Project Leadership

Christopher Bellona

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

cbellona@mines.edu

Project #1: Prototype to neutralize cyanide ions in effluent from gold mining

Richard Krahenbuhl

Research Assistant Professor, Geophysics

rkrahenb@mines.edu

 Project #2: Impact program: Majes and San Camilo, Peru Arequipa region

Ahmadreza Hedayat

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

hedayat@mines.edu

Project #3: Sustainable mining through transformation of mining liabilities into benefits in Arequipa Region, Peru

HENRY GUSTAVO POLANCO CORNEJO

DEAN, SCHOOL OF PROCESS ENGINEERING, UNSA
CO-DIRECTOR – CENTER FOR MINING SUSTAINABILITY

hpolancoc@unsa.edu.pe

Project #1: Prototype to neutralize cyanide ions in effluent from gold mining

Project #5: Expert advice and consulting on the design of UNSA’s proposed new Research Center for Sustainable Mining

HERMOGENES EDGARD GONZALES ZENTENO

Dean, School of Geology, Geophysics and Mines

hgonzalesz@unsa.edu.pe

 Project #2: Impact program: Majes and San Camilo, Peru Arequipa region

Project #5: Expert advice and consulting on the design of UNSA’s proposed new Research Center for Sustainable Mining

Hector Gelber Bolaños Sosa 

Professor, Metallurgyst Engineering; Manager at the Rio Seco Plant of UNSA

hbolanos@unsa.edu.pe

Project #3: Sustainable mining through transformation of mining liabilities into benefits in Arequipa Region, Peru

Jonathan Sharp

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

jsharp@mines.edu

Project #4: Sustainable treatment technologies for the removal of metal(loid)s from impaired waters in the Arequipa region of Peru.

Priscilla Nelson

Professor and Department Head, Mining Engineering

pnelson@mines.edu

Project #5: Expert advice and consulting on the design of UNSA’s proposed new Research Center for Sustainable Mining

Paul Santi

Professor, Geology and Geological Engineering, Co-Director – Center for Mining Sustainability

psanti@mines.edu

Project #6: Risk Assessment and Management for Geohazards near Formal and Informal Mining Operations in the Arequipa Region, Peru

Vilma Garcia Flores de Nieto

Professor, School of Geology and Geophysics

dgarciaf@unsa.edu.pe

Project #4: Sustainable treatment technologies for the removal of metal(loid)s from impaired waters in the Arequipa region of Peru

Pablo Meza Arestegui

Professor, School of Geology and Geophysics

pmezaa@unsa.edu.pe

Project #6: Risk Assessment and Management for Geohazards near Formal and Informal Mining Operations in the Arequipa Region, Peru

Elizabeth Holley

Assistant Professor, Mining Engineering

eholley@mines.edu

Project #7: Predictive Geology and Geometallurgy at Small-Scale Mine Sites in the Department of Arequipa, Peru

Gabriel Walton

Assistant Professor, Geology and Geological Engineering

gwalton@mines.edu

Project #8: Geomechanical evaluation of groundfall hazards for small-scale underground mines in the Arequipa region of Peru

Jürgen Brune

Professor of Practice and Associate Department Head, Mining Engineering

jbrune@mines.edu

Project #9: Mine ventilation – Studies and Environmental Interventions for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in the Arequipa, Peru Region

Roberto Huamani Bernal

Professor, SCHOOL OF PROCESS ENGINEERING

rhuamanibe@unsa.edu.pe

Project #7: Predictive Geology and Geometallurgy at Small-Scale Mine Sites in the Department of Arequipa, Peru

Rolando Quispe Aquino

Professor, School of Mining Engineering

rquispeaqu@unsa.edu.pe

Project #8: Geomechanical evaluation of groundfall hazards for small-scale underground mines in the Arequipa region of Peru

Manuel Figueroa Galiano

Professor, School of Mining Engineering

mfigueroag@unsa.edu.pe

Project #9: Mine ventilation – Studies and Environmental Interventions for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in the Arequipa, Peru Region

CONTACT

Paul Santi

Professor, Colorado School of Mines
Co-Director – Center for Mining Sustainability

psanti@mines.edu

Henry Gustavo Polanco Cornejo

Dean, School of Process Engineering, UNSA
Co-Director – Center for Mining Sustainability

hpolancoc@unsa.edu.pe