Dr. Richard Diaz Alorro visited USTP CDO on January 28, 2019 to give a special lecture on Resource Extraction from Technospheric Stocks and Anthropogenic Ores.
His visit was part of the Department of Science and Technology’s Balik Scientist program, which encourages overseas Filipino scientists and experts to return to the Philippines to share their knowledge for the promotion of scientific, agro-industrial and economic development.
Dr. Alorro is a professor at Curtin University, Australia’s WA School of Mines: Minerals, Energy, and Chemical Engineering. His lecture was attended by USTP CDO College of Science and Mathematics students and faculty, as well as University officials.
The special lecture introduced new concepts and applications of extractive metallurgy in mining as well as resource extraction of technospheric rocks and anthropogenic ores. Major challenges and initiatives relating to resource extraction were also discussed.