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This is a multidisciplinary group backed by years of experience in scientific research and consulting to industry, grouped around specific projects.

 

It is important to note the active participation of Master's and Ph.D students of the Mineral Process Engineering program, with theses in areas of interest for the center.

About us

SENIOR RESEARCHERS

MARIO GRÁGEDA ZEGARRA

 

Celimin Head 

 

Principal Researcher 

Lithium Processes

 

METALLURGICAL ENGINEER

PhD in Engineering Sciences major in Materials Science

 

(055) 2 637513

mgrageda@uantof.cl

TEÓFILO GRABER SEGUEL

 

Principal Reasercher 

Crystallization and High Purity Salts 

 

CHEMICAL CIVIL ENGINEER

PhD in Engineering Sciences Major Chemistry

 

(055) 2 637458

tgraber@uantof.cl

PEDRO VARGAS

 

Associate Researcher
Lithium Processes

 

CHEMICAL CIVIL ENGINEER

PhD in chemical engineering

 

055) 2 637048

pvargas@uantof.cl

 

HÉCTOR GALLEGUILLOS CASTRO

 

Principal Researcher 

Thermodynamics of salts

 

CHEMICAL ENGINEER

PhD Chemical Science

 

(055) 2 637344

hgalleguillos@uantof.cl

SVETLANA USHAK

 

Principal Researcher

Thermal Energy Storage 

 

METALLURGICAL ENGINEER

PhD in Chemistry

 

(055) 2 637069

svetlana.ushak@uantof.cl

LUIS CISTERNAS

 

Head Of Group

 

BACHELOR IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

PhD in Chemical Engineering

 

(055) 2 637323

lcisternas@uantof.cl

MARÍA ELISA TABOADA

 

Associate Researcher

Crystallization and High Purity salts 

 

CHEMICAL ENGINEER

PhD in Engineering Sciences Major Chemistry

 

(055) 2 637345

mtaboada@uantof.cl

ASSOCIATED STAFF

RESEARCH TEAM

ANDREA GUTIERREZ

 

Thermal storage

CHEMICAL ENGINEER

PhD in Mineral Processes Engineering

Department of Thermal Process Technology,  German Aerospace Center (DLR)

andreagutti@gmail.com

YANIO MILIAN RODRIGUEZ

 

Thermal Storage

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN RADIOCHEMISTRY

PhD. in Mineral Processes Engineering

yanio.milian@uantof.cl

PAULA MARÍN AGUIRRE

 

Thermal storage

CHEMICAL IN EXTRACTIVE METALLURGY

PhD. in Mineral Processes Engineering

Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies Group, University of Warwick

paula.marin@uantof.cl

YANA GALAZUTDINOVA

Thermal storage

ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMIST

PhD. in Mineral Processes Engineering

ioannaya@gmail.com

ALONSO GONZALEZ

 

Process simulation, electrodialysis and water purification

 

CHEMICAL CIVIL ENGINEER

Master in Mineral Processes Engineering

alonso.gonzalez@celimin.com

 

ALEKSEI LlUSKO

Lithium Batteries, cathodic materials.

CHEMICAL ENGINEER

PhD. in Mineral Processes Engineering

aleskei.llusco@uantof.cl

NICOLE REINAGA CASTELLON

Thermal storage

CHEMICAL ENGINEER

PhD(c) in Mineral Processes EngIneering

reinaga.src@gmail.com

ADRIAN QUISPE HUAYTA

 

Process simulation, electrodialysis

 

CHEMICAL ENGINEER

Master in Mineral Processes EngIneering

adrian.mario.qh@gmail.com

PATRICIO COFRÉ TAPIA

Lithium Batteries, cathodic materials.

ENVIROMENTAL CIVIL ENGINEER

Master in Mineral Processes Engineering

pct.ingamb@gmail.com

CAROLINA CUBILLOS

 

Electrodialysis, membranes

 

BIOTECHNOLOGIST

PhD. in Mineral Processes Engineering

 

ccubillosleon@gmail.com

LINDLEY MAXWELL

Thermal Storage

 

CHEMICAL DEGREE

PhD. in Mineral Processes Engineering

lmaxwell@berkeley.edu

STEPHAN PIERRE-LOUIS

Thermal storage

 

MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Master in Mineral Processes Engineering

pierrelouis710@gmail.com

ISLAMAN VILLALOBOS BANNURA

 

Thermal storage

 

MINERAL PROCESSES ENGINEERING

Master(c) in Mineral Processes Engineering

Islamanandres25@gmail.com

NICOLÁS PALMA OVALLE

Lithium Batteries

 

INGENIERO CIVIL MECÁNICO

Master(c) in Mineral Processes Engineering

nicolas.palma.ovalle@gmail.com