Mikael Nilsson

Mikael Nilsson

Mikael NILSSON is an assistant professor in the department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at University of California Irvine. He has more than 10 years of experience in liquid-liquid extraction, both fundamental science and process development. His research spans materials recovery from used nuclear fuel, production methods for medical isotope, radiation damage in liquid-liquid extraction processes, and new routes for rare-earth recovery from mine tailings. He is the former chair of the Separation Science and Technology subdivision of the ACS. At UCI he maintains a group of ~10 PhD graduate students in the UCI Nuclear group and teaches courses in Nuclear Fuel Cycles and Nuclear and Radiochemistry, as well as Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics and Chemical Engineering Lab classes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California at Irvine, Irvine CA, USA