John S. Carpenter is the technical staff member in the Materials Science and Technology Division at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Carpenter received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2010 after performing his undergraduate studies at Virginia Tech.
Chenguang Bai is a Professor in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Schools of Materials Science and Engineering at Chongqing University, China. He is also the Vice Chairman of University Council, Vice Chairman of Chongqing Society for Metals, and Member of the Advisory Committee of Experts in the Department of Engineering and Materials Science, NSFC. Jiann-Yang (Jim) Hwang is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Michigan Technological University. He is also the Chief Energy and Environment Advisor of the Wuang Iron and Steel Group Company.
Shadia Ikhmayies received a B.Sc. from the physics department in the University of Jordan in 1983, a M.Sc. in molecular physics from the same university in 1987, and a Ph.D. in producing CdS/CdTe thin film solar cells from the same university in 2002. She worked in the Applied Science University in Jordan as an assistant professor and now works at Al Isra University in Jordan.
Bowen Li is a research associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Institute of Materials Processing at Michigan Technological University. His research interests include materials characterization, metals extraction, ceramic processing, antimicrobial additives, and applied mineralogy.
Sergio Neves Monteiro graduated as metallurgical engineer at the Federal University of Ria de Janeiro (UFRJ) in 1966. He received his M.Sc. (1967) and Ph.D. (1972) from the University of Florida, followed by a course in Energy at the Brazilian War College in 1975 and post-doctorate at the University of Stuttgart in 1976.
Zhiwei Peng is a research assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Michigan Technological University. He received the B.E. degree in Mineral Processing Engineering and the M.S. degree in Ferrous Metallurgy from Central South University in 2005 and 2008, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2012.
Mingming Zhang is currently working at Arcelor-Mittal Global R&D at East Chicago, Indiana. Dr. Zhang has over 10 years of research experience in the field of mineral processing, metallurgical and materials engineering.