Invited Talks
19. Azimi, G., “Extraction of rare earth elements from a Chilean ionic clay,” Invited, University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile, November 15, 2019.
18. Azimi, G., “Urban mining of strategic materials utilizing supercritical fluid technology,” Invited Keynote, 69th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Halifax, NS, October 22, 2019.
17. Azimi, G., “Hydrophobic rare-earth oxide ceramics with applications to sustained hydrophobicity,” Invited, 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Montreal, QC, June 6, 2019.
16. Azimi, G., “Novel electrochemical processes for metal recovery and refining,” Invited, Metal and Minerals Electrochemistry symposium, 70th ISE (International Society of Electrochemistry” Annual Meeting, Durban, South Africa, August 4-9, 2019.
15. Azimi, G., “Supercritical fluid extraction for urban mining of rare earth elements,” Invited Keynote, TMS2019 (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), San Antonio, Texas, USA, March 10-14, 2019.
14. Azimi, G., “Technospheric mining of rare earth elements and refractory metals from bauxite residue,” Invited, TMS2019 (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), San Antonio, Texas, USA, March 10-14, 2019.
13. Azimi, G., “Critical elements and strategic materials,” Invited, Workshop on Sustainable Electronics: Materials, Processes and Devices, Polytechnique Montréal, Montreal, Canada, December 3-4, 2018.
12. Azimi, G.,Anawati, J., “Recovery of rare earth elements and refractory metals from bauxite residue,” Invited Keynote, 36th Conference and Exhibition ICSOBA 2018, Bauxite, Alumina & Aluminium Industry in Brazil and New Global Developments, Belem, Brazil, October 29-November 1, 2018.
11. Azimi, G.,“Addressing sustainability challenges in terms of energy and environment through urban mining, advanced materials design, and novel battery technologies,” Invited, University of Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada, September 17, 2018.
10. Azimi, G.,Zhang, J., Anawati, J., Yao, Y.,  “Urban mining of rare earth elements using supercritical fluid extraction,” Invited Keynote,10th International Conference on f-Elements (ICFE-10), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, September 3-6, 2018.
9. Azimi, G., “Enabling the circular economy through extraction, utilization, and recycling of strategic materials,”Invited,Presented at UT^2 workshop at the University of Tokyo, Japan, June 10-15, 2018.
8. Azimi, G.,“Design of sustainable advanced materials,” Invited,UofT-Huawei “Materials for Consumer Devices Workshop”, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, March 29, 2018.
7. Azimi, G.,“Technospheric and urban mining of rare earth elements from secondary sources,” Invited,RMW13 (The 13th Workshop on Reactive Metal Processing), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, USA, March 16, 2018.
6. Yao, Y., Reid, S., Walawalkar, M., Farac, N.F., Zhang, F., Carter, B. , 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 (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, March 11-15, 2018.
5. Azimi, G., “Innovative extraction, recycling, and utilization of rare earth elements,” 17th Brazilian Mining Congress & EXPOSIBRAM 2017, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, September 20, 2017.
4. Azimi, G., “Laboratory For Strategic Materials: where materials science and process engineering meet,” University of Guelph, July 13, 2017.
3. Azimi, G., “Metals of Future: extraction and recycling of strategic rare earth metals,” UTEC: University of Engineering and Technology, Lima, Peru, June 26, 2017.
2. Azimi, G., “Laboratory For Strategic Materials: where materials science and process engineering meet”, Brazil-Canada Seminar/Roundtable on Rare Earth Elements (REE) – Prospects for Cooperation in Research, Development and Innovation, March 7, 2017.
1. Azimi, G., “Laboratory for Strategic Materials: where materials science and process engineering meet,” Presented in UT^2 workshop at the University of Tokyo, Japan, June 2016.
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