International doctoral course in industrial minerals production available for Chalmers students

​Doctoral course for Modern process data analytics by case studies on mineralogy driven control of the production chain from mine to products - MIDICON.


The 5 ECTS credits MIDICON doctoral level course will provide an introduction to the modern data analytics and tools, focus on their application to the control of the industrial minerals processing chain - and, prompt student to assess business opportunities from new applications of data analytics in the raw materials sector. Course is supported by EIT Raw Materials KAVA funding. Course leader: Professor Sirkka-Liisa Jämsä-Jounela, Aalto University, Finland.
When and where
  • Kick-off event combined with the 3-day-MIDICON workshop in Cornwall southwest England (UK): 4-6 April 2017. Site visit Imerys’ Kaolin production plant in Par Moor. Imerys’ activities in Cornwall focus on Kaolin (China Clay) extraction and processing with the UK being the world’s 3rd largest producer and exporter of Kaolin.
  • On-line lectures on entrepreneurship in the industrial minerals sector and data analytics
  • Assignments
  • A 3-day MIDICON Summer camp in Aalto University (Finland): 29-31 August 2017
Application is required
Please see more:
Enrolment DL 31 January 2017.
Course costs will be mostly covered by KAVA funding including course fee, lunches, reasonable travel costs, and accommodation for three nights during the Workshop and Summer Camp. Detailed information will be delivered to the accepted participants.
More information
About the enrolment: Leena Hauhio (
Welcome to join us for this course!
Aalto University
Delft University of Technology

Published: Thu 19 Jan 2017. Modified: Tue 21 Feb 2017