Barry A. Wills
Dr. Barry Wills’s 51 years in the mining industry began on the Zambian Copperbelt in 1969. He was then a Principal Lecturer at the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, UK for 22 years. While at CSM he wrote the 1st edition of Mineral Processing Technology, now in its 8th edition, and founded Minerals Engineering journal in 1988, for which he is still Editor-in-Chief.
He left CSM in 1996 to start up Minerals Engineering International (MEI), a family business which has become internationally known for its mineral processing conferences, the web-based MEI Online and the popular MEI Blog.
Dr. Wills is a recipient of the International Mineral Processing Council’s Distinguished Service Award, and IOM3’s Medal for Excellence, and is an honorary professor of China’s #1 mineral processing University, the Central South University.