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LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:

A) Keynote Speech / Invited Lecture:

  1. S. Alam, "Sustainability in Mining Industry: A Tremendous Opportunity for Using Biomaterials in Extractive Metallurgy", Invited Guest Lecture. Presented in The 7th International Conference on Materials Engineering for Resources (ICMR 2013), Akita, Japan, November 20-22 (2013).
  2. S. Alam, "Gold Biosorption Using Bioadsorbents Prepared from Biomass Wastes?", Invited Lecture, Presented in a Seminar organized by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia, June 06 (2013).
  3. S. Alam, "Impurities Removal from High Tenor Cobalt Electrolyte Solution and Gold Biosorption?", Invited Lecture, Presented in a Seminar organized by the CSIRO, Perth, Australia, May 29 (2013).
  4. S. Alam, "Metals Recovery and Recycling through Biosorption", Invited Lecture, Presented in a Symposium organized by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan, November 20 (2012).
  5. S. Alam, “An Overview of the Metallurgical Industry and Metal Recycling in Canada”, Keynote Speech, The 8th Korea/Japan International Symposium on Resources Recycling and Materials Science, Seoul, Korea, June 24-25 (2010).
  6. S. Alam, “Metals Recycling in Canada – Where we Stand?”, Invited Lecture, Presented in a Symposium organized by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan, June 28 (2010).
  7. S. Alam, “Hydrometallurgical Research and Opportunity for Higher Education in Canadian University”, Invited Lecture, Presented on the occasion of Celebrating 60 Years of Engineering Education in Bangladesh, BUET, Dhaka, December 18 (2007).
  8. S. Alam, "Life and Study in Canada – An Overview on Hydrometallurgical Research in Canadian Universities", Invited Lecture, Presented in a Symposium Organized by Saga University, Japan, November 27 (2007).

B) Patents:

  1. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka and K. Koyama, “Removal of Impurity from the Electrolyte in the Cuprous EW Process”, Japanese Patent, Serial No. 4406688 (2009).
  2. V.I. Lakshmanan, R. Sridhar and M.S. Alam, "Recovery of Zinc from Galvanized Coatings", Canadian Patent, Serial No. CA 2347552 (2005).

C) Books:

     1.  Co-Editor of "Ni-Co 2013", A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication,  TMS, San Antonio, Texas, USA (2013), ISBN: 978-1-118-60575-2.

     2. Co-Editor of “Rare Metal Technology – 2014”, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication, TMS, San Diego, California, USA (2014), ISBN: 978-1-118-88882-7.

D) Papers Published in the Refereed International Journals:

