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Doug Schriner

  • Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401


  • M.S. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, May 2016
  • B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, May 2013


  • --Molten Slag Characterization--
  • Molten Viscosity and Density Measurements,
  • Solidification as a function of cooling rate,
  • Phase Characterization, TCLP Behavior,
  • X-Ray Fluorescence, X-Ray Diffraction, ICP-MS
  • --Mineral Processing--
  • Gravity Separation (Heavy Media Separation, Wilfley Shaking Table, Falcon Concentrator), Flotation (Hallimond Tube, Denver Cell), Zeta Potential, Surface Area (BET),
  • --Classwork--
  • Pyrometallurgy, Hydrometallurgy,
  • Comminution, Separations, Recycling & Waste Minimization,


  • Ultimate (Frisbee)
  • Hiking and Backpacking
  • Cooking


  • Papers:
  • D Schriner, P. Taylor, J. Grogan, "A Review of Slag Chemistry in Lead Recycling," Advances in Molten Slags, Fluxes, and Salts: Proceedings of The 10th International Conference on Molten Slags, Fluxes and Salts (MOLTEN16), 2016
  • D. Schriner and C. Anderson, Centrifugal Concentration of Rare Earth Minerals from Calcitic Gangue, Journal of Metallurgical Engineering, 2015
  • SME Annual Meeting Posters:
  • 2016: Centrifugal Concentration of Rare Earth Minerals and Benefits to Downstream Processing
  • 2015: Optimizing Slag Systems for Use in Recovery of Copper from Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • 2014: Rare Earth Mineral Flotation