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About Lana Z. Alagha

Dr. Lana Alagha is currently an associate professor in the department of Mining & Nuclear Engineering at Missouri S&T. She holds a PhD degree in Chemistry and Nanotechnology from University of Texas at Dallas. She had over three years postdoctoral experience in oil sands processing and water management at the department of Chemical and Material Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada.

Dr. Alagha has extensive experience in colloid science, synthetic chemistry and polymer design technology. Her current research interests include clean coal technology, management of tailings wastes produced from mining operations, extraction of rare earth and simulation of mineral processing beneficiation circuits. Dr. Alagha had diverse teaching appointments in US and Canada. In her current role, she teaches both graduate and undergraduate mineral processing courses with some of the courses co-listed with other engineering departments at Missouri S&T.

Dr. Alagha is a member of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Positions

September 2018 - Present Associate Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology Mining and Nuclear Engineering
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August 2012 - August 2018 Assistant Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology
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February 2009 - July 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Material Engineering, University of Alberta
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2008 - 2009 Adjunct Faculty, Mount Royal University
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Professional Service and Affiliations

Present Member, American Chemical Society (ACS)
Present Member, Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME)
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Education

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2007 Ph.D. in Chemistry and Nanotechnology, University of Texas at Dallas
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Contact Information

Missouri University of Science and Technology
288 McNutt Hall
Rolla, MO  65409

573-341-6287
FAX: 573-341-6934

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