- B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
- M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
- Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah
Extractive/Chemical Metallurgy; Electrochemistry, surface chemistry and reaction kinetics; Energy conversion and storage materials (metal oxides) synthesis and application; Process development and feasibility of new technical processes; Recycling nonferrous metals; Sustainable/Green Engineering
The Smith Research Group (L-R): Ruben Ochoa (Crus Scholar, undergraduate), Raja Marthi (M.S. student), Prof. York Smith, Pamela Bogust (M.S. student), Haruka Pinegar (Ph.D. candidate), Dr. Rashed Khan (post doctoral research scholar).