Programme de développement des nouveaux professionnels

La Société de la métallurgie et des matériaux (MetSoc) de l’ICM a créé le Programme de développement des nouveaux professionnels (NP) afin d’améliorer les possibilités qui s’offrent aux nouveaux professionnels qui ont récemment entamé ou repris une carrière dans le secteur de la métallurgie ou des matériaux au Canada.

Le programme vise à inspirer les nouveaux diplômés et ceux qui réintègrent le milieu à se voir comme de futurs leaders dans leur domaine.

 


Emerging Professionals

Nous acceptons les candidatures en décembre 2021

Si vous connaissez une personne de votre entreprise qui devrait faire partie de ce programme, n’hésitez pas à la nommer et à travailler avec elle pour soumettre une candidature.

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Une journée dans la vie d’un NP

Au cours de deux ans, les nouveaux professionnels et les membres du MetSoc suivront un parcours exceptionnel axé sur le partenariat, de réflexion, de coaching et d’inspiration.

  • Trésorier / secrétaire / président de section
  • Présente un article pour COM et d’autres conférences
  • Réviseur d’articles
  • Présente une affiche / aide à l’organisation de sessions d’affiches
  • Aide à l’organisation de cours de courte durée
  • Participe à l’organisation de webinaires
  • Contribue aux entretiens avec des professionnels dans les domaines techniques
  • Participe aux bulletins techniques
  • Aide à la conservation du projet à venir des publications MetSoc

Nouveaux Professionnels

2021-2022

Michael Benoit

The University of British Columbia – Métaux légers
(2021-2022 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Michael Benoit is an assistant professor in the School of Engineering at the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus. Dr. Benoit’s research is mainly concerned with welding & joining and additive manufacturing of Al alloys. He is particularly interested in developing high strength and crack-resistant Al alloys for additive manufacturing. Prior to joining the University of British Columbia, Dr. Benoit received his PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Waterloo for his research on brazing of Al alloys for automotive applications.  He was awarded a Banting postdoctoral research fellowship to study additive manufacturing of Al alloys at the RMIT Centre for Additive Manufacturing in Melbourne, Australia.


Douglas Kao

Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) – Durabilité environnemental
(2021-2022 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Douglas Kao holds a B.A.Sc. in Mining Engineering from the University of British Columbia and possesses over four years of mineral processing experience working in both the private and non-profit sectors.

Since 2019, Douglas has been engaged in the world of artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM). His work primarily involves the technical design and management of responsible gold extraction systems in ASGM communities, which has taken him internationally to project sites in Indonesia, Mongolia, and the Philippines. Before this, Douglas worked for Imperial Metals, Cameco, and in water treatment with a focus on process optimization, debottlenecking, and systems piloting and commissioning projects.

Aside from his professional aspirations, Douglas is an avid equestrian and traveler. He looks forward to participating in MetSoc’s Sustainability section as an Emerging Professional.


Shuhong (Max) Shen

Hatch – Materials
(2021-2022 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Shuhong(Max) is a Process EIT in the Downstream group at Hatch Ltd. Since joining Hatch, Max has worked on projects in several groups with a main focus of steelmaking, including dynamic simulation of steelmaking plant logistics, process modeling of EAF, AOD and hot strip mill, cold rolling mill motor upgrades, downstream steelmaking techno-economic review and risk assessment, as well as development of coating mass control software for galvanizing lines. Max has a strong passion in novel steelmaking and treatment technologies, and applying data-driven digital solutions to improve client operations.

Prior to joining Hatch, Max has obtained M.Eng. and B.Eng. degree in Materials Engineering at McGill University, with a research focus on utilizing machine learning techniques on hot rolling mill process modeling.

 


2020-2021

Alex Cao
Alex Cao

Vale Canada Limited – Hydrométallurgie
(2020 et 2021 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Alex received his Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Central South University in China. His interest in hydrometallurgy led him to obtain a Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering from the University of British Columbia, where his focus was on the electrorefining of high purity manganese. Prior to joining Vale, he spent three years working in metallurgical testing and project-development of spent lithium-ion battery recycling and manganese ores processing. He is currently working as a Senior Metallurgist in the Hydrometallurgy team helping with the process metallurgy challenges in Vale Base Metals operations.


François Cardin
François Cardin

Zinc électrolytique du Canada limitée – Durabilité environnemental
(2020 et 2021 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

François Cardin completed a COOP program in Chemical Engineering at the Université de Sherbrooke in 2019. He did internships in petro-chemistry (Axiall Canada Inc. and Nalco Champion at Suncor), food and cosmetics (L’Oréal Canada and L’Oréal U.S.A.) and metallurgy (CEZinc). He obtained a metallurgist position at CEZinc, a zinc refinery in Quebec, after working with them on a major risk mitigation project. This project led to his first paper, presented at the MetSOC COM2020, with the title: Laboratory and Pilot Scale Study for Mercury (I) Chloride Oxidation to Mercury (II) Chloride Using Sodium Hypochlorite Dissociation in an Acidic Medium.

François’s priority is environment and safety, which is why he was chosen as an Emerging Professional recipient in sustainability.


Peng Chang
Peng Chang

Teck – Durabilité environnemental
(2020 et 2021 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Peng Chang holds a B.A.Sc. in chemical engineering from the University of British Columbia. He is a process engineer working with Teck’s Technical Services division, providing engineering and technical support to various Teck operating sites. Peng has a keen interest in sustainability in the mining and mineral processing industry. His recent projects have focused primarily on research and development of water treatment technologies for mine-impacted water. Peng has experience working in various R&D stages, from concept identification, developing bench test programs, and piloting.


