Professor Neil Rowson BSc, PhD

Neil Rowson

School of Chemical Engineering
Professor in Minerals Engineering

Contact details

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

Qualifications

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

PhD opportunities

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