Program “Nonferrous Metallurgy”

Specialized English-Taught International Semester Program of Master’s Level.

The aim of the program is to provide students with professional competences in metallurgy of nonferrous metals. On the successful completion of the course students will have an experience of research work and practical skills needed for solving metallurgy problems.

This International Semester Program “Nonferrous Metallurgy”, offered by School of Non-Ferrous Metals and Material Science at Siberian Federal University (SibFU), is a part of Master's Degree Program “Aluminium Technology”.

The course has been designed to provide a theoretical knowledge required by professionals within the metallurgy industry and aluminium production technologies. Practical trainings and research work are conducted at the laboratories of Siberian Federal University and aluminium production company RUSAL.

Natalya V. Belousova

D.Sc. in Chemistry, Professor, Head of Metallurgy of Nonferrous metals department, School of Non-Ferrous Metals and Materials Science, Siberian Federal University (SibFU), the author of more than 170 papers.

e-mail: NBelousova [at] sfu-kras [dot] ru

Research interests: autoclave processes with participation of precious metals; recycling of spent automotive and industrial catalysts; extractive metallurgy of non-ferrous metals.

Some publications:

  • Belousov O.V., Belousova N.V., Sirotina A.V. et al. Formation of bimetallic Au-Pd and Au-Pt nanoparticles under hydrothermal conditions and microwave irradiation // Langmuir. – 2011. – 27. – 11697-11703.
  • Belousova N.V., Arkhipova E.O., Parfenov V.A. Oxidation of liquid alloys of the Bi-Pb system // Russ. J. Non-Ferrous Metals, 2011, V. 52, Issue 1. – P. 12-15.
  • Belousov O.V., Belousova N.V., Ryumin A.I., Borisov R.V. Behavior of platinum-palladium concentrate under hydrothermal conditions // Russ. J. Appl. Chem. – 2015. – V. 88, № 1. – pp. 31-34.
  • Belousov O.V., Belousova N.V., Ryumin A.I., Borisov R.V. Refining of platinum-palladium concentrate under hydrothermal conditions // Russ. J. Appl. Chem. – 2015. – V. 88, № 6. – pp. 1075-1078.

Duration: 18 weeks (30 ECTS)
Starting date: April, 1
Language: English
Entry requirements:
  • BSc or MSc degree in Engineering or Chemistry (transcript of records)
  • good command of English (certificate or other document)
Application deadline: September – October
Tuition fee (per semester): 100,000 rubles
Accomodation: On-campus accommodation is available in double and triple-occupancy rooms (€ 20 per month).
Practicalities: Airport transfer, invitation letter for a Russian study visa and an optional survival course of Russian as a foreign language are provided by the University.
Course Title ECTS
Theory of metallurgical processes 6
Theory of hydrometallurgical processes 6
Theoretical and applied electrochemistry 6
Aluminium production technologies 6
Research work 6
Program total 30

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