Dr Neil Rowson BSc, PhD

 

Reader in Minerals Engineering

School of Chemical Engineering

Neil Rowson

Contact details

School of Chemical Engineering
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Qualifications

  • BSc Metallurgy - University of Sheffield - 1982
  • PhD - University of Leeds - 1986

Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Mineral Processing
  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Bioleaching of metals/Development of Biosensors for heavy metal detection
  • Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage
  • Recycling of metals

RESEARCH ACTIVITY

  • EPSRC/EU Funding; recovery of pgms from Autocatalyst
  • Dti/Biowise Funding; recovery of gold from electrical components
  • EPRSC/ Rio Tinto: Microwave treatment of minerals for improved processing
  • EPSRC: Novels treatments for acid mine drainage

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