  1. K. Inoue and S. Alam, “Hydrometallurgical Recovery of Indium from Flat Panel Displays of Spent Liquid Crystal Televisions”, JOM, Accepted on June (2014).
  2. B. Pangeni, H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, M. Gurung and S. Alam, “Development of Low Cost Adsorbents from Agricultural Waste Biomass for the Removal of Sr(II) and Cs(I) from Water”, Waste and Biomass Valorization, In-press, Accepted on May 04 (2014).
  3. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, X. Gao, S. Alam and K. Inoue, “Sustainability in the Metallurgical Industry: Chemically Modified Cellulose for Selective Biosorption of Gold from Mixtures of Base Metals in Chloride Media”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, In-press, Accepted on April 26 (2014).
  4. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, K.N. Ghimire, H. Harada and S. Alam, “Adsorptive Removal of Strontium from Water by Using Chemically Modified Orange Juice Residue”, Separation Science and Technology, 49(8), 1244-1250 (2014).
  5. K. Inoue, M. Gurung, S. Alam, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, M. Kurata and K. Atsumi, “Adsorptive Removal of Cesium Using Bio fuel Extraction Microalgal Waste”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 271, 196-201 (2014).
  6. B. Pangeni, H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita and S. Alam, “Preparation of Natural Cation Exchanger from Persimmon Waste and its Application for the Removal of Cesium from Water”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 242, 109-116 (2014).
  7. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K.N. Ghimire and S. Alam, “Preparation of Novel Alginate Based Anion Exchanger from Ulva Japonica and its Application for the Removal of Trace Concentrations of Fluoride from Water”, Bioresource Technology, 148, 221-227 (2013).
  8. K. Inoue and S. Alam, “Refining and Mutual Separation of Rare Earths Using Biomass Wastes”, JOM, 65(10), 1341-1347 (2013).
  9. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto and S. Alam, “Adsorptive Removal of Fluoride from Aqueous Medium Using a Fixed Bed Column Packed with Zr(IV) Loaded Dried Orange Juice Residue”, Bioresource Technology, 146, 713–720 (2013).
  10. B.B. Adhikari, M. Gurung, S. Alam, B. Tolnai and K. Inoue, "Kraft Mill Lignin - A Potential Source of Bio-adsorbents for Gold Recovery from Chloride Solution", Chemical Engineering Journal, 231, 190-197 (2013).
  11. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, S. Alam, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue and H. Harada, "Adsorptive Removal of Cs(I) from Aqueous Solution Using Polyphenols Enriched Biomass-Based Adsorbents", Chemical Engineering Journal, 231, 113-120 (2013).
  12. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, S. Alam, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto and K. Inoue, "Persimmon Tannin-Based New Sorption Material for Resource Recycling and Recovery of Precious Metals", Chemical Engineering Journal, 228, 405-414 (2013).
  13. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K.N. Ghimire, H. Harada and S. Alam, "Adsorptive Removal of Trace Concentration of Fluoride Ion from Water by Using Dried Orange Juice Residue", Chemical Engineering Journal, 223, 844-853 (2013).
  14. K. Khunathai, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, M. Kurata, K. Atsumi, H. Fukuda and S. Alam, "Adsorptive Recovery of Palladium(II) and Platinum(IV) on the Chemically Modified-Microalgal Residue", Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 31, 320-334 (2013).
  15. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue and S. Alam, "Recovery of Gold and Silver from Spent Mobile Phones by Means of Acidothiourea Leaching Followed by Adsorption Using Bioadsorbent Prepared from Persimmon Tannin", Hydrometallurgy, 133, 84-93 (2013).
  16. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, S. Morisada, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue and S. Alam, "N-Aminoguanidine Modified Persimmon Tannin: A New Sustainable Material for Selective Adsorption, Preconcentration and Recovery of Precious Metals from Acidic Chloride Solution", Bioresource Technology, 129, 108-117 (2013).
  17. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue and S. Alam, "Selective Recovery of Precious Metals from Acidic Leach Liquor of Circuit Boards of Spent Mobile Phones Using Chemically Modified Persimmon Tannin gel", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications, 51, 11901-11913 (2012).
  18. B. Pangeni, H. Paudyal, M. Abe, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, B.B. Adhikari and S. Alam, "Selective Recovery of Gold Using Some Cross Linked Polysaccharide Gels", Green Chemistry, The Royal Society of Chemistry Journals, 14, 1917-1927 (2012).
  19. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K.N. Ghimire, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita and S. Alam, "Adsorption Behavior of Orange Waste Gel for Some Rare Earth Ions and Its Application to the Removal of Fluoride from Water", Chemical Engineering Journal, 195-196, 289-296 (2012).
  20. K. Khunathai, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, M. Kurata, K. Atsumi and S. Alam, "Dithiooxamide-Immobilized Microalgal Residue for the Selective Recovery of Pd(II) and Pt(IV)", Separation Science & Technology, 47(8), 1185-1193 (2012).
  21. B. Pangeni, H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita , K. Ohto, H. Harada, B. Biswas and S. Alam, "Optimization of an Adsorption Process for Tetrafluoroborate Removal by Zirconium (IV)-Loaded Orange Waste Gel from Aqueous Solution", Environmental Technology, 33(8), 845-850 (2012).
