Geopolymer and Mineral Processing Group

About the Group

The group is an internationally acknowledged leader in the study of the formation, molecular structure, and performance properties of novel advanced geopolymeric materials, and in the development of non-cyanide extractants for gold.

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Our fundamental research interests include inorganic polymers (i.e. geopolymers) for both cement-type and ceramic-type applications, hydrometallurgy and ion exchange.

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Details of our staff and research higher degree students.

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Research Opportunities

Information for prospective students, PhD students and post-doctoral fellows.

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A list of our facilities.

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Contact Us

Dr Rackel San Nicolas

T: +61 3 8344 9572
F: +61 3 8344 4153

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Building 2
The University of Melbourne VIC 3010

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