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Marcello M. Veiga

NBK Institute of Mining Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

Name: Marcello M. Veiga
Title: Professor
Degrees: B.Sc.(1977) Metallurgical Engineering - Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC/RJ), M.Sc.(1984) Environmental Geochemistry - Fluminense Federal University (UFF) Ph.D.(1994) Mining & Mineral Process Engineering - University of British Columbia
Office: 509 Frank Forward
Phone: (604) 822-4332
Fax: (604) 822-5599
Email: veiga@mining.ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Mineral processing techniques
  • Mining and the environment
  • Remedial procedures for polluted sites
  • Plant design
  • Gold processing, Geochemical and health assessment
  • Artisanal gold mining; mercury pollution; process mineralogy; Artificial Intelligence for environmental risk assessment and training
  • Social issues related to mining,development of new businesses in mining
  • Sustainable development in mining; mining in developing countries


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