Maria Sinche Gonzalez

Docent, PhD
Senior University Lecturer in Mineral Processing, EMJM-Promise Coordinator’
Mineral Processing

Oulu Mining School
Faculty of Technology

Maria Sinche Gonzalez

Maria has experience in the field of Mineral Processing Engineering. She possesses an in-depth knowledge of design and optimization of flotation circuits as well as geometallurgy and experience with modeling and simulation software for Mineral Processing and Flow Sheet Development. Maria has completed her PhD in Flotation and Surface Chemistry. She has carried out extensive flotation and comminution circuit surveys working in operation as well as pilot plant campaigns and metallurgical laboratories in Peru, Australia and internationally. She has been involved in projects and technical studies related to most key Mining Commodities - copper, lead, zinc, iron ore, gold.

Research interests

  • Modelling and simulation
  • Design testing for separation processes
  • Geometallurgy
  • Flotation of sulphides and oxides
  • Make-up water in mineral processing
  • Recovery of fines and coarse particles

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