Dr. Mohammad Rezaee

Assistant Professor

LocationState College, PA

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Telephone number8593339892

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Biographical information

Dr. Mohammad Rezaee is Thomas V. and Jean C. Falkie Mining Engineering Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering in the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. Prior to his current position, he served as a postdoctoral research associate at the Virginia Tech Mining and Minerals Engineering Department. Dr. Rezaee holds PhD and MS degrees in mining engineering from the University of Kentucky and BS degree in mining engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran. He also two years of industrial experience as a mining engineer consultant. His research works addresses needs for the development of sustainable mining and processing waste disposal practices from which valuables such as rare earth elements can be recovered for commercial use while the remaining materials are processed to generate environmentally benign material. His research experiences and interests include extraction of critical elements from primary and secondary sources, coal preparation, and mineral processing, environmental management, computational fluid dynamics and numerical modeling. His research results have been published in prestigious journals, books, and conference proceedings. He has received several awards including the Outstanding Young Engineer Award by the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME).