Awards & Scholarships

Immo H. Redeker

AIME Hal Williams Hardinge Award* in

"For his own outstanding applied research and his management of industrial minerals research, which has led to the design and improvements in design of many processing facilities, and for the example and standard he has set for other process engineers."

lmmo H. Redeker retired as Director of the North Carolina State University Minerals Research Laboratory after working 30 years in industrial mineral processing. Since 1984 he was also Visiting Assistant Professor in the university's Department of Materials Engineering. Mr. Redeker's applied research at the Laboratory led to plant design or improvements in North Carolina phosphate, feldspar, mica, spodumene, glass sand. and olivine plants. He is the author of a number of papers on industrial minerals and mineral processing. He holds an M.Sc. in Mineral Engineering from Columbia University and a degree in Mining Engineering from Montan University, Leoben, Austria. Mr. Redeker worked for Allis Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Climax Molybdenum Company and New Jersey Zinc Company before joining North Carolina.

A member of SME since 1951 , Mr. Redeker was the chairman of the Carolinas Section in 1972. He is a member of the German Association of Ore Miners and Metallurgists and the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America.