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


Kinnor Chattopadhyay

Process Metallurgy Research Labs

Keryn 2

Keryn Lian 

Flexible Energy & Electronics (FEE) Laboratory

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