Dr. Wenying Liu promoted to Associate Professor

Mining Microbiome, Extraction,

Congratulations to Wenying Liu, a member of the Hydromet group and the Department of Materials Engineering at UBC, on her recent promotion to Associate Professor.

Dr. Liu has worked closely with BRIMM for the past two years, serving as the Hydromet Ambassador to BRIMM and working on a number of projects focusing on leaching, processing, and mine waste.

Great work Wenying!

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