Sustainable Materials Processing


Materials Engineers develop sustainable materials and manufacturing processes that reduce environmental footprint.  

Research Topics

  • Processing of wastes into valuable products 
  • Novel technologies with lower environmental footprint 
  • Biomass waste materials for electrochemical energy storage 
  • Lithium-Ion battery recycling 
  • Recycling of strategic materials, including rare-earth elements, PGMs, Lithium, Iron and steel 

Related Faculty

Mansoor Barati

Mansoor Barati 

Sustainable Materials Processing Research Group


Gisele Azimi

Laboratory for Strategic Materials

Keryn 2

Keryn Lian 

Flexible Energy & Electronics (FEE) Laboratory