Abdallah Elsayed
Abdallah Elsayed

Assistant Professor, University of Guelph – Métaux légers
(2020 et 2021 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Dr. Abdallah Elsayed completed his undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering at Ryerson University with a research focus on light metal solidification and characterization. After completing his Ph.D., Abdallah was employed at Nemak Canada Corporation located in Windsor, Ontario as a research engineer. Abdallah joined the school of engineering at the University of Guelph in July 2017 with a research focus on advanced manufacturing and characterization of automotive and aerospace materials. Abdallah has more than 30 journal publications with numerous conference proceedings and presentations.

Abdallah is a professional engineer and member of ASM International, TMS and CIM. Abdallah was the 2020 recipient of the ASM International Bradley Stoughton Award for Young Teachers and 2020 TMS Light Metals Division Young Leaders Professional Development Award.


Jessica Hiscocks
Jessica Hiscocks

Kingston Process Metallurgy – Métaux légers
(2020 et 2021 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Jessica Hiscocks is a physical metallurgist who has done metallography and research on materials from Aluminum to Zirconium. Her early work was in solid state forming, including extrusion and friction stir welding, and her recent Post-Doc used computer simulation to optimize aluminum flow during sand casting.

Her current work involves the development of physical metallurgy services, research, and training at Kingston Process Metallurgy. She aims to help create a hub of academic and manufacturers relationships in Kingston, promoting light metals and sustainability.

Other fields of interest include the development and promotion of open-source software for metallographic analysis purposes, and studying Japanese.

Jessica is pleased to join the Light Metals section of MetSoc as an Emerging Professional.


Fangyu Liu
Fangyu Liu

Hatch – Hydrométallurgie
(2020 et 2021 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Fangyu Liu is a graduate process metallurgist at Hatch Ltd. He has gained process experience for the development of process design basis, process design criteria, process flow diagrams, process control diagrams, functional description, equipment sizing, mechanical equipment list, HAZOP study, mass balance, and steady-state process simulation. He has also developed a dynamic thickener model to simulate the tailing treatment process with extended experience on dynamic process simulation.

Dr. Liu completed his Ph.D. in metallurgical and materials engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, USA with a research focus on the electro-reduction of rare earth elements in the molten salt system.

In 2019, Fangyu was selected as a member of the Young Leaders Committee in the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). In 2020, he received the Emerging Professional Award from the Metallurgy and Materials Society (MetSoc) of Canada.


Sable Reid

Rio Tinto – Durabilité environnemental
(2020 et 2021 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Sable Reid has three years of experience as a Process Metallurgist at the Rio Tinto operated Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. located in Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories. Prior to her role at Diavik, Sable completed her Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and her Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering at University of Toronto. Throughout her studies, she completed multiple innovative research projects aimed at process/production improvements, revenue generation, and technology development in collaboration with multiple industry leaders such as Rio Tinto, General Electric Power and Water, and Universal Alloy Corporation. Her interests include sustainable development and extractive metallurgy. She is an enthusiastic and ambitious engineer looking forward to growing her career in the Metallurgy field.


Arthur Stokreef

Glencore – Pyrométallurgie
(2020 et 2021 récipiendaire Nouveaux Professionnels)

 

Arthur attended Queen’s University and studied mining engineering. In his master’s degree, he supported a research contract between Kingston Process Metallurgy and a custom copper smelter. The scope of this work was to study the client’s flash smelting process and complete proof of concept testing of a sensor. The project concluded with a plant trial of the sensor at the client site.

After graduating school, Arthur started work at Glencore Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations as a project metallurgist at their nickel smelter. In this role, he has become very interested in data analytics, which he uses in tandem with his process knowledge to support the operation. He has used this new passion to co-develop a training program to teach other engineers at Glencore how to analyze data with python.

 


Anciens lauréats du Prix:

Brittany MacKinnon
Hatch – Durabilité environnemental
2020-2021

Roberta Neumann
Teck – Durabilité environnemental
2020

Lorena Tere
Hatch – Pyrométallurgie
2017, 2020

Raphael Soldi
Sherrit International – Management
2018-2019

Jasmina Omri
Goldcorp Porcupine Gold mines – Science des Minéraux
2018-2019

Fariba Safizadeh
University Laval – Hydrométallurgie
2018-2019

Yao Yao Ding
Heroux Devtek – Materials
2018-2019

Shannon Hoekstra
SRK Consulting – Hydrométallurgie
2017-2019

François Audet
Foundry Solutions Metallurgical Solutions – Gestion
2016-2017

Alexander Burns
NORAM Engineering & Constructors, Ltd – Hydrométallurgie
2016-2017

Alison Cummings
Glencore-Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations – Pyrométallurgie
2016-2017

Patrick Gagnon
Tema Isenmann Inc – Science des Minéraux
2016-2017

Michael Molinski
Vale – Pyrométallurgie
2016-2017

Nishit Patel
Hatch – Pyrométallurgie
2016-2017

Ge Sa
Hatch – Métaux Léger
2016-2017

Mashael Alomair
Hatch – Matériaux
2017-2018

Ahmet Deniz Bas
University Laval – Hydrométallurgie
2017-2018

Stewart Cook
Fenix Advanced Materials – Gestion
2017-2018

Thomas Feldmann
5N Plus Inc – Hydrométallurgie
2017-2018

Sara Fitzel
Teck – Environnement
2017-2018

David Levasseur
Centre de metallurgies du Québec – Métaux Léger
2017-2018

David Tomlinson
Teck – Gestion
2017-2018

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