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Norman Rodrigo Toro Villarroel

Director de Investigación e Innovación FIA

Universidad Arturo Prat

Iquique, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Leaching, simulation, flotation, rheological studies, statistics and submarine mining, copper, lihitum, manganese, magnesium, sustainability

Educación

  •  Extractive Metallurgy, UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE CARTAGENA. Chile, 2020
  •  Extractive Metallurgy, UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL NORTE. Chile, 2014
  •  Industrial engineering, UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL NORTE. Chile, 2019

Experiencia Académica

  •   Académico Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL NORTE

    Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Geológicas

    Antofagasta, Chile

    2016 - 2021

  •   Director de Investigación e Innovación FIA Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD ARTURO PRAT

    Facultad de Ingeniería y Arquitectura

    Iquique, Chile

    2021 - 2024

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Académico Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

    Antofagasta, Chile

    2016 - 2021

  •   Académico Investigador Full Time

    Universidad Arturo Prat

    Iquique, Chile

    2021 - At present

Formación de Capital Humano


Director of 22 undergraduate and 3 postgraduate theses completed



 

Article (97)

An In Situ Evaluation of Different CAM Plants as Plant Microbial Fuel Cells for Energy Recovery in the Atacama Desert
Characterization of firebricks used in copper smelting furnaces of the 19th century, Atacama, Chile
Cobalt and Manganese Extraction from Ocean Nodules by Co-Processing with Steel Metallurgical Slag
Dynamic of Mining Systems: Impact of Cl<SUP>-</SUP> Ion Concentration on Heap Copper Leaching Process at Industrial Scale
Experimental and Simulation Studies on Hematite Interaction with Na-Metasilicate Pentahydrate
Optimization of the SAG Grinding Process Using Statistical Analysis and Machine Learning: A Case Study of the Chilean Copper Mining Industry
Use of a mixture of coal and oil as an additive for selective reduction of lateritic ore by the Caron process
A Novel Recycling Route for Spent Li-Ion Batteries
Chile and its Potential Role Among the Most Affordable Green Hydrogen Producers in the World
Comparative Study of the Dissolution of LCO in HCl Medium with and without H2O2
Copper Mineral Leaching Mathematical Models-A Review
Data-Driven Dynamic Simulations of Gold Extraction Which Incorporate Head Grade Distribution Statistics
Dissolution of Chalcopyrite in Presence of Chelating Agent and Hydrogen Peroxide
Estimating the Shear Resistance of Flocculated Kaolin Aggregates: Effect of Flocculation Time, Flocculant Dose, and Water Quality
Flocculation of Clay-Based Tailings: Differences of Kaolin and Sodium Montmorillonite in Salt Medium
Flow-Type Landslides Analysis in Arid Zones: Application in La Chimba Basin in Antofagasta, Atacama Desert (Chile)
Froth Flotation of Chalcopyrite/Pyrite Ore: A Critical Review
Leaching of Copper Contained in Waste Printed Circuit Boards, Using the Thiosulfate-Oxygen System: A Kinetic Approach
Mine-to-smelter integration framework for regional development of porphyry copper deposits within the Chilean context
Mineral Leaching Modeling Through Machine Learning Algorithms - A Review
Obtaining the flame temperature from spectral emission of the combustion of copper concentrates
Reducing Magnesium within Seawater Used in Mineral Processing to Improve Water Recovery and Rheological Properties When Dewatering Clay-Based Tailings
