Vladimiros Papangelakis

Vladimiros Papangelakis

Company: Institute for Water Innovation

Job title: Director


Vladimiros Papangelakis is a Professor and Industrial Research Chair in Water and Sustainable Extractive Metallurgy at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto. He obtained a Diploma in Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, as well as Masters and Ph.D. degrees from McGill University, Canada.  His teaching interests are in the area of aqueous and inorganic process chemistry, as well as chemical thermodynamics.  His research interests are in high-temperature hydrometallurgy, bio-enviro-hydrometallurgy, base metal and REE extraction, chemical modelling, as well as process water recovery and reuse.  He is currently the Director of the Institute for Water Innovation at the University of Toronto. He has been past president of the Metallurgy and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM). He is recipient of the Sherritt Hydrometallurgy Award, and the Canadian Materials Chemistry Award. He is a Fellow of CIM, and the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).


Investigating new innovations for water recovery and re-use 1:50 pm

Exploring new technology to recover water from mining effluents using forward osmosis and freeze concentration. Water capture and recovery for re-use, and minimization of discharge, energy costs and freshwater intakes.Read more

day: 26 April 2022