Group of Professor Georgios Kolliopoulos

Manager training

  • PhD : University of Toronto
  • Post doctorate : University of Toronto

Laboratory name

SuperMET (Sustainable Process Engineering Research in Metallurgy)

Affiliation Department

Department of Mining, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering

Other affiliations

  • Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)
  • Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChe)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • E4M Center

Granting organization(s)

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada
  • Quebec Research Fund — Nature and technologies
    Canada Innovation Fund

What does the laboratory do

  • Development of eco-processes for the extraction, recovery and recycling of metals without the use of water and acid/base chemicals.
  • Design of green and biocompatible materials and technologies for the recovery of clean water from mining effluents and tailings and the environmental restoration of aqueous waste.


  • Sustainable zero-discharge treatment
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Solvometallurgy
  • Recovery of residues/waste
  • Water-energy nexus

Contact details

Département de génie des mines, métallurgie et matériaux
Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot
1065, avenue de la Médecine
Bureau 1745-A
Université Laval
Québec (Québec)
Canada G1V 0A6

Phone: 418 656-2131 poste 404001