Dr. Uwe König, Ph.D

Global Mining Segment Manager

About Dr. Uwe König

Dr. Uwe König Ph.D is responsible for the business development in the mining and metals industry based in Malvern Panalytical's Almelo office. He is looking into existing and future analytical solutions that bring value to the mining and metals industry. With over 17 years’ experience of working with rocks, ores and minerals, he is focusing also on new real-time, digital and automated solutions.

Dr. Uwe König

Career pathway

Dr. König joined Malvern Panalytical in 2005 from the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, where he received his Ph.D. under Prof. Dr. Dr. Herbert Pöllmann in mineralogy and geology. His research focused on the quantification of iron ores (for what he spends several months at the UFPA (Universidade Federal do Para) in Belem, Brazil) and on the synthesis and characterization of manganeous layered double hydroxides (LDHs).

Research & expertise

Dr. König has particular interest and expertise in X-ray diffraction (XRD) and the Rietveld method. He believes in helping the mining and metals industry with new analytical solutions to ensure future commodity supply in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way. He has authored several peer-reviewed publications in international journals and is editor and author of a book about "Value of mineralogical monitoring for the mining and minerals industry".

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