Dr. Florian Kongoli, [BSc (Honors), MScA (Canada), PhD (Japan)/ MTMS, MCIM, MSME, MAIST, MSigmaXi, MIFAC, MACS] is CEO of FLOGEN Technologies Inc.,(www.flogen.com) incorporated in Canada and USA. He has about 18 years of experience spread literally in al continents. He has a rich research background in both pure and industry sponsored research dealing with the control, optimization and automation of furnaces, processes and flowsheets; physical and thermochemical modeling; physicochemical properties mattes, slags, metals, gases, oxysulfides etc. He has carried out successfully industrial projects for more than 47 well-known metallurgical/chemical companies such as Mitsubishi Materials Corporation and Sumitomo Metal Mining, Western Mining Corporation, to mention just a few. Dr. Kongoli has published 13 books and about 70 scientific articles in the last 5 years. He has delivered in 19 countries about 130 plenary, keynote and invited presentations, articles, technical reports, research presentations, etc. He has taught several education courses including “Sulfide Smelting: Principles, Technologies and Environmental Considerations” held in San Diego, CA, 2003. He has served in many leadership positions in many international organizations such as Chair/Vice-Chair/member of about 20 professional society committees and chair of about 15 technical sessions. He is Editorial Board member of “European Journal of Mineral Processing and Environmental Protection”, “The Minerals and Metallurgical Processing Journal” and of “Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy” (UK/Australia). He is also a peer reviewer of articles in various professional journals. He has organized several major successful International Symposiums such as Sohn International Symposium, Yazawa International Symposium, “Process Control and Optimization” and has been member of Organizing Committees or Scientific Committees of about 20 of Professional International conferences in all continents.
Biography Updated on 9 April 2009