Golden, Colorado USA

Pat Taylor

Patrick R. Taylor is the George S. Ansell Distinguished Professor of Chemical Metallurgy and Director of the Kroll Institute for Extractive Metallurgy at the Colorado School of Mines. He has more than 40 years of experience in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy teaching, research and consulting. Dr. Taylor received his Ph.D. from the Colorado School of Mines.

Corby Anderson

Corby G. Anderson is the Harrison Western Professor of Metallurgical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. He has more than 35 years of experience In mineral processing and extractive metallurgy industrial operations, engineering design, teaching, research and consulting. Dr. Anderson received his PhD from the University of Idaho.

Erik Spiller

D. Erik Spiller is Principal Consulting Metallurgist with Tetra Tech and a Research Professor at the Colorado School of Mines. He is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines with more than 40 years of mineral processing experience including senior management positions in research, operations, equipment and engineering companies.

Brock O'Kelley

Brock O’Kelley is a Research Associate Professor at the CSM Kroll Institute and retired after 30 years in the Rare Earth industry as VP of Technology, Technology Fellow. His mineral processing and extractive metallurgical experience spans 40 years and included research, operations, plant optimization and senior management positions.


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