Selective Hydrochloric Acid Leaching of Zinc, Lead and Silver from Mechanically Activated Zinc Plant Residue
Solvent Extraction of Metal Ions from Synthetic Copper Leaching Solution Using R4NCy
Study of Molybdenite Floatability: Effect of Clays and Seawater
Submarine mineral resources: A potential solution to political conflicts and global warming
Temporal Variography for the Evaluation of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Monitoring
Use of Alternative Water Resources in Copper Leaching Processes in Chilean Mining Industry-A Review
Comparative Study of MnO2 Dissolution from Black Copper Minerals and Manganese Nodules in an Acid Medium
Environmental, economic and technological factors affecting Chilean copper smelters-A critical review
Extraction of Cu(II), Fe(III), Zn(II), and Mn(II) from Aqueous Solutions with Ionic Liquid R4NCy
Gangues and Clays Minerals as Rate-Limiting Factors in Copper Heap Leaching: A Review
Hydrometallurgical processing of magnesium minerals - A review
Integration of geostatistical modeling into discrete event simulation for development of tailings dam retreatment applications
Leaching Chalcocite in Chloride Media-A Review
Leaching Chalcopyrite with High MnO2 and Chloride Concentrations (vol 10, 107, 2020)
Leaching manganese nodules with iron-reducing agents - A critical review
Molecular Dynamics Study of the Conformation, Ion Adsorption, Diffusion, and Water Structure of Soluble Polymers in Saline Solutions
Removal of Pb(II) from aqueous solutions by using steelmaking industry wastes: Effect of blast furnace dust's chemical composition
Scale Effect and Correlation between Uniaxial Compressive Strength and Point Load Index for Limestone and Travertine
Submarine Tailings in Chile-A Review
Synthesis of Hydronium-Potassium Jarosites: The Effect of pH and Aging Time on Their Structural, Morphological, and Electrical Properties
Temporal evolution of the structure of tailings aggregates flocculated in seawater
Understanding the flocculation mechanism of quartz and kaolinite with polyacrylamide in seawater: A molecular dynamics approach
Use of Multi-Anionic Sodium Tripolyphosphate to Enhance Dispersion of Concentrated Kaolin Slurries in Seawater
Use of the O-2-Thiosemicarbazide System, for the Leaching of: Gold and Copper from WEEE Silver Contained in Mining Wastes
Analysis of Kaolin Flocculation in Seawater by Optical Backscattering Measurements: Effect of Flocculant Management and Liquor Conditions
Applying Statistical Analysis and Machine Learning for Modeling the UCS from P-Wave Velocity, Density and Porosity on Dry Travertine
Assessment of Silica Recovery from Metallurgical Mining Waste, by Means of Column Flotation
Caliche and Seawater, Sources of Nitrate and Chloride Ions to Chalcopyrite Leaching in Acid Media
Depression of Pyrite in Seawater Flotation by Guar Gum
Describing Mining Tailing Flocculation in Seawater by Population Balance Models: Effect of Mixing Intensity
Dissolution of pure chalcopyrite with manganese nodules and waste water
Enhancing the sedimentation of clay-based tailings in seawater by magnesium removal treatment
Extraction of Titanium from Low-Grade Ore with Different Leaching Agents in Autoclave
Global sensitivity analyses of a neural networks model for a flotation circuit
Improving the Flocculation Performance of Clay-Based Tailings in Seawater: A Population Balance Modelling Approach
Initial investigation into the leaching of manganese from nodules at room temperature with the use of sulfuric acid and the addition of foundry slag-Part II
Kinetic modeling of the leaching of LiCoO2 with phosphoric acid
