallurgy; environmental microbiology; Solid Waste Treatment; metallurgical processes
Dr. Dmitry Valeev
Laboratory of New Metallurgical Processes (#24) A.A.Baikov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science, Russian Academy of Sciences, 49 Leninsky prospect, 119334 Moscow, Russia
Interests: alumina; bauxite; red mud; coal fly ash; aluminum dross; waste utilization, hydrochloric acid; leaching; autoclave process; kinetics; coagulants; thermodynamic; titanomagnetite
Dr. Aleksey A. Vedyagin
Department of Materials Science and Functional Materials, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Lavrentiev Ave. 5, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: nanostructured oxides; aerogels; carbon nanomaterials; Clays; zeolites; characterization
Dr. Oleg Vereshchagin
Department of Mineralogy, Institute of Earth Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: mineralogy; Crystal chemistry; new minerals; tourmaline; Fe-Mn concretions and nodules; carbonates
Professor Roman V. Veselovsky
Geological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Interests: paleomagnetism; rock magnetism; geomagnetism; archeomagnetism; Tectonics; Geodynamics; Geochronology; Thermochronology; fission track dating
Dr. Ruggero Vigliaturo
Department of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Interests: state-of-the-art transmission electron microscopy; medical and environmental mineralogy; biogeochemistry
Dr. Sylvie Villain
Nanosciences Microelectronic Materials Institute of Provence (IM2NP), University of Toulon, 83130 La Garde, France
Interests: self assembled materials; electrical properties; scanning electron microscopy; Oxides; energy
Dr. Enza Vitale
Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, 03043 Cassino FR, Italy
Interests: hydro-mechanical behavior; microstructure; chemo-physical characterization; clayey particles interactions; multi-scale analysis; soil improvement; lime treatment; lightweight cemented soils; alkali-activated binders
Professor Magdalena Wdowin
Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Science, Wybickiego 7A, 31-261 Kraków, Poland
Interests: mineralogy; geochemistry; air pollution; flue gas purification; removal of environmental pollution; application of solid sorbents; synthesis of silicate porous materials; waste management
Professor John Webb
Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086 Austrilia
Interests: acid mine drainage and associated mineralogy; mineral deposits in caves; mineralogy of weathering
Dr. Agnieszka Woszuk
Department of Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture Faculty, Lublin University of Technology, Lublin, Poland
Interests: Rheological of asphalt binders; Industrial materials; Waste of mineral processing; Road application; warm mix asphalt; asphalt; materials engineering; Sustainability; waste recycling
Dr. Ting Xie
Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Women's Guild Lung Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Interests: environmental pulmonary disease; silicosis, pulmonary fibrosis; single cell RNA-seq; microrna; transcription factor regulation
Dr. Valery Y. Fridovsky
Diamond and Precious Metal Geology Institute Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Sciences, 677980, Yakutsk, Russia
Interests: ore geology; gold deposits; mineralogy; Structural Geology; Geodynamics
Dr. Erol Yilmaz
Department of Civil Engineering, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Zihni Derin Campus, Fener, Rize TR53100, Turkey
Interests: cemented paste/tailings backfill technology; mine waste characterization, management and remediation; zero waste implementations; waste disposal/treatment techniques; rock mechanics and geotechnical applications; underground mining operations; Soil properties, behavior and dynamics; reuse of industrial wastes in mining and construction sectors; fiber reinforcement applications; sprayed concrete design and technology; cement, mortar and concrete chemical admixtures
Dr. Masako Yoshikawa
Department of Earth and Planetary Systems Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 739-8526, Japan
Interests: petrology and geochemistry of upper mantle
Dr. Changxun Yu
Department of Biology and Environmental Science, Linnaeus University, Stuvaregatan 2, 39231 Kalmar, Sweden
Interests: (bio)geochemistry; Metal speciation; carbon cycling; microbe-mineral interactions; water-rock interactions; stable isotopes (e.g., Fe, Ni and C); soils; sediments; acidic sulfate-rich environments; x-ray absorption spectroscopy; scanning transmission x-ray microscopy
Dr. Kirill Yusenko
Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing Berlin, 12489 Berlin, Germany
Interests: x-ray diffraction; x-ray spectroscopy; in situ studies; high-pressure high-temperature studies
Dr. Lian Zhang
Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Vic 3800, Australia
Interests: mineral speciation by synchrotron X-ray adsorption spectroscopy; high-temperature in-situ XRD; combustion/incineration; gasification; coal; Biomass and Waste; slag; ash utilisation
Dr. Patrick Zhang
FIPR Institute, Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland, FL 33805, USA
Interests: mineral processing; metallurgical engineering; rare earths; phosphate; phosphogypsum; phosphoric acid; water treatment; sustainability and environmental issues related to mining
Dr. Ruiyong Zhang
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), Hannover, Germany
Interests: Geomicrobiology, environmental microbiology, biomining, biofilms
Dr. Wencai Zhang
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA
Interests: mineral processing; coal preparation; surface chemistry; adsorption; hydrometallurgy; critical material extraction and purification
Dr. Wenzhong Zhang
Department of Chemistry--Radiochemistry, University of Helsinki, 00560 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: inorganic ion-exchange materials; metal analysis and quantification; lanthanides and actinides
Dr. Donggao Zhao
Geosciences at University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Interests: mineralogy (earth materials); petrology; and electron microscopy and microanalysis
Dr. Elena Zhitova
Laboratory of Mineralogy, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Russian Academy of Sciences), Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
Interests: mineralogical crystallography; Crystal chemistry; crystal structure; new mineral; high-temperature crystal chemistry; mineral-like compounds
Dr. Michele Zucali
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: Mineralization; Planetary Sciences and Astrogeology; Alpine geology; radiometric dating; geology-volcanology; Plate Tectonics; Geological Processes; Java Programming; Regional Geology; sequence stratigraphy; Field Geology; petrography
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