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Huang, Qingqing



B.S. in Mineral Processing Engineering, Central South University, China
Ph.D. in Mining Engineering, University of Kentucky 
P.E., Kentucky Registration

Dr. Qingqing Huang received her bachelor degree in Mineral Processing Engineering from Central South University (CSU) in 2009 and PhD degree in Mining Engineering from University of Kentucky in 2016. Dr. Huang received numerous awards and scholarships during her undergraduate and graduate study. She has published in reputed journals and presented papers in professional conferences.  Due to her paper presented at the annual conference of Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME), she was selected and named 2015-2016 SME Henry Krumb Lecturer among hundreds of presenters. In addition, she has two-year working experience as a research engineer of Ferrous and Metallurgy department in CSU from 2009-2011. She also has obtained her Professional Engineer (PE) license in Mining Engineering discipline. She joined the WVU faculty in March of 2017 as a research assistant professor of Mining Engineering.

Dr. Huang’s research area is surface chemical aspects pertinent to mineral processing, coal preparation, flotation, explosion mitigation, pyrometallurgy and hydrometallurgy for metal recovery from ores. She has specific experience in characterization and performance evaluation of frothers, collectors and surfactants and additional experience with iron ore sintering/pelletization and economic evaluation of coal fines pelletization.

Research Interests
Mineral Processing
Coal Preparation
Explosion Mitigation
Extractive Metallurgy

Teaching Interests
Coal Preparation
Mineral Processing
Surface Chemistry

Special Interests
Running and movies

Professional Societies
Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME)
Coal Preparation Society of America (CPSA)