Leaching Chalcopyrite with an Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquid and Bromide
Leaching Chalcopyrite with High MnO2 and Chloride Concentrations
Leaching Manganese Nodules in an Acid Medium and Room Temperature Comparing the Use of Different Fe Reducing Agents (vol 9, 1316, 2019)
Leaching of Oxide Copper Ores by Addition of Weak Acid from Copper Smelters
Leaching of Pure Chalcocite in a Chloride Media Using Waste Water at High Temperature
Leaching of Pure Chalcocite with Reject Brine and MnO2 from Manganese Nodules
Leaching of Silver and Gold Contained in a Sedimentary Ore, Using Sodium Thiosulfate; A Preliminary Kinetic Study
Manganese Nodules in Chile, an Alternative for the Production of Co and Mn in the Future-A Review
Novel treatment for mixed copper ores: Leaching ammonia -Precipitation - Flotation (L.A.P.F.)
Novel treatment for mixed copper ores: Leaching ammonia – Precipitation – Flotation (L.A.P.F.)
Optimization of Cu and Mn Dissolution from Black Coppers by Means of an Agglomerate and Curing Pretreatment
Quantitative Methods to Support Data Acquisition Modernization within Copper Smelters
Reducing the Magnesium Content from Seawater to Improve Tailing Flocculation: Description by Population Balance Models
Reducing-Effect of Chloride for the Dissolution of Black Copper
Seabed mineral resources, an alternative for the future of renewable energy: A critical review
Statistical Study for Leaching of Covellite in a Chloride Media
Treatment of black copper with the use of iron scrap - Part I
Use of Seawater/Brine and Caliche's Salts as Clean and Environmentally Friendly Sources of Chloride and Nitrate Ions for Chalcopyrite Concentrate Leaching
Use of Seawater/Brine and Caliche’s Salts as Clean and Environmentally Friendly Sources of Chloride and Nitrate Ions for Chalcopyrite Concentrate Leaching
A Stochastic Model Approach for Copper Heap Leaching through Bayesian Networks
Analysis of sodium polyacrylate as a rheological modifier for kaolin suspensions in seawater
Copper Tailing Flocculation in Seawater: Relating the Yield Stress with Fractal Aggregates at Varied Mixing Conditions
Cupric and Chloride Ions: Leaching of Chalcopyrite Concentrate with Low Chloride Concentration Media
Development of an Analytical Model for the Extraction of Manganese from Marine Nodules
Extraction of Mn from Black Copper Using Iron Oxides from Tailings and Fe2+ as Reducing Agents in Acid Medium
Leaching Manganese Nodules in an Acid Medium and Room Temperature Comparing the Use of Different Fe Reducing Agents
Leaching of Manganese from Marine Nodules at Room Temperature with the Use of Sulfuric Acid and the Addition of Tailings
Leaching of Pure Chalcocite in a Chloride Media Using Sea Water and Waste Water
Leaching of White Metal in a NaCl-H2SO4 System under Environmental Conditions
Optimization of Parameters for the Dissolution of Mn from Manganese Nodules with the Use of Tailings in An Acid Medium
Optimization of the Heap Leaching Process through Changes in Modes of Operation and Discrete Event Simulation
Viscoelasticity of Quartz and Kaolin Slurries in Seawater: Importance of Magnesium Precipitates
Design and Evaluation of an Expert System in a Crushing Plant
Effect of Pretreatment on Leaching Primary Copper Sulfide in Acid-Chloride Media
Initial Investigation into the Leaching of Manganese from Nodules at Room Temperature with the Use of Sulfuric Acid and the Addition of Foundry Slag-Part I
Leaching of Chalcopyrite in Acidified Nitrate Using Seawater-Based Media
Leaching of chalcopyrite ore agglomerated with high chloride concentration and high curing periods
Leaching of chalcopyrite (CuFeS2) with an imidazolium-based ionic liquid in the presence of chloride

