Internationally recognised research, consulting and education in pyrometallurgy

The Pyrometallurgy Innovation Centre (PYROSEARCH) provides research services, consulting, testwork and analysis to the worldwide minerals industry in the areas of:

  • non-ferrous and ferrous metal smelting and refining;
  • recycling; and
  • coal utilisation.

Our research programs are primarily funded by industrial companies and government grants, and we have an international reputation for the quality of research outcomes and innovation in research techniques.

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Through the School of Chemical Engineering, the Centre offers undergraduate courses and postgraduate research opportunities at Masters, PhD and postdoctoral levels. We also offer professional education on the principles of thermodynamics, phase equilibria and pyrometallurgy, as well as introductory to advanced courses in FactSage© computer software.

Our partners


Baosteel


Atlantic Copper


Aurubis


Anglo American

Outotec

FactSage

RHI

Umicore


Nyrstar

BHP Billiton

Altonnorte


Glencore

Kazzinc

Location

Room: 246
Banksia Building No. 1016
The University of Queensland
Long Pocket Campus  MAP

Postal Address

Pyrometallurgy Innovation Centre
School of Chemical Engineering
The University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia

Contact us

 Evgueni Jak

Centre Director

Professor Evgueni Jak
p:+ 61 7 3365 3666
e: e.jak@uq.edu.au

 Peter Hayes

Associate Director

Professor Peter Hayes
p: +61 7 3365 3551
e: p.hayes@uq.edu.au 

Meet the team