Felipe Saavedra, PhD – English
Felipe Saavedra, PhD
Research Fellow

Languages: Spanish, English


  • +56 2 2307 9712

  • f.saavedra@smiicechile.cl


Felipe is a Biologist from Universidad de Concepción, has a Master’s in Environmental Management in Natural Resource Management from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and a Ph.D in Environmental Engineering from the Sustainable Minerals Institute of The University of Queensland, Australia. He is an interdisciplinary researcher leading technological innovation for sustainable development in the areas of mine tailings and water management, circular economy in mining, and economic mine rehabilitation and closure.

He currently works as a Research Fellow, part of the Sustainability team, at SMI-ICE-Chile. In recent years, he has been coordinating the South American Network on Acid Prevention (SANAP) in Chile. He was a member of the expert panel for developing the National Mining Policy 2050, Stage I, and also participated in the Global Tailings Standard, a public consultation organised by the Global Tailings Review in Santiago, Chile, and is a current member of the Technical Committee of the Planning for Closure conference in Chile.

back to team
General Enquiries

contacto@smiicechile.cl

+56 2 2307 9710

SECTIONS
EXPERTISE
NEWS

©SMI-ICE-Chile
Sustainable Minerals Institute International Centre of Excellence Chile
The University of Queensland

Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Youtube
Consent to display content from Youtube
Vimeo
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google