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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Prof. LOH Xian at Nanyang Technological University Singapore



The "Environmental Impact of Metallurgical Processes" course offers a comprehensive exploration of the environmental consequences associated with various metallurgical practices. This course delves into the intricate facets of how the extraction, processing, and utilization of metals affect our ecosystems and natural resources. Covering a range of topics, it provides insights into the primary and secondary metallurgical processes, energy consumption, pollution generated, and waste management. Discussions will extend to examining the implications on air and water quality, exploring sustainable and green technologies, and evaluating the role of regulations and compliance. Advanced levels will delve into innovative solutions, such as the integration of green energy, circular economy principles, and the latest research in eco-friendly alloys. With a focus on mitigation strategies, policy implications, and future trends, this course aims to equip learners with a deep understanding of the environmental challenges within metallurgy and inspire sustainable practices within the industry.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Environmental Impact of Metallurgical Processes, by LOH Xian

  • Xian Jun Loh graduated with a PhD from the National University of Singapore. He is a polymer chemist with >20 years of scientific experience working in the inter-disciplinary field of biomaterials. He is currently the Executive Director at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE). His main research interests are in the design of supramolecular and stimuli-responsive polymers and hydrogels for biomedical and personal care applications. Currently, he is the author and co-author of >300 journal papers, 19 patents, 45 book chapters and 6 books, publishing mainly in the area of biomaterials. He is the associate editor of Biomacromolecules. He serves on 6 editorial boards and is consulted extensively by major funding bodies. He is the current President of the Singapore National Institute of Chemistry.

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