MICHAEL L FREE portrait
  • Professor, Metallurgical Engineering
  • Adjunct Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
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Education

  • Bachelor of Science, BSMTE, University Of Utah
  • Master of Science, MCHEN, University Of Utah
  • Doctor of Philosophy, DMETE, University Of Utah

Research Summary

My primary research areas include hydrometallurgy, corrosion, and electrometallurgy that are applied in a variety of areas that include rare earthe element and critical materials extraction, electrorefining and electrowinning of metals, electrodeposition of materials, electrochemical process modeling, copper extraction and related modeling, corrosion mitigation and modeling, particle processing, interfacial phenomena, and biooxidation.