Conference Presentations
49. Ng., K.L., Malik, M., Azimi, G., “Rechargeable aluminum/natural graphite battery based on deep eutectic solvents,” Presented at the 235th ECS Meeting (Electrochemical Society), Dallas, TX, USA, May 26–31, 2019.
48. Malik, M., Ng., K.L., Azimi, G., “Fundamental investigation of AlCl3-amide electrolyte for application in aluminum ion battery,” Presented at the 235th ECS Meeting (Electrochemical Society), Dallas, TX, USA, May 26–31, 2019.
47. Kim, J., Azimi, G., “Valorization of blast furnace slag to recover rare earth elements utilizing a pyro-hydrometallurgical process,” Presented at the 6th International Slag Valorisation Symposium, Mechelen, Belgium, April 1–5, 2019.
46. Kim, J., Azimi, G., “Valorization of electric arc furnace slag for the recovery of niobium and titanium,” Presented at the 6th International Slag Valorisation Symposium, Mechelen, Belgium, April 1–5, 2019.
45. Kim, J., Anawati, J., Azimi, G., “Characterization of platinum group metals in complex matrices using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy,” Presented at the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE2018), Toronto, ON, Oct. 28–31, 2018.
44. Anawati, J., Azimi, G., “A novel process for the sustainable extraction of strategic materials from a Canadian bauxite residue,” Presented at the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE2018) conference, Toronto, ON, Oct. 28–31, 2018.
43. Zhang, J.,  Anawati, J., Yao, Y., Azimi, G., “Supercritical fluid extraction of rare earth elements from neodymium-iron-boron magnets,” Presented at the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE2018), Toronto, ON, Oct. 28–31, 2018.
42. Yao, Y., Zhang, J., Anawati, J., Azimi, G., “Supercritical fluid extraction of rare earth elements from NiMH battery,” Presented at Extraction 2018, Ottawa, ON, Canada, August 26–29, 2018.
41. Anawati, J., Reid, S., Azimi, G., “Innovative and sustainable valorization process to recover scandium and rare earth elements from Canadian bauxite residues,” Presented at Extraction 2018, Ottawa, ON, Canada, August 26–29, 2018.
40. Kim, J., Anawati, J., Azimi, G., “Effect of matrix complexity on the quantification of platinum group metals using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy,” Presented at Extraction 2018, Ottawa, ON, Canada, August 26–29, 2018.
39. Zhang, J., Zhang, F., Azimi, G., “Efficient recovery of neodymium from neodymium-iron-boron magnet,” Presented at Extraction 2018, Ottawa, ON, Canada, August 26–29, 2018.
38. Judge, W.D., Azimi, G., “Molten electrochemistry for green steelmaking and refining,” Presented a UT^2 workshop at the University of Tokyo, Japan, June 10-15, 2018.
37. Kim, J., Azimi, G., “Matrix complexity effect on platinum group metals analysis using ICP-OES,” Presented at UT^2 workshop at the University of Tokyo, Japan, June 10-15, 2018.
36. Judge, W.D., Azimi, G., “Electrochemical behaviour of iron in molten oxides,” Presented at the 233rd ECS Meeting (Electrochemical Society), Seattle, WA, USA, May 13–17, 2018.
35. Yao, Y., Azimi, G., “Recycling of rare earth elements from nickel metal hydride battery utilizing supercritical fluid extraction,” Presented at the 233rd ECS Meeting (Electrochemical Society), Seattle, WA, USA, May 13–17, 2018.
34. Ng., K.L., Malik, M., Azimi, G., “A new generation of rechargeable aluminum ion battery technology,” Presented at the 233rd ECS Meeting (Electrochemical Society), Seattle, WA, USA, May 13–17, 2018.
33. Anawati, J., Reid, S., Azimi, G., “An innovative and sustainable valorisation process to recover rare earth elements from Canadian bauxite residue – synthetic oxalate precipitation study,” Presented at the 2ndInternational Conference Bauxite Residue Valorisation and Best Practices Conference BR2018, Athens, Greece, May 7–11, 2018.
32. Tam, J.,  Erb, U., Azimi, G., “Non-wetting nickel-cerium oxide composite coatings with remarkable wear stability,” Presented at MRS2017 (Materials Research Society), Boston, MA, USA,  Nov. 26–Dec. 1, 2017.
31. Yao, Y., Reid, S. , Walawalkar, M., Farac, N., Zhang, F.v, Carter, B., and Azimi, G., “Novel technologies for technospheric and urban mining of rare earth elements from phosphogypsum, red mud, hybrid car batteries, and wind turbine magnets,” Invited Keynote, TMS2018, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, March 11-15, 2018.
30. Ang, C.A., Zhang, F., and Azimi, G., “Recovery of hematite from HPAL residue of laterite ore,” Conference of Metallurgists (COM2017), Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 27-30, 2017.
29. Ko, O., Reid, S., and Azimi, G., “Technospheric mining of rare earth elements from landfilled stocks of industrial process residues: phosphogypsum and red mud,” 28th Rare Earth Research Conference, Ames, Iowa, USA, June 18-22, 2017.
28. Reid, S., Walawalkar, M., and Azimi, G., “Valorization of rare earth-containing landfilled stocks of industrial process residues: phosphogypsum and red mud,” 2nd conference on European Rare Earth Resources, Santorini, Greece, May 28-31, 2017.
27. Lambert, A., Tam, J.,Walawalkar M., and Azimi, G., “Microwave treatment for extraction of rare earth elements from phosphogypsum,” TMS 2017 conference, San Diego, California, USA, February 26-March 2, 2017.