BookSection (1)

MnO2 Dissolution from Marine Nodules with Tailings

ConferencePaper (1)

Representation for a prototype of recommendation system of operation mode in copper mining [Representación para un prototipo de sistema de recomendación de modo de operación en minería de cobre]

ConferencePoster (1)

Comparative study with different Fe reducing agents in the leaching of MnO2

Proyecto (2)

Recursos Hídricos y Energéticos Renovables en Asentamiento Chango
Generación de un prototipo de sistema de alerta temprana ante amenaza aluvional en quebradas para la ciudad de Antofagasta ante aumento de precipitaciones debido al cambio climático

Review (2)

Bioleaching Modeling-A Review
Cellular Automata Modeling as a Tool in Corrosion Management
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Norman Toro

Director de Investigación e Innovación FIA

Facultad de Ingeniería y Arquitectura

Universidad Arturo Prat

Iquique, Chile

36
PEDRO ROBLES

Academico

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

24
Ricardo Jeldres

Profesor Asistente

UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTOFAGASTA

Concepción, Chile

21
Edelmira Gálvez

Academico

Departamento de Ingeniería metalurgica y de minas

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Antofagasta, Chile

20
Manuel Saldaña

Académico

Facultad de Ingeniería y Arquitectura

Universidad Arturo Prat

Iquique, Chile

18
Jonathan Castillo

docente

Ingeniería en metalurgia

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapó, Chile

15
Pía Hernández

Académico

Ingeniería Química y Procesos de Minerales

UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTOFAGASTA

Antofagasta, Chile

14
DAVID TORRES

Superintendente de Producción en SQM

SQM

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

12
Kevin Pérez

Ingeniero de Procesos

SQM

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

7
Williams Leiva

Académico Docente-Investigador

Universidad San Sebastián

Concepción, Chile

5
Gonzalo Quezada

Academico

Departamento de ingeniería en maderas

Universidad del Bío-Bío

concepcion, Chile

5
Eder Piceros

Académico

Facultad de Ingeniería y Arquitectura

Universidad Arturo Prat

Iquique, Chile

4
MANUEL CANOVAS

PROFESOR ASOCIADO

INGENIERÍA METALÚRGICA Y MINAS

UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DEL NORTE

ANTOFAGASTA, Chile

3
Pedro Toledo

Profesor Titular

Departamento Ingeniería Química

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN - DEPARTAMENTO DE INGENIERÍA QUÍMICA

Concepción, Chile

2
César Castellón

Ph.D.

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile

2
Claudio Leiva

Académico

Ingeniería Química

Universidad Católica del Norte

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Nathalie Jamett

Investigadora Postdoctoral

Centro Lithium I+D+i

Universidad Católica del Norte

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Xavier Emery

Full professor

Mining Engineering

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristian Vargas

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Roberto Parra

Full Professor

Metallurgical Engr.

University of Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Luis Ayala

Director de carrera

Ingeniería Industrial

Universidad Arturo Prat

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Gabriel Gonzalez

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Ciencias Geológicas

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Amin Nazer

Director Departamento de Construcción

Construcción

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapó, Chile

1
Alexis Guzmán

Profesor Jornada Completa

Departamento de Ingeniería

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapó, Chile

1
Danny Guzmán

Profesor Titular

Ingeniería en Metalurgia

UNIVERSIDAD DE ATACAMA

Copiapó, Chile

1
Edward Fuentealba

Executive Director

Electrical Engineering

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Víctor Quezada

Académico

De Ingeniería Metalúrgica y Minas

Universidad Católica del Norte

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Maria Taboada

Profesor Titular

Facultad de Ingeniería

UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTOFAGASTA

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Roxana Acosta

Académica

Educación

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile

1
eduardo campos

Profesor Asociado

Ciencias Geológicas

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Gilda Carrasco

PROFESOR TITULAR

HORTICULTURA

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Francisca Justel

Investigador Postdoctoral Proyecto CORFO Ingeniería 2030

Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Procesos de Minerales

Universidad de Antofagasta

Chile, Chile

1
Lilian Velásquez

Académico

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Luis Caceres

Academico Jornada Completa

Ingeniería Quimica y Procesos de Minerales

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Mauricio Trigo

Investigador / Ing. Electronico

Departamento de Ingeneria Electrica

Universidad de Antofagasta

antofagasta, Chile

1
Teófilo Graber

Académico. Profesor Titular

Ingeniería Química

UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTOFAGASTA

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Diego Poblete

Docente Hora

Departamento de Ingeniería Química

Universidad Católica del Norte

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Alvaro Soliz

Profesor Asistente-Nivel B6

Departamento de Ingeniería en Metalurgia

UNIVERSIDAD DE ATACAMA

Copiapó, Chile

1
Juan Reinoso

Egresado doctorado energia solar

Ingenieria electrica

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile