Our Team

Our Team

JKMRC undertakes applied research activities that are recognised as world leading.  Our people represent the key asset for the organisation, covering a breadth of minerals-related disciplines and a wide range of industry experience.  These specialist skills, together with innovative technologies and a strong customer focus, offer significant value to our global research partners.

JKMRC has a strong leadership group, comprising:

Prof Alice Clark 



Professor Ben Adair

Director, Rio Tinto Centre for Advanced Mineral Separation


Professor Emmy Manlapig

Deputy Director


Dr Rob Morrison

Chief Technologist


Professor Malcolm Powell

Chair in Sustainable Comminution


Dr Sarma Kanchibotla

Professorial Fellow


For a complete listing of JKMRC staff and students, click here.

The JKMRC also has a strong Advisory Board and a number of Adjunct Professors who add significant value to the strategic direction and research activities of the Centre.