School of Chemical Engineering, Mineral Processing and Interfacial Processes Research Group -The University of Queensland
Engineer in Extractive Metallurgy from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso (PUCV), Chile, with Diploma course in Responsible Mining (PUCV Mining Center, Chile) and Diploma course in Mining Management (Pontificia Universidad CatÃ³lica de Chile).
Currently, Assistant Professor at the PUCV School of Chemical Engineer. Work experience at BHP and Codelco Chile as Process Metallurgist and Nuoer Chemical as Flocculant Processes Engineer. Teaching Experience as Casual Academic on ENGG4900 – Professional Practice and the Business Environment (UQ); as Lecturer for PUCV and Universidad de Playa Ancha and Full-Time teacher in Liceo Tecnico San Felipe due to my participation in the non-profit foundation Ensena Chile. PhD Student at the School of Chemical Engineering (UQ) doing research on clays behaviour and interactions with minerals and air bubbles in flotation and flocculation in saline water, under the supervision of Professor Anh V. Nguyen and Dr Majid Ejtemaei. Living in Brisbane with my wife Kathy and our children Gabriel and Max. A new member will soon arrive.
Area/Research interests: Interactions of clay particles with minerals and ions in the mineral processing, dewatering processes for a sustainable mining and Mining Education.