  22. K. Khunathai, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita, M. Kurata, K. Atsumi and S. Alam, "Effective Recovery of some Precious Metals by Using Alternative Quaternary Amine Types of Anion-Exchangers Prepared from Biofuel-Extracted Microalgal Residues", RSC Advances, The Royal Society of Chemistry Journals, 2, 1856-1862 (2012).
  23. B. Pangeni, H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto and S. Alam, "An Assessment of Gold Recovery Processes Using Cross-Linked Paper Gel", Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications, 57, 796−804 (2012).
  24. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto and S. Alam, "Removal of Fluoride from Aqueous Solution by Using Porous Resins Containing Hydrated Oxide of Cerium(IV) and Zirconium(IV)", Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 45(5), 331-336 (2012).
  25. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, M. Matsueda, R. Suzuki, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, B. Biswas and S. Alam, "Adsorption Behavior of Fluoride Ions on Zirconium(IV)-loaded Orange Waste Gel from Aqueous Solution", Separation Science and Technology, 47(1), 96-103 (2012).
  26. B. Pangeni, H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto and S. Alam, "Selective Recovery of Gold(III) Using Cotton Cellulose Treated with Concentrated Sulfuric Acid", Cellulose, 19, 381-391 (2012).
  27. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue and S. Alam, "Recovery of Au(III) by Using Low Cost Adsorbent Prepared from Persimmon Tannin Extract", Chemical Engineering Journal, 174, 556-563 (2011).
  28. M. Gurung, B. Adhikari, K. Khunathai, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, H. Harada, K. Inoue and S. Alam, "Quaternary Amine Modified Persimmon Tannin Gel: An Efficient Adsorbent for the Recovery of Precious Metals from Hydrochloric Acid Media", Separation Science & Technology, 46, 2250-2259 (2011).
  29. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, H. Harada and S. Alam, "Adsorptive Removal of Fluoride from Aqueous Solution Using Orange Waste Loaded with Multi-Valent Metal Ions", Journal of Hazardous Materials, 192(2), 676-682 (2011).
  30. M.R. Hossain, J. Kean, S. Decker and S. Alam, “Separation of Cadmium from Cobalt Electrolyte Solution by Solvent Extraction Method using Modified D2EHPA”, Separation Science and Technology, 46(11), 1822-1828 (2011).
  31. M.R. Hossain, S. Nash, G. Rose and S. Alam, “Cobalt loaded D2EHPA for Selective Separation of Manganese from Cobalt Electrolyte Solution”, Hydrometallurgy, 107, 137-140 (2011).
  32. S. Alam, “Mineral Resources in Canada – An Overview on Mining and Metal Recycling”, Resources Processing, 58 (1), 3-8 (2011).
  33. K. Khunathai, M. Matsueda, B. Biswas, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, H. Harada, K. Inoue, M. Funaoka and S. Alam, “Adsorption Behavior of Lignophenol Compounds and Their Dimethylamine Derivatives Prepared from Rice and Wheat Straws for Precious Metal Ion”, Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 44(10), 781-787 (2011).
  34. B. Biswas, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, H. Harada, K. Ohto and S. Alam, “Study of ZrIV-Loaded Orange Waste Gel for Selenate Adsorption”, Journal of Water and Environment Technology, 8(4), 313-320 (2010).
  35. M. Azam, S. Alam and F. Khan, “The Solubility/Degradation Study of Organophosphoric Acid Extractants in Sulphuric Acid Media”. Journal of Chemical Engineering, 25(1), 18-21 (2010).
  36. M. Tanaka and S. Alam, “Solvent Extraction Equilibria of Nickel from Ammonium Nitrate Solution with LIX84I”. Hydrometallurgy, 105, 134-139 (2010).
  37. T. Oishi, K. Koyama, S. Alam, M. Tanaka and J.-C. Lee, “Recovery of High Purity Copper Cathode from Printed Circuit Boards using Ammoniacal Sulfate or Chloride Solutions”, Hydrometallurgy, 89, 82-88 (2007).This paper was selected as one of the "Most Cited Articles" in the journal of Hydrometallurgy (5-Year Impact Factor: 2.23).
  38. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka, K. Koyama, T. Oishi and J.-C. Lee, “Electrolyte Purification in Energy-Saving Monovalent Copper Electrowinning Processes”, Hydrometallurgy, 87, 36-44 (2007).
  39. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka, K. Koyama and J.-C. Lee, “Energy Saving Green Technology for Copper Recycling from Electronic Scrap”, Waste Processing in Mineral and Metallurgical Industries V, 199-213 (2004).
  40. H. Liu, V.G. Papangelakis, M.S. Alam and G. Singh, “Solubility of Hematite in H2SO4 Solutions at 230 – 270oC”, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, 42(2), 199-207 (2003).
  41. M.S. Alam, K. Inoue and K. Yoshizuka, "Ion Exchange/Adsorption of Rhodium(III) from Chloride Media on Some Anion Exchangers", Hydrometallurgy, 49, 213-227 (1998).
  42. M.S. Alam, K. Inoue, K. Yoshizuka and H. Ishibashi, "Adsorptive Separation of Rhodium(III) Using Fe(III)-Templated Oxine Type of Chemically Modified Chitosan", Separation Science and Technology, 33(5), 655-666 (1998).
  43. M.S. Alam and K. Inoue, "Extraction of Rhodium from Other Platinum Group Metals with Kelex 100 from Chloride Media Containing Tin", Hydrometallurgy, 46, 373-382 (1997).
  44. M.S. Alam, K. Inoue, K. Yoshizuka, Y. Dong and P. Zhang, "Solvent Extraction of Silver from Chloride Media with Some Commercial Sulfur-Containing Extractants", Hydrometallurgy, 44, 245-254 (1997).
  45. M.S. Alam, K. Inoue and K. Yoshizuka, "Kinetics of Palladium Extraction with Bis(2-ethylhexyl) Monothiophosphoric Acid in a Hollow Fiber Membrane Extractor", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 35(11), 3899-3906 (1996).

