Current Areas of Emphasis

Mineral Processing
Processing strategies for all types of ores, improving recoveries, fine particle separation.
Mine Ventilation
Ventilation design and arctic issues.
Ground Control
Rock and soil testing underground structure.
Mineral Economics
Reserve estimation, mineral market evaluation.
Computational Tools
Mining data for mine-mill reconciliation, mine optimization.
Ground water modeling and soil remediation.
System Engineering
Production simulation.

MIRL Spotlight

2016 Invent Alaska Award

Congratulations to Dr. Rajive Ganguli and Dr. Tathagata Ghosh on receiving a 2016 Invent Alaska Award for innovation in industrial processes and workforce development.

This award is in recognition of work on the Dynamic Mill Simulator in association with the TAACCCT Grant received in October 2014.

A presentation of awards will occur on Friday, May 6 at 3:30 pm in the UAF Wood Center by the Inventors Wall. 

Dr. Larry Hinzmann, Vice Chancellor for Research, will be presenting.

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