Associate Professor
Sara Couperthwaite

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Mech., Medical & Process Engineering

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Mech., Medical & Process Engineering


Chemical Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Science and Management

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM)


Lecturer and Unit Coordinate:

  • Minerals and Mineral Processing (Chemical Process Engineering): The unit provides an understanding of the principles of physical and chemical mineral processing operations. An emphasis is placed on: 1) characterisation of ores, 2) ore preparation, 3) physical separations and 4) chemical separations. MineSim forms a large component of the unit, which provides students with opportunities to walk around and operate a mineral processing plant.


Selected publications

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