E) Paper Presented/Published in the International Conferences/Proceedings:

  1. E. Moreau, M. Hossain, S. Alam and W. Clarke, “Adsorption of Gold on Biomaterials Prepared from Cellulosic Biomass”, Proceedings of the International Conference of Ion Exchange (ICIE2014), Accepted Paper Number: , November 9 – 12, Okinawa, Japan (2014).
  2. K. Inoue, M. Gurung, B. Pangeni and S. Alam, “Recovery of Gold by Means of Non-Cyanide Leaching Followed by Reductive Adsorption Using Biomass Waste”, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Hydrometallurgy (ICHM 2014), Accepted, Paper Number: 55, October 16 – 19, Beijing, China (2014).
  3. M. Tanaka, Y. Sato, T. Ogata, H. Narita and S. Alam, “Equilibrium Analysis for Solvent Extraction of Neodymium and Dysprosium with 2-Ethylhexylphosphonic Acid Mono-2-Ethylhexyl Ester”, Proceedings of the Hydrometallurgy 2014 Conference, CIM-MetSoc, Accepted, Paper Number: 8140, June 22 – 25, Victoria, BC, Canada (2014).
  4. K. Hossain, X. Gao, and S. Alam, “Application of Biomaterials in the Mining Industry”, Proceedings of the 26th Canadian Materials Science Conference (CMSC 2014), Page 90, June 1 – 4, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (2014).
  5. K. Inoue and S. Alam, “Mutual Separation of Rare Earths Using Chemically Modified Chitosan Immobilized with Functional Groups of Chelating Agents”, Proceedings of the Rare Metal Extraction & Processing Symposium, TMS 2014, pp. 89-94, ISBN: 978-1-118-88882-7, February 16 – 20, San Diego, USA (2014).
  6. K. Inoue, J-I Inoue and S. Alam, “Adsorptive Recovery of Antimony (III, V) Using Metal-Loaded Orange Juice Residue”, Proceedings of the Rare Metal Extraction & Processing Symposium, TMS 2014, pp. 3-8, ISBN: 978-1-118-88882-7, February 16 – 20, San Diego, USA (2014).
  7. S. Alam,"Sustainability in Mining Industry: A Tremendous Opportunity for Using Biomaterials in Extractive Metallurgy", Proceedings of the7th International Conference on Materials Engineering for Resources (ICMR 2013), November 20 – 22, Akita, Japan (2013).
  8. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, X. Gao, S. Alam and K. Inoue, "Meeting the Challenges of Sustainability: Utilization of Chemically Modified Pure Cellulose for Quantitative Separation of Gold from Mixtures of Base Metals in Acidic Solution", Proceedings of ALTA 2013 Conference, Gold Sessions, pp. 203-213, ISBN: 978-0-9871262-8-3, May 30 – 31, Perth, Australia (2013).
  9. M. Tanaka, H. Narita, T. Ogata and S. Alam, "Equilibrium Analysis for Solvent Extraction of Rare Earth Elements with 2-ethylhexylphosphonic Acid Mono-2-ethylhexyl Ester", The 9th Asia Pacific Conference on Sustainable Energy & Environmental Technologies (APCSEET 2013), Narita, Japan (2013).
  10. S. Alam, M. Hossain and H. Hassan Nejad, "Separation of Manganese and Cadmium from Cobalt Electrolyte Solution by Solvent Extraction", Proceedings of the International Conference on Chemical and Process Engineering (ICCPE 2012), WASET, Issue 71, pp. 2255-2259, November 28 – 29, Paris, France (2012).
  11. K. Koyama, T. Oishi, M. Tanaka, S. Alam and J-C. Lee, "Recovery of Copper from Printed Circuit Boards Using Ammoniacal Alkaline Solution", Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM2012), WALSIM II, pp. 265-274, Sept. 30 – Oct. 3, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (2012).
  12. H. Paudyal, K. Inoue, B. Pangeni, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto and S. Alam, "Development of Effective and Economical Removal Technology from Effluent by Using Orange Waste", Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM2012), WALSIM II, pp. 141-149, Sept. 30 – Oct. 3, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (2012).
  13. B.B. Adhikari, R. Shea, S. Alam, B. Tolnai and K. Inoue, "Paper Mill Lignin for Adsorptive Preconcentration and Recovery of Gold from Acidic Chloride Media", Proceedings of the IEX 2012 Conference held at the University of Cambridge, September 19 - 21, Cambridge, UK (2012).