26. Walawalkar, M., Nichol, C., and Azimi, G., “Leaching of rare earth elements from phosphogypsum (by-product of phosphate fertilizer production)”, COM 2016 conference, Quebec City, QC, Sep. 11-15, 2016.
25. Reid, Sable, and Azimi, G., “Recovery of rare earth elements from red mud”, In COM2016, Symposium: Rare Earth Elements, Quebec City, QC, Sep. 11 – 15, 2016.
24. Ang, Cheen Aik, and Azimi, G., “Recovery of hematite from high-pressure acid leach residue”, COM2016, Symposium: Iron Control in Hydrometallurgy, Quebec City, QC, Sep. 11 – 15, 2016.
23. Shahini, Shayan, and Azimi, G., “Rare earths containing ceramic membranes for high temperature gas filtration”, COM2016, Symposium: Rare Earth Elements, Quebec City, QC, Sep. 11 – 15, 2016.
22. Walawalkar, M. Nichol, C., and Azimi, G., “Leaching of rare earth elements from phosphogypsum (by-product of phosphate fertilizer production)”, COM2016, Symposium: Rare Earth Elements, Quebec City, QC, Sep. 11 – 15, 2016.
21. Azimi, G., “LABORATORY FOR STRATEGIC MATERIALS: where materials science and process engineering meet,” UT^2 workshop at the University of Tokyo, Japan, June 2016.
20. Walawalkar, M. Nichol, C., and Azimi, G., “Sustainable processing of phosphogypsum waste stream for the recovery of valuable rare earth elements”, TMS2016 conference, Nashville, TN, February 2016.
19. Walawalkar, M. Nichol, C., and Azimi, G., “Recovery of rare earths from phosphoric acid production waste material”, CSChE2015 conference, Calgary, AB, October 2015.
18. Walawalkar, M. and Azimi, G., “Extraction of Rare Earth Materials from Phosphogypsum”, Presented in COM2015 conference, Toronto, ON, August 2015.
17. Azimi G., Varanasi K.K. “Non-wetting rare-earth oxide ceramics with applications to sustained hydrophobicity,” COM 2014, Vancouver, BC, September 2014.
16. Azimi, G., Dhiman, R., Kwon, H.M., Paxson, A.P., and Varanasi, K.K. “Hydrophobicity of rare-earth oxide ceramics with applications to sustained dropwise condensation,” MRS, Boston, MA, December 2013.
15. Azimi G., and Varanasi K.K. “Hydrophobic rare-earth oxide ceramics with applications to sustained dropwise condensation,” ASME Summer Heat Transfer Meeting; Minneapolis, MN, July, 14–19, 2013.
14. Azimi G., and Varanasi K.K. “Development of superhydrophobic nano-structured ceramics for high efficiency power generation,” TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, FL, Mar. 11–15, 2012.
13. Azimi G., Cui Y., Smith D.J., and Varanasi K.K. “Nano-engineered surfaces and coating technologies for scale remediation,” MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, Nov. 28–Dec. 2, 2011.
12. Azimi G., Cui Y., Smith D.J., and Varanasi K.K. “Development of scale-phobic surfaces by investigating scale nucleation and adhesion properties of nano-engineered surfaces and coatings,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Energy and water scarcity, Denver, CO, Nov. 11–17, 2011.
11. Azimi G., Allanore A., and Sadoway R.D. “Molten oxide electrolysis application to steelmaking: a new approach of slag science?” TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Diego, CA, Feb. 27–Mar. 3, 2011.
10. Paramore D.J., Kim H., Allanore A., Azimi G., and Sadoway D.R. “Inert anode development for molten oxide electrolysis,” 218th ECS Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, October 10–15, 2010.
9. Azimi G., and Papangelakis V.G. “Calcium sulphate scaling in hydromet systems,” 25th OLI Simulation Conference, Morris Plains, NJ, Nov. 16–17, 2010.
8. Azimi G., and Papangelakis V.G. “Solubility measurements and thermodynamic modeling of CaSO4 in hydrometallurgical solutions,” 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, QC, Aug. 23–27, 2009.
7. Azimi G., and Papangelakis V.G. “Thermodynamic modeling and experimental measurement of calcium sulphate solubility in complex aqueous solutions,” 17thSymposium on Thermo-physical Properties, Boulder, CO, June 24–27, 2009.
6. Azimi G., and Papangelakis V.G. “Thermodynamics of calcium sulphate in hydrometallurgical solutions,” 92nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, CSC2009, Hamilton, ON, June 1-3, 2009.
5. Azimi G., and Papangelakis V.G. “Development of a database for a speciation-based chemical model for aqueous phase equilibria,” 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Ottawa, ON, Oct. 19-22, 2008.
4. Azimi G., Papangelakis V.G., and Dutrizac J.E. “Development of a chemical model for the solubility of calcium sulphate in zinc processing solutions,” COM2008: CIM, Winnipeg, MB, August 24-17, 2008.
3. Azimi G., Roshdi S., Jones M., and Papangelakis V.G. “Chemical modeling of phase equilibria and speciation in hydrometallurgical processes,” COM2007: Cu2007, CIM, Toronto, ON, Canada. (Poster)
2. Azimi G., Liu H., and Papangelakis V.G. “Chemical modeling of calcium sulphate solubility in sulphate media,” COM 2006: Global Partnerships & Technical Innovation, CIM, Montreal, QC, Canada. (Poster)
1. Ghotbi C., Azimi G., and Taghikhani V. “Application of non-primitive-MSA-based models in predicting the activity and osmotic coefficients of aqueous electrolyte solutions,” 53rd CSChE, Hamilton, ON, Oct. 26-29, 2003.
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