M.Sc. Karsten Meiner

M.Sc. Karsten Meiner

M.Sc. Karsten Meiner

Hydrometallurgy (Recycling of secondary raw materials)

Ledebur-Bau Room E 06

Telefon +49 3731 39-2016
karsten [dot] meiner1atinemet [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de

Curriculum Vitae

seit 05/2020Research assistant and doctoral student at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institute for Nonferrous Metallurgy and High-Purity Materials
05/2018 – 03/2020WBS Training AG - Further education course- Business English with preparation for LCCI level 2
05/2019 – 10/2019WBS Training AG - Advanced training course for project and quality management with DEKRA certificate (FPM, QMB and QM) and GMP
01/2017 – 01/2019Laboratory chemist at Agrolab Labor GmbH Bruckberg
07/2016 – 12/2016Federal voluntary service in the refugee care at TSV 1863 Lobstädt e.V.
12/2013 – 12/2016Finanz- und Servicebüro Claus Meiner
EDV-assistant, determining and calculating areas for precast flat elements
12/2013 – 12/2015research associate at the Institute of Technical Chemistry at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Flotation tests with regard to PGM metals in slags from catalytic converters
10/2012 – 07/2015Master "Chemistry" at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, specialization: Technical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.
Title Thesis: Investigation of the enrichment of valuable metals (=Pt,Pd,Rh, Ce,La) from EAF slag by flotation
10/2008 – 07/2012Bachelor "Chemistry" at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, specialization: Inorganic solid state chemistry, technical catalysis and chemistry of organometallic compounds.
Title Thesis: "The solubility system of Li2SO4-MgSO4-H2O at 0°C" (at the IAC with Prof. Voigt)


ReAK-Reduction of arsenic from copper concentrates



  • Šingliar, U.; Hippmann, S.; Martin, G.; Meiner, K.; Bertau, M. (2016): Technical note: Flotation as a method for concentration of precious metals in electric arc furnace slag. In: International Journal of Mineral Processing. DOI: 10.1016/j.minpro.2016.09.002

Conference presentations


  • Meiner K.: "Alkaline sulfide leaching as a reduction strategy for high arsenic copper concentrates", BHT Freiberger Universityforum, Juni 2021.
  • Meiner K., Weigelt A., Charitos A., Stelter M., Schimpf C., Wrobel M., Förster K., Hammerschmidt J., Parra R.: „Alkaline sulfide leaching and partial roasting for treatment of As-rich concentrates", European Metallurgical Conference EMC, Juni 2021.
  • Meiner K.: "Removal of arsenic from arsenic-bearing copper concentrates by alkaline sulfide leaching", Copper committee of the GDMB, September 2021.
    Here you can find the presentation