|October 2020 - Present||Associate Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mining Engineering|
|September 2018 - October 2020||Associate Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mining and Nuclear Engineering|
|August 2012 - August 2018||Assistant Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mining and Nuclear Engineering|
|February 2009 - July 2012||Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemical and Material Engineering, University of Alberta|
|2008 - 2009||Adjunct Faculty, Mount Royal University|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|Present||Member, American Chemical Society (ACS)||Present||Member, Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME)|
|2007||Ph.D. in Chemistry and Nanotechnology, University of Texas at Dallas|
Missouri University of Science and Technology
288 McNutt Hall
Rolla, MO 65409
Research Works (24)
Separation and Recovery of Rare Earth Elements using Novel Ammonium-Based ...
Separation and Purification Technology (2020)
In the present work, two novel ammonium-based functional ionic liquids (FILs) with oxygen donating groups: trioctyl(2-ethoxy-2-oxoethyl)ammonium dihexyl diglycolamate, [OcGBOEt][DHDGA], and ...
Depression of Pyrite in Polymetallic Sulfide Flotation using Chitosan-Grafted-Polyacrylamide
Proceeding of MineXchange 2020 SME Annual Conference and Expo (2020, Phoenix, AZ) (2020)
Chitosan-grafted-polyacrylamide (Chi-g-PAM) was tested as a potential depressant of pyrite in the bulk flotation of galena from a complex sulfide ...
Selective Depression of Silicates in Phosphate Flotation using Polyacrylamide-Grafted Nanoparticles
Minerals Engineering (2018)
In this study, novel in-house synthesized hybrid polyacrylamide-grafted nanoparticles (Hy-PAM) were used to enhance the recovery of phosphorus bearing minerals ...
Application of Synthetic Bio-Compatible Polymers in Fine Coal Flotation
Proceedings of the 2018 SME Annual Conference and Expo and 91st Annual Meeting of the SME-MN Section (2018, Minneapolis, MN) (2018)
Froth flotation is a process in which valuable minerals are separated from gangue minerals on the basis of surface wettabilities. ...
High-Performance Polymers for Separation and Purification Processes: An Overview
Polymer - Plastics Technology and Engineering (2017)
Separation and purification techniques are applied in many important fields, such as in the medical, chemical, metallurgical, environmental, and pharmaceutical ...
Adsorption of Hybrid Polyacrylamides on Anisotropic Kaolinite Surfaces: Effect of ...
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (2016)
Adsorption kinetics of organic-inorganic (hybrid) Al(OH)3-polyacrylamide (Al-PAM) with different molecular weights (for organic characteristics) and contents of aluminum hydroxide nanoparticles ...
Study on the Recovery of Rare Earth Metals Using Stimuli-Responsive ...
Proceedings of the 2016 SME Annual Conference and Expo (2016, Phoenix, AZ) (2016)
This work focuses on the extraction of rare earth metals (REE) from aqueous solutions using stimuli-responsive polymers. Various parameters affecting ...
Studies on the Role of Organic/Inorganic Polyacrylamides in Fine ...
Proceedings of the 2015 SME Annual Conference and Expo and CMA 117th National Western Mining Conference (2015, Denver, CO) (2015)
In the present study, the effect of organic/inorganic (hybrid) Polyacrylamide polymer on fine coal flotation was investigated. Raw coal samples ...
Adsorption of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Polymers on Kaolin from Aqueous Solutions
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects (2014)
Adsorption of two in-house synthesized organic-inorganic hybrid polymers, Al(OH)3-polyacrylamide (Al-PAM) and Fe(OH)₃-polyacrylamide (Fe-PAM) on kaolin and corresponding flocculation of fluid ...