- Ali Cherom Kheirabadi, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering, UBC
Title: “Increasing the Efficiency of Floating Offshore Wind Farms Using Wind Farm Control”
- Yun-Han Huang, PhD Student, Chemical and Biological Engineering, UBC
Title: “Study of the Micromechanical Properties of Gellan Gum Capsules with a Cantilevered-Capillary Force Apparatus”
- Sina Nezafatkhah, MASc Student. Mechanical Engineering, UBC
Title: “An Exploratory Analysis of Natural Weathering in Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastics (GFRP) and Degradation of Their Mechanical Properties”
- Gurupraveen Ramanathan, MASc Student, Mining Engineering, UBC
Title: “Process Optimization and Scale-up of Jet Mills for the Metallurgical Powder Production”
- Yang Xu, PhD Student, Minerals Processing, UBC
Title: “A logistics Regression Classifier Optimized by Principal Component Analysis Algorithm for Copper Ore Sorting by XRF Sensor”
Principal Process Engineer
Keynote Presentation: “The Engineering Design Process – Mineral Processing"
Olav Mejia is a chemical engineer and holds a master's degree in mineral processing from the University of British Columbia. He is a Principal Mineral Process Engineer with 25 years of international experience in metallurgy, mineral processing, project management, and EPCM projects. Olav was director of mineral processing for Hatch and HMR technology in Canada. He worked for Newmont in USA and at Yanacocha gold Mine in Peru. Olav was the recipient of the 2013 CEEC (Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution) Medal award in Canada, which recognizes the contribution of outstanding research and fieldwork on beneficial strategies for eco-efficient comminution.
Olav’s mineral processing expertise, his innovation strategies and cost reduction improvements ensures value added delivery on all of his projects.
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