Mineral and Coal Processing Engineering
Dr. Maria Houluszko is working as an Associate Professor, P.Eng Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada. She is having more than 25 years of experience in Mineral and Coal Processing Engineering working with industry, academia, and government. Her first position was at the University of Alberta, followed by the Alberta Research Council. In the 1990s she held a senior Licensed Scientist position at the British Columbia Ministry of Energy in Victoria, B.C. After completing her Ph.D. degree in 2006, she moved to Australia to work at the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre, the center of excellence for mineral processing at the University of Queensland. In 2011, she returned to work for the industry as a Senior Research Engineer at Teck Resources until she joined the UBC Mining Engineering department as Assistant Professor in 2014. In 2015, together with prof. Veiga, we founded a new center dedicated to research in the area of waste re-processing, which has been financially supported by the Dean of Applied Sciences. Canadian representative to the International Coal Preparation Congress. Nominated by the industry as the expert to represent the country at the international forum. Chair of the Minerals Engineering section at Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, (CIM), Metallurgical Society.