  14. K. Khunathai, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, M. Kurata, K. Atsumi and S. Alam, "Adsorptive Recovery of Some Precious Metals by Using Microalgal Waste after Extracting Biofuel", Proceedings of the IEX 2012 Conference held at the University of Cambridge, September 19 - 21, Cambridge, UK (2012).
  15. H. Paudyal, B. Pangeni, K. Inoue, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto and S. Alam, "Adsorptive Removal of Fluoride from Water by Using Orange Waste Gel Loaded with Tetravalent Zirconium or Cerium Ions", Proceedings of the IEX 2012 Conference held at the University of Cambridge, September 19 - 21, Cambridge, UK (2012).
  16. M. Gurung, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita and S. Alam, "Adsorptive Recovery of Precious Metals Using Persimmon Tannin Gels", Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on East Asia Resource Recycling Technology (EARTH), Oct. 31 – Nov. 04, pp. 729-732, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2011).
  17. S. Yao, Y. Zhang and S. Alam, "Recovery of Precious Metals through Biosorption and Bioreduction", Proceedings of the 61st Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2011), Poster Presentation, October 23-26, London, ON, Canada (2011).
  18. M. Hossain, S. Yao, S. Alam and Y. Zhang, "Recovery of Gold from Aqueous Solution using Bio-adsorbent Prepared from Wood Waste", Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM2011) held in conjunction with World Gold, Poster Presentation, Montreal, QC, Canada (2011).
  19. M. Gurung, K. Inoue, K. Ohto, H. Kawakita and S. Alam, "Recovery of precious metals by means of adsorption using persimmon tannin gels", Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM2011) held in conjunction with World Gold, October 2-5, pp. 59-68, Montreal, QC, Canada (2011).
  20. K. Inoue, B. Pangeni, M. Abe, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto and S. Alam, "Selective Recovery of Gold from E-wastes by Using Cellulosic Wastes", Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM2011) held in conjunction with World Gold, October 2-5, pp. 41-50, Montreal, QC, Canada (2011).
  21. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue and S. Alam, "Adsorptive Recovery of Precious Metals by Persimmon Tannin Gels", The 27th Japan Ion-Exchange Meeting, Nov. 25-26, Miyazaki, Japan (2011).
  22. M. Gurung, B.B. Adhikari, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, K. Inoue and S. Alam, "Adsorptive Recovery of Precious Metals Using Persimmon Tannin Gels", The Symposium of Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste management, Poster Presentation, May 14, Kyushu Branch, Fukuoka University, Japan (2011).
  23. S. Alam, “An Overview of the Metallurgical Industry and Metal Recycling in Canada”, Keynote Speech, Proceedings of the 8th Korea-Japan International Symposium, Seoul, Korea, June 24 – 26 (2010).
  24. M.R. Hossain, S. Alam and M.A. Abdi, “Removal of Impurities from Cobalt Electrolyte Solution”, Proceedings of the 48th Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2009) of CIM, Sudbury, Canada, August 23 – 26, pp. 623-632 (2009).
  25. T. Oishi, M. Yaguchi, K. Koyama, S. Alam, M. Tanaka and J.-C. Lee, “Hydrometallurgical Copper Recycling Process Using Ammoniacal Alkaline Solution”, Pacific Rim Meeting on Electrochemical and solid-state science (PRiME 2008), Title # 2957, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 12 -17 (2008).
  26. K. Inoue, D. Parajuli, K. Khunathai, H. Kawakita, K. Ohto, M. Funaoka and S. Alam, “Adsorptive Separation, Concentration and Purification of Precious Metals Using Lignophenol Compounds: Novel Environmentally Benign Polymeric Materials Prepared from Wood Wastes”, Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium, Hydrometallurgy 2008, Arizona, August 17 – 20, pp. 849-857. (2008).
  27. S. Alam, T. Oishi, K. Koyama, M. Tanaka and J.-C. Lee, “LIX 26 – A Potential Reagent for the Purification of Electrolyte in the Monovalent Copper Electrowinning Processes”, Proceedings of the Symposium on Solvent Extraction 2007, Poster Presentation, Kita Kyushu, Japan, P–16, pp. 41 (2007).
