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Matthias Vest

Matthias Vest

Team Leader

Advanced Materials

Cements and Mineral Processing

Areas of expertise

  • Recycling specialist especially battery recycling and metal recovery from hazardous wastes
  • Pyro-metallurgical and hydro-metallurgical winning processes
  • Industrial wastewater treatment especially heavy metals, organics and cyanides
  • Leaching of metals
  • Recovery of metals with ion exchanger
  • Dust management in production sites


  • Dr.-Ing. Non-ferrous Process Metallurgy and Metal Recycling
  • Dipl. Ing. Metallurgy and Material Science


Matthias is a metallurgical engineer with international work experience and proven expertise in process improvement, production management and R&D.

He is a specialist in industrial wastewater treatment and recycling operations, especially with complex and hazardous wastes.