The Advanced Mineralogical and Metallurgical Characterization Group

Our team gathers professionals from Metallurgical, Mining, and Geology areas.

LVoisin

Leandro Voisin

Project Leader

Wide experience on extractive metallurgy with emphasis in pyrometallurgical processes, as well as in minerals and mining/metallurgical samples advanced characterization. Pyrometallurgy Laboratory director and leader of the Advanced Minerals Characterisation Group of the University of Chile. Demonstrated experience on participation and leadership of projects R+D and collaboration with Chilean and foreign mining industry.

Background

  • Ph.D Metallurgy and Materials,  Tohoku University
  • M.Sc Extractive Metallurgy, University of Chile
  • Mining Engineer, University of Chile

EDiaz

Eduardo Díaz

Researcher

M.Sc. Extractive Metallurgy candidate.  Research on grinding media consumption as a mineralogy function, using minerals advanced characterization techniques.

Background

  • M.Sc.(c) Extractive Metallurgy, University of Chile
  • Mining Engineer, University of Chile

PMartinez

Paula Martínez

Researcher

Geologist with background on petrology, rock geochemical and geomatics. Experience on analysis through reflectance spectroscopy and satellite images study.

Background

  • Geologist, University of Chile
  • Diploma courses in Applied Geomatics and Geometallurgy, University of Chile

 

 

Jmerrill

Javier Merrill

Researcher

Researcher with experience on advanced characterization techniques of minerals, minerals mixtures rheology and geometallurgical modelling.

Background

  • M. Sc. Extractive Metallurgy, University of Chile
  • Mining Engineer, University of Chile

NUrrutia

Nicolás Urrutia

Researcher

Researcher with experience on mineral advanced characterization techniques, tailings rheology and geometallurgical modelling.

Background

  • M. Sc. Extractive Metallurgy, University of Chile
  • Mining Engineer, University of Chile