  28. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka, K. Koyama and J.-C. Lee, “Purification of Copper Leach Solution in the New Energy-Saving Cuprous Electrowinning System”, Proceedings of ISEC’05 Conference, Beijing, China, pp. 413-418, (2005).
  29. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka, K. Koyama, T. Oishi and J.-C. Lee, “Copper Recovery in an Ammoniacal Alkaline Lixiviant – From Concept to Reality for the Treatment of Waste Printed Circuit Board (PCB)”, Proceedings of the Autumn Meeting of the Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ), Hokkaido, Japan, D3–9, pp. 287-288 (2005).
  30. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka, K. Koyama, T. Oishi and J.-C. Lee, “A Process Option for the Treatment of Waste Printed Circuit Board (PCB) for the Value Added Copper Recovery”, Proceedings of the Spring Meeting of the Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ), Tokyo, Japan, 2815, pp. 109-110 (2005).
  31. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka, K. Koyama and J.-C. Lee, “Energy Saving Green Technology for Copper Recycling from Electronic Scrap”, Proceedings of 43rd Annual Conference of Metallurgists (COM 2004) of CIM, Hamilton, Canada, pp. 199-213 (2004).
  32. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka, K. Koyama and J.-C. Lee, “Selective Removal of Impurities from Cu(I)-NH3-(NH4)2SO4 System in the New Energy-Saving Copper Electrowinning Process”, Proceedings of the Symposium on Solvent Extraction 2004, Tokyo, Japan, A–14, pp. 14 (2004).
  33. K. Koyama, M. Tanaka, T. Oishi, M.S. Alam, J.-C. Lee and H. Konishi, “Copper Recycling using Ammonium Alkaline Solution”, Proceedings of the Autumn Meeting of the Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ), Morioka, Japan, D1–10, pp. 251-254 (2004).
  34. M.S. Alam, M. Tanaka, K. Koyama and J.-C. Lee, “Purification of the Electrolyte in the Energy-Saving Copper Electrowinning Process”, Proceedings of the Autumn Meeting of the Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ), Morioka, Japan, D6–3, pp. 375-376 (2004).
  35. K. Inoue and M.S. Alam, "Ion Exchange/Adsorption of Rhodium(III) on Anion Exchangers from Hydrochloric Acid Solution Containing Tin(II)", Proceedings of the Joint Symposium for the Japan Society on Adsorption and Japan Association of Ion Exchange, Yamanashi University, Japan, P-37, pp.63 (1997).
  36. M.S. Alam, and K. Inoue, "Solvent Extraction of Platinum Group Metals with Kelex 100 from Hydrochloric Acid Solution Containing Tin", Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, Doshisha University, Japan, C113, pp.45 (1996).
  37. M.S. Alam, K. Inoue and K. Yoshizuka, "Selective Separation of Ag(I) from Pd(II) with Solvent Impregnated Resin Containing Di 2-Ethylhexyl Monothiophosphoric Acid", Proceedings of the 1995 International Conference on Ion Exchange, Takamatsu, Japan, III-B3, pp.165 (1995).
  38. M.S. Alam, K. Inoue and K. Yoshizuka, "Extraction Kinetics of Palladium with Di 2-Ethylhexyl Monothio Phosphoric Acid in a Hollow Fiber Membrane Extractor", Proceedings of Symposium on Solvent Extraction 1995, Kyushu University, Japan, 207, pp.51 (1995).
  39. M.S. Alam, K. Inoue and K. Yoshizuka, "Kinetics of Solvent Extraction of Palladium(II) with Di 2-Ethylhexyl Monothiophosphoric Acid (MSP-8)", Proceedings of 60th Annual Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, Osaka University, Japan, L208, pp.129 (1995).
  40. K. Inoue, M.S. Alam and P. Zhang, "Solvent Extraction of Silver from Chloride Media", Proceedings of 60th Annual Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, Osaka University, Japan, L206, pp.128 (1995).
  41. M.S. Alam, K. Inoue and K. Yoshizuka, "Separation of Silver from Palladium by Using the Difference of the Extraction Rate", Proceedings of Kumamoto Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, Kumamoto University, Japan, E108, pp.155 (1994).

