Distinguished Lecturer Wilson Pascheto will present Materials Technology in the Mining Industry, Opportunities and Challenges
Wilson Pascheto is currently the Manager of the Materials Technology Group of XPS Testing and Consulting Services, a division of Glencore, located in Sudbury, Ontario. He holds a Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering from Mackenzie University in Brazil and a Master’s of Materials of Engineering from McMaster University, Ontario. Pascheto has 30 years of plant and laboratory experience in the fields of corrosion, wear, welding, mechanical properties of materials, materials testing and selection, failure investigations, research and development in the areas of metals, polymers, ceramics and composites. He has been directly involved in quality assurance activities for major capital projects in the mining industry related to Smelters, Concentrators, Mines and Hydrometallurgical operations. He trains company engineers in QA/QC for capital projects as part of Design for Six Sigma. Pascheto has performed over 1,000 failure investigations ranging from small components to heavy industry machinery from smelters, mines, concentrators, refineries and hydrometallurgical operations.