Mitren Sukhram

Mitren Sukhram (AIST)

AIME J.E. Johnson, Jr. Award in 2021

Dr. Mitren Sukhram is a process specialist in the Pyrometallurgy Sector Practice at Hatch focused on all aspects of blast furnace ironmaking. He is deeply involved in process performance analysis, Industry 4.0 for blast furnaces, reline planning, techno-economic assessments, campaign life assessment/extension, and operational support for blast furnaces located around the world.  More recently, Mitren has developed innovative concepts to improve blast furnace productivity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Mitren is a graduate from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada where he completed Bachelor, Master’s and PhD degrees in Materials Science and Engineering. His areas of expertise include thermodynamics, heat, mass, momentum transfer, process modeling, big data, and analytics in pyrometallurgical processes. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario, Canada. Mitren recently co-authored a new book entitled Blast Furnace Ironmaking, Analysis, Control and Optimization with Hatch co-authors Mr. Ian Cameron and Mr. Kyle Lefebvre and Professor Emeritus William (Bill), Davenport, University of Arizona.