F) Technical Reports:

  1. S. Alam, “Production of adsorbents from marine biomass wastes for the mining/metallurgical industries”, Final Project Report to Multi-Materials Stewardship Board (MMSB) (2014).
  2. S. Alam, “Application of Bio-adsorbents to Improve the Gold Recovery Process”, Final Project Report to Rambler Metals and Mining Canada Ltd. (2014).
  3. S. Alam, “Production of Wood-Based Adsorbents for the Recovery of Precious Metals – An effective use of cellulosic biomass in the mining/metallurgical industry”, Final Project Report to the Centre for Forest Science and Innovation (CFSI), Department of Natural Resources (2013).
  4. S. Alam, “Production of Biomaterials from Solid Biomass Wastes for the Mining Industry”, Final Project Report to the Harris Centre at Memorial University (2012).
  5. S. Alam, "The Development of a Sustainable Bioremediation Process for the Treatment of Severe Acid Mine Drainage by Removing Toxic Metals Using Bio-adsorbent". Final project report to the Harris Centre at Memorial University (2011).
  6. S. Alam, “The Development of Application Parameters for the Treatment of Mine Water Bodies with Severe Acid Mine Drainage pH > 3 to Promote Biological Polishing a Sustainable Solution for Mine Waste Water”. Final project report to the Harris Centre at Memorial University (2010).
  7. M.S. Alam, “Purification of the Electrolyte for Novel Energy-Saving Copper Electrowinning Process”, Final research report to the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2004).
  8. M.S. Alam, “Purification of the Electrolyte for Novel Energy-Saving Copper Electrowinning Process”, Interim research report to the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2004).
  9. M.S. Alam, "Recovery of Zinc from Galvanized Steel Scrap”. Report submitted to the Process Research ORTECH Inc. (2001).
  10. J. Negrini, T. Franken and L. Tanyaovalaksna, “Dissolution of Zinc in an Alkaline Solution”. Final Project Report Submitted by 4th year students of the University of Toronto, Project supervisor: M.S. Alam, Toronto, December (2001).
  11. M.S. Alam, "Solubility of Iron at 230 – 270oC in a system of Fe2O3-H2SO4”. Report submitted to the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto (2000).
  12. M.S. Alam, "Recent Development in Commercial Solvent Extraction Process of Copper", Reports Presented at General Seminar, Saga University, Japan (1996).
  13. M.S. Alam, and K. Inoue, "Solvent Extraction of Acetic Acid and Oxalic Acid by Use of Tri-n-Octyl Phosphine Oxide and Tri-n-Butyl Phosphate as Extractants", Technical Reports, Saga University, Japan (1993).

 

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